Tag: committee markup

Richard Arenberg’s “Congressional Procedure” from TheCapitol.Net

Richard Arenberg’s “Congressional Procedure” from TheCapitol.Net

ALEXANDRIA, VA – (October 8, 2018) – Just in time for the November midterm elections, TheCapitol.Net is pleased to announce the publication of a major new reference work, Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress, by Richard A. Arenberg. If the U.S. Constitution is the rule book, this is […]

Chairman’s Mark / Staff Draft / Committee Print (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Chairman’s Mark / Staff Draft / Committee Print (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Chairman’s Mark / Staff Draft / Committee Print   Opening Remarks for the Mark-up of the NDAA   Subcommittee Reported Version / Committee Print: Many measures considered by a full committee have already received subcommittee action. If a subcommittee reports its version of a text […]

Marking Up A Bill / Markup (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Marking Up A Bill / Markup (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Marking Up A Bill / Markup Going through the contents of a piece of legislation in committee or subcommittee to consider its provisions and proposed revisions to the language, and insert new sections and phraseology. If the bill is extensively amended, the committee’s version may […]

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 […]