Tag: Joint Explanatory Statement of Managers

Conferees / Managers / Instruct Conferees (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Conferees / Managers / Instruct Conferees (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Conferees / Managers / Instruct Conferees     Reid Announces Conferees to Negotiate One-Year Plan   Conferees: The representatives and senators from each chamber who serve on a conference committee; also referred to as managers. Instruct Conferees: Formal action by one chamber urging its conferees […]

Understanding Report Language and Legislative History / Joint Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Understanding Report Language and Legislative History / Joint Statements (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Learning to research and understand legislative history is an important part of any legislator’s job. Legislative history includes the official reports that are generated in Congress throughout the course of the legislative process, such as committee reports and joint statements. photo credit: EverJean When researching case law, be aware that court decisions can frequently include […]

Joint Explanatory Statement of Managers (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Joint Explanatory Statement of Managers (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Joint Explanatory Statement of Managers Portion of the conference report providing the history, explanation, and intent of the conferees. The conference report and joint explanatory statement are two distinct documents. The conference report contains a formal statement of the procedural actions the conferees took and […]