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Rules (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Rules (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Rules The term “rules” has two specific congressional meanings. A rule may be a standing order governing the conduct of House or Senate business that is listed among the permanent rules of either chamber. The rules deal with duties of officers, the order of business, […]

Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual Manual: The official handbook in each house prescribing in detail its organization, rules procedures and operations. The Senate Manual, prepared during the second session of each Congress by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, contains […]

Nongermane Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Nongermane Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Nongermane Amendment photo credit: bfelice An amendment that would add new and different subject matter to, or may be irrelevant to, the bill or other measure it seeks to amend. Senate rules permit nongermane amendments in all but a few specific circumstances. The amending process […]