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H.Res. 36 (113th): Establishing a select committee to investigate and report on the attack on the United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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1/18/2013--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.