Tag: House Rule XVIII

Printed Amendment / Unprinted Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Printed Amendment / Unprinted Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Printed Amendment / Unprinted Amendment Amendments can be either printed or unprinted. Printed Amendment: A House rule guarantees five minutes of floor debate in support and five minutes in opposition, and no other debate time, on amendments printed in the Congressional Record at least one […]

Five-Minute Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Five-Minute Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Five-Minute Rule photo credit: Moe_ A debate-limiting rule of the House that is invoked when the House sits as the Committee of the Whole. Under the rule, a member offering an amendment is allowed to speak five minutes in its favor, and an opponent of […]