Rand Paul has introduced the Read the Bills Act in the Senate!
Actions: Become one of the 300 for the Read the Bills Act and/or contribute or start a monthly pledge to help us recruit the 300 in your district.
In case you missed our previous report, we now have OSTA (the One Subject at a Time Act) introduced in both the House and Senate!
OSTA is H.R. 2240 in the House and S. 3845 in the Senate. Thank you Rand Paul for making this happen!
And thank you again Rand Paul for also introducing the Read the Bills Act in the Senate!
The new Senate bill number for RTBA is S. 3879!
Remember, this bill would require Congress to read every word of every bill they inflict on you. Any bill passed in violation of this requirement would be unenforceable in court!
This simple step would slow government growth and probably defeat many bad bills.
If RTBA was the law, in combination with OSTA, it’d give the special interests lobbyists fits. Their favorite techniques are…
- Passing large bills, hastily written right before a recess. RTBA would prevent that with its seven day waiting period.
- Clustering unrelated issues deep into that one big bill, so that they ride through unnoticed. OSTA would prevent that.
Now we need to recruit 300 people to visit your local congressional offices seeking sponsorship for the S. 3879, the Read the Bills Act.
- You can become one of the 300 for RTBA here.
- Or, if you don’t want to do that will you make a contribution or start a monthly pledge that we can use to recruit people who will be one of the 300?
- Better yet, do both!
You may not realize it yet, but you’re on your way to setting the Congressional agenda.
Jim Babka, President
Agenda Setters by Downsize DC
Today’s Action: Become one of the “300” for Read the Bills
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