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Readable Legislation Act of 2018

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend chapter 2 of title 1, United States Code, to establish the style for amending laws.


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03/01/2018Introduced in House

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03/01/2018Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/01/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Judiciary03/01/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/01/2018)

Readable Legislation Act of 2018

This bill requires every bill or joint resolution that amends an existing section of any Act to do so by setting forth the entire section and showing the omissions and insertions proposed by appropriate typographical devices. A measure may not revise or amend any section of an Act by a mere reference to it.