Recede: Motion by one chamber to withdraw from its previous position during amendments between the chambers.
Recede and Concur: Motion to withdraw from a position and agree with the other chamber’s position.
Recede and Concur with an Amendment: Motion to withdraw from a position and agree, but with a further amendment.
See Amendments Between the Houses (Chambers) / Insist / Amendments in Disagreement / Amendments in Technical Disagreement (CongressionalGlossary.com).
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- Chapter 6.E. Conference Reports; in Congressional Procedure
- Deschler-Brown Precedents, Volume 14, Chapter 30, § 52. Motions To Recede and Concur, H. Doc. 94-661, GPO
- Bills Introduced / Bills Referred / Sponsor (CongressionalGlossary.com)
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