April 28, 2017

Presidential Transition 2016: Selected Congressional Research Service Reports

Below is a collection of ten selected full-text Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports that might be of interest during the presidential transition period.

This collection will be updated with new versions of the reports linked below (if/when they become available). We also plan to add add additional reports to the collection in the coming days.

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1. Agency Final Rules Submitted After May 30, 2016, May Be Subject to Disapproval in 2017 Under the Congressional Review Act
November 6, 2016
IN10437
Full Text: viaFederation of American Scientists PDF

2. Appointment and Confirmation of Executive Branch Leadership: An Overview
June 22, 2015
R44083
Full Text: via EveryCRSReport.com PDF · HTML
Full Text: via Federation of American Scientists PDF

3. Attorney General Nominations Since the Reagan Administration
December 4, 2014
IN10192
Full Text: via Federation of American Scientists PDF

4. Contingent Election of the President and Vice President by Congress: Perspectives and Contemporary Analysis
November 16, 2016
RL34722
Full Text: via Federation of American Scientists PDF

5. Counting Electoral Votes: An Overview of Procedures at the Joint Session, Including Objections by Members of Congress
November 15, 2016
RL32717
Full Text: via Federation of American Scientists PDF

6. The President-Elect: Succession and Disability Issues During the Transition Period
Nov. 14, 2012
RS22992
Full Text: via EveryCRSReport.com PDF · HTML

7. Presidential Appointee Positions Requiring Senate Confirmation and Committees Handling Nominations
August 23, 2016
RL30959
Full Text: via EveryCRSReport.com PDF · HTML

8. Presidential Transition Act: Provisions and Funding
October 5, 2016
RS22979
Full Text: via EveryCRSReport.com PDF · HTML

9. Presidential Transitions: Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations
November 16, 2016
RL34722
Full Text: via Federation of American Scientists PDF

10. Senate Consideration of Presidential Nominations: Committee and Floor Procedure
March 9, 2015
RL31980
Full Text: via EveryCRSReport.com PDF · HTML
Full Text: via Fed. of American Scientists PDF

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