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MVB, Senate report on resolution regarding the expiration of laws, 8 January 1824

Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a resolution directing the Seeretary of State, to report to Congress concerning the expiration of laws, reported the following resolution; which was read and passed to a second reading:

"Resolved, That there be added to the Standing Committees, consisting of five members each, directed to be appointed at the commencement of each session, with leave to report by bill or otherwise, the following:

"A Committee of Revision, whose special duty it shall be to report to the Senate, before the first day of March next, all such laws as expire before the close of the next session of Congress; and to make a similar report, on or before the first day of January, in each year."

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Source: <em>Annals of Congress</em>
Collection: N/A
Series: Series 4 (3 December 1821-31 December 1824)