Requiring that all Members have non-participatory access to committee proceedings related to matters referred to by the Speaker in her announcement of September 24, 2019.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced on Oct 18, 2019
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
What legislators are saying
“Scalise Leads House Republicans to Confront Schiff Face-to-face”
— Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019
“Scalise, Cole Introduce Rules Change To Allow All Members Access To Committee Proceedings Related To Impeachment”
— Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 18, 2019
Oct 18, 2019
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H.Res. 639 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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Open and Transparent Impeachment Investigation Resolution, H.R. Res. 639, 116th Cong. (2019).
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