Tag: Markup

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies Floor and Conference Action. This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have an understanding of the legislative process. Participants receive an in-depth examination of House and Senate operations and learn points of influence in the legislative process where they can impact and shape legislation, allowing your organization to […]

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies Floor and Conference Action. This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have an understanding of the legislative process. Participants receive an in-depth examination of House and Senate operations and learn points of influence in the legislative process where they can impact and shape legislation, allowing your organization to […]

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies Floor and Conference Action. This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have an understanding of the legislative process. Participants receive an in-depth examination of House and Senate operations and learn points of influence in the legislative process where they can impact and shape legislation, allowing your organization to […]

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies, 3-day course in DC

Advanced Legislative Strategies Floor and Conference Action. This advanced three-day course builds on the skills of those who have an understanding of the legislative process. Participants receive an in-depth examination of House and Senate operations and learn points of influence in the legislative process where they can impact and shape legislation, allowing your organization to […]

Recognize / Recognition (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Recognize / Recognition (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Recognize / Recognition To speak on the floor of the House or Senate, a member must be “recognized” by the presiding officer. In the House, the presiding officer has considerable discretion in recognition and her rulings are rarely challenged (House Rule XVII – Decorum And […]

Amending the Constitution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Amending the Constitution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Amending the Constitution     How to Amend the U.S. Constitution     One of the ways in which federalism is most clearly expressed in the Constitution is in the process for its amendment. Nine of the thirteen original states were required to ratify 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 […]

Original Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Original Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Original Bill A bill drafted by a committee and introduced by its chair when the committee reports the measure back to its chamber. It is not referred back to the committee after introduction. The Senate allows all committees to report original bills; the House generally […]

Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Substitute / Substitute Amendment / Queen-of-the-Hill Rule Substitute: A motion, amendment or entire bill introduced in place of the pending legislative business. Passage of a substitute measure kills the original measure by supplanting it. The substitute also may be amended. Substitute Amendment: This type of […]

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 […]