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Introduced in Senate (06/04/1973)

Provides that there shall be held in the Senate, on at least one day in any calendar week in which the Senate is in session a question and report period, which shall not consume more than two hours, during which heads of executive departments and agencies are requested to answer orally, written and oral questions propounded by Members of the Senate. Requires each written question to be submitted in triplicate to the committee having jurisdiction of the subject matter of such question and if approved by such committee, one copy shall be transmitted to the head of the department or agency concerned, with an invitation to appear before the Senate, with one copy to the Committee on Rules and Administration with a request for allotment of time in a question period to answer such question. Permits live television and radio coverage of proceedings authorized under this paragraph. Provides that the Committee on Rules and Administration shall make all appropriate arrangements and establish appropriate procedures for providing such coverage.