Tag: RL31404

Must Pass Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Must Pass Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms “Must Pass” Bill A vitally important measure that Congress must enact, such as annual money bills to fund operations of the government. Because of their must-pass quality, these measures often attract “riders” (unrelated policy provisos). Members of the House and Senate announced on Monday that […]

Table a Bill / Motion to Table (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Table a Bill / Motion to Table (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Table a Bill / Motion to Table Table a Bill: Motions to table, or to “lay on the table,” are used to block or kill amendments or other parliamentary questions. When approved, a tabling motion is considered the final disposition of that issue. One of […]