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PUBLIC LAW 104-186—AUG. 20, 1996 110 STAT. 1721 (b) BENEFIT EXCLUSION.— For purposes of this section, interns and temporary employees shall be excluded from the operation of the following provisions of title 5, United States Code: (1) Chapter 84 (relating to the Federal Employees' Retirement System). (2) Chapter 87 (relating to life insurance). (3) Chapter 89 (relating to health insurance). (c) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section— (1) the term "Member of the House of Representatives" means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress; (2) the term "intern" means, with respect to a Member of the House of Representatives, an individual who serves in the office of the Member in the District of Columbia for not more than 120 days in a 12-month period and whose service is primarily for the educational experience of the individual; (3) the term "part-time employee" means, with respect to a Member of the House of Representatives, an individual who is employed by the M'ember and whose normally assigned work schedule is not more than the equivalent of 15 full working days per month; (4) the term "temporary employee" means, with respect to a Member of the House of Representatives, an individual who is employed for a specific purpose or task and who is employed for not more than 90 days in a 12-month period, except that the term of such employment may be extended with the written approval of the Committee on House Oversight; and (5) the term "shared employee" means an employee who is paid by more than one employing authority of the House of Representatives. (d) REGULATIONS. — The Committee on House Oversight shall have authority to prescribe regulations to carry out this section. (e) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. — The following provisions of law are repealed: (1) The first section of the Joint Resolution entitled "Joint resolution providing for pay to clerks to Members of Congress and Delegates", approved January 25, 1923 (2 U.S.C. 92). (2) House Resolution 359, Ninety-sixth Congress, agreed to July 20, 1979, as enacted into permanent law by the bill H.R. 7593, entitled the "Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1981", as passed by the House of Representatives on July 21, 1980, and enacted into permanent law by section 101(c) of Public Law 96-536 (2 U.S.C. 92 note). (3) The first section of House Resolution 357, Ninety-first Congress, agreed to June 25, 1969, as enacted into permanent law by section 103 of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1970 (2 U.S.C. 92 note). SEC. 105. PAYMENTS FROM APPLICABLE ACCOUNTS OF HOUSE OF 2 USC 95-1. REPRESENTATIVES. (a) IN GENERAL.— No payment may be made from the applicable accounts of the House of Representatives (as determined by the Committee on House Oversight of the House of Representatives), unless sanctioned by that Committee. Payments on vouchers approved in the manner directed by that Committee shall be 29-194O-96 -30:QL3Part2