H.R.4445 - District of Columbia Home Rule Improvement Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 09/20/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform; Rules|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/20/2019 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4445 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/2019)
District of Columbia Home Rule Improvement Act
This bill expands congressional authority to review and disapprove District of Columbia laws.
For example, it authorizes Congress to use resolutions of disapproval to disapprove specific provisions of District law. It also expands from 30 days to 60 days the time period for Congress to review laws of the District before the laws may take effect. Additionally, the bill revises the expedited parliamentary procedures available to Congress for the consideration of resolutions of disapproval.