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H.Res. 982: 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 3, 2018 (Introduced).


IV

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 982

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 3, 2018

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

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).