- § 541. United States attorneys
- § 542. Assistant United States attorneys
- § 543. Special attorneys
- § 544. Oath of office
- § 545. Residence
- § 546. Vacancies
- § 547. Duties
- § 548. Salaries
- § 549. Expenses
- § 550. Clerical assistants, messengers, and private process servers
Each United States attorney, assistant United States attorney, and attorney appointed under section 543 of this title, before taking office, shall take an oath to execute faithfully his duties.
Subject to sections 5315 through 5317 of title 5, the Attorney General shall fix the annual salaries of United States attorneys, assistant United States attorneys, and attorneys appointed under section 543 of this title at rates of compensation not in excess of the rate of basic compensation provided for Executive Level IV of the Executive Schedule set forth in section 5315 of title 5, United States Code.
Necessary office expenses of United States attorneys shall be allowed when authorized by the Attorney General.
The United States attorneys may employ clerical assistants, messengers, and private process servers on approval of the Attorney General.