Recent CRS Reports – April 2023

“The Debt Limit,” CRS In Focus IF10292, April 26, 2023 (5-page PDF) “House Rules Changes Affecting Committee Procedure in the 118th Congress (2023-2024),” CRS Report R47525, April 26, 2023 (16-page PDF) “From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Offices,” CRS Report R45190, April 25, 2023 (11-page PDF) “Appropriations … Read more

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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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Enclave Clause – Article I Section 8, Clause 17 of the Constitution

The United States Constitution The Enclave Clause is one of Congress’ enumerated powers found in the Constitution of the United States, Article. I. Section. 8., clause 17: (Clause 17 – Enclave clause) [The Congress shall have Power] To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, … Read more