5 U.S.C. app. § 505

Current through P.L. 117-42 (published on www.congress.gov on 09/30/2021)
Section 505 - Definitions

For purposes of this title:

(1) The term "Member" means a Senator in, a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.
(2) The term "officer or employee" means any officer or employee of the Government except any special Government employee (as defined in section 202 of title 18, United States Code).
(3) The term "honorarium" means a payment of money or any thing of value for an appearance, speech or article (including a series of appearances, speeches, or articles if the subject matter is directly related to the individual's official duties or the payment is made because of the individual's status with the Government) by a Member, officer or employee, excluding any actual and necessary travel expenses incurred by such individual (and one relative) to the extent that such expenses are paid or reimbursed by any other person, and the amount otherwise determined shall be reduced by the amount of any such expenses to the extent that such expenses are not paid or reimbursed.
(4) The term "travel expenses" means, with respect to a Member, officer or employee, or a relative of any such individual, the cost of transportation, and the cost of lodging and meals while away from his or her residence or principal place of employment.
(5) The term "charitable organization" means an organization described in section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 [ 26 U.S.C. 170(c) ].

5 APPENDIX U.S.C. § 505

Pub. L. 95-521, title V, §505, as added Pub. L. 101-194, title VI, §601(a), Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1761; amended Pub. L. 102-90, title I, §6(b)(2), (3), title III, §314(b), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 450, 469.

EDITORIAL NOTES

AMENDMENTS1991-Par. (1). Pub. L. 102-90, §6(b)(2), inserted "a Senator in," before "a Representative".Par. (2). Pub. L. 102-90, §6(b)(3), struck out "(A) any individual (other than the Vice President) whose compensation is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate or (B)" after "except".Par. (3). Pub. L. 102-90, §314(b), inserted "(including a series of appearances, speeches, or articles if the subject matter is directly related to the individual's official duties or the payment is made because of the individual's status with the Government)" before "by a Member".

STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1991 AMENDMENTAmendment by section 314(b) of Pub. L. 102-90 effective Jan. 1, 1992, see section 314(g)(1) of Pub. L. 102-90 as amended, set out as a note under section 4725 of Title 2, The Congress.

EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Jan. 1, 1991, but shall cease to be effective if the provisions of section 703 of Pub. L. 101-194 5 U.S.C. 5318 note, are subsequently repealed, see section 603 of Pub. L. 101-194 set out as an Effective Date of 1989 Amendment note under section 7701 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.