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Offices & Services

In addition to the Clerk’s Main Office, located in H154 of the U.S. Capitol, there are nine offices that fall under the Clerk’s jurisdiction

Capitol Service Groups

The Capitol Service Groups provide support services to the maintenance of the Republican and Democratic Cloakrooms, the Lindy Claiborne Boggs Congressional Women’s Reading Room, the Members and Family Committee Room, and the Capitol Prayer Room.

House Page Program

Pages are high school students who serve as support staff for the U.S. House of Representatives, either for a full school year or for one of two summer sessions.
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Legislative Computer Systems (LCS)

LCS provides technical support for offices under the Clerk and maintains the electronic voting system on the House Floor.

Legislative Resource Center (LRC)

LRC provides information services to the House and the public through its four divisions: Public Information (House documents, public access to statutory filings, legislative information), Records and Registration (point of entry for statutory filings), and Library Services (research and reference of the House Library). read more read more

Office of History and Preservation (OHP)

OHP researches and collects more than 200 years of House history in the form of documents, artifacts, biographical information, historical analysis, and artwork, providing a variety of services concerning historical publications, the House Collection, and the records of the House. The Office maintains the House entries of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress and presents original research in publications such as Women in Congress, 1917–2006 and Black Americans in Congress, 1870–2007. OHP curates the House Collection of fine art and historical artifacts, collecting and caring for the more than 2,000 objects, resulting in exhibitions, publications, and commissions. The Office also processes the records of the House and oversees their eventual safe transfer to the National Archives, helps House committees and officers identify records for permanent retention, and provides management advice to Members for their congressional papers.

Office of House Employment Counsel (OHEC)

OHEC provides advice about employment practices and acts as legal representation for all employing authorities in the House.

Office of Legislative Operations

The Office of Legislative Operations coordinates the services of the Bill and Enrolling Clerks, the Journal Clerks, the Tally Clerks, the Daily Digests, and the Floor Action Reporting.
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Office of Publication Services (OPS)

OPS processes official print orders, such as those for letterhead and envelopes, for the House and produces official House publications, including the Official List of Members, the Capitol Directory Card, and the House Telephone Directory. This office also develops and maintains the Clerk’s official Web site and the Kids in the House Web site.

Official Reporters

The Official Reporters transcribe House proceedings verbatim for publication in the Congressional Record and provides stenographic support to committees for all hearings, meetings, and mark-up sessions.

Office of the Clerk - U.S. Capitol, Room H154, Washington, DC 20515-6601
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