H.R.1720 - Limiting Emergency Powers Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5] (Introduced 03/13/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Foreign Affairs; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/14/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1720 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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.