H.Con.Res.132 - SCOTUS Resolution114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] (Introduced 05/18/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.132 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2016)
Senate's Court Obligations Trump Unconstitutional Stalling Resolution or the SCOTUS Resolution
Prohibits the House of Representatives or Senate from adjourning, remaining adjourned, or convening solely in a pro forma session for a period of more than two days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, except when the House or Senate is in session on such a day) during the remainder of the 114th Congress unless, at the time the period of adjournment begins, the Senate has taken action on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court by: (1) holding a hearing on the nomination in the Senate Judiciary Committee, or (2) holding a vote on the nomination in the Senate.
Requires such prohibition to take effect July 19, 2016.