All Information (Except Text) for S.3710 - Write the Laws Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Introduced 12/05/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Write the Laws Act
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Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to end the unconstitutional delegation of legislative power which was exclusively vested in the Senate and House of Representatives by article I, section I of the Constitution of the United States, and to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to issue a report to Congress detailing the extent of the problem of unconstitutional delegation to the end that such delegations can be phased out, thereby restoring the constitutional principle of separation of powers set forth in the first sections of the Constitution of the United States.
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|12/05/2018||Introduced in Senate|
12/05/2018 Introduced in Senate
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|12/05/2018||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
Action By: Senate
12/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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|Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs||12/05/2018||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (12/05/2018)
Write the Laws Act
This bill prohibits an Act of Congress from containing any delegation of legislative powers, whether to any component within the legislative branch, the President or any other member of the executive branch, the judicial branch, any agency or quasi-public agency, any state or state instrumentality, or any other organization or individual.
The Government Accountability Office must identify to Congress all statutes enacted within 90 days after this bill's enactment that contain any delegation of legislative power prohibited by it.
Any Act of Congress, presidential directive, adjudicative decision, rule, or regulation that is noncompliant with this bill shall have no force or effect.