- Yes, often the final bill isn't available with enough time to read it before a vote. However, versions of the bill (and any amendments to the bill would be clearly demonstrated in a new write up) would be available for review with plenty of time.
While I agree that some bills can get pushed through with little or no debate, I do not buy into (in many cases the cop out) from our elected officials that they didn't know what they were voting for. Fact is, they know from day one.
Maybe Congressmen donít have to be speed readers
My colleague Geoff suggests that my previous post might be off the mark: