The Motion to Recommit in the House of Representatives: Effects, Recent Trends, and Options for Change Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Motion to Recommit in the House of Representatives: Effects, Recent Trends, and Options for Change

Creator

  • Author: Lynch, Megan S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst on the Congress and Legislative Process; Government and Finance Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-11-20

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides an overview of House rules and precedents governing the motion to recommit, examines the use of the motion in the 110th Congress, and discusses arguments both favoring and opposing changing House procedures governing the motion. This report will be updated to reflect any changes in House rules governing the usage of the motion to recommit.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: House of Representatives
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: House rules and procedure
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL34757
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34757_2008Nov20
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc462647