Stage of Disagreement: Stage at which one chamber formally disagrees with an amendment proposed by the other chamber and insists on its own amendment. A measure generally cannot go to conference until this stage is reached.
“Disagreement and Civil Dialogue in American Politics and Civic Culture ” Sen. Daschle and Sen. Kyl
- Disagree (CongressionalGlossary.com)
- Amendments Between the Houses (Chambers) / Insist / Amendments in Disagreement / Amendments in Technical Disagreement (CongressionalGlossary.com)
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- “Changes to Senate Procedures in the 113th Congress Affecting the Operation of Cloture (S.Res. 15 and S.Res. 16),” CRS Report R42996 (32-page PDF)
- “Guide to Individuals Seated on the Senate Dais,” CRS Report 96-708 (14-page PDF)
- “The Amending Process in the House of Representatives,” CRS Report 98-995 (49-page PDF)
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