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Congressional Procedure
Congressional Procedure
A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress: The House of Representatives and Senate Explained
By Richard A. Arenberg


Additional Resources


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Previous: Chapter 3. Committees


Chapter 4 – House Floor

A. Introduction
B. Scheduling of Legislation
C. House Rules Committee
D. Special Rules
E. Privileged Business
F. Motion to Suspend the Rules
G. Debate
H. Amendment on the House Floor
I. Voting
J. Motion to Recommit
K. Final Passage


Chapter 4. House Floor
4. A. Introduction


House Floor


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4. B. Scheduling of Legislation Calendars and Scheduling


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4. C. House Rules Committee


Rules Committee Hearing H.R. 1, November 2017


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4. D. Special Rules


Welch: Cut the debt ceiling hypocrisy


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4. E. Privileged Business

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4. F. Motion to Suspend the Rules


The House of Representatives in comparison to the Senate


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4. G. Debate


Symbolism in the House Chamber



A Curator’s Tour of the U.S. House Chamber


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4. H. Amendment on the House Floor


House Honors Outgoing Parliamentarian John Sullivan


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4. I. Voting


House Passes Senate Health Care Bill



H.R. 1424 House Roll Call Vote on Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008


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4. J. Motion to Recommit


Chairman Diane Black (R-TN); Response to Motion to Recommit


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4. K. Final Passage


Budget Bill Moves Toward Final Passage in Senate


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Next: Chapter 5 – Senate Floor


Congressional Procedure

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