Legislative drafting in the United States is a simple process unlike other countries.
The President and the executive agencies of government can present bills to Congress annually.
______________ are the place where bills are researched, written, and re-written.
Actors whose behaviors a bill aims to change are called __________.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three types of rules found in legislation?
The U.S. Congress did not have a drafting style manual until ____________.
In drafting of a bill many jurisdictions discourage using findings and purposes sections.
The “grandfather clause” in Texas state legislative drafting is an example of _____________.
A __________________ provides for the orderly implementation of legislation.
An expiration provision used to provide a time or circumstance upon which the power or effectiveness of an act, provision, or specific agency expires is called a __________.
An enforcement mechanism by which a wrongdoer is made civilly liable to the state or political subdivision for an amount of money is called a __________.
A ________ administers an administrative penalty, while a court administers a __________ penalty.
Seizure and forfeiture of property represents a type of nonmonetary penalty.
____________________ may allow drafters to close loopholes and prevent “willful misinterpretation.”
The United States Code has more than _________________ definitions.
An intent clause may be useful under which of the following?