Text: S.Res.691 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Agreed to Senate (11/30/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. RES. 691


To permit the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 30, 2010

Mr. Reid (for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

To permit the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Resolved,

SECTION 1. Collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of the rules or regulations of the Senate—

(1) a Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate may collect from another Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate within Senate buildings nonmonetary donations of clothing, toys, food, and housewares for charitable purposes related to serving those in need or members of the Armed Services and their families during the holiday season, if the charitable purposes do not otherwise violate any rule or regulation of the Senate or of Federal law; and

(2) a Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate may work with a nonprofit organization with respect to the delivery of donations described in paragraph (1).

(b) Expiration.—The authority provided by this resolution shall expire at the end of the 2nd session of the 111th Congress.