Summary: S.Res.353 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (03/13/1986)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Omnibus Committee Funding Resolution of 1986 - Authorizes expenditures by the following Senate Committees from March 1, 1986, through February 28, 1987: (1) Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; (2) Appropriations; (3) Armed Services; (4) Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; (5) Budget; (6) Commerce, Science, and Transportation; (7) Energy and Natural Resources; (8) Environment and Public Works; (9) Finance; (10) Foreign Relations; (11) Governmental Affairs; (12) Judiciary; (13) Labor and Human Resources; (14) Rules and Administration; (15) Small Business; (16) Veterans' Affairs; (17) Aging; (18) Intelligence; and (19) Indian Affairs.

Authorizes the Committee on Governmental Affairs to study or investigate: (1) the efficiency and economy of all governmental operations, including the possible existence of fraud and corruption; (2) the extent of criminal or improper activities in the labor-management field; (3) organized crime and the adequacy of Federal laws to prevent its operations; (4) all other aspects of crime and lawlessness in the United States; (5) national security; and (6) management of energy shortages.

Amends Senate Resolution 85 (99th Congress) to reduce certain committee funding levels for March 1, 1986, through February 28, 1987.

Declares that vouchers are not required for the payment of long-distance telephone calls of committees.

Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe should investigate the defection attempt of Miroslav Medvid and report to the Congress on its findings.

Provides additional funding for the Committees on Armed Services and Finance.