Thursday, January 08, 2009 - America Mired in Morass of Laws and Regulations - Opinion - America Mired in Morass of Laws and Regulations - OpinionSince President Bush and Congress seem to be in a Constitution-amending mood these days, they might consider two amendments that could remedy the situation. The first would “sunset” every law passed by Congress in five years, therefore requiring Congress to specifically reauthorize those laws every five years. The amendment would contain language explicitly compelling Congress to reauthorize one law at a time — no “omnibus” bill where laws were reauthorized in batches. Such an amendment would not only force Congress to re-evaluate anachronistic laws and outdated legislation, it would also occupy more of Congress’ time — leaving it less time to pass new laws. I found this about American law which still is applicable as we speak...David

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