Section 4 of the "Plain Writing Act of 2010"

This section of the law addresses how agencies are to implement the Act. You will find the full text of the law here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-111hr946enr/pdf/BILLS-111hr946enr.pdf

 

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SEC. 4. RESPONSIBILITIES OF FEDERAL AGENCIES.

(a) PREPARATION FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PLAIN WRITING REQUIREMENTS.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 9 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the head of each agency shall—

(A) designate 1 or more senior officials within the agency to oversee the agency implementation of this Act;

(B) communicate the requirements of this Act to the employees of the agency;

(C) train employees of the agency in plain writing;

(D) establish a process for overseeing the ongoing compliance of the agency with the requirements of this Act;

(E) create and maintain a plain writing section of the agency’s website as required under paragraph (2) that is accessible from the homepage of the agency’s website;

            And (F) designate 1 or more agency points-of-contact to receive and respond to public input on—

(i) agency implementation of this Act; and

                        (ii) the agency reports required under section 5.

(2) WEBSITE.—The plain writing section described under paragraph (1)(E) shall—

(A) inform the public of agency compliance with the requirements of this Act; and

(B) provide a mechanism for the agency to receive and respond to public input on—

(i) agency implementation of this Act; and

(ii) the agency reports required under section 5.

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