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
- Amendment / “Bigger Bite” Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)
- Amendment Tree / Filling the Tree (CongressionalGlossary.com)
- Amendments Between the Houses (Chambers) / Insist / Amendments in Disagreement / Amendments in Technical Disagreement CongressionalGlossary.com)
- Chapter 3.G. Reporting Legislation to the Floor in Congressional Procedure
- “Amendments Between the Houses: Procedural Options and Effects,” CRS Report R41003 (40-page PDF)
- “House Committee Markup,” CRS Report R41083 (220-page PDF)
- “Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information,” CRS Report RL30297 (47-page PDF)
- “Conference Committee and Related Procedures: An Introduction,” CRS Report 96-708 (15-page PDF)
- “House Committee Markups: Manual of Procedures and Procedural Strategies,” CRS Report R41083 (220-page PDF)
- “Resolving Legislative Differences in the Congress: Conference Committees and Amendments Between the Houses,” CRS Report 98-696 (40-page PDF)
- “Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1961-FY2018,” CRS Report 98-756 (37-page PDF)
Chairman’s Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act
- Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop
- Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments
- Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing
- Custom Training
- Drafting Effective Federal Legislation and Amendments in a Nutshell, Audio Course on CD
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