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How Measures Are Brought to the House Floor: A Brief Introduction [Updated January 11, 2005]   [open pdf - 35KB]

"This report presents a brief description of the five methods used to bring proposed legislation to the House floor for consideration. These methods allow for consideration as a privileged matter, under the limited privilege of a special calendar or day, under suspension of the rules, under the terms of a special rule, or by unanimous consent. This report will be updated to reflect any changes in the rules or practices of the House."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, RS20067
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Date:
2005-01-11
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