New Cosponsor — Jun 1, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
The resolution now has 114 cosponsors (114 Republicans).
Dec 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on December 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress has lost confidence in the Attorney General. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 490”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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