To prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain activities of the National Labor Relations Board and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Restoring the Constitutional Balance of Power Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON FUNDING OF CERTAIN NLRB ACTIVITIES.
No Federal funds may be used by the National Labor Relations Board to undertake or enforce activities commencing on or after January 4, 2012 that require authorization by not less than a quorum of the members of the Board.
SEC. 3. PROHIBITION ON FUNDING OF CERTAIN CFPB ACTIVITIES.
No funds may be transferred from the Federal Reserve to be used by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to carry out activities that are authorized only upon the confirmation of a Director of the Bureau.
SEC. 4. SUNSET.
The provisions of this Act shall terminate on the date on which-- (1) with respect to section 2, the members of the National Labor Relations Board are confirmed in a number sufficient for a quorum consistent with the advice and consent requirements of the United States Constitution, as determined in accordance with the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in the case Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board (No. 12-1115); and (2) with respect to section 3, a Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial...