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Providing For The Expenses Of Certain Committees Of The House Of Representatives In The 112Th Congress

Is there objection to the request of the gentleman from California?

There was no objection.

The text of the resolution is as follows:

Resolved,

(a) In General.--With respect to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress, there shall be paid out of the applicable accounts of the House of Representatives, in accordance with this primary expense resolution, not more than the amount specified in subsection (b) for the expenses (including the expenses of all staff salaries) of each committee named in such subsection. (b) Committees and Amounts.--The committees and amounts referred to in subsection (a) are: Committee on Agriculture, $12,235,047; Committee on Armed Services, $15,050,528; Committee on the Budget, $12,066,370; Committee on Education and the Workforce, $16,692,508; Committee on Energy and Commerce, $22,409,582; Committee on Ethics, $5,868,311; Committee on Financial Services, $17,399,282; Committee on Foreign Affairs, $17,904,940; Committee on Homeland Security, $16,887,448; Committee on House Administration, $10,516,013; Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, $10,307,500; Committee on the Judiciary, $16,802,812; Committee on Natural Resources, $15,739,532; Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, $21,226,108; Committee on Rules, $6,783,970; Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, $13,346,273; Committee on Small Business, $6,874,000; Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, $19,830,446; Committee on Veterans' Affairs, $7,285,256; and Committee on Ways and Means, $19,602,731.

(a) In General.--Of the amount provided for in section 1 for each committee named in subsection (b), not more than the amount specified in such subsection shall be available for expenses incurred during the period beginning at noon on January 3, 2011, and ending immediately before noon on January 3, 2012. (b) Committees and Amounts.--The committees and amounts referred to in subsection (a) are: Committee on Agriculture, $6,189,494; Committee on Armed Services, $7,525,264; Committee on the Budget, $6,033,185; Committee on Education and the Workforce, $8,346,254; Committee on Energy and Commerce, $10,980,940; Committee on Ethics, $2,824,535; Committee on Financial Services, $8,441,264; Committee on Foreign Affairs, $8,952,470; Committee on Homeland Security, $8,443,724; Committee on House Administration, $4,949,176; Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, $5,153,750; Committee on the Judiciary, $8,401,406; Committee on Natural Resources, $7,869,766; Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, $10,613,054; Committee on Rules, $3,391,985; Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, $6,685,637; Committee on Small Business, $3,214,891; Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, $9,915,223; Committee on Veterans' Affairs, $3,602,745; and Committee on Ways and Means, $9,801,365.

(a) In General.--Of the amount provided for in section 1 for each committee named in subsection (b), not more than the amount specified in such subsection shall be available for expenses incurred during the period beginning at noon on January 3, 2012, and ending immediately before noon on January 3, 2013. (b) Committees and Amounts.--The committees and amounts referred to in subsection (a) are: Committee on Agriculture, $6,045,553; Committee on Armed Services, $7,525,264; Committee on the Budget, $6,033,185; Committee on Education and the Workforce, $8,346,254; Committee on Energy and Commerce, $11,428,642; Committee on Ethics, $3,043,776; Committee on Financial Services, $8,958,018; Committee on Foreign Affairs, $8,952,470; Committee on Homeland Security, $8,443,724; Committee on House Administration, $5,566,837; Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, $5,153,750; Committee on the Judiciary, $8,401,406; Committee on Natural Resources, $7,869,766; Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, $10,613,054; Committee on Rules, $3,391,985; Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, $6,660,637; Committee on Small Business, $3,659,109; Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, $9,915,223; Committee on Veterans' Affairs, $3,682,512; and Committee on Ways and Means, $9,801,366. (c) Review of Use of Funds in First Session.--None of the amounts provided for in section 1 for a committee named in subsection (b) may be available for expenses of the committee after March 15, 2012, unless the chair or ranking minority member of the committee appears and presents testimony at a hearing of the Committee on House Administration held prior to such date to review the committee's use of the amounts provided for in section 1 during the first session of the One Hundred Twelfth Congress and to determine whether the amount specified in subsection (b) with respect to the committee should be updated on the basis of the review.

Payments under this resolution shall be made on vouchers authorized by the committee involved, signed by the chairman of such committee, and approved in the manner directed by the Committee on House Administration.

Amounts made available under this resolution shall be expended in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Committee on House Administration.

The resolution was agreed to.

A motion to reconsider was laid on the table.