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S.2062: 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 Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action March 3, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

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 3, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 310.
Feb. 27, 2014 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.