Summary: H.R.1578 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (04/29/1993)

Expedited Rescissions Act of 1993 - Amends the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to allow the President to transmit to both Houses of the Congress, for expedited consideration, one special message proposing to rescind all or part of any item of budget authority provided in an appropriation bill.

Requires that such special message be transmitted not later than three days after the President approves the appropriation bill and be accompanied by a draft bill or joint resolution that would, if enacted, rescind the budget authority proposed to be rescinded. Sets forth House and Senate procedures for the expedited consideration of such a proposal.

Terminates the President's authority two years following enactment.

Provides a special transition rule for messages of the 104th Congress proposing to rescind certain budget authority of the 103d Congress.

Provides judicial review of congressional actions under this Act.