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106 STAT. 1706 PUBLIC LAW 102-392—OCT. 6, 1992 ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Effective date. SECTION 1. Effective October 1, 1992, section 111(a) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1978 (2 U.S.C. 61-1 note) is amended by striking "$149,286" and inserting "an amount equal to 3 times the maximum annual gross rate of compensation that may be paid to an employee of the office of a Senator". 2 USC I2id. SEC. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to establish a Senate Gift Shop for the purpose of providing for the sale of gift items to Members of the Senate, staff, and the general public. (b) All moneys received from sales and other services by the Senate Gift Shop shall be deposited in the revolving fund established by subsection (c) and shall be available for purposes of this section, (c) There is established in the Treasury of the United States a revolving fund within the contingent fund of the Senate to be known as the Senate Gift Shop Revolving Fund (hereafter referred to in this section as the "fund"). The fund shall consist of all amounts collected or received by the Secretary of the Senate from sales and services by the Senate Gift Shop. All moneys in the fund shall be available without fiscal year limitation for disbursement by the Secretary of the Senate in connection with the operation of the Senate Gift Shop, including supplies, equipment, and other expenses. In addition, such moneys may be used by the Secretary of the Senate to reimburse the Senate appropriations account, appropriated under the heading "SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOY- EES" and "OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY", for amounts used from such account to pay the salaries of employees of the Senate Gift Shop. (d) The provisions of section 4 of the Act of July 31, 1946 (40 U.S.C. 193d), shall not be applicable to any activity carried out pursuant to this section. (e) To provide capital for the fund, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized to transfer, from moneys in the Stationery Revolving Fund in the contingent fund of the Senate, to the fund such sum as he may determine necessary, not to exceed $300,000. (f) For the purpose of acquiring supplies, equipment, and meeting other initial expenses in implementing subsection (a), the Secretary of the Senate is authorized, upon the date of the enactment of this Act, to expend, from moneys appropriated to the appropriations account, within the contingent fund of the Senate, for expenses of the Secretary of the Senate, by the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out this section. (g) Disbursements from the fund shall be made upon vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Senate, or his designee. (h) The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. SEC. 3. Section 69a of title 2 of the United States Code is amended by striking "$4,000" and inserting "$10,000". SEC. 4. Section 7 under the heading "Senate" and "Administrative Provisions" of Public Law 101-163 (103 Stat. 1046) is amended— (1) by striking "enter into an agreement with the Secretary of Education to" in the first sentence thereof; (2) by striking the second sentence thereof; and