Senate Simple Resolution 378
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to open a formal impeachment inquiry and provide President Trump with fundamental constitutional protections.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Oct 24, 2019
Overview
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Introduced
Oct 24, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 24, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
378
Congress
116
Policy Area
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Congress
Primary focus of measure is Members of Congress; general congressional oversight; congressional agencies, committees, operations; legislative procedures; U.S. Capitol. Measures concerning oversight and investigation of specific matters may fall under the issue-specific relevant policy area.
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Summary

This resolution urges the House of Representatives (1) before proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Trump, to vote to initiate a formal impeachment inquiry; (2) to provide President Trump with due process, including the ability to confront his accusers, call witnesses on his behalf, and have a basic understanding of the accusations against him that would form any basis for impeachment; and (3) to provide members of the minority with the ability to participate fully in all proceedings and have equal authority to issue subpoenas and other compulsory process.

Text (1)
October 24, 2019
Actions (2)
10/24/2019
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text: CR S6160-6161)
10/24/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Oct 25, 2019 4:42:29 AM
Updated
Nov 7, 2019 11:02:17 AM