To make new laws or change those already existing, lawmakers follow time-honored constitutional procedures. Explore how laws are written and why they are written in a certain format, as well as the nuances of procedure and an update on the recent trends. Also covered is information on private counsel as a draftsman, technical requirements, and the mechanics and politics of the process. Discover a “must have” for legislative drafting attorneys, legislators, their staff, lobbyists, or anyone wanting to know the ins-and-outs of drafting and understanding legislation.
Summary of Contents
- Role of Original Draftsman
- Role of Legislative Staff
- Technical Requirements of a Well Drafted Bill
- Mechanics and Politics of the Process