105 STAT. 450 PUBLIC LAW 102-90 —AUG. 14, 1991 OFFICIAL MAIL COSTS For expenses necessary for official mail costs of the Senate, $32,000,000, to remain available until expended. Effective date. 2 USC 61g-6a note. 2 USC 65f. 2 USC 61-lc. Effective date. 5 USC 5318 note. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SECTION 1. (a) Section 1 of the Congressional Operations Appropriations Act, 1991 (2 U.S.C. 61g-6a), is amended by deleting "$75,000" and inserting in lieu thereof "$275,000". (b) Subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 1991. SEC. 2. Section 4(c) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1990 (2 U.S.C. 121c(c)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "On or before December 31 of each year, the Secretary of the Senate shall withdraw from the fund and deposit in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts all moneys in excess of $5,000 in the fund at the close of the preceding fiscal year.". SEC. 3. Section 101 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 61h-6) is amended— (1) by inserting immediately after the second sentence thereof the following new sentence: "The Legislative Counsel of the Senate (subject to the approval of the President pro tempore) is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of not more than 2 consultants, on a temporary or intermittent basis, at a daily rate of compensation not in excess of that specified in the first sentence of this section.", and (2) in the last sentence of such section, by striking out "and the Secretary of the Senate, respectively" and inserting in lieu thereof ", Secretary of the Senate, or Legislative Counsel of the Senate, as the case may be". SEC. 4. Subsection (a) of section 2 of Public Law 100-71 is amended by- (1) striking "$25,000" and inserting "$50,000", and (2) striking "The Secretary of the Senate is authorized" and inserting "Hereafter the Secretary of the Senate is authorized". SEC. 5. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 105(d)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1968 (2 U.S.C. 61-l(d)(l)), and except as otherwise provided in subparagraph (C) of such subsection (d)(D, the aggregate of gross compensation paid employ- ees in the office of a Senator shall not exceed during each fiscal year $1,012,083 if the population of his State is less than 5,000,000. (b) Subsection (a) shall take effect October 1, 1991. SEC. 6. (a) The rate of pay for the offices referred to under section 703(a)(2)(B) of the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5318 note) shall be the rate of pay that would be payable for each such office if the provisions of sections 703(a)(2)(B) and 1101(a)(1)(A) of such Act (5 U.S.C. 5318 note and 5305 note) had not been enacted. (b) The Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) is amended— (1) in section 503(1)(B) by striking out "legislative branch officers and employees other than Senators, officers, and employees of the Senate and" and inserting in lieu thereof "Senators and legislative branch officers and employees"; (2) in section 505(1) by inserting "a Senator in," before "a Representative"; and (3) in section 505(2) by striking out "(A)" through "(B)".