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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)

Description: 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.
Date: July 27, 1971
Creator: Bolle, Mary Jane
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Congressional Action to Overturn Agency Rules: Alternatives to the "Legislative Veto"

Description: 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.
Date: September 24, 1979
Creator: Kaiser, Frederick M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Franking Privilege of Members of Congress

Description: 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.
Date: January 11, 1971
Creator: Yadlosky, Elizabeth
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The National Commitments Resolution of 1969: Background and Issues

Description: 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.
Date: May 11, 1970
Creator: Collier, Ellen C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Precedents of the House of Representatives Relating to Exclusion, Expulsion, and Censure

Description: This report discusses historical precedents in Congress for expulsion, exclusion, and censure of Members and potential Members of Congress and provides brief descriptions of each incidence of these activities by Congress divided by the reason for the action.
Date: April 1973
Creator: Tienken, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department