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110 STAT. 1720 PUBLIC LAW 104-186—AUG. 20, 1996 Chief Administrative Officer, allowances for official mail (including all aspects of the Official Mail Allowance within the jurisdiction of the Committee under section 311 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991), stationery, and telephone and telegraph and other communications. "(b) PROVISIONSPECIFIED.— The provision of law referred to in subsection (a) is House Resolution 1372, Ninety-fourth Congress, agreed to July 1, 1976, as enacted into permanent law by section 101 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 57a). "(c) DEFINITION. —As used in this section, the term 'Member of the House of Representatives' means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.". SEC. 103. LIMITATION ON ALLOWANCE AUTHORITY OF COMMITTEE ON HOUSE OVERSIGHT. House Resolution 1372, Ninety-fourth Congress, agreed to July 1, 1976, as enacted into permanent law by section 101 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 57a), is amended to read as follows: "SECTION 1. LIMITATION ON ALLOWANCE AUTHORITY OF COMMITTEE ON HOUSE OVERSIGHT. "(a) IN GENERAL.— An order under the provision of law specified in subsection (c) may fix or adjust the allowances of the House of Representatives only by reason of— "(1) a change in the price of materials, services, or office space; "(2) a technological change or other improvement in office equipment; or "(3) an increase under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, in rates of pay under the General Schedule. "(b) RESOLUTION REQUIREMENT.—In the case of reasons other than the reasons specified in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a), the fixing and adjustment of the allowances of the House of Representatives in the categories described in the provision of law specified in subsection (c) may be carried out only by resolution of the House of Representatives. "(c) PROVISIONSPECIFIED. —The provision of law referred to in subsections (a) and (b) is House Resolution 457, Ninety-second Congress, agreed to July 21, 1971, as enacted into permanent law by chapter IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 (2 U.S.C. 57).". 2 USC 92. SEC. 104. CLERK HIRE EMPLOYEES OF MEMBERS OF HOUSE OF REP- RESENTATIVES. (a) IN GENERAL. —Under the Members' Representational Allowance, each Member of the House of Representatives may employ not more than 18 permanent clerk hire employees and a total of not more than 4 additional clerk hire employees in the following categories: (1) Interns. (2) Part-time employees. (3) Shared employees. (4) Temporary employees. (5) Employees on leave without pay.