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§ 108. —  Assistance to the President for unanticipated needs.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 3USC108]

 
                         TITLE 3--THE PRESIDENT
 
             CHAPTER 2--OFFICE AND COMPENSATION OF PRESIDENT
 
Sec. 108. Assistance to the President for unanticipated needs

    (a) There is authorized to be appropriated to the President an 
amount not to exceed $1,000,000 each fiscal year to enable the 
President, in his discretion, to meet unanticipated needs for the 
furtherance of the national interest, security, or defense, including 
personnel needs and needs for services described in section 3109(b) of 
title 5, and administrative expenses related thereto, without regard to 
any provision of law regulating the employment or compensation of 
persons in the Government service or regulating expenditures of 
Government funds.
    (b) The President shall transmit a report to each House of the 
Congress for each fiscal year beginning on or after the effective date 
of this subsection which sets forth the purposes for which expenditures 
were made under this section for such fiscal year and the amount 
expended for each such purpose. Each such report shall be transmitted no 
later than 60 days after the close of the fiscal year covered by such 
report.
    (c) An individual may not be paid under the authority of this 
section at a rate of pay in excess of the rate of basic pay then 
currently paid for level II of the Executive Schedule of section 5313 of 
title 5.

(Added Pub. L. 95-570, Sec. 2(a), Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2449.)

                       References in Text

    For the effective date of this subsection, referred to in subsec. 
(b), see section 6(a) of Pub. L. 95-570, set out as an Effective Date of 
1978 Amendment note under section 102 of this title.


                            Prior Provisions

    A prior section 108, act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 679, 
directing the Quartermaster General of the Army to provide suitable 
accommodations for the horses, carriages, and other vehicles of the 
President and of the Executive Office, was repealed by act June 28, 
1950, ch. 383, title IV, Sec. 401(j), 64 Stat. 271.
    Insofar as prior section 108, by virtue of a former proviso in 
section 401 of act June 28, 1950, continued to remain in effect to the 
extent that it was applicable to the Department of the Air Force, and 
the United States Air Force, it was additionally repealed by act Sept. 
19, 1951, ch. 407, title IV, Sec. 401(a)(1), 65 Stat. 333.
    Act Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 654, Sec. 1(2), 65 Stat. 701, repealed that 
part of act Mar. 4, 1911, ch. 285, Sec. 1, 36 Stat. 1404, from which 
prior section 108, as enacted by act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, Sec. 1, 62 
Stat. 672, had been derived. That part of the 1911 act had previously 
been repealed by section 3 of the 1948 act.


                             Effective Date

    Section applicable to any fiscal year beginning on or after Oct. 1, 
1978, see section 6(a) of Pub. L. 95-570, set out as an Effective Date 
of 1978 Amendment note under section 102 of this title.



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