Unformatted text preview: the Line Item Veto Act, breach the Presentment Clause of Article I? Yes Reasoning: The Court said that under the Presentment Clause, legislation that passes both Houses of Congress must either be entirely signed/proved or rejected /vetoed by the President. The constitutional return takes place before the bill becomes a law, while statutory cancellation occurs after the bill becomes a law. The Line Item Veto Act was not authorized by the Constitution. Holdings: The Courts decision was 6 to 3 based on the grounds of Separation of Powers since the Line Item Veto Act challenged its constitutionality....
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- Fall '10
- United States Congress, Veto, Line Item Veto, Clinton v. City of New York, Item Veto Act