Tag: Floor Amendment

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, […]

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 […]