It’s not just in the U.S. that legislators vote on legislation that they cannot possibly have read.
Here’s Guido Fawkes with a story from the post-democratic cesspit better known as the European Parliament:
A typical day in the European Parliament as MEPs get ready for a vote. But there is a problem. One [UKIP] MEP stands up and explains that the room has no idea what it is voting on, as they haven’t yet been given a chance to read the alterations to the amendments about to be passed. The response?