United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/7th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 35

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 2
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Seventh Congress, 1st Session, Chapter XXXV


April 29, 1802.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. XXXV.—An Act to regulate and fix the compensations of the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Salaries of the Secretary of the Senate, Clerk of the House of Representatives, &c.
1806, ch. 23.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives herein after mentioned, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive in lieu of their compensations as fixed by law, the following sums; that is to say: the secretary of the senate, and clerk of the House of Representatives, two thousand dollars, each; their principal clerks one thousand three hundred dollars, each; and each of their engrossing clerks, one thousand dollars per annum.

Of the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate, who also performs the duty of doorkeeper, and the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Representatives, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive eight hundred dollars per annum, each.

Of the doorkeeper and assistant doorkeeper of the House of Representatives.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the doorkeeper of the House of Representatives shall be, and hereby is entitled to receive five hundred dollars per annum, and two dollars per day, during each session of Congress; and the assistant doorkeeper of the Senate and House of Representatives, four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, each, and two dollars each, per day, during each session of Congress.

Commencement of the salaries.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the compensations to the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, and to their clerks, and to the other officers herein named, shall commence with the present year.

Approved, April 29, 1802.