Feb 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2010
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2010.
Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2010
Length: 3 pages
About the bill
To enhance citizen access to Government information and services by establishing that Government documents issued to the public must be written clearly, and for other purposes.
Signed into law on October 13, 2010, the Plain Writing Act of 2010 (H.R. 946; Pub.L. 111–274) is a United States federal law that requires that federal executive agencies:
- Use plain writing in every covered document that the agency issues or substantially revises
- Train employees in "plain writing"
- Establish a process for overseeing the agency's compliance ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 946 — 111th Congress: Plain Writing Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr946
“H.R. 946 — 111th Congress: Plain Writing Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr946>
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