Tag: House Rule XIII

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 […]

Closed Rule / Modified Closed Rule / Special Rule / Open Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Closed Rule / Modified Closed Rule / Special Rule / Open Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Closed Rule / Modified Closed Rule / Special Rule / Open Rule In the House, under a closed rule, no amendments can be offered to the bill. Permits general debate for a specified period of time but permits no floor amendments. Amendments reported by the […]

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 […]

Ramseyer Rule / Cordon Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Ramseyer Rule / Cordon Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Ramseyer Rule / Cordon Rule A comparative section in contrasting typefaces must be included in committee reports. This comparative section shows the text of a statute, or a part thereof, that is proposed to be amended or repealed. This section is usually prepared by each […]