Congress MUST publish bills 2 weeks before they can be voted on.

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In order that the American people and their representatives have full knowledge of bills brought before Congress for a vote and in order that the American people and their representatives have reasonable time for considering the bill, Congress must publish a bill in its complete and final form in the Congressional Record or on an internet webpage run by congress and accessible to the general public without charge at least two weeks before the bill may come before either house for a vote.  No amendments, or riders, or any other revisions may be made to the published bill after it has been published. 

If revisions, amendments, or attachments are to be made the revised bill must be republished in its entirety two weeks before the revised bill may come before either house of the congress to be voted on. 

Any bill being brought as an Emergency must be published one Congressional business day before being voted on AND cannot be voted on before the time of day the bill was published (if published at 3:00 p.m, it cannot be brought for a vote until after 3:00 p.m of the following day the house voting on the bill meets) AND will require a sixty five percent approval rating to pass.



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