Senate Procedure and Practice / Edition 2

Senate Procedure and Practice / Edition 2

by Martin B. Gold
     
 

Gold (a partner in the Washington office of Covington & Burling and a former Floor Advisor and Counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist) provides a distillation of Riddick's Senate Procedure, detailing the Senate rules and procedures that govern lawmaking, while frequently sprinkling his commentary with examples from the floor. He provides chapters on legislative… See more details below

Overview

Gold (a partner in the Washington office of Covington & Burling and a former Floor Advisor and Counsel to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist) provides a distillation of Riddick's Senate Procedure, detailing the Senate rules and procedures that govern lawmaking, while frequently sprinkling his commentary with examples from the floor. He provides chapters on legislative business, floor debates, legislation and committee procedures, bills and joint resolutions, the amendment process, voting in the Senate, finalizing legislation, the appropriations and budget process, and executive business and executive calendar. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742563056
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/27/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
1,097,057
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Senate Procedure and Practice 1

2 Legislative Business 13

3 Floor Debates 37

4 Legislation and Committee Procedures 71

5 Bills and Joint Resolutions 79

6 The Amendment Process 89

7 Voting in the Senate 113

8 Finalizing Legislation to Send to the President's Desk 119

9 The Appropriations and Budget Processes 135

10 Executive Business and the Executive Calendar 159

Appendix A The Standing Rules of the Senate 171

Appendix B Other Standing Rules 223

Glossary 225

Notes 233

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