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H.Res. 115 (113th): Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.

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3/19/2013--Passed House without amendment. Sets forth the levels of payment for 113th Congress expenses (including staff salaries) for the Committees on: (1) Agriculture; (2) Armed Services; (3) the Budget; (4) Education and the Workforce; (5) Energy and Commerce; (6) Ethics; (7) Financial Services; (8) Foreign Affairs; (9) Homeland Security; (10) House Administration; (11) Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; (12) the Judiciary; (13) Natural Resources; (14) Oversight and Government Reform; (15) Rules; (16) Science, Space, and Technology; (17) Small Business; (18) Transportation and Infrastructure; (19) Veterans' Affairs; and (20) Ways and Means.

Prescribes limitations to such expenses for the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 113th Congress.

Establishes a reserve fund for unanticipated committee expenses for the 113th Congress.

Authorizes the Committee on HouseAdministration to make adjustments to the committee expense accounts, if necessary to comply with a sequestration order by the President issued under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to enforce a specified budget goal or to conform to any change in appropriations for purposes in this Act.