H.Con.Res. 147: Reclaiming Congress’s Constitutional Mandate in Trade Resolution

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 14, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on July 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Morgan Griffith

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

51% chance of being agreed to (details)

About the resolution

Full Title

Establishing the Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Trade Responsibilities to develop a plan under which the functions and responsibilities of the Office of the United States Trade Representative shall be moved to the legislative branch in accordance with article I, section 8 of the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Jul 14, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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