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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

11-HR125 on Jan 5, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Enumerated Powers Act
Source: H.R.125
Congressional Summary: Requires each Act of Congress to contain a concise and definite statement of the constitutional authority relied upon for the enactment of each portion of that Act. Declares that failure to comply with this requirement shall give rise to a point of order in either chamber of Congress.

Constitutional Authority for This Act- This Act is enacted pursuant to the power granted Congress under article I, section 8, clause 18, of the United States Constitution and the power granted to each House of Congress under article I, section 5, clause 2, of the United States Constitution.

Also see the related Senate bill S.1319.


  • Topic: Government Reform
  • Headline: Require defining constitutional authority for every new law
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill for constitutional authority for each new law

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HR125



Republicans participating in 11-HR125

Michele Bachmann s1oMinnesota Republican 
Spencer Bachus s1oAlabama Republican 
Brian Bilbray s1oCalifornia Republican 
Rob Bishop s1oUtah Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s1oTennessee Republican 
John Carter s1oTexas Republican 
Mike Conaway s1oTexas Republican 
Jeff Duncan s1oSouth Carolina Republican 
Scott Garrett s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Phil Gingrey s2iGA Republican Challenger 
Dean Heller s1oNevada Republican (Resigned 2011) 
Sam Johnson s1oTexas Republican 
John Kline s1oMinnesota Republican 
Doug Lamborn s1oColorado Republican 
Michael McCaul s1oTexas Republican 
Sue Myrick s1oNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Randy Neugebauer s1oTexas Republican 
Bill Posey s1oFlorida Republican 
Dennis Rehberg s1oMontana Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Phil Roe s1oTennessee Republican 
Dennis Ross s1oFlorida Republican 
Austin Scott s1oGeorgia Republican 
Lee Terry s1oNebraska Republican 
Tim Walberg s1oMichigan Republican 
Lynn Westmoreland s1oGeorgia Republican 



Independents participating in 11-HR125



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 25
Independents: 0


















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