Summary: H.Res.711 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (06/28/2012)

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Finds Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, to be in contempt of Congress for failure to comply with a congressional subpoena.

Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives to certify the report of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, detailing the refusal of Mr. Holder to produce documents to the Committee as directed by subpoena, to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, to the end that Mr. Holder be proceeded against in the manner and form provided by law.

Directs the Speaker to otherwise take all appropriate action to enforce the subpoena.