S.3709 - Read the Bills Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY] (Introduced 12/05/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/05/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3709 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/05/2018)
Read the Bills Act
This bill requires any bill or resolution introduced in either chamber of Congress to contain a provision citing the specific powers granted to Congress in the Constitution to enact the proposed measure, including all of its provisions. The text must also set forth the current law that measure is amending and the proposed modifications to the law.
A vote on final passage of a measure (except private bills) may not occur in either chamber unless
- the full text of the measure is published at least seven days before the vote on an official website of each chamber,
- public notice of the specific calendar week during which the vote is scheduled to take place is posted on the respective website within six days before the Monday of such week, and
- there is a reading of its full text verbatim by the Clerk of the House of Representatives or the Secretary of the Senate to the respective chamber.