Title II - Enhancing Public Access to the Work of Congressional Committees, Legislative Information, and Votes
Sec. 204. Full disclosure of non-emergency legislation and amendments online 72 hours before a vote.
The rules of the House of Representatives and the Standing Rules of the Senate are amended by inserting the following:
`(1) It shall not be in order to consider in the House or the Senate a measure or matter, including bills and amendments, until 72 hours (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays except when the relevant chamber is in session on such a day) after the text of such measure or matter (and, if the measure or matter is reported, the text of all accompanying reports) have been made available to Members, Delegates, the Resident Commissioner, Senators, and the general public pursuant to subparagraph (3);
For purposes of this paragraph, a measure or matter is made available to the general public as of the time it is posted by the Secretary of the Senate or Clerk of the House on their respective Web sites in a format that can be searched by text.
`(3) This rule may be waived by a vote of two-thirds of the Members voting, a quorum being present.’.