S.Res. 55: An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Select Committee on Intelligence.

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Jan 29, 2015


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Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina



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Jan 29, 2015

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S.Res. 55 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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