Calling Up Measures on the Senate Floor

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The Senate takes up measures under procedures set in Senate rules and by longstanding customs, thereby giving it flexibility in setting its floor agenda. This report first treats those processes or customs most often used by the Senate and then discusses some procedures less often used to call up measures.

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Rundquist, Paul S July 18, 2003.

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The Senate takes up measures under procedures set in Senate rules and by longstanding customs, thereby giving it flexibility in setting its floor agenda. This report first treats those processes or customs most often used by the Senate and then discusses some procedures less often used to call up measures.

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  • July 18, 2003

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Rundquist, Paul S. Calling Up Measures on the Senate Floor, report, July 18, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs3985/: accessed July 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.