SENATE RESOLUTION 51--AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURES BY THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 23
(Senate - February 06, 2019)

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SENATE RESOLUTION 51--AUTHORIZING EXPENDITURES BY THE SELECT COMMITTEE 
                            ON INTELLIGENCE

  Mr. BURR submitted the following resolution; from the Select 
Committee on Intelligence; which was referred to the Committee on Rules 
and Administration:

                               S. Res. 51

       Resolved,

     SECTION 1. GENERAL AUTHORITY.

       In carrying out its powers, duties, and functions under S. 
     Res. 400, agreed to May 19, 1976 (94th Congress), as amended 
     by S. Res. 445, agreed to October 9, 2004 (108th Congress), 
     in accordance with its jurisdiction under sections 3(a) and 
     17 of such S. Res. 400, including holding hearings, reporting 
     such hearings, and making investigations as authorized by 
     section 5 of such S. Res. 400, the Select Committee on 
     Intelligence (in this resolution referred to as the 
     ``committee'') is authorized from March 1, 2019, through 
     February 28, 2021, in its discretion, to--
       (1) make expenditures from the contingent fund of the 
     Senate;
       (2) employ personnel; and
       (3) with the prior consent of the Government department or 
     agency concerned and the Committee on Rules and 
     Administration, use on a reimbursable or nonreimbursable 
     basis the services of personnel of any such department or 
     agency.

     SEC. 2. EXPENSES.

       (a) Expenses for Period Ending September 30, 2019.--The 
     expenses of the committee for the period March 1, 2019, 
     through September 30, 2019, under this resolution shall not 
     exceed $3,707,448, of which amount not to exceed $10,000 may 
     be expended for the procurement of the services of individual 
     consultants, or organizations thereof (as authorized by 
     section 202(i) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 
     (2 U.S.C. 4301(i))).
       (b) Expenses for Fiscal Year 2020 Period.--The expenses of 
     the committee for the period October 1, 2019, through 
     September 30, 2020, under this section shall not exceed 
     $6,355,625, of which amount not to exceed $17,144 may be 
     expended for the procurement of the services of individual 
     consultants, or organizations thereof (as authorized by 
     section 202(i) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 
     (2 U.S.C. 4301(i))).
       (c) Expenses for Period Ending February 28, 2021.--The 
     expenses of the committee for the period October 1, 2020, 
     through February 28, 2021, under this resolution shall not 
     exceed $2,648,177, of which amount not to exceed $7,143 may 
     be expended for the procurement of the services of individual 
     consultants, or organizations thereof (as authorized by 
     section 202(i) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 
     (2 U.S.C. 4301(i))).

     SEC. 3. EXPENSES AND AGENCY CONTRIBUTIONS.

       (a) Expenses of the Committee.--
       (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), 
     expenses of the committee under this resolution shall be paid 
     from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved 
     by the chairman of the committee.
       (2) Vouchers not required.--Vouchers shall not be required 
     for--
       (A) the disbursement of salaries of employees paid at an 
     annual rate;
       (B) the payment of telecommunications provided by the 
     Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper;
       (C) the payment of stationery supplies purchased through 
     the Keeper of the Stationery;
       (D) payments to the Postmaster of the Senate;
       (E) the payment of metered charges on copying equipment 
     provided by the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and 
     Doorkeeper;
       (F) the payment of Senate Recording and Photographic 
     Services; or
       (G) the payment of franked and mass mail costs by the 
     Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper.
       (b) Agency Contributions.--There are authorized to be paid 
     from the appropriations account for ``Expenses of Inquiries 
     and Investigations'' of the Senate such sums as may be 
     necessary for agency contributions related to the 
     compensation of employees of the committee--
       (1) for the period March 1, 2019, through September 30, 
     2019;
       (2) for the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 
     2020; and
       (3) for the period October 1, 2020, through February 28, 
     2021.

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