H.Res. 824 (112th): Establishing a select committee to investigate and report on the attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Introduced:
Dec 04, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Frank Wolf
Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 04, 2012
Length
5 pages
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Status

This resolution was introduced on December 4, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 04, 2012
Referred to Committee Dec 04, 2012
 
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Cosponsors
34 cosponsors (34R) (show)
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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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12/4/2012--Introduced.
Establishes in the House of Representatives a select Committee to investigate and report to the House on:
any intelligence known to the United States relating to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012; any requests for additional security, or actions taken by federal agencies to improve security at the consulate before the attack; a definitive timeline of it; how the relevant agencies and the executive branch responded to it and whether appropriate congressional notifications were made; any improper conduct by officials relating to the attack; recommendations on what steps Congress and the President should take to prevent future attacks; and any other relevant issues relating to the attack or the response to it.

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