From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms
That part of the Senate’s daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto). In the House, no legislative business is conducted during morning hour.
Also see Calendar of Business; Executive Calendar; House Calendar; Private Calendar; Union Calendar; § 7.40 Presidential Budget Process, § 11.10 How to Follow Floor Proceedings in the House, in Congressional Deskbook; Chapter 5. C. Senate Calendars, in Congressional Procedure.
U.S. Senate (C-SPAN), January 22, 2015
- Terms and Sessions of Congress
- Senate Legislative Calendar
- House of Representatives Schedule
- “The Senate’s Calendar of Business,” CRS Report 98-429 (6-page PDF)
- “Senate Executive Business and the Executive Calendar ,” CRS Report 98-709 (4-page PDF)
- “Flow of Business: Typical Day on the Senate Floor,” CRS Report 98-865 (8-page PDF)
- “From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff,” CRS Report R45190 (17-page PDF)
- “Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2020 (74th-116th Congresses),” CRS Report R45154 (36-page PDF)
- “Modes of Constitutional Interpretation,” CRS Report R45129 (33-page PDF)
- “Senate Consideration of Treaties,” CRS Report 98-384 (6-page PDF)
- “Congress’s Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure,” CRS Report RL34097 (100-page PDF)
- “How Measures Are Brought to the Senate Floor: A Brief Introduction,” CRS Report RS20668 (10-page PDF)
- “Discharging a Senate Committee from Consideration of a Nomination,” CRS Insight IN10468 (3-page PDF)
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