Congressional Procedure, Additional Resources, Chapter 5

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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

 

Pocket Constitution

 

Chapter 5 – Senate Floor

A. Introduction
B. Scheduling of Legislation
C. Senate Calendars
D. Holds
E. Unanimous Consent Agreements (“Time Agreements”)
F. Consideration on the Senate Floor
G. Quorum Calls
H. Filibuster
I. The Nuclear Option
J. Amendment on the Senate Floor
K. Filling the Amendment Tree
L. Calendar Days and Legislative Days
M. Voting
N. Final Passage

 
 

Chapter 5. Senate Floor
5. A. Introduction

 


Senate Floor

 

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5. B. Scheduling of Legislation

 


Calendars and Scheduling

 

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5. C. Senate Calendars

 


Calendars and Scheduling

 

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5. D. Holds

 


Grassley Speaks on the History of the Blue Slip Courtesy for Judicial Nominees

 

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5. E. Unanimous Consent Agreements (“Time Agreements”)

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5. F. Consideration on the Senate Floor

 


Senate Floor

 

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5. G. Quorum Calls

 


McConnell Instructs Sergeant at Arms to Collect Absent Senators

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5. H. Filibuster

 


Rand Paul Filibuster Video in 3 Minutes: GOP Kentucky Senator’s Extraordinary Near-13-Hour Debate

 

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5. I. The Nuclear Option

 


Senate Democrats pass “nuclear option”

 

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5. J. Amendment on the Senate Floor and In Committee

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5. K. Filling the Amendment Tree

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5. L. Calendar Days and Legislative Days

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5. M. Voting

 


WATCH: Senate to vote on GOP tax bill

 

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5. N. Final Passage

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