Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues

Creator

  • Author: Dilger, Robert J.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Senior Specialist in American National Government
  • Author: Beth, Richard S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist on Congress and the Legislative Process

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2015-09-10

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report examines debates over what constitutes an unfunded federal mandate and the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995's (UMRA) implementation. It focuses on UMRA's requirements and procedures, and assesses UMRA's impact on federal mandates and arguments concerning UMRA's future, focusing on UMRA's definitions, exclusions, and exceptions that currently exempt many federal actions with potentially significant financial impacts on nonfederal entities.
  • Physical Description: 54 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Federal mandates
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: State and local government
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Unfunded mandates

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R40957
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40957_2015Sep10
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc795384