S Res 39 in Congressional Session 105

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : S Res 39

 

Title : An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
3/11/1997--Passed Senate amended.    (There are 2 other summaries) Amends Senate Resolution 54 (Omnibus Committee Funding Resolution for 1997 and 1998) to authorize supplemental expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs during 1997 for the sole purpose of conducting an investigation of illegal or improper activities in connection with 1996 Federal election campaigns. Directs the Committee to: (1) refer any evidence of such illegal or improper activities involving any Member of the Senate to the Select Committee on Ethics; and (2) submit a final public report of its findings to the Senate by January 31, 1998. Increases the amount authorized for expenditures by the Committee on Rules and Administration for March 1, 1997, through September 30, 1998. Requires such Committee to continue to conduct hearings on campaign reform.

Votes

Title : An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.
Votes in the US Senate
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
291997-03-11On the Resolutions.res.39 as amended; An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.Agreed to
281997-03-11On the Amendment S.Amdt. 23lott amendment no. 23; Of a clarifying nature.Agreed to
Votes in the US House
This Bill was not Voted in the US House

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of S Res 39
 
Bill Number : S Res 39

Title : An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Sponsor: Sen Thompson, Fred [TN] (introduced 1/30/1997)      

COSPONSOR(S): ****NONE****

Other Info

Bill Number : S Res 39

Title : An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Governmental Affairs.

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
(Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)
 
1/30/1997:Committee on Governmental Affairs ordered to be reported an original measure.
 
1/30/1997:Committee on Governmental Affairs. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Thompson. Without written report.
 
1/30/1997:Referred to the Committee on Rules.
 
3/6/1997:Committee on Rules and Administration. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
 
3/6/1997:Committee on Rules and Administration. Reported to Senate by Senator Warner with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
 
3/6/1997:Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
 
3/10/1997:By Senator Thompson from Committee on Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 105-7. Additional views filed.
 
3/10/1997:Measure laid before Senate. (consideration: CR S2057-2078)
 
3/11/1997:Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2096-2109, S2113-2125)
 
3/11/1997:The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
 
3/11/1997:Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 99-0. Record Vote No: 29.