SENATE RESOLUTION 158--TO AUTHORIZE THE PRODUCTION OF RECORDS BY THE PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
(Senate - May 23, 2013)

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 SENATE RESOLUTION 158--TO AUTHORIZE THE PRODUCTION OF RECORDS BY THE 
 PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND 
                   SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS

  Mr. REID of Nevada (for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted the 
following resolution; which was considered and agreed to:

                              S. Res. 158

       Whereas, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 
     conducted a review of the expenditures of U.S. funds related 
     to U.S. efforts in Afghanistan;
       Whereas, the Subcommittee has received a request from a 
     federal agency for access to records of the Subcommittee's 
     review;
       Whereas, by the privileges of the Senate of the United 
     States and Rule XI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, no 
     evidence under the control or in the possession of the Senate 
     can, by administrative or judicial process, be taken from 
     such control or possession but by permission of the Senate;
       Whereas, when it appears that evidence under the control or 
     in the possession of the

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     Senate is needed for the promotion of justice, the Senate 
     will take such action as will promote the ends of justice 
     consistent with the privileges of the Senate: Now, therefore, 
     be it
       Resolved, That the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of 
     the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee 
     on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, acting 
     jointly, are authorized to provide to law enforcement 
     officials, regulatory agencies, and other entities or 
     individuals duly authorized by federal, state, or foreign 
     governments, records of the Subcommittee's review of the 
     expenditures of U.S. funds related to U.S. efforts in 
     Afghanistan.

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