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Committee Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Report (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Report   Financial Services Hearing on Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Report   Committee Report: Document accompanying measure reported from a committee, containing an explanation of the provisions of the measure, arguments for its approval, and certain other matters. A committee report is both an […]

Refer / Referral (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Refer / Referral (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Refer / Referral   Muddy Waters – Champagne & Reefer   Refer: Assignment of a measure to committee Once introduced in the House or Senate, or passed by one chamber and sent to the other, most measures are referred to committee. Referral to committee occurs […]

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 […]