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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. RES. 976

  Authorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire 
whether the House of Representatives should impeach Emmet G. Sullivan, 
    a judge of the United States District Court for the District of 
                               Columbia.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 22, 2020

   Mr. Johnson of Ohio submitted the following resolution; which was 
                   referred to the Committee on Rules

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                               RESOLUTION


 
  Authorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire 
whether the House of Representatives should impeach Emmet G. Sullivan, 
    a judge of the United States District Court for the District of 
                               Columbia.

    Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary shall inquire whether 
the House of Representatives should impeach Emmet G. Sullivan, a judge 
of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
    Sec. 2.  The Committee on the Judiciary or any subcommittee or task 
force designated by the Committee may, in connection with the inquiry 
under this resolution, take affidavits and depositions by a member, 
counsel, or consultant of the Committee, pursuant to notice or 
subpoena.
    Sec. 3.  There shall be paid out of the applicable accounts of the 
House of Representatives such sums as may be necessary to assist the 
Committee on the Judiciary in conducting the inquiry under this 
resolution, any of which may be used for the procurement of staff or 
consultant services.
    Sec. 4. (a) For the purpose of the inquiry under this resolution, 
the Committee on the Judiciary is authorized to require by subpoena or 
otherwise--
            (1) the attendance and testimony of any person (including 
        at a taking of a deposition by a member, counsel, or consultant 
        of the Committee); and
            (2) the production of such things,
as it deems necessary to such inquiry.
    (b) The Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, after 
consultation with the Ranking Member, may exercise the authority of the 
Committee under subsection (a).
    (c) The Committee on the Judiciary may adopt a rule regulating the 
taking of depositions by a member, counsel, or consultant of the 
Committee.
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