US SR501 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-13 - Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text: CR S1079)
Pending: Senate Rules And Administration Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution amending the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials to ensure adequate access to witnesses and documents in impeachment trials of a President or Vice President, and for other purposes. This resolution revises Senate procedures for impeachment trials, including to establish a process for obtaining testimony from witnesses and relevant documents in an impeachment trial of the President or the Vice President; make it out of order to consider a resolution or motion that would modify, supersede, waive, or be inconsistent with specified impeachment trial rules; and require the Presiding Officer to rule on any assertion of privilege or immunity in connection with the production of evidence in an impeachment trial of the President or the Vice President.

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Title

A resolution amending the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials to ensure adequate access to witnesses and documents in impeachment trials of a President or Vice President, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-13SenateReferred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text: CR S1079)

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