Summary: S.Res.12 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/05/1981)

Amends rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate to allow Senators who were serving on certain committees during the 96th Congress to continue during the 97th Congress to serve on more committees than would otherwise be permitted. Authorizes the majority and minority leaders to enter into an agreement to allow a Senator to serve on the Budget Committee if the limitations by this amendment prevent the filling of all membership positions.

Allows two Senators first elected during the 97th Congress to serve on the Committees on the Judiciary and Labor and Human Resources.