Tag: House Rule XI

Adoption / Adopted / Agreed To (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Adoption / Adopted / Agreed To (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Adoption / Adopted / Agreed To     U.S. HOUSE RESOLUTION PRESSES TURKEY TO RETURN STOLEN CHRISTIAN CHURCHES     Adoption / Adopted: Usual parliamentary term for approval of conference report. Under House Rule XI – Procedures of Committees and Unfinished Business, “Each standing committee […]

Congressional Ethics (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Congressional Ethics (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Congressional Ethics   Panel Hits Rangel With 13 Ethics Charges   A member of Congress works in an environment with numerous ethical rules, and with constraints on official, political, and personal activities. These limits exist in laws, regulations, chamber rules, interpretations, and practices. The expectations […]

Calendar Wednesday (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Calendar Wednesday (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Calendar Wednesday On Wednesdays in the House, committees may be called in the order in which they appear in Rule X of the House, for the purpose of bringing up any of their bills for either the House or the Union Calendar, except bills that […]

Supplemental, Minority, and Additional Views (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Supplemental, Minority, and Additional Views (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Supplemental, Minority, and Additional Views Statements in a committee report, presenting individual or group opinions on the measure. Views of individual committee members or groups of committee members are required to be included if a member or members request permission to include them. Minority views […]

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 […]

Report / Reported / H. Rept. / S. Rept. (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Report / Reported / H. Rept. / S. Rept. (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Report / Reported Report / Reported: Formal submission of a measure by a committee to its parent chamber. Both a verb and a noun as a congressional term. A committee that has been examining a bill referred to it by the parent chamber “reports” its […]