S.92 - A bill to create a legislative line item veto by requiring separate enrollment of items in appropriations bills.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC] (Introduced 01/21/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/21/1993 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (01/21/1993)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 92 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 103d CONGRESS 1st Session S. 92 To create a legislative line item veto by requiring separate enrollment of items in appropriations bills. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES January 21 (legislative day, January 5), 1993 Mr. Hollings (for himself, Mr. Heflin, Mr. Biden, and Mr. Robb) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To create a legislative line item veto by requiring separate enrollment of items in appropriations bills. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new title: ``TITLE XI--LEGISLATIVE LINE ITEM VETO SEPARATE ENROLLMENT AUTHORITY LEGISLATIVE LINE ITEM VETO ``Sec. 1101. (a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when any general or special appropriation bill or any bill or joint resolution making supplemental, deficiency, or continuing appropriations passes both Houses of the Congress in the same form, the Secretary of the Senate (in the case of a bill or joint resolution originating in the Senate) or the Clerk of the House of Representatives (in the case of a bill or joint resolution originating in the House of Representatives) shall cause the enrolling clerk of such House to enroll each item of such bill or joint resolution as a separate bill or joint resolution, as the case may be. ``(2) A bill or joint resolution that is required to be enrolled pursuant to paragraph (1)-- ``(A) shall be enrolled without substantive revision; ``(B) shall conform in style and form to the applicable provisions of chapter 2 of title 1, United States Code (as such provisions are in effect on the date of the enactment of this title); and ``(C) shall bear the designation of the measure of which it was an item prior to such enrollment, together with such other designation as may be necessary to distinguish such bill or joint resolution from other bills or joint resolutions enrolled pursuant to paragraph (1) with respect to the same measure. ``(b) A bill or joint resolution enrolled pursuant to subsection (a)(1) with respect to an item shall be deemed to be a bill under clauses 2 and 3 of section 7 of article 1 of the Constitution of the United States and shall be signed by the presiding officers of both Houses of the Congress and presented to the President for approval or disapproval (and otherwise treated for all purposes) in the manner provided for bills and joint resolutions generally. ``(c) For purposes of this concurrent resolution, the term `item' means any numbered section and any unnumbered paragraph of-- ``(1) any general or special appropriation bill; and ``(2) any bill or joint resolution making supplemental, deficiency, or continuing appropriations.''. (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to bills and joint resolutions agreed to by the Congress during the two-calendar- year period beginning with the date of the enactment of this Act. <all>