112 STAT. 2438 PUBLIC LAW 105-275—OCT. 21, 1998 of the House, $4,980,000; for salaries and expenses of the Corrections Calendar Office, $799,000; and for other authorized employees, $191,000. ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES For allowances and expenses as authorized by House resolution or law, $136,468,000, including: supplies, materials, administrative costs and Federal tort claims, $2,575,000; official mail for committees, leadership offices, and administrative offices of the House, $410,000; Government contributions for health, retirement. Social Security, and other applicable employee benefits, $132,832,000; and miscellaneous items including purchase, exchange, maintenance, repair and operation of House motor vehicles, interparliamentary receptions, and gratuities to heirs of deceased employees of the House, $651,000. CHILD CARE CENTER For salaries and expenses of the House of Representatives Child Care Center, such amounts as are deposited in the account established by section 312(d)(1) of the Legislative Bremch Appropriations Act, 1992 (40 U.S.C. 184g(d)(l)), subject to the level specified in the budget of the Center, as submitted to the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 101. (a) Section 2(a) of House Resolution 611, Ninety- seventh Congress, agreed to November 30, 1982, as enacted into permanent law by section 127 of Public Law 97-377 (2 U.S.C. 88b-3), is amended— (1) by adding "and" at the end of paragraph (1); (2) by strilung "; and" at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting a period; and (3) by striking paragraph (3). Applicability. (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with 2 USC 88b-3 respect to the One Hundred Sixth Congress and each succeeding "°*^ Congress. SEC. 102. Subsection (b) of the first section of House Resolution 1047, Ninety-fifth Congress, agreed to April 4, 1978, as enacted into permanent law by section 111 of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 130-l(b)), is amended by striking " $55,000 " and inserting "$80,000 ". 2 USC 74a-8. SEC. 103. (a) There is hereby established an account in the House of Representatives for purposes of carrying out training and program development activities of the Republican Conference and the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. (b) Subject to the allocation described in subsection (c), funds in the account established under subsection (a) shall be paid— (1) for activities of the Republican Conference in such amounts, at such times, and under such terms and conditions as the Speaker of the House of Representatives may direct; and (2) for activities of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee in such amounts, at such times, and under such terms and conditions as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives may direct.