H.Res.979 - Recommending that the House of Representatives find Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten, Chief of Staff, White House, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Committee on the Judiciary.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 02/13/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/14/2008 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 982, H. Res. 979 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H962; text as passed House: CR H962) (All Actions)|
|Notes:||Related Committee Report: H. Rept. 110-423.|
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Summary: H.Res.979 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (02/14/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives to certify to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia the report of the Committee on the Judiciary detailing the refusal of: (1) former White House Counsel Harriet Miers to appear or testify before, or to produce documents to, the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law; as directed by subpoena; and (2) White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten to produce documents, as also directed by subpoena.
Provides that Ms. Miers and Mr. Bolten be proceeded against (for contempt of Congress).