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S.1319 - Enumerated Powers Act

A bill to require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Enumerated Powers Act as introduced.

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Enumerated Powers Act - Requires each Act of Congress to contain a concise explanation of the specific constitutional authority relied upon for the enactment of each portion of that Act. Declares that failure to comply with this requirement shall give rise to a point of order in either cham

Official Summary

Enumerated Powers Act - Requires each Act of Congress to contain a concise explanation of the specific constitutional authority relied upon for the enactment of each portion of that Act. Declares that failure to comply with this requirement shall give rise to a point of order in either chamber of Congress. Specifies procedures for disposition of such point of order in the Senate.

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