Legislative drafter's desk reference /

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Main Author: Filson, Lawrence E
Other Authors: Strokoff, Sandra L
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2008
Edition:2nd ed
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245 1 0 |a Legislative drafter's desk reference /  |c Lawrence E. Filson and Sandra L. Strokoff 
250 |a 2nd ed 
260 |a Washington, D.C. :  |b CQ Press,  |c c2008 
300 |a xvii, 583 p. ;  |c 24 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 0 |a Approaching the subject -- What is legislative drafting? -- The drafting process itself -- Defining the problem and its solution -- Searching out the collateral questions -- Organizing the bill -- The mechanics of good writing -- The roman rule, modified -- Readability -- General considerations -- The introductory provisions -- The central provisions -- The caboose -- General considerations -- The basic amendatory tools -- Amendatory form and style -- Organization of amendments -- Amendatory cautions -- General considerations -- Breakdown, designation, and headings of subdivisions -- Grammatical considerations -- Word usage in general -- Devices especially suited for coping with complexity -- References to statutory provisions -- References to nonstatutory provisions -- Dealing with effective dates -- Other usages and considerations -- Statutory construction -- Significant case law for the federal drafter -- Typography and typographical terminology -- Locations and forms of existing federal law -- Legislative vehicles in congress -- Federal drafting styles -- Federal parliamentary considerations -- Drafters of nonfederal law -- Considerations in drafting regulations 
650 0 |a Bill drafting  |z United States 
700 1 |a Strokoff, Sandra L 
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