H.RES.982: Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 979) recommending that the House of Representatives find Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten, Chief of Staff, White House, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Co

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 13, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2008

Bill Summary

Adopts H.Res. 979 (contempt citations against Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten for refusing to comply with subpoenas related to the firing of certain U.S. Attorneys) and H.Res. 980 (enforcement of such subpoenas).

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 110-526, by Ms. Slaughter.
Upon the adoption of H.Res. 982, H.Res. 979 and H.Res. 980 are hereby adopted.
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 188.
Considered as privileged matter.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 982.
The previous question was ordered without objection.
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 223 - 32, 1 Present (Roll no. 60).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 13, 2008

Introduced in the House by Louise M. Slaughter (D-N.Y.)

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