Tag: amendment in the nature of a substitute

Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule Substitute: A motion, amendment or entire bill introduced in place of the pending legislative business. Passage of a substitute measure kills the original measure by supplanting it. The substitute also may be amended. Substitute Amendment: This type of […]

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute   Full Committee Markup: FY 2018 Defense & Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill   Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute: Usually an amendment that seeks to replace the entire text of a bill. Passage of […]

Amendment / “Bigger Bite” Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Amendment / “Bigger Bite” Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Amendment / “Bigger Bite” Amendment photo credit: anarchosyn A proposal of a member of Congress to alter the language, provisions or stipulations in a bill, resolution, motion, treaty or in another amendment. An amendment is usually printed, debated and voted upon in the same manner […]

A Guide to Introduced Measures and Other Markups

A Guide to Introduced Measures and Other Markups

Whenever hearings are completed a committee may meet to mark up a measure. The language of the original measure will be analyzed line by line or section by section and then marked up or changed and amended. photo credit: withassociates The easiest way to conduct a markup is to use an introduced measure. In this […]