Congress, make recommendations for changes in public policy, study or investigate a particular problem or event, or perform a specific duty. Commission costs vary widely. Commemorative congressional commissions, such as the Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission proposed in the 110th Congress, are often authorized annual funding of several hundred thousand dollars. Commissions that examine specific public policy topics and report to Congress, such as the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, are typically authorized greater amounts of money. The cost of commissions proposed during the 112th and 113th Congress ranged from several hundred thousand dollars to $8 million.
Date of Report: December 19, 2014
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