Summary: H.R.4865 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/02/2006)

AMERICA Act of 2006: A Modest Effort to Read and Instill the Constitution Again - Expresses the sense of Congress that since Members of Congress swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States, write laws regarding the powers granted to the government, and propose constitutional amendments, they should be required to read this important document including its amendments.

Directs every Senator and Representative to obtain copies of the Constitution, distribute them to their staff, and require the staff to read it at least once during each session of Congress.