H.Res. 982 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 979) recommending that the House of Representatives find Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten, Chief of Staff, White House, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Committee on the Judiciary and for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 980) authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas.

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Feb 14, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on February 14, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2008
Length: 1 pages

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History

Feb 13, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 13, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 14, 2008
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Feb 14, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 982”). 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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Feb 14, 2008 2:23 p.m.
Passed 223/32

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Res. 979 (Related)
Recommending that the House of Representatives find Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten, Chief of ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2008

Debate on H.Res. 980 is governed by these rules.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2008

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