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Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Manual / Senate Manual / House Rules and Manual Manual: The official handbook in each house prescribing in detail its organization, rules procedures and operations. The Senate Manual, prepared during the second session of each Congress by the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, contains […]

Motion (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Motion (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Motion In the House or Senate chamber, a request by a member to institute any of a wide array of parliamentary actions. The member “moves” for a certain procedure, such as the consideration of a measure. The precedence of motions, and whether they are debatable, […]