BCA 2011 (Contents)

Budget Control Act of 2011

Section 403

Title IV—Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
SEC. 403. funding.

Funding for the joint committee shall be derived in equal portions from—

(1) the applicable accounts[1] of the House of Representatives; and

(2) the contingent fund of the Senate from the appropriations account ‘‘Miscellaneous Items’’, subject to the rules and regulations of the Senate.[2]

 

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[1] The “applicable accounts” are not specified but derived from various existing House appropriations.

[2] Sections 971 and 972 of the Senate Manual (113th Congress) cite §§ 6137 and 6138 of Title 2 of the U.S. Code in reference to the miscellaneous items of the appropriations account within the Senate contingent fund:

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 31a–2a of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

§ 6137. Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority 971 and Minority Leaders of Senate to appropriations account for ‘‘Miscellaneous Items’’ within Senate contingent fund.

Requests for transfers

(a) Upon the written request of the Majority or Minority Leader of the Senate, the Secretary of the Senate shall transfer during any fiscal year, from the appropriations account appropriated under the headings ‘‘Salaries, Officers and Employees’’ and ‘‘Offices of the Majority and Minority Leaders’’, such amount as either Leader shall specify to the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, ‘‘Miscellaneous Items’’.

Authority to incur expenses

(b) The Majority and Minority Leaders of the Senate are each authorized to incur such expenses as may be necessary or appropriate. Expenses incurred by either such leader shall be paid from the amount transferred pursuant to subsection (a) of this section by such leader and upon vouchers approved by such leader.

Authority to advance sums

(c) The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to advance such sums as may be necessary to defray expenses incurred in carrying out sub- sections (a) and (b) of this section. (Pub.L. 102–27, Title II, Apr. 10, 1991, 105 Stat. 144.)

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 31a–2b of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

972 § 6138. Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Whips of Senate to appropriations account for ‘‘Miscellaneous Items’’ within Senate contingent fund.

(a) Upon the written request of the Majority or Minority Whip of the Senate, the Secretary of the Senate shall transfer during any fiscal year, from the appropriations account appropriated under the headings ‘‘Salaries, officers and employees’’ and ‘‘Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips’’, such amount as either whip shall specify to the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, ‘‘Miscellaneous items’’.

(b) The Majority and Minority Whips of the Senate are each authorized to incur such expenses as may be necessary or appropriate. Expenses incurred by either such whip shall be paid from the amount transferred pursuant to subsection (a) of this section by such whip and upon vouchers approved by such whip.

(c) The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to advance such sums as may be necessary to defray expenses incurred in carrying out sub- sections (a) and (b) of this section. (Pub.L. 105–55, Title I, §2, Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1180.)

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This section was set forth by the Budget Control Act of 2011, Pub. L. 112–25, 125 Stat. 240, Aug. 2, 2011, S. 365.

Classification to the U.S. Code

This section is not separately classified to the U.S. Code.  It is, however, set forth in the Notes section of 2. U.S.C. 900 under “Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.”

References

Legislative History Notes
Public Laws

Pub. L. 112–25, §306, 125 Stat. 265. (Budget Control Act of 2011) 

Statutes at Large: Pub. L. 112–25, 125 Stat. 240, August. 2, 2011.

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