Summary: S.Res.50 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (02/22/1973)


Extends the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs through February 28, 1974.

Authorizes the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs from March 1, 1973, through February 28, 1974, in studying matters pertaining to the lack of food, medical assistance, and other related necessities of life and health: (1) to make expenditures from the contingent fund of the Senate; (2) to employ personnel; (3) to subpena witnesses and documents; (4) with the prior consent of the Government department or agency concerned and the Committee on Rules and Administration, to use on a reimbursable basis the services of personnel, information, and facilities of any such department or agency; (5) to procure the temporary services (not in excess of one year) or intermittent services of individual consultants, or organizations thereof; (6) to interview employees of the Federal, State and local governments and other individuals; and (7) to take depositions and other testimony.

Provides that the minority shall receive fair consideration in the appointment of staff personnel pursuant to the resolution.

Limits the expenses of the committee under this resolution to not exceed $255,000.