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H Res 639 - Authorizing the Speaker to Appear as Amicus Curiae on Behalf of the House of Representatives in the Matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674 - Key Vote

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (234-186) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing the Speaker to Appear as Amicus Curiae on Behalf of the House of Representatives in the Matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that authorizes the Speaker of the House to submit an amicus brief for a Supreme Court case relating to an executive order of deferred action for undocumented immigrants.

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  • Authorizes the Speaker of the House of Representatives to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House in the Supreme Court in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674, and to file a brief in support of the position that the petitioners have acted in a manner not consistent with their duties under the Constitution and federal law (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing the Speaker to Appear as Amicus Curiae on Behalf of the House of Representatives in the Matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674

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