H.Res. 711 - Recommending That the House of Representatives Find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (by CRS) 
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The bill was voted on in the House on June 28, 2012 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on June 28, 2012.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 255 voted NO: 67
111 voted present/not voting

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Recommending That the House of Representatives Find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Duly Issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

H.Res. 711 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (by CRS)
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Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
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    Sponsor
    Darrell E. Issa
    Co-Sponsors
      Subjects
      • Congress
      • Congressional oversight
      • Department of Justice
      • Evidence and witnesses
      • Federal officials
      • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
      • House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
      • House of Representatives
      • Legislative rules and procedure
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        Major Actions
        Introduced6/28/2012
        Passed House6/28/2012
        Bill History
        Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
        select this voteHouseOn Motion to Refer the Resolution to Oversight and Government Reform: H RES 711 Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform6/28/2012This motion DID NOT PASS the House
        172 voted YES 251 voted NO 10 voted present/not voting
        currently selectedHouseH.Res. 711 (112th): Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, ...6/28/2012This bill PASSED the House
        255 voted YES 67 voted NO 111 voted present/not voting
        ActionDateDescription
        Introduced6/28/2012
        6/28/2012Considered as privileged matter.
        6/28/2012DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 708, the House proceeded with fifty minutes of debate on H. Res. 711.
        6/28/2012Mr. Dingell moved to refer to Oversight and Government Reform.
        6/28/2012DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 708, the House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Dingell motion to refer.
        6/28/2012The previous question on the motion to refer was ordered pursuant to the rule.
        6/28/2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
        select this voteVote6/28/2012On Motion to Refer the Resolution to Oversight and Government Reform: H RES 711 Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
        currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage6/28/2012H.Res. 711 (112th): Recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, ...
        NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
        Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office on day of vote, from Pro-Guns interest groups, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
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