Why does a MSA refer to other documents?

Introduction:- The legislative session in the United States Congress begins in November and ends in March. But some important legislative work happens outside of these regular working hours. One important activity that takes place during ‘side-hustings’ is the consideration of amendments to existing legislation. These amendments are referred to as ‘minor state amendments’ or MS A’s. Since there are so many amendments introduced and voted upon during a legislative session, the committee members who prepare the proposed laws have to be very careful when making changes. They must ensure that their proposed changes will be in accordance with current law […]