H.Res.711 - Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] (Introduced 06/28/2012)|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2012 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
|Notes:||The committee report referred to in this resolution is H.Rept.112-546.|
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Summary: H.Res.711 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (06/28/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
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.