US HR21 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 147-1)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-12 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


This resolution calls upon Vice President Michael R. Pence (1) to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments to declare that the President is unable to successfully discharge the duties and powers of his office, and (2) to transmit to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House notice that he will be immediately assuming the powers and duties of the office as Acting President.

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Calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate section 4 of the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald J. Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office and to immediately exercise powers as acting President.


Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Teresa Fernandez [D-NM]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]
Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]
Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Sara Jacobs [D-CA]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]
Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]
Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]
Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]
Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]
Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]
Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux [D-GA]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]
Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Cori Bush [D-MO]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]

Roll Calls

2021-01-12 - House - On agreeing to the resolution (Y: 223 N: 205 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-01-12HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2021-01-12HouseOn agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 205 (Roll no. 14). (text: CR H133-134)
2021-01-12HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule on the resolution and the preamble.
2021-01-12HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 21.
2021-01-12HouseRule provides for consideration of H. Res. 21 with 1 hour of general debate. Bill is closed to amendments.
2021-01-12HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 38. (consideration: CR H133-147)
2021-01-12HouseRule H. Res. 38 passed House.
2021-01-12HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 38 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Res. 21 with 1 hour of general debate. Bill is closed to amendments.
2021-01-11HouseAn objection was heard to the unanimous consent request to consider the measure.
2021-01-11HouseMr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
2021-01-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-11HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HR38 (Related) 2021-01-12 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.


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