CRS Report: The Legislative Process on the House Floor: An Introduction

From the summary of The Legislative Process on the House Floor: An Introduction (95-563, Dec. 13, 2018):

The standing rules of the House include several different parliamentary mechanisms that the body may use to act on bills and resolutions. Which of these will be employed in a given instance usually depends on the extent to which Members want to debate and amend the legislation. In general, all of the procedures of the House permit a majority of Members to work their will without excessive delay.

See also Points of Order, Rulings, and Appeals in the House of Representatives (98-307, Dec. 12, 2018).

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