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Congressional Action to Overturn Agency Rules: Alternatives to the "Legislative Veto"
Congress has available a variety of statutory and non-statutory techniques, other than the "legislative veto," that have been used to overturn Federal agency rules, prevent their enforcement, limit their impact, or hinder their promulgation. This survey of the different statutory instruments of congressional control—direct overturn of rules, modification of agency jurisdiction, limitations in authorizing and appropriating statutes, requiring inter-agency consultation, and advance notification to the Congress—discusses a variety of mechanisms that vary in their use and their specificity, range of impact, and length of effect.
Nursing Homes and the Congress: A Brief History of Developments and Issues
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Environmental Education: Activities of the 91st Congress
This report provides an overview of legislative proposals and bills passed in the 91st congress related to environmental education.
Environmental Health Legislation (An Interim Report-92nd Congress, 1st Session)
This report provides an overview of proposed legislation in the 92nd Congress related to environmental science.
Environmental and Natural Resources Affairs of the 92nd Congress
This report provides an overview of Congressional activity in the 92nd Congress related to environmental affairs and natural resources.
Equal Employment Opportunity Legislation in the 91st and 92nd Congress
This report discusses legislation in the 91st and 92nd Congresses related to equal employment opportunities.
Hearings During the 91st Congress, 2nd Session, 1970 Relating to Science and Technology.
This report lists congressional committee hearings held during the 2nd session of the 91st Congress which related to the substance, funding, and administration of federally funded research and development and its relation to national goals.
Population Growth: Activities of the 91st Congress
This report discusses legislative proposals and bills related to population growth during the 91st Congress.
Health Legislation Confronting the 92nd Congress
This report provides an overview of health related legislation and proposals which are likely to be debated in the 92nd Congress.
The Federal Budget Process, With Particular Reference to Congress' Role: A Selected Bibliography, 1910-1971
This report provides a bibliography of resources related Congress' role in the federal budget process which were published between 1910 and 1971.
Comparison of Public Service Employment Provisions in the Emergency Employment Act of 1971 (P.L. 92-54), the Vetoed Employment and Manpower Act (s. 3867, 91st Congress), and the Proposed Social Security Amendments of 1971 (H. R. 1, 92nd Congress)
This report discusses three legislative proposals related to public service employment provisions which were made as a part of welfare and social security reform bills. Each proposal is compared to the other two through the use of a table.
The Franking Privilege of Members of Congress
This report discusses the franking privilege of Members of Congress, which refers to Congress members being able to send certain mail to themselves for free. The various laws and policies related to the privilege are provided in the report.
The United States Congress: Selected References, 1965 to April 1971
This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the United States Congress which were published between 1965 and April 1971.
Environmental Affairs in the 91st Congress, 1st Session
This report discusses the growth of environmental policy and provides a listing of introduced legislation related to the environment in the 1st Session of the 91st Congress.
The Seniority System: Pros, Cons, and Suggested Reforms
This report discusses the seniority system in Congress used to select committee chairman and efforts to reform the system.
Electric Power, Fuels Development, and Protection of the Environment: Legislation Introduced in the 91st Congress
This report discusses legislation related to power production, fuel types, and environmental protections in the energy industry which were introduced in the 91st Congress.
The National Commitments Resolution of 1969: Background and Issues
This report discusses the National Commitments Act of 1969 which defined what a national commitment was and that they could only be undertaken with legislative consent not just a Presidential order. It was passed by the Senate in 1969. The legislative history of the bill is outlined in this report.
Digest of Selected Agricultural Legislation: 91st Congress
This report provides a listing of legislation introduced in the 91st Congress related to agriculture.
Environmental Law: Selected Bills Introduced in the 91st Congress
This report provides a listing of bills related to environmental policy introduced in the 91st Congress.
The Operation of Congress: A Selected Bibliography
This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the operation of Congress.
Congressional Information Processes for Coordinated National Policies
This report discusses congressional information resources and their influence in allowing Congress to address national policy issues well.