H. R. 760
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 15, 2013
Mr. Amash introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend chapter 2 of title I of the United States Code to establish the style for amending laws.
This Act may be cited as the
Readable Legislation Act of
Chapter 2 of title 1 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end the following new section:
No Act shall be revised or amended by mere reference to it. Every bill or joint resolution which amends an existing section, subsection, or other subdivision of any Act shall set forth the section, subsection, or other subdivision sufficiently to enable the intent and effect of the bill or joint resolution to be clearly understood. Omissions and insertions proposed shall be shown by appropriate typographical devices.
115. Amending laws.
This Act and the amendments made by it shall take effect on January 3, 2015.