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112TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION

H. RES. 706

Authorizing the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


Mr. ISSA submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on lllllllllllllll

RESOLUTION
Authorizing the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas. 1 Resolved, That the Chairman of the Committee on

2 Oversight and Government Reform is authorized to ini3 tiate or intervene in judicial proceedings in any Federal 4 court of competent jurisdiction, on behalf of the Com5 mittee on Oversight and Government Reform, to seek de6 claratory judgments affirming the duty of Eric H. Holder, 7 Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, to 8 comply with any subpoena that is a subject of the resolu9 tion accompanying House Report 112546 issued to him 10 by the Committee as part of its investigation into the
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2 1 United States Department of Justice operation known as 2 Fast and Furious and related matters, and to seek ap3 propriate ancillary relief, including injunctive relief. 4 SEC. 2. The Committee on Oversight and Govern-

5 ment Reform shall report as soon as practicable to the 6 House with respect to any judicial proceedings which it 7 initiates or in which it intervenes pursuant to this resolu8 tion. 9 SEC. 3. The Office of General Counsel of the House

10 of Representatives shall, at the authorization of the 11 Speaker, represent the Committee on Oversight and Gov12 ernment Reform in any litigation pursuant to this resolu13 tion. In giving that authorization, the Speaker shall con14 sult with the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group established 15 pursuant to clause 8 of rule II.

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