SUBMITTED RESOLUTIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 158, No. 146
(Senate - November 15, 2012)

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                         SUBMITTED RESOLUTIONS

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  SENATE RESOLUTION 597--TO PERMIT THE COLLECTION OF CLOTHING, TOYS, 
FOOD, AND HOUSEWARES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES 
                          IN SENATE BUILDINGS

  Mrs. MURRAY (for herself and Mr. Burr) submitted the following 
resolution; which was considered and agreed to:

       Resolved,

     SECTION 1. COLLECTION OF CLOTHING, TOYS, FOOD, AND HOUSEWARES 
                   DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON FOR CHARITABLE 
                   PURPOSES IN SENATE BUILDINGS.

       (a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of the 
     rules or regulations of the Senate--
       (1) a Senator, officer of the Senate, or employee of the 
     Senate may collect from another Senator, officer of the 
     Senate, or employee of the Senate within Senate buildings 
     nonmonetary donations of clothing, toys, food, and housewares 
     for charitable purposes related to serving persons in need or 
     members of the Armed Forces and the families of those members 
     during the holiday season, if the charitable purposes do not 
     otherwise violate any rule or regulation of the Senate or of 
     Federal law; and
       (2) a Senator, officer of the Senate, or employee of the 
     Senate may work with a nonprofit organization with respect to 
     the delivery of donations described under paragraph (1).
       (b) Expiration.--The authority provided by this resolution 
     shall expire at the end of the second session of the 112th 
     Congress.

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