H.Res.639 - Authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674.114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1] (Introduced 03/14/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-457|
|Latest Action:||04/18/2016 NOTIFICATION OF FILING - Pursuant to H.Res. 639, the Chair announced that an amicus brief was filed on April 4, 2016 in the United States Supreme Court in the matter of United States v. Texas. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.639 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/17/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Authorizes the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the Supreme Court in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674, and to file a brief in support of the position that the petitioners have acted in a manner that is not consistent with their duties under the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Requires the House Office of General Counsel, at the Speaker's direction, to represent the House in connection with the filing of any amicus curiae brief pursuant to this resolution, including supervision of any outside counsel providing services to the Speaker on a pro bono basis for such purpose.