(Senate - May 23, 2013)

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  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate 
proceed to S. Res. 158.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the resolution by title.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       A resolution (S. Res. 158) to authorize the production of 
     records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of 
     the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.

  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the 
  Mr. REID. Mr. President, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations 
of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has 
received a request from a Federal agency seeking access to records that 
the subcommittee obtained during its recent review of the expenditures 
of U.S. funds related to U.S. efforts in Afghanistan.
  This resolution would authorize the chairman and ranking minority 
member of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, acting jointly, 
to provide records, obtained by the Subcommittee in the course of its 
review, in response to this request and requests from other government 
entities and officials with a legitimate need for the records.
  Mr. REID. I ask unanimous consent the resolution be agreed to, the 
preamble be agreed to, and the motions to reconsider be laid upon the 
table, with no intervening action or debate.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The resolution (S. Res. 158) was agreed to.
  The preamble was agreed to.
  (The resolution, with its preamble, is printed in today's Record 
under ``Submitted Resolutions.'')