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Congressional Review Act: What, When, Why, and How it Is Used by Congress and the President

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Session law:

U.S. Statutes at Large: P.L. 104-121
Subtitle E–Congressional Review
SEC. 251. CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF AGENCY RULEMAKING.
Title 5, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately after chapter 7 the following new chapter:
CHAPTER 8–CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF AGENCY RULEMAKING

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Codified in the current U.S. Code at 5 USC 801 et seq, which you can find in print at some law libraries and online at Cornell’s Legal Information database. You can also find U.S. statutes at numerous online legal research databases, but make sure you have the current version of the statute.

Wikipedia article: “The Congressional Review Act (CRA) is a law that was enacted by the United States Congress under House Speaker Newt Gingrich as Subtitle E of the Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996 (Pub.L. 104–121) ….” [Link to full Wikipedia article.]

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