Summary: S.Con.Res.93 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/31/1974)


Directs the Joint Economic Committee to undertake as soon as possible an emergency study of the current state of the economy and of the problems relating thereto, with special reference to inflation including but not limited to such inflation related problems as Federal spending, tight money and high interest; food, fuel, and other shortages; credit policies; export policies; international exchange rates; and indexing; and to provide the Congress with specific recommendations for legislation to remedy the existing ills and improve the performance of the economy.

Authorizes the joint committee to hire additional staff, to engage consultants, to enter into contracts for studies, to consult experts throughout the country, and otherwise to conduct whatever activities it is now authorized to do.

Authorizes appropriations for the Committee to carry out its functions.