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Recent CRS Reports – April 2013

Recent CRS Reports – April 2013

Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal, CRS Report RL34319, April 8, 2013 (21-page PDF) Procedural Analysis of Private Laws Enacted: 1986-2013, CRS Report RS22450, April 9, 2013 (12-page PDF) Potential Employer Penalties Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), CRS Report R41159, April 8, 2013 (21-page PDF) State Legalization […]

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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 […]

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute / Committee Substitute   Full Committee Markup: FY 2018 Defense & Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill   Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute: Usually an amendment that seeks to replace the entire text of a bill. Passage of […]

Division of a Question for Voting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Division of a Question for Voting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Division of a Question for Voting photo credit: neoterra A practice that is more common in the Senate but also is used in the House whereby a member may demand a division of an amendment or a motion for purposes of amendment. The individual parts […]

Stage of Disagreement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Stage of Disagreement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Stage of Disagreement: Stage at which one chamber formally disagrees with an amendment proposed by the other chamber and insists on its own amendment. A measure generally cannot go to conference until this stage is reached.   “Disagreement and Civil Dialogue in American Politics and […]

Recede and Concur with an Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Recede and Concur with an Amendment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Recede: Motion by one chamber to withdraw from its previous position during amendments between the chambers. Recede and Concur: Motion to withdraw from a position and agree with the other chamber’s position. Recede and Concur with an Amendment: Motion to withdraw from a position and […]