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H.RES.567: Providing for the Establishment of the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Pete Sessions, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 6, 2014
Latest Major Action May 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Establishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi to conduct a full and complete investigation and study and issue a final report of its findings to the House regarding:

  • all policies, decisions, and activities that contributed to the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, as well as those that affected the ability of the United States to prepare for them;
  • all policies, decisions, and activities to respond to and repel such attacks, including efforts to rescue U.S. personnel;
  • internal and public executive branch communications about these attacks;
  • accountability for policies and decisions related to the security of facilities in Benghazi, Libya, and the response to the attacks, including individuals and entities...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2014 Mr. Sessions asked unanimous consent to modify H. Res. 567 in the form he had placed at the desk. Without objection, the modification was agreed to. (consideration: CR H3985)
May 8, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 8, 2014

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 186 (Roll no. 209). (text: CR H3971-3972)

May 8, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3985)
May 8, 2014 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 567, the Chair put the question on the resolution and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question until later in the legislative day.
May 8, 2014 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H3979)
May 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 567.
May 8, 2014 Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 567 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
May 8, 2014 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 575. (consideration: CR H3971-3979)
May 8, 2014 Rule H. Res. 575 passed House.
May 7, 2014 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 575 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 567 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
May 7, 2014 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 105.
May 7, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Rules. H. Rept. 113-442.
May 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Rules.