Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute (CongressionalGlossary.com)

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Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute

 
 


Full Committee Markup: FY 2018 Defense & Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill

 
 

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute: Usually an amendment that seeks to replace the entire text of a bill. Passage of this type of amendment strikes out everything after the enacting clause and inserts a new version of the bill. An amendment in the nature of a substitute can also refer to an amendment that replaces a large portion of the text of a bill.

Committee Substitute: Short for committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.

 
 


January 22, 2009 Markup – Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

 
 

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