Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives with respect to the enforcement of committee subpoenas to executive branch officials, and for other purposes.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2022
Length: 15 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This resolution was introduced on January 12, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
Jan 12, 2022
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Feb 17, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 136.
H.Res. 869 (117th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 869. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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