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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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