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Introduced in Senate (05/09/1973)

Establishes the select committee to study the Senate Committee system to conduct a thorough study of the Senate committee system, the structure, jurisdiction, number and optimum size of Senate committees, the number of subcommittees, committee rules and procedures, media coverage of meetings, staffing, space, equipment, and other committee facilities, and to make recommendations which promote optimum utilization of Senators' time, optimum effectiveness of committees in the creation and oversight of Federal programs, clear and consistent procedures for the referral of legislation falling within the jurisdiction of two or more committees, and workable methods for the regular review and revision of committee jurisdictions.

Limits the expenses of the select committee under this Resolution to not exceed $900,000.

Requires the select committee to submit to the Senate a report of its findings, together with such recommendations as it deems advisable, at the earliest practicable date, but not later than June 1, 1974.