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
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 (116th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 639. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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