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How our laws are made

Author: Edward F Willett; Peter W Rodino; United States. Congress. House.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1986.
Series: House document (United States. Congress. House), no. 99-158.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : English : Rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward F Willett; Peter W Rodino; United States. Congress. House.
OCLC Number: 13386197
Notes: "United States House of Representatives."
Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche.
Shipping list no.: 86-237-P.
"November 12, 1985."
S/N 052-071-00697-4.
Item 996-A, 996-B (microfiche).
Description: vi, 71 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Congress --
Sources of legislation --
Forms of congressional action. Bills ; Joint resolutions ; Concurrent resolutions ; Simple resolutions --
Introduction and reference to committee --
Consideration by committee. Committee meetings ; Public hearings ; Business meetings ; Committee action ; Public inspection of results of roll call vote in committee ; Proxy voting ; Points of order with respect to committee procedure ; Broadcasting committee hearings and meetings --
Reported bills. Contents of reports ; Inflationary impact and cost estimates in reports ; Filing of reports ; Availability of reports and hearings --
Legislative review by standing committees --
Calendars. Union calendar ; House calendar ; Consent calendar ; Private calendar ; District of Columbia business --
Obtaining consideration of measures. Special resolutions ; Consideration of measures made in order by previous resolution ; Motion to discharge committee ; Motion to suspend the rules ; Calendar Wednesday ; Privileged matters --
Consideration. Committee of the whole House ; Second reading ; The committee "rises" ; Action by the house ; Motion to recommit ; Quorum calls and roll calls ; Voting ; Electronic voting ; Pairing of members ; System of lights and bells ; Broadcasting live coverage of floor proceedings --
Congressional budget process ; Engrossment and message to Senate --
Senate action. Committee consideration ; Chamber procedures --
Final action an amended bill. Request for a conference ; Authority of conferees ; Meetings and action of conferees ; Conference reports ; Custody of papers --
Enrollment --
Presidential action. Veto message ; Publication. "Slip laws" ; Statues at large ; United States code.
Series Title: House document (United States. Congress. House), no. 99-158.
Responsibility: presented by Mr. Rodino.

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