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« on: June 23, 2012, 11:30:23 am »
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...be passed by the House in the lame duck session for it then to be passed by the Senate in the successive session?

(Edited to make the title relevant.)
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2012, 03:39:58 pm »

While there is no explicit Constitutional bar to doing so, long standing precedent is that the actions of one Congress cannot bind another, so no.
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