S.1472 - A bill to help preserve the separation of powers and to further the constitutional prerogatives of Congress by providing for congressional review of executive agreements.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ervin, Sam J., Jr. [D-NC] (Introduced 04/05/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/05/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1472 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/05/1973)
Provides that any executive agreement made on or after the date of enactment of this Act shall be transmitted to the Secretary of State who shall then transmit such agreement to the Congress. States that if, in the opinion of the President, the immediate disclosure of such an agreement would be prejudicial to the security of the United States the agreement shall be transmitted to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House under an appropriate written injuction of secrecy to be removed only upon due notice from the President.
Provides that any such agreement shall come into force with respect to the United States at the end of the first period of 60 calendar days after the date on which the executive agreement is transmitted to the Congress or such committees, as the case may be unless, both Houses pass a concurrent resolution stating in substance that both Houses do not approve the executive agreement.
Sets forth the procedure to be followed by the Congress in the case of concurrent resolutions described above.