H.RES.116: Plain English in Law Rule

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 16, 1999
  • Latest Major Action March 16, 1999

Bill Summary

Plain English in Law Rule - Amends rule XXII (petitions, memorials, bills, and resolutions) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to require: (1) a section or other provision of a bill or joint resolution which amends a law to be in the form of a comparative print of the law proposed to be amended showing by black brackets and italics the omissions and the insertions proposed to be made in the law; and (2) an amendment to a section or...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
March 16, 1999

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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