"Holds" in the Senate

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This report discusses a wide range of proposals aimed at reforming holds (an informal practice among Senators to communicate policy views and scheduling preferences) to infuse more accountability, uniformity, and transparency in their use and to make it clear that holds are not a veto on the majority leader's prerogative of calling up measures or matters.

Creator(s): Oleszek, Mark J.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 22, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Oleszek, Mark J.

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 22, 2014
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United States
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This report discusses a wide range of proposals aimed at reforming holds (an informal practice among Senators to communicate policy views and scheduling preferences) to infuse more accountability, uniformity, and transparency in their use and to make it clear that holds are not a veto on the majority leader's prerogative of calling up measures or matters.

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11 pages.

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