Summary: S.Con.Res.44 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment (07/30/1975)

(Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment)

Establishes a Congressional Joint Committee on Arrangements for the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United States of America. Provides for the selection of 12 members and a chairman. States that service of a Senator as a member of the joint committee, or as chairman of the joint committee, shall not be taken into account for purposes of rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

Directs the joint committee to coordinate the planning and implementation of the Bicentennial activities and events of the Congress. Authorizes the joint committee to take specified actions, necessary to carry out the provisions of this resolution.

Provides that the expenses of the joint committee shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the joint committee.