Glossary of Legislative Terms: “Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute”

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute: Amendment that seeks to replace the entire text of the
underlying measure. The adoption of such an amendment usually precludes any further amendment to that measure.

Congressional Deskbook

This definition is from the Glossary in our Congressional Deskbook.

Perfect reference tool of Congressional jargon and procedural terms.

Congressional Deskbook: The Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Congress, by Michael Koempel and Judy Schneider.

TheCapitol.Net offers training and a Certificate in Congressional Operations and Federal Budgeting. We show you how Washington and Congress work. TM