Title 2 of the United States Code

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

Chapter 1[edit]

Chapter 1 — Election of Senators and Representatives

  • § 1 — Time for election of Senators
  • § 1a — Election to be certified by governor
  • § 1bCountersignature of certificate of election
  • § 2aReapportionment of Representatives; time and manner; existing decennial census figures as basis; statement by President; duty of clerk
  • § 2b — Number of Representatives from each State in 78th and subsequent Congresses
  • § 2c — Number of Congressional Districts; number of Representatives from each District
  • § 5 — Nominations for Representatives at large
  • § 6 — Reduction of representation
  • § 7 — Time of election
  • § 8 — Vacancies
  • § 9 — Voting for Representatives

Omitted sections: 2, 3, & 4.

Chapter 2[edit]

Chapter 2 — Organization of Congress

  • § 21 — Oath of Senators
  • § 22 — Oath of President of Senate
  • § 23 — Presiding officer of Senate may administer oaths
  • § 24Secretary of Senate or assistant secretary may administer oaths
  • § 25 — Oath of Speaker, Members, and Delegates
  • § 25a — Delegate to House of Representatives from District of Columbia
  • § 26 — Roll of Representatives-elect
  • § 27 — Change of place of meeting
  • § 28 — Parliamentary precedents of House of Representatives
  • § 28a — Compilation of the Precedents of House of Representatives; date of completion; biennial update; printing and availability of copies
  • § 28b — Printing and binding as public document of Precedents of House of Representatives; number of sets authorized
  • § 28c — Distribution of Precedents by Public Printer
  • § 28d — Distribution of Precedents by Public Printer for official use; particular distribution; marking and ownership of sets
  • § 28e — Distribution of Precedents by Joint Committee on Printing of surplus sets; additional printing, etc., of sets under authority of Joint Committee
  • § 29 — 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
  • § 29a — Early organization of House of Representatives
  • § 29dCommittee on Standards of Official Conduct of House of Representatives
  • § 30 — Term of service of Members of Congress as trustees or directors of corporations or institutions appropriated for
  • § 30aJury duty exemption of elected officials of legislative branch

Repealed section: 25b.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

Chapter 3[edit]

Chapter 3 — Compensation and Allowances of Members

  • § 31 — Compensation of Members of Congress
  • § 31-2 — Gifts and travel
  • § 31a-1 — Expense allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate; expense allowance of Majority and Minority Whips; methods of payment; taxability
  • § 31a-2 — Representation Allowance Account for Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate
  • § 31a-2a — Transfer of funds from representation allowance of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to expense allowance; availability; definitions
  • § 31a-2b — Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Leaders of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund
  • § 31a-2c — Transfer of funds from appropriations account of Majority and Minority Whips of Senate to appropriations account, Miscellaneous Items, within Senate contingent fund
  • § 31a-2d — 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
  • § 31a-3 — Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Conference Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability
  • § 31a-4 — Expense allowance for Chairmen of Majority and Minority Policy Committees of Senate; method of payment; taxability
  • § 31b — Expense allowance of Speaker of House of Representatives
  • § 31b-1 — Former Speakers of House of Representatives; retention of office, furniture, etc., in Congressional district following expiration of term as Representative; exceptions
  • § 31b-2 — 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
  • § 31b-4 — Franked mail and printing privileges of former Speaker
  • § 31b-5 — Staff assistance to former Speaker for administration, etc., of matters pertaining to incumbency in office as Representative and Speaker; compensation and status of staff
  • § 31b-7 — Availability of entitlements of former Speaker for 5 years
  • § 32 — Compensation of President pro tempore of Senate
  • § 32a — Compensation of Deputy President pro tempore of Senate
  • § 32b — Expense allowance of President pro tempore of Senate; methods of payment; taxability
  • § 33 — Senators' salaries
  • § 34 — Representatives' and Delegates' salaries payable monthly
  • § 35 — Salaries payable monthly after taking oath
  • § 35a — End-of-the-month salary payment schedule inapplicable to Senators
  • § 36 — Salaries of Senators
  • § 36a — Payment of sums due deceased Senators and Senate personnel
  • § 37 — Salaries of Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners elected for unexpired terms
  • § 38a — Disposition of unpaid salary and other sums on death of Representative or Resident Commissioner
  • § 38b — Death gratuity payments as gifts
  • § 39 — Deductions for absence
  • § 40 — Deductions for withdrawal
  • § 40a — Deductions for delinquent indebtedness
  • § 42a — Special delivery postage allowance for President of Senate
  • § 43b-2 — Staff expenses for House Members attending organizational caucus or conference
  • § 43b-3 — Payments and reimbursements for certain House staff expenses
  • § 43d — Organizational expenses of Senator-elect
  • § 46a — Stationery allowance for President of Senate
  • § 46a-1 — Senate revolving fund for stationery allowances; availability of unexpended balances; withdrawals
  • § 46b-1 — House revolving fund for stationery allowances; disposition of moneys from stationery sales; availability of unexpended balances
  • § 46d-1 — Long-distance telephone calls for Vice President
  • § 47 — Mode of payment
  • § 48 — Certification of salary and mileage accounts
  • § 49 — Certificate of salary during recess
  • § 50 — Substitute to sign certificates for salary and accounts
  • § 51 — Monuments to deceased Senators or House Members
  • § 54 — Annotated United States Code for Members of House of Representatives to be paid for from Members' Representational Allowance
  • § 55 — United States Code Annotated or United States Code Service; procurement for Senators
  • § 57 — Adjustment of House of Representatives allowances by Committee on House Oversight
  • § 57a — Limitation on allowance authority of Committee on House Oversight
  • § 57b — Representational allowance for Members of House of Representatives
  • § 58 — Mail, telegraph, telephone, stationery, office supplies, and home State office and travel expenses for Senators
  • § 58a — Telecommunications services for Senators; payment of costs out of contingent fund
  • § 58a-1 — Payment for telecommunications equipment and services; definitions
  • § 58a-2 — Certification of telecommunications equipment and services as official
  • § 58a-3 — Report on telecommunications to Committee on Rules and Administration
  • § 58a-4 — Metered charges on copiers; "Sergeant at Arms" and "user" defined; certification of services and equipment as official; deposit of payments; availability for expenditure
  • § 58c — Senators' Official Personnel and Office Expense Account
  • § 59 — Home State office space for Senators; lease of office space
  • § 59-1 — Additional home State office space for Senators; declaration of disaster or emergency
  • § 59b — Purchase of office equipment or furnishings by Senators
  • § 59c — Transferred
  • § 59d — Transportation of official records and papers to House Member's district
  • § 59d-1 — Transportation of official records and papers to a Senator's State
  • § 59e — Official mail of persons entitled to use congressional frank
  • § 59f — Mass mailings by Senate offices; quarterly statements; publication of summary tabulations
  • § 59g — Mass mailing of information by Senators under frank; quarterly registration with Secretary of Senate
  • § 59h — 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[edit]

Chapter 4--Officers and Employees of Senate and House of Representatives

Chapter 5[edit]

Chapter 5--Library of Congress

Chapter 6[edit]

Chapter 6--Congressional And Committee Procedure; Investigations

Chapter 7[edit]

Chapter 7--Contested Elections

Chapter 8[edit]

Chapter 8--Federal Corrupt Practices

Chapter 8a[edit]

Chapter 8a--Regulation of Lobbying

Chapter 9[edit]

Chapter 9--Office of Legislative Counsel

Chapter 9a[edit]

Chapter 9a--Office of Law Revision Counsel

Chapter 9b[edit]

Chapter 9b--Legislative Classification Office

Chapter 9c[edit]

Chapter 9c--Office of Parliamentarian of House of Representatives

Chapter 9d[edit]

Chapter 9d--Office of Senate Legal Counsel

Chapter 10[edit]

Chapter 10--Classification of Employees of House of Representatives

Chapter 10a[edit]

Chapter 10a--Payroll Administration in House of Representatives

Chapter 11[edit]

Chapter 11--Citizens' Commission on Public Service and Compensation

Chapter 12[edit]

Chapter 12--Contested Elections

Chapter 13[edit]

Chapter 13--Joint Committee on Congressional Operations

Chapter 14[edit]

Chapter 14--Federal Election Campaigns

Chapter 15[edit]

Chapter 15--Office of Technology Assessment

Chapter 16[edit]

Chapter 16--Congressional Mailing Standards

Chapter 17[edit]

Chapter 17--Congressional Budget Office

Chapter 17A[edit]

Chapter 17A--Congressional Budget And Fiscal Operations

Chapter 17b[edit]

Chapter 17b--Impoundment Control And Line Item Veto

Chapter 18[edit]

Chapter 18--Legislative Personnel Financial Disclosure Requirements

Chapter 19[edit]

Chapter 19--Congressional Award Program

Chapter 19a[edit]

Chapter 19a--John Heinz Competitive Excellence Award

Chapter 20[edit]

Chapter 20--Emergency Powers to Eliminate Budget Deficits

Chapter 21[edit]

Chapter 21--Civic Achievement Award Program in Honor of Office of Speaker of House of Representatives

Chapter 22[edit]

Chapter 22--John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development

Chapter 22a[edit]

Chapter 22a--Center for Russian Leadership Development

Chapter 23[edit]

Chapter 23--Government Employee Rights

Chapter 24[edit]

Chapter 24--Congressional Accountability

Chapter 25[edit]

Chapter 25--Unfunded Mandates Reform

Chapter 26[edit]

Chapter 26--Disclosure of Lobbying Activities

Chapter 27[edit]

Chapter 27--Sound Recording Preservation by the Library of Congress

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