S.Res.198 - A resolution amending Senate Resolution 62 of the One Hundred Second Congress to authorize the Committee on Foreign Relations to exercise certain investigatory powers in connection with its inquiry into the release of the United States hostages in Iran.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanford, Terry [D-NC] (Introduced 10/16/1991)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations; Rules and Administration|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 102-200|
|Latest Action:||11/22/1991 Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51-43. Record Vote No: 271. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.198 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate amended (11/01/1991)
Amends Senate Resolution 62, 102d Congress, to increase the authorization of expenditures for all Standing Committees of the Senate (including Aging, Intelligence, and Indian Affairs) for March 1, 1991, through February 29, 1992.
Increases the maximum: (1) authorization for expenditures by the Committee on Foreign Relations for such period; and (2) amount to be expended for its procurement of consultant services.
Provides for an inquiry by the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations into allegations that private U.S. citizens or Government officials acted to manipulate the timing of the release of the U.S. hostages in Iran in relation to the 1980 presidential election.