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One-Minute Speeches (CongressionalGlossary.com)

One-Minute Speeches (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms One-Minute Speeches     Lions Recognized in the House of Representatives(Note the time of this one-minute speech)     Addresses by House members at the beginning of a legislative day. The speeches may cover any subject but are limited to one minute. At the beginning […]

Morning Hour / Morning Business (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Morning Hour / Morning Business (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Morning Hour / Morning Business The time set-aside at the beginning of each legislative day for the consideration of regular, routine business. The “hour” is of indefinite duration in the House, where a period is set aside at the beginning of the day for members […]

Five-Minute Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Five-Minute Rule (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Five-Minute Rule photo credit: Moe_ A debate-limiting rule of the House that is invoked when the House sits as the Committee of the Whole. Under the rule, a member offering an amendment is allowed to speak five minutes in its favor, and an opponent of […]