Tag: Apportionment

Recent CRS Reports – Sept. 1, 2013

Recent CRS Reports – Sept. 1, 2013

Government Assistance for AIG: Summary and Cost, CRS Report R42953, August 14, 2013 (25-page PDF) Reauthorizing the Office of National Drug Control Policy: Issues for Consideration, CRS Report R41535, August 13, 2013 (19-page PDF) Bee Health: Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report R43191, August 27, 2013 (33-page PDF) The Debt Limit: History and Recent […]

Electoral College (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Electoral College (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Electoral College The Constitution provided for electors in choosing the president and vice president; the states’ electors by long practice are collectively called the electoral college. The Constitution in Article II, Section 1, Clause 2, states in part: Each State shall appoint, in such Manner […]

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Apportionment photo credit: Joshua Rappeneker Budget Process: The action by which the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) distributes amounts available for obligation, including budgetary reserves established pursuant to law, in an appropriation or fund account. An apportionment divides amounts available for obligation by specific […]

Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Reapportionment / Redistricting / Gerrymander photo credit: faul Budget Process: A revision of a previous apportionment of budgetary resources for an appropriation or fund account. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reapportions just as it apportions. Agencies usually submit requests for reapportionment to OMB […]

Reapportionment and Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Reapportionment and Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Reapportionment and Redistricting Every ten years, following the decennial census, seats in the House are reapportioned among the states based on each state’s population relative to the other states. Also see Apportionment (CongressionalGlossary.com) and Reapportionment / Redistricting (CongressionalGlossary.com)   Reapportionment and Redistricting 3/23/2012   Under […]

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (Fourteenth Amendment – Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt )

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (Fourteenth Amendment – Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt )

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 14 (14th Amendment) Amendment XIV. (Citizenship Rights, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Equal Protection, Apportionment of Representatives, Civil War Disqualification and Debt) Passed by Congress June 13, 1866. Ratified July 9, 1868. Note: Article I, section 2, of the Constitution was modified by section 2 of the 14th […]