S.Res.89 - A resolution to create a Select Committee To Study Certain Rules of the Senate.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
Summary: S.Res.89 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)
Introduced in Senate (04/03/1973)
Creates a temporary select committee composed of ten Members of the Senate to be appointed by the President of the Senate to conduct a thorough and complete study with respect to the operation and implementation of rules XXIV, XXV, and XXVI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, including committee structure of the Senate, the number and optimum size of committees, their jurisdiction, the number of subcommittees, committee rules and procedures, media coverage of meetings, staffing, space, equipment, other committee facilities and appointment of Senate conferees to committees of conference.
Directs the select committee to report to the Senate with respect to any matters covered by this resolution and to make a report with respect to its study and investigation by January 30, 1974.
Provides that expenses of the select committee, not to exceed $1,500,000 to be available one-half to the majority and one-half to the minority, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate on vouchers approved by the chairman of the select committee.
Provides that the select committee shall cease to exist on January 2, 1975.