S. 3519 (112th): Pay for Printing Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 10, 2012 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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Calendar No. 501

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3519

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 2, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Corker, Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin, Mr. Lee, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Paul, Mr. Risch, Mr. Sessions, and Mr. Toomey) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

September 10, 2012

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

A BILL

To require sponsoring Senators to pay the printing costs of ceremonial and commemorative Senate resolutions.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Pay for Printing Act.

2.

Senators requirement to pay

(a)

In general

(1)

Requirement

Except as provided in subsection (b), the sponsor of a ceremonial or commemorative Senate resolution shall reimburse the Government Printing Office for the total costs of printing such a resolution as determined by the Government Printing Office.

(2)

Payment from MRA

The reimbursement required by paragraph (1) shall be paid out of the sponsor's Members’ Representative Allowance.

(b)

Exception

This section shall not apply to a resolution sponsored by at least two-thirds of Senators, duly chosen and sworn.

September 10, 2012

Read the second time and placed on the calendar