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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. [ORIGINAL JURISDICTION MARKUP]

Bill Text

  • Text of H. Res. 567 PDF XML

    Providing for the Establishment of the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.
            — Deposition procedures to be printed in the Congressional Record  PDF XML
     
           — Section-by-Section Analysis  PDF

  • H. Rept. 113-442 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Rules 

Rule Information

ORIGINAL JURISDICTION MARKUP ACTION:
Favorbably reported to the House by record vote of 7-4 without amendment. 

Please Note:  H. Res. 567 was modified by unanimous consent from the House floor on May 8, 2014.  
        -- Text of amendment to H. Res. 567  PDF XML

Amendments

Amendment #1

Offered by Ms. Slaughter (NY): Makes membership on the Committee equally divided between Republicans and Democrats; guarantees minority sign-off on subpoenas and depositions; guarantees equal distribution of money, staffing, and other resources of the Committee; requires the Committee to establish written rules, specifically including rules concerning how documents and other information may be obtained, used, or released; guarantees equal access to evidence and materials of the Committee; provides for transparency of the Committee’s expenditures and budgeting; ensures that a quorum for taking testimony or receiving evidence includes at least one minority Member; and, finally, ensures that the minority has a say in decisions about extended questioning and staff questioning of witnesses.

Failed by record vote 4-7.

Amendment #2

Offered by Mr. Polis (CO):  Amends the resolution to provide for separate consideration of H.R. 15.

Failed by record vote of 5-6.