LEGISLATIVE EMPLOYEES Act of Mar. 1, 1911, P.L. 7, No. 6 Cl. 46 AN ACT To abolish the office of Assistant Chief Clerk of the Senate, and providing for additional officers and employes of the General Assembly,--defining their duties and fixing their compensation; also fixing the compensation of certain other officers now authorized by law. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the passage of this act, the office of Assistant Chief Clerk of the Senate is hereby abolished; and there shall be created, in addition to the officers and employes of the General Assembly now authorized by law: In the Senate, a Secretary of the Senate and two clerks to committees, to be elected by the Senate, and a page to the President of the Senate, to be appointed by the President of the Senate; in the House of Representatives, two transcribing clerks, three clerks to committees, and two assistant sergeants-at-arms, to be elected by the House of Representatives. Section 2. The Secretary of the Senate shall be well qualified by experience, and have a thorough knowledge of parliamentary practice and legislative procedure. He shall act as the disbursing officer of the salaries of the Senators, officers, and employes of the Senate, and perform such other duties as may be required by the President of the Senate or the Senate; and he shall continue in office, at the regular session of the Senate following that at which elected, for the period of ten days, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified. All other officers and employes herein authorized shall perform the duties and requirements of similar officers and employes, as authorized by the act of April twelfth, one thousand nine hundred and five. Section 3. The salary of the Secretary of the Senate shall be five thousand dollars per annum; the salary of the page to the President shall be three dollars per diem during sessions of the Legislature, also mileage at the same rate as is now paid to the page to the President pro tempore; and all other officers and employes herein authorized shall be paid the same compensation and mileage, for sessions and as returning officers, as is now paid to similar officers. Section 4. The salaries of the Chief Clerks of the Senate and the House of Representatives shall each be three thousand dollars for each regular biennial session, ten dollars per diem for each special or extraordinary session, and one hundred and fifty dollars per month for each month during interims between legislative sessions. Their mileage, also their salaries, as returning officers, shall be as authorized by the act of April twelfth, one thousand nine hundred and five.