Text: S.Res.202 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Agreed to Senate (06/24/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 202


To provide for issuance of a summons and for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Samuel B. Kent.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 24, 2009

Mr. Reid (for himself and Mr. McConnell) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to


RESOLUTION

To provide for issuance of a summons and for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Samuel B. Kent.

Resolved, That a summons shall be issued which commands Samuel B. Kent to file with the Secretary of the Senate an answer to the articles of impeachment no later than July 2, 2009, and thereafter to abide by, obey, and perform such orders, directions, and judgments as the Senate shall make in the premises, according to the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Sec. 2. The Sergeant at Arms is authorized to utilize the services of the Deputy Sergeant at Arms or another employee of the Senate in serving the summons.

Sec. 3. The Secretary shall notify the House of Representatives of the filing of the answer and shall provide a copy of the answer to the House.

Sec. 4. The Managers on the part of the House may file with the Secretary of the Senate a replication no later than July 7, 2009.

Sec. 5. The Secretary shall notify counsel for Samuel B. Kent of the filing of a replication, and shall provide counsel with a copy.

Sec. 6. The Secretary shall provide the answer and the replication, if any, to the Presiding Officer of the Senate on the first day the Senate is in session after the Secretary receives them, and the Presiding Officer shall cause the answer and replication, if any, to be printed in the Senate Journal and in the Congressional Record. If a timely answer has not been filed, the Presiding Officer shall cause a plea of not guilty to be entered.

Sec. 7. The articles of impeachment, the answer, and the replication, if any, together with the provisions of the Constitution on impeachment, and the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials, shall be printed under the direction of the Secretary as a Senate document.

Sec. 8. The provisions of this resolution shall govern notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials.

Sec. 9. The Secretary shall notify the House of Representatives of this resolution.