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H.R.1359 Enumerated Powers Act, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 06, 2007 Referred to House Rules

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  • 100% of users support H.R.1359

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    • On January 01, 2009, by pegwinn - Congress is supposed to be limited by the Enumerated powers. By forcing a member to cite the specific authorizing article/section of the Constitution we can move quickly to the public debate.

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      As noted by pegwinn, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 01, 2009, "Congress is supposed to be limited by the Enumerated powers. By forcing a member to cite the specific authorizing article/section of the Constitution we can move quickly to the public debate. "

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    • H.R.1359: Temporary CDBG Public Services Flexibility Act of 2011 ... - April 03, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub

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      As noted by opencongress.org on April 03, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. Thanks for helping to build pub" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h1359/show)
    • Pecozbill: Congress runs amok -- American citizens fiddle! Why? - January 01, 2009 by Pecozbill - The Enumerated Powers Act (H.R. 1359 & S. 3159) would require all legislation introduced in Congress to ‘contain a concise and definite statement of the constitutional authority’ empowering Congress to enact it. ...

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      As noted by Pecozbill on January 01, 2009, "The Enumerated Powers Act (H.R. 1359 & S. 3159) would require all legislation introduced in Congress to ‘contain a concise and definite statement of the constitutional authority’ empowering Congress to enact it. ..." (http://pecozbill.blogspot.com/2009/01/congress-runs-amok-american-citizens.html)
    • Support progressive conservative legislation - December 20, 2008 by mikegal @ UserVoice - Support passage of legislation such as HR 1359, The Enumerated Powers Act, which would require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes. ...

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      As noted by mikegal @ UserVoice on December 20, 2008, "Support passage of legislation such as HR 1359, The Enumerated Powers Act, which would require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes. ..." (http://ideas.rebuildtheparty.com/pages/general/suggestions/77661-support-progressive-conservative-legislation)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • CONGRESSIONAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONTEMPT - October 30, 2007 by Free Market News Network, FL - John Shadegg, R-Ariz., has introduced the Enumerated Powers Act (HR 1359). The Act, which has yet to be enacted into law, reads: "Each Act of Congress shall ...

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      As noted by Free Market News Network, FL on October 30, 2007, "John Shadegg, R-Ariz., has introduced the Enumerated Powers Act (HR 1359). The Act, which has yet to be enacted into law, reads: "Each Act of Congress shall ..." (http://www.freemarketnews.com/Linked-Commentary.asp?nid=8821)
    • Walter Williams 10/29/07 - October 28, 2007 by Anchorage Times, AK - HR 1359 has 28 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives. When Shadegg introduced the Enumerated Powers Act, he explained that. ...

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      As noted by Anchorage Times, AK on October 28, 2007, "HR 1359 has 28 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives. When Shadegg introduced the Enumerated Powers Act, he explained that. ..." (http://www.voiceofthetimes.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=493&Itemid=1)
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