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Glossary of Legislative Terms
171 definitions by Kentucky Legislature

ActsAdjournment Sine DieAdjourn (Motion to)Administration BillAdministrative RegulationAdoptionAmendmentAmend (Motion to)ChamberClincherCommitteeCommittee AmendmentCommittee ChairCommittee of the WholeCommittee ReportCommittee SubstituteCompanion BillConcurConcurrent ResolutionConference CommitteeConflict of InterestConsent Calendar (or Consent Orders)ConstituentConstitutionConstitutional AmendmentConstitutional ConventionConstitutional MajorityConstitutional OfficerContested SeatContingency FundConveneCo-SponsorDebateDeficiency AppropriationDilatoryDischarge PetitionDissentDistrictDivisionDivision of a QuestionEffective DateElectionEmergency ClauseEnabling ActEnacting ClauseEn Bloc VotingEngrossmentEnrollmentExcused AbsenceExecutive OrderExecutive SessionEx OfficioExpungeExtraordinary SessionFileFiscal NoteFloorFloor AmendmentGalleryGeneral OrdersGermanenessGerrymanderingGovernor's ProclamationGrandfather ClauseHearingHopperHouseImmunityImpeachmentInitiativeInterimInterim Joint CommitteeIntroductionInvocationJoint ResolutionJoint SponsorshipJournalKentucky Revised Statutes (KRS)Lay on the Clerk's Desk (Motion to)Lay on the Table (Motion to)Legislative Advocate or AgentLegislative AnalystLegislatorLegislatureMajority Caucus ChairmanMajority Floor LeaderMajority PartyMajority WhipMason's ManualMembers-ElectMemorializeMessageMinority Floor LeaderMinority ReportMinutesMotionNominationNon-DebatableOath of OfficeOmbudsmanOrder of BusinessOrders of the DayOut Of OrderOversight CommitteePairs or PairingsParliamentary InquiryPassagePer DiemPetitionPink SheetPoint of OrderPoint of Personal PrivilegePostpone Indefinitely (Motion to)Postpone to a Fixed Time (Motion to)PrecedentPrefiled BillPresidentPresident Pro TemporePresiding OfficerPressure GroupPrevious Question (Motion for)Privileged MotionPrivilege of the FloorProcedureQuorumQuorum CallRatifyReadingReapportionmentRecallRecedeRecessRecommit (Motion to)Reconsider (Motion to)ReferReferendumRegular SessionRepealReportRescindResolving ClauseRevenueRevisionRipper BillRoll CallRulesRuling of a ChairSectionSenioritySimple MajoritySimple ResolutionSpeakerSpeaker Pro TemporeSpecial CommitteeSpecial OrderSponsorStanding CommitteeStationery AllowanceStopping the ClockSunset LegislationSuspend the RulesTerm of OfficeTitleUnanimous ConsentUnicameralVetoVeto OverrideVoice VoteVoteWithdrawYield
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2016-06-12
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