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*POSTPONED* Statute and Regulation Drafting Series 2020 - Part 1: Statute Drafting *In-person at D.C. Bar*

Date(s):
March 26, 2020
Description:
Credits: 3.0 Credit Hours (3.5 Skills Credit Hours for New York)
 
Description: Learn about drafting legislation and regulations. This popular course is divided into two classes.  The first class will focus on legislative drafting, beginning with policy formulation and analysis and continuing through the fundamentals of bill organization, proper drafting style, and freestanding versus amendatory bills.  The second class will focus on regulation drafting, including administrative law principles, the “anatomy” of a rule, and options available in the drafting process.  Both classes will include exercises to help participants develop their drafting skills.
 
This first class in this series concerns the drafting of legislation for the U.S. Congress.  Those who attend will learn who actually puts together the legislative text.  Consider the sorts of questions and analysis necessary for translating ideas into legislative proposals.  Our distinguished presenter will discuss the organization of a prototypical bill, proper drafting style, and the drafting of freestanding versus amendatory provisions. Participants will be given in class exercises to try their hand at developing and analyzing policy and turning it into a bill.

Faculty: Warren Burke, Office of the Legislative Counsel of the United States House of Representatives; Daniel Cohen, Department of Energy (DOE); Christina McDonald, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
 
Fees: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $129 Others
 
Save $40 by registering for both parts of the Statute and Regulation Drafting Series at: Series Registration.   
 
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.  

 
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Daniel Cohen, Department of Energy

Christina McDonald, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Warren Burke, Office of the Legislative Counsel of the United States House of Representatives