House Committee Markups

House Committee Markups

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A principal responsibility of a comm. in the U.S. House of Rep. is to conduct markups Ai to select legislation to consider, debate and vote on amend. to it (to mark up), and report their recomm. to the House. This manual examines procedures and strategy related to comm. markups and provides sample procedural scripts. Contents: Introduction; Comm. Rules; Procedural Restrictions on Markups; Referral of Legislation; Considerations Prior to Markup; Procedural Strategy and the Choice of a Markup Vehicle; Beginning a Markup; Reading a Measure for Amend.; Points of Order; Motions; Voting; Reporting a Measure; Comm. Reports; Options for House Floor Consideration; Considerations in a Two-House Strategy; and Role of Committee and Staff.Manual of Procedures and Procedural Strategies Michael L. Koempel ... If a previously introduced measure is marked up, its principal sponsor may be the committee or subcommittee chair, ... If a draft is marked up, it could be that a number of measures had been introduced, and the committee chair (or committee staff at the direction of the chair) prepared a draft ... (...continued) the changes made to the measure in markup into a new measure that would be introduced, referred to theanbsp;...

Title:House Committee Markups
Author:Michael L. Koempel
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-08


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