Recent CRS Reports – February 2023

“Constitutional Authority Statements: A Quick Guide,” CRS In Focus IF12335, February 27, 2023 (5-page PDF) “Congressional Disapproval of District of Columbia Laws Under the Home Rule Act,” CRS Insights IN12119, February 27, 2023 (5-page PDF) “The Congressional Review Act (CRA): A Brief Overview,” CRS In Focus IF10023, February 27, 2023 (5-page PDF) “East Palestine, OH, … Read more

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Constitutional Authority Statement (

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Constitutional Authority Statement photo credit: _BuBBy_ On January 5, 2011, the House of Representatives adopted an amendment to House Rule XII adding a requirement to all measures introduced in the House of Representatives that are intended to become law. Specifically, Rule XII, clause 7(c) requires … Read more