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Glossary of Legislative Terms
226 definitions by South Carolina Legislature

Record Vote (Roll Call)Voice Vote (Viva Voce)OfficersJefferson’s Manual (Jefferson’s Manual of Parliamentary Practice)RecommitRecessLegislatureGermanenessJoint CommitteeAd Hoc CommitteeChaplainYieldWithout RecommendationWithdraw a MotionDivision VoteVoteVeto OverrideVetoUnicameralUncontestedUnanimous ConsentTitleTerm of OfficeTake a WalkTableSunsetSubsistenceStrike OutStopping the ClockStatutesStatus of BillStatutory CommitteeState the QuestionState RegisterStanding CommitteeStand at EaseSponsor ReportSponsorSpecial OrderSpeaker Pro TemporeSpeaker EmeritusSpeakerSine DieSimple MajorityOrganizational SessionSessionSergeant-At-ArmsSenioritySenateSectionRuling of the ChairRulesRostrumRoster (List of Members)Roll CallRobert’s Rules of OrderRevenueSenate or House ResolutionJoint ResolutionConcurrent ResolutionRescindRequest for DebateReportRepealRejectionRegulationReferralReferendumReconsiderationRecedeRecall a BillReapportionmentReading ClerkRatifyQuorum CallQuorumPro TemporeProcedurePrivilege of the FloorPrintoutPrevious QuestionPresiding OfficerPresident Pro TemporePresidentPrefilingPrecedentPostpone to a Day CertainPoint of Personal PrivilegePoint of OrderPetitionPending QuestionPassage of BillParliamentary InquiryPagesOut Of OrderObjectionOath of OfficeNondebatableNon-ConcurrenceMotionsMotion PeriodDilatory MotionMotionMorning HourMinutesMinority ReportMinority LeaderMessage from the GovernorMessageMemorializeMembers PresentMembers-ElectLegislative MeasureMason’s ManualMajority ReportMajority LeaderLocal Uncontested BillsLobbyistLegislatorLegislative PrivilegeLegislative ManualLegislative LiaisonLegislative IntentLegislative CouncilLeave of AbsencePermanent JournalDaily JournalJoint SessionJoint RulesJoint AssemblyJefferson’s ManualFirst Reading (Introduction)InvocationIntroduction (First Reading)InterimImpeachmentHouseHopperHold Harmless ClauseHearingGrandfather ClauseGerrymanderingGalleryFloorFixed TimeFiscal YearFiscal Impact StatementFilibusterEx OfficioExecutive SessionExcusedEnrolled BillEnacting ClauseEffective DateDivision of the QuestionDivision VoteDistrict (Legislative)DilatoryDigestDied in CommitteeDesk is ClearDeskDecorumDebate AdjournedDebateLegislative DayDay CertainDaily BookCo-SponsorConveneContinueContingency FundContested SeatState ConstitutionConstituentConflict of InterestConfirmationConcurrenceCompanion MeasuresCommittee of the WholeStanding CommitteeCommittee ReportInterim CommitteeFree Conference CommitteeConference CommitteeCommittee ChairmanCommitteeCommitCode of LawsClotureClincherClerkChamberChairCensureCaucusCarryover LegislationCall to OrderDaily CalendarBudget & Control BoardBudgetBookkeeping DepartmentSkeleton BillPre-Filed BillBill IndexBill HistoryDeficiency BillBillBicameralAttachéArchivesApproval by GovernorAppropriationAppropriateApportionmentAppealAnnotateConstitutional AmendmentAmendmentAidesAgendaAdvance SheetsAdoptionAdjournment Sine DieAdjournmentAct
Date
2016-06-12
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