Bill Text: MI HR0113 | 2011-2012 | 96th Legislature | Introduced
Michigan House Resolution 113 (Prior Session Legislation)
Bill Title: A resolution to extend subpoena power to the House Oversight, Reform and Ethics Committee. [Track Bill]
Status: 2011-06-30 - Referred To Committee On Government Operations [HR0113 Detail]
THIS RESOLUTION IS OFFERED TO COMPLY WITH MCL 4.101 AND REQUIRES A RECORD ROLL CALL VOTE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF RULE 37 OF THE STANDING RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Rep. McMillin offered the following resolution:
House Resolution No. 113.
A resolution to extend subpoena power to the House Oversight, Reform and Ethics Committee.
Whereas, Full access to accurate information is essential for sound decision making by any public or private body. Section 1 of 1931 PA 118, being MCL 4.101, provides, in part, that
Committees and commissions of or appointed by the legislature may by resolution of the legislature be authorized to administer oaths, subpoena witnesses and/or to examine the books and records of any persons, partnerships or corporations involved in a matter properly before any of such committees or commissions.
Pursuant to Rule 37 of the Standing Rules of the House of Representatives, the authority for a committee to issue subpoenas shall be granted by resolution, with the vote for adoption by record roll call and a majority of members elected and serving required for adoption; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives, That, pursuant to MCL 4.101 and Rule 37 of the Standing Rules of the House of Representatives, we hereby grant subpoena power to the House Oversight, Reform and Ethics Committee relative to its work on the issue of invasive searches of travelers without reasonable cause.