Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/668

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110 STAT. 2398 PUBLIC LAW 104-197—SEPT. 16, 1996 Regulations. Effective date. 2 USC 123e. Effective date. 2 USC 60p. to any reimbursement under this section. Reimbursements under this section shall be made from the appropriations account "MIS- CELLANEOUS ITEMS" within the contingent fund of the Senate on vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Senate. (c) Reimbursements under this section shall be subject to the regulations and limitations prescribed by the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate for travel and related expenses for which payment is authorized to be made from the contingent fund of the Senate. (d) This section shall be effective on and after October 1, 1996. SEC. 7. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any funds received during fiscal year 1996 by the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate in settlement of a contract claim or dispute, but not to exceed $1,450,000, shell be deposited into the appropriation account for fiscal year 1997 for the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate within the contingent fund of the Senate and shall be available in a like manner and for the same purposes as are the other funds in that account. SEC. 8. (a) The Secretary of the Senate, with the oversight and approval of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, shall oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive Senate legislative information system. (b) In carrying out this section, the Secretary of the Senate shall consult and work with officers and employees of the House of Representatives. Legislative branch agencies and departments and agencies of the executive branch shall provide cooperation, consultation, and assistance as requested by the Secretary of the Senate to carry out this section. (c) Any funds that were appropriated under the heading "Secretary of the Senate" for expenses of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate by the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1995, to remain available until September 30, 1998, and that the Secretary determines are not needed for development of a financial management system for the Senate may, with the approval of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, be used to carry out the provisions of this section, and such funds shall be available through September 30, 2000. (d) The Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate may prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. (e) This section shall be effective for fiscal years beginning on or after October 1, 1996. SEC. 9. PAYMENT FOR UNACCRUED LEAVE.— (a) IN GENERAL.— The Financial Clerk of the Senate is authorized to accept from an individual whose pay is disbursed by the Secretary of Senate a payment representing pay for any period of unaccrued annual leave used by that individual, as certified by the head of the employing office of the individual making the payment. (b) WITHHOLDING.— The Financial Clerk of the Senate is authorized to withhold the amount referred to in subsection (a) from any amount which is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate and which is due to or on behalf of the individual described in subsection (a).