H.Res.11 - Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive branch officials inconsistent with their duties under the Constitution of the United States with respect to the implementation of the immigration laws.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brooks, Mo [R-AL-5] (Introduced 01/06/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Rules; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/06/2015 Referred to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.11 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2015)
Authorizes the Speaker of the House of Representatives to initiate or intervene in civil actions on behalf of the House of Representatives in a federal court of competent jurisdiction to seek any appropriate relief regarding the failure of the President, the head of any department or agency, or any other executive branch officer or employee to act in a manner consistent with that official's duties under the Constitution and laws of the United States regarding immigration laws or laws pertaining to illegal aliens, undocumented immigrants, or non-American citizens.
Directs the Speaker to notify the House of a decision to initiate or intervene in any such civil action.
States that the Office of the General Counsel of the House shall represent the House in any such civil action, and may employ outside counsel and other experts.