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Recent CRS Reports – Mid-August 2013

Recent CRS Reports – Mid-August 2013

Mandatory Spending Since 1962, CRS Report RL33074, July 15, 2013 (23-page PDF) Military Sexual Assault: Chronology of Activity in Congress and Related Resources, CRS Report R43168, July 30, 2013 (30-page PDF) Qualifications for President and the “Natural Born” Citizenship Eligibility Requirement, CRS Report R42097, November 14, 2011 (58-page PDF) Deadlines for the HHS Secretary and […]

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“Emergency” Spending / Emergency (CongressionalGlossary.com)

“Emergency” Spending / Emergency (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms “Emergency” Spending / Emergency photo credit: vonderauvisuals Spending with the “emergency” designation does not count against budget caps. While often used for one-time, unforeseen events, this designation has also been used to circumvent budget limits. For example, spending for the census has been designated as […]

Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Engrossed Bill / Engrossed Measure photo credit: alancleaver_2000 The final official copy of a bill as passed by one chamber, with the text as amended by floor action and certified by the clerk of the House or the secretary of the Senate. After a measure […]