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H. RES. 449 Resolved. That (a) in addition to the number of positions on the United States Capitol Police force, and of personnel detailed to such police force from the Metro politan Police force of the District of Columbia, existing on the date of the adoption of this resolution, there are hereby authorized to be established two hundred fourteen positions on the United States Capitol Police force, for duty under the House of Representatives, as follows:

(1) one hundred seventy-nine positions of private; (2) eleven positions of sergeant; (3) four positions of lieutenant; (4) two positions of plainclothesman; (5) six positions of technician (dog handler); and (6) twelve positions of technician (station clerk; radio dispatcher; fingerprintphotgraphic specialist; or such other technical and specialized designations as many be deemed necessary). (b) Each appointment to any such additional position shall be made by the Capitol Police Board. Subject to prior approval of the Committee on House Administration, without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of the position. Each person appointed to any such additional position shall have, prior to such appointment, at least one year of police experience or of equivalent experience. Sec. 2. Each officer or member of the United States Capitol Police force

(1) whose pay is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Representatives; and

(2) who, at any time during the period beginning March 1, 1971, and ending at the close of June 30, 1971, performs or has performed duty, in a manner satisfactory to the Chief of the United States Capitol Police force, in addition to the number of hours of his regularly scheduled tour of duty:

is entitled, subject to the approval of the Committee on House Administration, to pay for each such additional hour of duty, in lieu of compensatory time off from his regularly scheduled tour of duty, as follows:

(A) private; sergeant; plainclothesman; technician (dog handler); or other technician-at a rate equal to one and one-half times his hourly rate of

pay; and

(B) lieutenant or captain-at a rate equal to his hourly rate of pay. The hourly pay of such officer or member is determined by dividing his annual rate of pay by 2080. SEC. 3. Each officer or member of the United States Capitol Police force

(1) whose pay is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Representatives; and

(2) who, at any time during any period occurring after June 30, 1971, with respect to which the United States Capitol Police Board shall have determined that emergency conditions and circumstances exist or existed which require the performance of duty by officers and members of the United States Capitol Police force in addition to the number of hours of their regularly scheduled tours of duty, performs or has performed duty, in a manner satisfactory to the Chief of the United States Capitol Police force in addition to the number of hours of his regularly scheduled tour of duty; is entitled to pay for each such additional hour of duty, in lieu of compensatory time off from his regularly scheduled tour of duty, as follows:

(A) private: sergeant; plainclothesman; technician (dog handler); or other technician-at a rate equal to one and one-half times his hourly rate of

(B) lieutenant or captain-at a rate equal to his hourly rate of pay. The hourly pay of such officer or member is determined by dividing his annual rate of pay by 2080.

SEC. 4. (a) The rate of pay of each position of plainclothesman and each position of technician authorized by the first section of this resolution to be established on the United States Capitol Police force for duty under the House of Representatives and of each position of plainclothesman established pursuant to H. Res. 1211, Ninetieth Congress, adopted October 11, 1968, shall be a single per annum gross rate equal to the sum of

(1) the single per annum gross rate of pay of the position of private on the United States Capitol Police force; and

(2) an amount equal to three times the multiple dollar figure, as currently in effect from time to time, at which the pay of the position of private on such

pay; and

(b) Subsection (c) of House Resolution 1211, Ninetieth Congress, adopted October 11, 1968, and enacted as permanent law by the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1970 (83 Stat. 359; Public Law 91-145), shall not be effective in the Ninetysecond Congress on and after the date of adoption of this resolution; and, effective on the date of enactment of the provisions of this resolution as permanent law, the provisions of such subsection (c) are repealed.

Sec. 5. There shall be paid out of the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, until otherwise provided by law, such sums as may be necessary to pay the rates of pay (including overtime pay) and the costs of uniforms and equipment, and to cover other necessary expenses, incident to carrying out the purposes of this resolution.

Mr. GRAY (during the reading). Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that the resolution be considered as read and printed in the RECORD.

The SPEAKER. Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from Illinois?
There was no objection.

COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
The SPEAKER. The Clerk will report the committee amendment.
The Clerk read as follows:
Committee amendment:

On Page 3, Lines 15 and 16, strike the words “United States Capitol Police Board” and insert in lieu thereof "Committee on House Administration”.

The committee amendment was agreed to.94 The Act also provided an additional $129,000 for the “general expenses” of the Capitol Police. 95 The Act further provided for the Architect of the Capitol, under the direction of the Senate Office Building Commission, to acquire certain properties for additions to the Capitol grounds, and upon acquisition of any real property under this Act, the jurisdiction of the Capitol Police would extend over such property.9

The Joint Resolution (H.J. Res. 1234) of July 1, 1972, P.L. 92-334, provided continuing appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year 1973. The resolution was effective through August 18, 1972, or until the enactment of the applicable Appropriation Act, whichever first occurred.97

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94 Congressional Record. 92nd Cong., 1st Sess. v. 117, Pt. 13, June 2, 1971: 17498–17504.
95 85 Stat. 636.
96 85 Stat. 637.

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SECTION V

STATUTES 86-97, FISCAL YEARS 1973-1984 The Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of July 10, 1972, P.L. 92-342, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973 provided $236,450 for general expenses for the Capitol Police for uniforms, the purchases, maintenance and repair of police motor vehicles, including two-way police radio equipment; contingent expenses, including $25 per month for extra services performed for the Capitol Police Board by such member of the staff of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate or the House as designated by the Chairman of the Board. The Capitol Police Board was provided with $1,009,865 for payment of salaries and other expenses of personnel detailed from the Metropolitan Police. The same rule for reimbursement to the government of the District of Columbia for salaries and expenses of detailed personnel; and the rules and regulations regarding authority for detailing, duties, retention of privileges, allowances, rank, and salary, were the same as those previously provided in the most recent Public Laws, namely, P.L 91-382 (84 Stat. 816, 817) and P.L. 92-51 (85 Stat. 135, 136), with the following exceptions:

(2) to elevate and pay the two acting inspectors detailed under the authority of this paragraph and serving as assistants to the Chief of the Capitol Police, the rank and salary of inspector plus $1,625 and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as these positions are held by the present incumbents, .. (6) to elevate and pay the detective permanently detailed under the authority of this Act the salary of the rank of detective sergeant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent, : : . (8) to elevate and pay the desk sergeant permanently detailed under authority of this Act, the salary of the rank of sergeant and such increases in basic compensation as may be subsequently provided by law so long as this position is held by the present incumbent.1

The same requirements for payment of compensation, and detail authorization, were included in this Act, as follows:

No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be paid as compensation to any person appointed after June 30, 1935, as an officer or member of the Capitol Police, who does not meet the standards to be prescribed for such appointees by the Capitol Police Board: Provided, That the Capitol Police Board is hereby authorized to detail police from the House Office, Senate Office, and Capitol buildings for police duty on the Capitol Grounds and on the Library of Congress Grounds. 2

The Supplemental Appropriations Act of October 31, 1972, P.L. 92-607, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, amended Section 1824 of the Revised Statutes (see supra fn. 70) (40 U.S.C. 210), to this extent:

SEC. 507. Section 1824 of the Revised Statute (U.S.C. 210) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Such arms so furnished shall be carried by each officer and member of the Capitol Police, while in the Capitol Buildings

1 86 Stat. 432, 440, 441. See also Appendix A. 2 86 Stat. 441.

123 July 31, 1946, as amended 3 (40 U.S.C.

je boundaries of the United States Capitol to detail police from the House Office, Si of the Act of July 31, 1946, as amended (40 duty on the Capitol Grounds and on 3), in such manner and at such times as the Ser

Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives The Supplemental Apr 4 93-245, for the fiscal Yrized the Architect of the Capitol, under the enact H. Res. funds for the constrate Office Building Commission to acquire, on

States, certain properties, as a site for parking under the Hohe United States Senate

United States Senate . . . with this proviso: That, 398 passed.sition of any real property under this paragraph, the juCapitol n of the Capitol Police shall extend over such properon H 5 The Act further provided for the acquisition of property Car'n Pan addition to the Capitol Grounds, to this extent:

Provided further, That, upon acquisition of such real property pursuant to this paragraph, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized to use such property as a green park area, pending its development for permanent use as the site of the John W. McCormack Residential Page School, subject to the approval of the Senate Office Building Commission and the House Office Building Commission: Provided further, That the jurisidiction of the Capitol Police shall extend over any real property acquired under this paragraph and such property shall become a part of the United States Capitol Grounds and be subject to the provisions of sections 193a-193m, 212a, and 212b of title 40, United States Code. ... (see supra 60 Stat. 718, and 81 Stat. 275).6

The Joint Resolution of July 1, 1973 (H.J. Res. 636), P.L. 93-52, making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1974, provided appropriations for the Legislative Branch at the fiscal year 1973 level, until (b) enactment of the applicable Appropriation Act by both Houses without any provision for such project or activity, or (c) September 30, 1973, whichever first occurs. 7

The Joint Resolution of October 16, 1973, P.L. 93-124 (H.J. Res. 727) provided further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1974. Clause (c) of section 102 of the Joint Resolution of July 1, 1973 (P.L. 93-52) was amended by striking out "September 30, 1973” and inserting in lieu thereof “the sine die adjournment of the first session of the 93rd Congress.

The Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of November 1, 1973, P.L. 93-145, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, provided that the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper (Senate), effective July 1, 1973, could appoint and fix the compensation of ...; 2 inspectors, police force at not to exceed $22,304 per annum each; 3 additional captains, police force at not to exceed $19,312 per annum each; 3 additional lieutenants, police force at not to exceed $16,320 per annum each; 3 additional sergeants, police force at not to exceed $13,600 per annum each; and 4 detectives, police force at not to exceed $11,968 per annum each in lieu of 27 privates, police force at not to exceed $10,336 per annum each;. . . .9 (These were upgraded positions, not additional positions).

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3 86 Stat. 1508. Also see supra 81 Stat. 277. 4 86 Stat. 1508, 1508. 8 86 Stat. 1510, 1511. 6 86 Stat. 1512, 1513. 7 87 Stat. 130, 131, 133. 8 87 Stat. 449. 987 Stat. 527, 529, 530. See also Appendix A.

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(as defined in Sec. 16(a)(1) of the Act of 193m)), and while within or outside of th Grounds (as defined in the first section U.S.C. 193a)), (see supra 60 Stat. 718 geant at Arms of the Senate and may, by regulatio. 3. prescribe

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The Act also prov itol Police, for unifo. police motor vehicle contingent expenses, performed for the Car of the Sergeant at Ari ignated by the Chairn received $1,214,255 to Buildings and Grounds Buildings and the Cap. noted), for payment of se tailed from the Metropol ment to the government and expenses of detailed i regarding authority for dei lowances, rank, and salary, vided in P.L. 91-382 (84 Sta with the following proviso:

Provided further, That the Commi to elevate and pay the deputy chief and serving as Chief of the Capitol I plus $2,000 and such increases in bas vided by law so long as this position is and pay the two acting inspectors det and serving as assistants to the Chief oi deputy chief and such increases in basic vided by law so long as these positions elevate and pay the captain detailed un rank and salary of inspector plus $1,625 as may be subsequently provided by law present incumbent, (4) to elevate and pay ity of this Act and supervising the plainclo tain plus $1,625 per annum and such incr subsequently provided by law so long as thi. bent, (5) to pay the lieutenant detailed under lieutenant plus $1,625 and such increases in quently provided by law so long as this posit (6) to pay the four detective sergeants servin, salary of the rank of detective sergeant and su may be provided by law so long as these posit bents, (7) to pay the two sergeants of the unifor of this Act, the salary of sergeants and such incr be subsequently provided by law so long as th present incumbents, and (8) to elevate and pay th ly detailed under the authority of this Act, the sa such increases in basic compensation as may be long as this position is held by the present incumbe.

No part of any appropriation contained in this Al to any person appointed after June 30, 1935, as an Police who does not meet the standards to be prescr Capitol Police Board: Provided, That the Capitol Pol

Cupicol Police Board with respect to the

an House Administration
pensation only upon a detfficer or member for each additional hour of duty shall be

(2) in the case of a member, one and one-half times his hourly rate of compen-
(1) in the case of an officer, his hourly rate of compensation; or
sation. The hourly rate of compensation of an officer or member shall be deter-
mined by dividing the annual rate of compensation of the officer or member by

"- Roard, and upon the transmission of
(c) Any officer or member entitled to receive compensation for additional hours of
duty shall make an irrevocable written election with respect to his additional hours
of duty which shall designate whether such officer or member desires to receive

enation by the Chief of the Capitol Police at the end
which officers and members are entitled to receive under this
compensatory time off for additional hours of duty:

(1) compensation for additional hours of duty; or
(b) Carate equal to-

2,080.

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10 87 Stat. 532.

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