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Old March 26, 2013, 12:23 PM   #254
Spats McGee
Join Date: July 28, 2010
Location: Arkansas
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Originally Posted by maestro pistolero
Wait a minute, they pass and sign a law, and all they need to do to change it is just say "never mind this provision, or disregard that provision"?
Two things come to mind: (1) virtually every bill will have (or should have) a severability clause, which says something to the effect of "should any provision or clause of this law be found unconstitutional or unenforceable, it shall be severed, leaving all remaining clauses intact;" and (2) if they're amending the bill, delaying it, or what have you, that will still need to go through some legislative process. Exactly what? I'm not sure.
I'm a lawyer, but I'm not your lawyer. If you need some honest-to-goodness legal advice, go buy some.
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