Line Item Veto Act
Sec. 5. Effective Dates.
This Act and the amendments made by it shall take effect and apply to measures enacted on the earlier of—
(1) the day after the enactment into law, pursuant to Article I, section 7, of the Constitution of the United States, of an Act entitled ‘‘An Act to provide for a seven-year plan for deficit reduction and achieve a balanced Federal budget.’’; or
(2) January 1, 1997;
and shall have no force or effect on or after January 1, 2005.
This section was not classified to the U.S. Code. It was set out “Short Title of 1987 Amendment” in the Notes following 2 U.SC. 900.
JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT (Line Item Veto Act)
The Joint Explanatory Statement of the Managers of Conference on the Line Item Veto Act included this description:
Section 5. Effective dates
Section 5 provides an effective date of the earlier of (1) the day after the enactment of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for a seven-year plan for deficit reduction and achieve a balanced Federal budget.”; or (2) January 1, 1997. It provides that this part shall sunset January 1, 2005.
U.S. House of Representatives, Line Item Veto Act: Conference Report to Accompany S. 4, (H. Rept. 104-491) March 21, 1996, p. 42.
Legislative History Notes
Pub. L. 104–4, 110 Stat. 1200, April 9, 1996 (Line Item Veto Act).
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