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Element Name: attestation–group
Description: Container for information related to an attestation, e.g., a legislative measure's passage and certification of authenticity for a particular chamber. An attestation may (and usually does) begin with the date of the attestation, which is generated. This date represents the date (legislative and/or calendar) on which a measure is passed and the chamber that passed it and can be generated from the chamber and a system date.
Bills DTD Content Model: (attestation–date?, ((attestor | proxy)?, role)*)
Parent Elements:
  • attestation