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Glossary of Legislative Terms
226 definitions by South Carolina Legislature

ActAd Hoc CommitteeAdjournmentAdjournment Sine DieAdoptionAdvance SheetsAgendaAidesAmendmentAnnotateAppealApportionmentAppropriateAppropriationApproval by GovernorArchivesAttachéBicameralBillBill HistoryBill IndexBookkeeping DepartmentBudgetBudget & Control BoardCall to OrderCarryover LegislationCaucusCensureChairChamberChaplainClerkClincherClotureCode of LawsCommitCommitteeCommittee ChairmanCommittee of the WholeCommittee ReportCompanion MeasuresConcurrenceConcurrent ResolutionConference CommitteeConfirmationConflict of InterestConstituentConstitutional AmendmentContested SeatContingency FundContinueConveneCo-SponsorDaily BookDaily CalendarDaily JournalDay CertainDebateDebate AdjournedDecorumDeficiency BillDeskDesk is ClearDied in CommitteeDigestDilatoryDilatory MotionDistrict (Legislative)Division of the QuestionDivision VoteDivision VoteEffective DateEnacting ClauseEnrolled BillExcusedExecutive SessionEx OfficioFilibusterFirst Reading (Introduction)Fiscal Impact StatementFiscal YearFixed TimeFloorFree Conference CommitteeGalleryGermanenessGerrymanderingGrandfather ClauseHearingHold Harmless ClauseHopperHouseImpeachmentInterimInterim CommitteeIntroduction (First Reading)InvocationJefferson’s ManualJefferson’s Manual (Jefferson’s Manual of Parliamentary Practice)Joint AssemblyJoint CommitteeJoint ResolutionJoint RulesJoint SessionLeave of AbsenceLegislative CouncilLegislative DayLegislative IntentLegislative LiaisonLegislative ManualLegislative MeasureLegislative PrivilegeLegislatorLegislatureLobbyistLocal Uncontested BillsMajority LeaderMajority ReportMason’s ManualMembers-ElectMembers PresentMemorializeMessageMessage from the GovernorMinority LeaderMinority ReportMinutesMorning HourMotionMotion PeriodMotionsNon-ConcurrenceNondebatableOath of OfficeObjectionOfficersOrganizational SessionOut Of OrderPagesParliamentary InquiryPassage of BillPending QuestionPermanent JournalPetitionPoint of OrderPoint of Personal PrivilegePostpone to a Day CertainPrecedentPre-Filed BillPrefilingPresidentPresident Pro TemporePresiding OfficerPrevious QuestionPrintoutPrivilege of the FloorProcedurePro TemporeQuorumQuorum CallRatifyReading ClerkReapportionmentRecall a BillRecedeRecessRecommitReconsiderationRecord Vote (Roll Call)ReferendumReferralRegulationRejectionRepealReportRequest for DebateRescindRevenueRobert’s Rules of OrderRoll CallRoster (List of Members)RostrumRulesRuling of the ChairSectionSenateSenate or House ResolutionSenioritySergeant-At-ArmsSessionSimple MajoritySine DieSkeleton BillSpeakerSpeaker EmeritusSpeaker Pro TemporeSpecial OrderSponsorSponsor ReportStand at EaseStanding CommitteeStanding CommitteeState ConstitutionState RegisterState the QuestionStatus of BillStatutesStatutory CommitteeStopping the ClockStrike OutSubsistenceSunsetTableTake a WalkTerm of OfficeTitleUnanimous ConsentUncontestedUnicameralVetoVeto OverrideVoice Vote (Viva Voce)VoteWithdraw a MotionWithout RecommendationYield
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2016-06-12
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