Fast-Track Procedures: Procedures that circumvent or speed up all or part of the legislative process. Some rule-making statutes prescribe expedited procedures for certain measures, such as trade agreements.
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Also see Chapter 3.A. Introduction; Chapter 7.A. Introduction; Chapter 7.L. Other Fast-Track Legislation; Chapter 7.N. The War Powers Resolution; in Congressional Procedure.
- “Expedited or ‘Fast-Track’ Legislative Procedures,” CRS Report RS20234 (23-page PDF)
- “The Federal Budget: Overview and Issues for FY2015 and Beyond,” CRS Report R43472 (31-page PDF)
- “Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Frequently Asked Questions,” CRS Report R43491 (42-page PDF)
- “‘Fast Track’ Legislative Procedures Governing Congressional Consideration of a Defense Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Commission Report,” CRS Report R43102 (13-page PDF)
- “‘Fast Track’ Parliamentary Procedures of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, CRS Report RS22985 (8-page PDF)
- “National Emergencies Act: Expedited Procedures in the House and Senate,” CRS Report R46567 (22-page PDF)
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