H.R.1067 To make revisions in title 36, United States Code

Week Ending April 25, 2013

H.R.1067 To make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements.

H.R. 1067 would make technical corrections and improvements to the United States Code in title 36, Patriotic and National Observances, Ceremonies, and Organizations. Information from the Office of Law Revision Counsel indicates that the bill would make no substantive changes to the law.

Sponsor: Rep Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6]

VOTES
House:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 – 0 (Roll no. 119).

Motion to recommit. Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text of the motion:
Senate:
Agreed to by unanimous consent

Cost to the taxpayers: CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 1067 would have no significant impact on the Federal budget.
Pay-as-you-go requirements: Enacting H.R. 1067 would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply.
Regulatory impact: H.R. 1067 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would not affect the budgets of State, local, or tribal governments.
Duplication of Programs: No provision of H.R. 1067 establishes or reauthorizes a program of the Federal Government known to be duplicative of another Federal program, a program that was included in any report from the Government Accountability Office to Congress pursuant to section 21 of Public Law 111-139, or a program related to a program identified in the most recent Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
Earmark Certification: In accordance with clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, H.R. 1067 does not contain any congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits as defined in clause 9(e), 9(f), or 9(g) of Rule XXI.
Constitutional Authority: H.R. 1067.
Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant
to the following:
Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant
to Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution.
Article I, Section 8, Clause 18 of the Constitution confers
on Congress the authority to make all laws necessary and
proper for carrying into execution the powers vested by the
Constitution in the government of the United States, or in
any department or officer thereof. This legislation makes
revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to
keep the title current and make technical corrections and
improvements. Making revisions to the United States Code is a
necessary role of Congress with respect to executing the
powers vested by the Constitution in the government of the
United States.

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