H.Res. 442 (113th): Directing the House of Representatives to bring a civil action for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge certain policies and actions taken by the executive branch.


Dec 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Rice

Representative for South Carolina's 7th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Requires the House of Representatives to bring a civil action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge any of the ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 12, 2013

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 442”). 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.


119 cosponsors (119R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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