Summary: H.R.1720 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/13/2019)

Limiting Emergency Powers Act of 2019

This bill provides that a national emergency declared by the President terminates 30 days after a declaration unless a joint resolution affirming such declaration is enacted.

All existing emergency declarations expire after two years unless the President requests a renewal that receives congressional approval.