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The Amending Process In Congress Stanley Bach

The Amending Process In Congress

Stanley Bach

Published January 23rd 2004
ISBN : 9781590337004
Hardcover
103 pages
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This informative new book focuses on the amending process in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Summarised are many of the rules, precedents and practices of the Senate and House of Representatives affecting the consideration ofMoreThis informative new book focuses on the amending process in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Summarised are many of the rules, precedents and practices of the Senate and House of Representatives affecting the consideration of amendments to measures on the floor. Contents: Preface- THE AMENDING PROCESS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Distinctions Among Amendments- Drafting Amendments- Principles and Prohibitions- Offering and Debating Amendments- The Amendment Trees- Special Procedures for Tax and Appropriations Measures- Making and Reserving Points of Order- Summary of the Effects of Special Rules- Sources of Additional Information- THE AMENDING PROCESS IN THE SENATE: Offering and Debating Amendments- Types of Amendments- Precedence Among Amendments- The Amendment Trees- Restriction on Amendments- Points of Order Against Amendments- Modification, Withdrawal and Division of Amendments- Voting on Amendments- Amendments Under Cloture- Index.