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Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Senate The Senate, as distinct from the House of Representatives, although each body is a “house” or “chamber” of Congress. Established by the Constitution, Article I, Section 3. The size of the Senate, currently 100 members, is established by the Constitution (“The Senate of the […]

Committee Amendment / Floor Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Amendment / Floor Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Amendment / Floor Amendment Committee Amendment: An amendment recommended by a committee in reporting a bill or other measure. When the House is meeting as the Committee of the Whole, a special rule often provides that committee amendments become part of the text of […]