Model Continuity of Congress Statute

10 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last revised: 4 Oct 2011

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Seth Barrett Tillman

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: October 4, 2011


This is a model continuity of Congress statute. States with constitutional provisions similar to U.S. Const. art. I, Section 7 could easily modify the act in light of their state constitutional and parliamentary nuances.

My opening article appears at: Tillman, Model, 4 PIERCE LAW REVIEW 191 (2006), also appearing at, Professor Sanford V. Levinson comments on my Model at: Levinson, Comment, Assuring Continuity of Government, 4 PIERCE LAW REVIEW 201 (2006), also appearing at, I reply to his comment at: Tillman, Reply, Overruling INS v. Chadha, 4 PIERCE LAW REVIEW 207 (2006), also appearing at,

Since publication, Pierce Law Review has been renamed University of New Hampshire Law Review.

Keywords: congress, continuity, chadha

Suggested Citation

Tillman, Seth Barrett, Model Continuity of Congress Statute (October 4, 2011). Pierce Law Review, Vol. 4, p. 191, 2006 , Available at SSRN:

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