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USHR24EngrossThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth an article of impeachment stating that President Trump incited an insurrection against the government of the United States...
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2021-01-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR40EngrossThis resolution (1) appoints Representatives Raskin, DeGette, Cicilline, Castro, Swalwell, Lieu, Neguse, and Dean, and Delegate Plaskett, as managers to conduct the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump; (2) requires the Senate to be infor...
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2021-01-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB335PassAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commissioned ...
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2021-01-22
Became Public Law No: 117-1.
USSB12IntroAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commissioned ...
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2021-01-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
USSR8IntroThis resolution notifies the President of the United States of the election of the Honorable Patrick J. Leahy as President pro tempore of the Senate.
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2021-01-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S64; text: CR S73)
USHCR6IntroThis concurrent resolution directs the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives, the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate, and the United States Capitol Police to prohibit President Donald John Trump from entering the U.S. Capitol at...
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2021-01-13
To House Administration Committee
USHR26IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth two articles of impeachment stating that President Trump has abused the powers of the presidency. The first article states...
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2021-01-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H159-160, H184-185)
USHR44IntroThis resolution directs the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation into President Donald Trump for his actions related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
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2021-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR21IntroThis 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 un...
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2021-01-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR5IntroThis concurrent resolution states that President Donald J. Trump has acted in a manner grossly incompatible with self-governance and the rule of law. The resolution censures and condemns President Trump for trying to unlawfully overturn the 2020 pres...
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2021-01-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR37IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth an article of impeachment stating that President Trump weaponized hate for political gain. The article states that, throug...
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2021-01-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR25IntroThis resolution requires the House Committee on Ethics to investigate and report on whether (1) actions taken by Members of the 117th Congress seeking to overturn the 2020 Presidential election violated their oath of office; and (2) these Members sho...
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2021-01-11
To House Rules Committee
USHJR14IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the President and Vice President to be elected directly by the people of the states and the District of Columbia.
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR34IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth four articles of impeachment. The first article states that President Trump abused the powers of the presidency by incitin...
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR32IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth two articles of impeachment. The first article states that President Trump abused the powers of the presidency by attempti...
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR3IntroThis concurrent resolution censures President Donald J. Trump for actions described in this resolution, including attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election and inciting insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The resolution c...
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR28IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of Congress that President Donald Trump did knowingly and purposefully incite a violent and unlawful insurrection against the United States and that action should be taken to prosecute or sanction any individual wh...
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB23EngrossRequires the President to notify Congress each time the President places an inspector general on nonduty status. If the President fails to make a formal nomination for a vacant inspector general position within 210 days after the vacancy occurred, th...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB11IntroAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12:01 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commission...
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2021-01-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1.
USHR14IntroThis resolution censures and condemns President Donald J. Trump for asking the Georgia Secretary of State on January 2, 2021, to overturn the Georgia results of the November 2020 presidential election. It further calls on President Trump to (1) retra...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR4IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting the pardon power of the President. The amendment prohibits the President from granting a pardon or reprieve to himself or herself, to family members or members of the administration, ...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB63IntroProvides that a national emergency declared by the President terminates 30 days after a declaration unless a joint resolution affirming such declaration is enacted. All existing emergency declarations expire after two years unless the President reque...
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2021-01-04
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB1IntroTo expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purpose...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB61IntroAllows Congress to disapprove multiple regulations under one joint resolution of disapproval if the regulations were submitted for review during the last 60 legislative days of the final year of a President's term. Currently, each joint resolution ma...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR12IntroThis resolution requires the Committee on Ethics to investigate whether any Member of the House of Representatives violated the rules of the House by making a false written allegation that fraud occurred in the conduct of the November 2020 Presidenti...
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2021-01-04
To House Rules Committee
USSR1IntroThis resolution establishes a Senate committee to join with a corresponding House of Representatives committee, which shall notify the President that a quorum of each chamber has assembled.
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2021-01-03
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSCR1EngrossThis concurrent resolution provides for the two houses of Congress to meet on January 6, 2021, to count the electoral votes and declare the persons elected President and Vice President of the United States.
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2021-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSCR2EngrossA concurrent resolution extending the life of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies and authorizing the use of the rotunda and Emancipation Hall of the Capitol by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies in connec...
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2021-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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