H.Res. 561 (100th): A resolution directing the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct to conduct an investigation regarding a possible unauthorized disclosure of classified information in violation of the Rules of the House of Representatives.


Sep 30, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 30, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Cheney

Representative for Wyoming At Large


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/30/1988--Introduced.Directs the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct to investigate whether public comments made by the Speaker of the House regarding an alleged classified intelligence activity involved an unauthorized ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 30, 1988

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 561”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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