H.Res.613 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the restoration of authority of the American people and the separation of powers.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] (Introduced 02/11/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/29/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.613 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/11/2016)
Reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to recovering all powers of the American people expressly delegated to the legislative branch in Article I of the Constitution.
Reaffirms its commitment to maintaining the separation of powers through proper and thorough oversight of the executive branch and its departments and agencies.
Declares its intent to reclaim legislative powers from executive departments and agencies, whether improperly claimed or previously granted.
Reaffirms Congress's authority as delegated by the people to lay and collect taxes, pay debts, and provide for the common defense and general welfare.
Reaffirms its authority on behalf of the people to make rules for the government and regulation of the armed forces.