SJ 006 - A Resolution that Would Cripple Government

Sen. Duane Ankney, (R-Colstrip), SD 20

Senator Duane AnkneyThis bizarre resolution urges Congress amend the U.S. Constitution to include a “Regulation Freedom” clause. The clause would say, “Whenever one quarter of the members of the United States House of Representatives or the United States Senate transmits to the President their written declaration of opposition to a proposed federal regulation, it shall require a majority vote of the House of Representatives and the Senate to adopt that regulation.” The gridlock in Congress would likely result in no regulations every being enacted by the federal government. This would result in tyranny of the minority and completely upend the balance of power between the branches of government.

MEIC's Position: Oppose | Current bill status: Passed Senate and House. Does not require Governor's signature. | Official legislative site

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