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S.Res. 49 (113th): An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Special Committee on Aging.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 26, 2013 (Introduced).



1st Session

S. RES. 49


February 26, 2013

, from the Special Committee on Aging, reported the following original resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration


Authorizing expenditures by the Special Committee on Aging.


General authority

In carrying out its powers, duties, and functions imposed by section 104 of S. Res. 4, agreed to February 4, 1977 (95th Congress), and in exercising the authority conferred on it by such section, the Special Committee on Aging (in this resolution referred to as the committee) is authorized from March 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013, in its discretion to—


make expenditures from the contingent fund of the Senate;


employ personnel; and


with the prior consent of the Government department or agency concerned and the Committee on Rules and Administration, use on a reimbursable or nonreimbursable basis the services of personnel of any such department or agency.


Expenses for period ending September 30, 2013

The expenses of the committee for the period March 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013 under this resolution shall not exceed $1,704,661, of which amount, not to exceed $15,000 may be expended for the training of the professional staff of the committee (under procedures specified by section 202(j) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 72a(j))).


Reporting legislation

The committee shall report its findings, together with such recommendations for legislation as it deems advisable, to the Senate at the earliest practicable date, but not later than February 28, 2015.


Expenses and agency contributions


Expenses of the committee


In general

Except as provided in paragraph (2), expenses of the committee under this resolution shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee.


Vouchers not required

Vouchers shall not be required for—


the disbursement of salaries of employees paid at an annual rate;


the payment of telecommunications provided by the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper;


the payment of stationery supplies purchased through the Keeper of the Stationery;


payments to the Postmaster of the Senate;


the payment of metered charges on copying equipment provided by the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper;


the payment of Senate Recording and Photographic Services; or


the payment of franked and mass mail costs by the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper, United States Senate.


Agency contributions

There are authorized such sums as may be necessary for agency contributions related to the compensation of employees of the committee from March 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013, to be paid from the appropriations account for Expenses of Inquiries and Investigations of the Senate.