"Fast Track" Parliamentary Procedures of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act

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The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Division A of H.R. 1424, P.L. 110-343) empowers the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase certain "troubled assets" as a means to stabilize the economy. This report examines this procedure and explains how it
differs from the regular parliamentary mechanisms of the House and Senate.

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Creation Date: November 14, 2008
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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  • Creation: November 14, 2008
  • : December 1, 2008
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The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Division A of H.R. 1424, P.L. 110-343) empowers the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase certain "troubled assets" as a means to stabilize the economy. This report examines this procedure and explains how it
differs from the regular parliamentary mechanisms of the House and Senate.

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