COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Paul Ryan

Calendar Item

Markup of: Referral to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, of former Internal Revenue Service Exempt Organizations Division Director Lois G. Lerner for possible criminal prosecution for violations of one or more criminal statutes based on evidence the Committee has uncovered in the course of the investigation of IRS abuses
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 9:30 AM

Apr 09, 2014

The Chairman has scheduled a meeting of the Committee to be held in Room 1100 Longworth House Office Building on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 9:30 AM. 

Markup of:

            Referral to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, of former Internal Revenue Service Exempt Organizations Division Director Lois G. Lerner for possible criminal prosecution for violations of one or more criminal statutes based on evidence the Committee has uncovered in the course of the investigation of IRS abuses.

Letter to DOJ


Results of the Markup

Pursuant to House Rule XI(2)(g)(1), the motion for the Committee to go into executive session for consideration of referring for criminal prosecution Lois Lerner, the former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations, by the United States Attorney General was agreed to by a roll call vote of 23 yeas to 14 nays (with a quorum being present). 

The motion offered by Mr. Doggett was agreed to by unanimous consent

The motion for the Committee to submit the referral to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, of former Internal Revenue Services Exempt Organizations Division Director Lois G. Lerner for possible criminal prosecution for violations of one or more criminal statutes based on evidence the Committee has uncovered in the course of the investigation of IRS abuses to the House of Representatives was agreed to by a roll call vote of 23 yeas to 14 nays (with a quorum being present). 

Transcript

Open Session:

This transcript has not been reviewed for transcribing errors.

Executive Session:

Pursuant to Mr. Doggett's motion that was adopted by unanimous consent, the transcript of the Executive Session is attached.  This transcript has been reviewed to ensure no unauthorized release of taxpayer information is contained within, but has not been reviewed for transcribing errors.

Member Submission For The Record

Chairman Dave Camp