Title 2 of the United States Code


Title 2 of the United States Code

Title 2 of the United States Code outlines the role of Congress in the United States Code.

Chapter 1

usctc|2|1|pipe=Chapter 1 — Election of Senators and Representatives
* — Time for election of Senators
* — Election to be certified by governor
* — Countersignature of certificate of election
* — Reapportionment of Representatives; time and manner; existing decennial census figures as basis; statement by President; duty of clerk
* — Number of Representatives from each State in 78th and subsequent Congresses
* — Number of Congressional Districts; number of Representatives from each District
* — Nominations for Representatives at large
* — Reduction of representation
* — Time of election
* — Vacancies
* — Voting for Representatives

Omitted sections: 2, 3, & 4.

Chapter 2

usctc|2|2|pipe=Chapter 2 — Organization of Congress

* — Oath of Senators
* — Oath of President of Senate
* — Presiding officer of Senate may administer oaths
* — Secretary of Senate or assistant secretary may administer oaths
* — Oath of Speaker, Members, and Delegates
* — Delegate to House of Representatives from District of Columbia
* — Roll of Representatives-elect
* — Change of place of meeting
* — Parliamentary precedents of House of Representatives
* — Compilation of the Precedents of House of Representatives; date of completion; biennial update; printing and availability of copies
* — Printing and binding as public document of Precedents of House of Representatives; number of sets authorized
* — Distribution of Precedents by Public Printer
* — Distribution of Precedents by Public Printer for official use; particular distribution; marking and ownership of sets
* — Distribution of Precedents by Joint Committee on Printing of surplus sets; ?additional printing, etc., of sets under authority of Joint Committee
* — Condensed and simplified versions of House precedents; other useful materials in summary form; form and distribution to Members of Congress, Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, and others; appointment and compensation of personnel; utilization of services of personnel of Federal agencies
* — Early organization of House of Representatives
* — Committee on Standards of Official Conduct of House of Representatives
* — Term of service of Members of Congress as trustees or directors of corporations or institutions appropriated for
* — Jury duty exemption of elected officials of legislative branch

Repealed section: 25b.
Omitted sections: 29b, & 29c.

Chapter 3

usctc|2|3|pipe=Chapter 3 — Compensation and Allowances of Members
* — Compensation of Members of Congress
* — Gifts and travel
* — Expense allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate; expense allowance of Majority and Minority Whips; methods of payment; taxability
* — Representation Allowance Account for Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate
* — Transfer of funds from representation allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to expense allowance; availability; definitions
* — Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund
* — Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Whips of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund
* — Transfer of funds from appropriations account of the Office of the Vice President and the Offices of the Secretaries for the Majority and Minority to the Senate contingent fund
* — Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Conference Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability
* — Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Policy Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability
* — Expense allowance of Speaker of House of Representatives
* — Former Speakers of House of Representatives; retention of office, furniture, etc., in Congressional district following expiration of term as Representative; exceptions
* — Allowance available to former Speaker for payment of office and other expenses for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker
* — Franked mail and printing privileges of former Speaker
* — Staff assistance to former Speaker for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker; compensation and status of staff
* — Availability of entitlements of former Speaker for 5 years
* — Compensation of President pro tempore of Senate
* — Compensation of Deputy President pro tempore of Senate
* — Expense allowance of President pro tempore of Senate; methods of payment; taxability
* — Senators? salaries
* — Representatives? and Delegates? salaries payable monthly
* — Salaries payable monthly after taking oath
* — End-of-the-month salary payment schedule inapplicable to Senators
* — Salaries of Senators
* — Payment of sums due deceased Senators and Senate personnel
* — Salaries of Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners elected for unexpired terms
* — Disposition of unpaid salary and other sums on death of Representative or Resident Commissioner
* — Death gratuity payments as gifts
* — Deductions for absence
* — Deductions for withdrawal
* — Deductions for delinquent indebtedness
* — Special delivery postage allowance for President of Senate
* — Staff expenses for House Members attending organizational caucus or conference
* — Payments and reimbursements for certain House staff expenses
* — Organizational expenses of Senator-elect
* — Stationery allowance for President of Senate
* — Senate revolving fund for stationery allowances; availability of unexpended balances; withdrawals
* — House revolving fund for stationery allowances; disposition of moneys from stationery sales; availability of unexpended balances
* — Long-distance telephone calls for Vice President
* — Mode of payment
* — Certification of salary and mileage accounts
* — Certificate of salary during recess
* — Substitute to sign certificates for salary and accounts
* — Monuments to deceased Senators or House Members
* — Annotated United States Code for Members of House of Representatives to be paid for from Members' Representational Allowance
* — United States Code Annotated or United States Code Service; procurement for Senators
* — Adjustment of House of Representatives allowances by Committee on House Oversight
* — Limitation on allowance authority of Committee on House Oversight
* — Representational allowance for Members of House of Representatives
* — Mail, telegraph, telephone, stationery, office supplies, and home State office and travel expenses for Senators
* — Telecommunications services for Senators; payment of costs out of contingent fund
* — Payment for telecommunications equipment and services; definitions
* — Certification of telecommunications equipment and services as official
* — Report on telecommunications to Committee on Rules and Administration
* — Metered charges on copiers; "Sergeant at Arms" and "user" defined; certification of services and equipment as official; deposit of payments; availability for expenditure
* — Senators? Official Personnel and Office Expense Account
* — Home State office space for Senators; lease of office space
* — Additional home State office space for Senators; declaration of disaster or emergency
* — Purchase of office equipment or furnishings by Senators
* — Transferred
* — Transportation of official records and papers to House Member?s district
* — Transportation of official records and papers to a Senator?s State
* — Official mail of persons entitled to use congressional frank
* — Mass mailings by Senate offices; quarterly statements; publication of summary tabulations
* — Mass mailing of information by Senators under frank; quarterly registration with Secretary of Senate
* — Mass mailing sent by House Members

Omitted sections: 42a-1, 42b 43, 43a, 44, 45, 46, 46a-2, 46a-4.
Repealed sections: 31-1, 31a, 31b-3, 31b-6, 31c, 38, 41, 42, 42c, 42d, 43b, 43b-1, 43c, 46a-3, 46b, 46b-2, 46c, 46d, 64d-2, 46d-3, 46d-4, 46d-5, 46e, 46f, 46f-1, 46g, 46g-1, 46h, 46i, 52, 53, 56, 58b, 58c-1, & 59a.

Chapter 4

usctc|2|4|pipe=Chapter 4--Officers and Employees of Senate and House of Representatives

Chapter 5

usctc|2|5|pipe=Chapter 5--Library of Congress

Chapter 6

usctc|2|6|pipe=Chapter 6--Congressional And Committee Procedure; Investigations

Chapter 7

usctc|2|7|pipe=Chapter 7--Contested Elections

Chapter 8

usctc|2|8|pipe=Chapter 8--Federal Corrupt Practices

Chapter 8a

usctc|2|8a|pipe=Chapter 8a--Regulation of Lobbying

Chapter 9

usctc|2|9|pipe=Chapter 9--Office Of Legislative Counsel

Chapter 9a

usctc|2|9a|pipe=Chapter 9a--Office of Law Revision Counsel

Chapter 9b

usctc|2|9b|pipe=Chapter 9b--Legislative Classification Office

Chapter 9c

usctc|2|9c|pipe=Chapter 9c--Office of Parliamentarian of House of Representatives

Chapter 9d

usctc|2|9d|pipe=Chapter 9d--Office of Senate Legal Counsel

Chapter 10

usctc|2|10|pipe=Chapter 10--Classification of Employees of House of Representatives

Chapter 10a

usctc|2|10a|pipe=Chapter 10a--Payroll Administration in House of Representatives

Chapter 11

usctc|2|11|pipe=Chapter 11--Citizens' Commission On Public Service And Compensation

Chapter 12

usctc|2|12|pipe=Chapter 12--Contested Elections

Chapter 13

usctc|2|13|pipe=Chapter 13--Joint Committee on Congressional Operations

Chapter 14

usctc|2|14|pipe=Chapter 14--Federal Election Campaigns

Chapter 15

usctc|2|15|pipe=Chapter 15--Office of Technology Assessment

Chapter 16

usctc|2|16|pipe=Chapter 16--Congressional Mailing Standards

Chapter 17

usctc|2|17|pipe=Chapter 17--Congressional Budget Office

Chapter 17A

[http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode02/usc_sup_01_2_10_17A.html Chapter 17A] --Congressional Budget And Fiscal Operations

Chapter 17b

usctc|2|17b|pipe=Chapter 17b--Impoundment Control And Line Item Veto

Chapter 18

usctc|2|18|pipe=Chapter 18--Legislative Personnel Financial Disclosure Requirements

Chapter 19

usctc|2|19|pipe=Chapter 19--Congressional Award Program

Chapter 19a

usctc|2|19a|pipe=Chapter 19a--John Heinz Competitive Excellence Award

Chapter 20

usctc|2|20|pipe=Chapter 20--Emergency Powers to Eliminate Budget Deficits

Chapter 21

usctc|2|21|pipe=Chapter 21--Civic Achievement Award Program in Honor of Office of Speaker of House of Representatives

Chapter 22

usctc|2|22|pipe=Chapter 22--John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development

Chapter 22a

usctc|2|22a|pipe=Chapter 22a--Center For Russian Leadership Development

Chapter 23

usctc|2|23|pipe=Chapter 23--Government Employee Rights

Chapter 24

usctc|2|24|pipe=Chapter 24--Congressional Accountability

Chapter 25

usctc|2|25|pipe=Chapter 25--Unfunded Mandates Reform

Chapter 26

usctc|2|26|pipe=Chapter 26--Disclosure of Lobbying Activities

Chapter 27

usctc|2|27|pipe=Chapter 27--Sound Recording Preservation by the Library of Congress

External links

* [http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title2/title2.html U.S. Code Title 2] , via United States Government Printing Office
* [http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/2 U.S. Code Title 2] , via Cornell University


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