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Official Title as Introduced

Directing the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct to respond to the indictment of, or the filing of charges of criminal conduct in a court of the United States or any State against, any Member of the House of Representatives by empaneling an investigative subcommittee to review the allegations not later than 30 days after the date the Member is indicted or the charges are filed.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
06/05/2007Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 - 10, 15 Present (Roll no. 429).(text: CR H5971)
06/05/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date All Actions
06/05/2007-8:29pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/05/2007-8:29pmOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 - 10, 15 Present (Roll no. 429). (text: CR H5971)
06/05/2007-8:23pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5978-5979)
06/05/2007-7:36pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/05/2007-6:48pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 451.
06/05/2007-6:48pmConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5971-5976)
06/05/2007-6:47pmMr. Hoyer moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
06/05/2007Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
06/05/2007Introduced in House

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 06/05/2007
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5]* 06/05/2007
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 06/05/2007

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Rules06/05/2007 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (06/05/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Provides that if a Member of the House of Representatives, including a Delegate or Resident Commissioner, is indicted or otherwise formally charged with criminal conduct in a federal or state court, the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct shall within 30 days: (1) empanel an investigative subcommittee to review the allegations; or (2) if the Committee does not take such action, report to the House on its reasons for not doing so, together with the actions, if any, the Committee has taken in response to the allegations.