Except as otherwise provided by law, the Joint Committee shall have power to appoint
and fix the compensation of the Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee and such experts
and clerical, stenographic, and other assistants as it deems advisable.
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 926; Oct. 4, 1976, Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX, 1907(a)(2), 90 Stat. 1835.)
1976--Pub. L. 94-455 substituted “compensation of the Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee”
for “compensation of a clerk” after “appoint and fix the”.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 94-455 effective on the first day of the first month which begins more than 90 days after
Oct. 4, 1976, see section 1907(c) of Pub. L. 94-455, set out as a note under section 8001 of this title.