United States Congress
Data Dictionary of Legislative Documents
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|Content Model:|| (#PCDATA | marker | added-phrase | deleted-phrase | internal-xref |
external-xref | fraction | superscript |
subscript | italic | quote | inline-comment | act-name | formula | term |
omitted-text | linebreak | nobreak | pagebreak | definition |
header-in-text | committee-name | short-title | editorial | footnote |
footnote-ref ) *
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|Description:||Words or phrases which have been stricken or which show strike-through.
Material that has been deleted from a bill or resolution is printed and displayed as typographically distinct, to indicate that it has been removed. In current measures, this material is usually shown with a line through it as to indicate that it has been stricken.
There are two ways material may be marked as new or deleted. If an entire structure such as a <title> or <section> has been added or deleted, the changed attribute on the structure could be set to “added” or “deleted.” If only a small portion of a structure has been added or deleted, perhaps a few words or a single letter, the <added-phrase> and <deleted-phrase> elements are used to mark those small additions and deletions.
Note: This is not the element used in an amendment to strike text. This is the element used in a bill or resolution to indicate text that has been stricken. The instructions in an amendment to indicate that text is to be stricken are marked with the <text-to-strike-out> element.