Week 6 – Thursday
Mandatory section today: 6:00 PM at Public Affairs 1284
If you turn on C-SPAN and hear a legislator saying “I would like to strike all
after the enacting clause,” what is he or she doing?
o They are gutting the bill
o Sometimes they next say “and replace with” where they present a bill
to be added to the discussed bill; rider tactic
o An amendment in the nature of a substitute
What is the germaneness rule?
o Rule pertaini