S. 4577: Clear and Concise Content Act of 2022

CBO Score

$25 million

Date of Report

Wed September 7th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

A bill to improve plain writing and public experience, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen. Gary Peters — D — MI

Expands the definition of “plain writing” given in the Plain Writing Act of 2010 and clarify the types of federal communications to which the definition would apply. The bill would require the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance concerning plain writing in federal publications and on websites that offer information about federal operations, instructions for filing taxes, or obtaining benefits or services, for example. The bill also would establish evaluation metrics. Federal agencies would be required to implement the bill within one year of enactment.

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