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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 220


To authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of Wade v. Miller, et al.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 9, 2013

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


RESOLUTION

To authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of Wade v. Miller, et al.

    Whereas, ninety-five current and former Senators are named as defendants in the case of Wade v. Miller, et al., No. 13–708, now pending in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia;

    Whereas, pursuant to sections 703(a) and 704(a)(1) of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, 2 U.S.C. §§ 288b(a) and 288c(a)(1), the Senate may direct its counsel to defend current and former Members of the Senate in civil actions relating to their official responsibilities: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate Legal Counsel is authorized to represent the ninety-five current and former Senators named as defendants in the case of Wade v. Miller, et al.