skip to main content

H.Res. 982 (115th): Of inquiry requesting the President, and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to transmit, respectively, certain information to the House of Representatives referring to the separation of children from their parents or guardians as a result of the President’s “zero tolerance” policy.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 18, 2018 (Reported by House Committee).


IV

House Calendar No. 170

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 982

[Report No. 115–835]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 3, 2018

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

July 18, 2018

Additional sponsors: Mr. Cárdenas, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Engel, Mr. Sarbanes, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Rush, Mr. Tonko, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Welch, Ms. Castor of Florida, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Peters, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Loebsack, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. McNerney, and Mr. Gene Green of Texas

July 18, 2018

Reported without recommendation, referred to the House Calendar, and ordered to be printed

RESOLUTION

Of inquiry requesting the President, and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to transmit, respectively, certain information to the House of Representatives referring to the separation of children from their parents or guardians as a result of the President’s zero tolerance policy.

That the President is requested, and the Secretary of Health and Human Services is directed, to transmit, respectively, to the House of Representatives, not later than 14 days after the date of the adoption of this resolution, copies of all documents, memoranda, advisory legal opinions, notes from meetings, audio recordings, records (including telephone and electronic mail records), correspondence, and other communications, or any portion of any such communications, to the extent that any such one or more items are within the possession of the President or the Secretary, respectively, and refer to the following:

(1)

The health and welfare of children forcibly separated from their parents or guardians as a result of the President’s zero tolerance policy.

(2)

The long-term implications of the President’s zero tolerance policy on the health of children described in paragraph (1).

July 18, 2018

Reported without recommendation, referred to the House Calendar, and ordered to be printed