H.R.4091: Constitutional Check and Balance Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Ted Poe, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2014
Latest Major Action March 20, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Check and Balance Act - Authorizes any Member of Congress who casts a recorded vote on final passage of a version of a bill or joint resolution enacting a provision into law to bring an action for declaratory or injunctive relief in an appropriate U.S. district court to compel an executive branch official to enforce the provision, if the President or any other executive branch official issues a memorandum or other written statement directing the official to not enforce it.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Feb. 26, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.