Bypassing Senate Committees: Rule XIV and Unanimous Consent

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This report examines the alternative procedures and actions that the Senate uses to bypass committee consideration of bills and joint resolutions. It also provides examples of how the Senate uses these alternative procedures and actions to facilitate consideration and passage of some bills and joint resolutions.

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Koempel, Michael L. May 20, 2015.

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This report examines the alternative procedures and actions that the Senate uses to bypass committee consideration of bills and joint resolutions. It also provides examples of how the Senate uses these alternative procedures and actions to facilitate consideration and passage of some bills and joint resolutions.

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14 pages.

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Koempel, Michael L. Bypassing Senate Committees: Rule XIV and Unanimous Consent, report, May 20, 2015; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689134/: accessed July 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.