National Emergency Powers

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This report the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601-1651) that eliminated or modified some statutory grants of emergency authority, required the President to declare formally the existence of a national emergency and to specify what statutory authority, activated by the declaration, would be used, and provided Congress a means to countermand the President's declaration and the activated authority being sought.

Creator(s): Relyea, Harold C
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 29, 1991
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Relyea, Harold C

Specialist in American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 29, 1991
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United States
Description:

This report the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601-1651) that eliminated or modified some statutory grants of emergency authority, required the President to declare formally the existence of a national emergency and to specify what statutory authority, activated by the declaration, would be used, and provided Congress a means to countermand the President's declaration and the activated authority being sought.

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11 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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