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Committee on Rules and AdministrationIntroducedJune 22nd, 2009
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Enumerated Powers Act
A bill to require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes.
Enumerated Powers Act - Requires each Act of Congress to contain a concise explanation of the specific constitutional authority relied upon for the enactment of each portion of that Act. Declares that failure to comply with this requirement shall give rise to a point of order in either chamber of Congress. Specifies procedures for disposition of such point of order in the Senate.