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A proposed bill to allow the President to designate the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives or Minority Leader of the House as the office that would discharge the duties of President if the President and Vice President are unable. The President would also select either the office of Majority Leader of the Senate or Minority Leader of the Senate as the office to assume the role of President following the inability of the previous individual. The Acting President must resign from his or her position in Congress.

Start Date

2-27-2002

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Copyright Government Publishing Office. All Rights Reserved.

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Washington, D.C.

Keywords

Twenty-Fifth Amendment, 25th Amendment, Presidential Succession, Presidential Inability, Legislative History, Vice Presidential Succession

Presidential Succession Act of 2002

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