United States Congress
Data Dictionary of Legislative Documents
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|Description:||A hierarchical structure of a measure, usually the first major subdivision of a title (Structure of Legislation).
he formatting of a subtitle (structure of legislation) will be according to the rules of the style (such as OLC style or United States Code Style) in effect. The style will control such display issues as the fonts and highlighting used, the margins, and the indentation levels. The style will also control generation of text, for example, the word Subtitle before the enumerator and any punctuation or spacing surrounding or following the enumerator.
Any necessary casing, punctuation, and spacing following the header will also be generated for display or printing. For example, when a subtitle (structure of legislation) follows OLC style, the display or print system will generate an uppercased centered header with no punctuation following. Where the style of a subtitle (structure of legislation) is different from the preceding and possibly following titles (structure of legislation) or subtitles (structure of legislation), for example, in situations where the subtitle (structure of legislation) is the title (structure of legislation) of another measure, the style attribute can be used to override the normally designated style.
Note: In these DTDs, a <subtitle> does not refer to a subcaption or secondary heading that adds additional material to the heading of a title, section, figure, etc. The element <subtitle> is a very specific subdivision of a legislative measure. The element subheader should be used to describe a secondary heading or subcaption.
|Bills DTD Content Model:||((enum, header?, toc?), section*, (chapter | part)*)|