Summary: H.Res.173 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (03/17/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

(Sec. 1) Sets forth the levels of payment for 115th Congress expenses (including staff salaries) for the House 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.

(Sec. 2) Prescribes limitations to such expenses for the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 115th Congress.

(Sec. 6) Establishes a reserve fund for unanticipated committee expenses for the 115th Congress.

(Sec. 7) Authorizes the Committee on House Administration 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 of this resolution.