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From the Brookings article:
"Fast Track Legislative Procedures establish limitations on Congress, ensuring a streamlined legislative process. It requires introduction of the implementing bill in both houses of Congress, referral to relevant committees (at minimum the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees), and automatic discharge after 45 legislative days if the bill has not been reported out of the committees. Fast track permits no amendments to the implementing bill and limits floor debate to 20 hours in each chamber. It requires a timely vote on the implementing bill in the House and Senate no more than 15 legislative days after leaving committee and ensures no conference committee, since both chambers vote on the same implementing bill."

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Nov 6th, 2019 at 04:14:04 AM EST
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discrete "parliamentary" procedures of the US House of Representatives and US Senate
CRS, Ex. 1, fn. 1, always read the footnotes --Jefferson's Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives
CRS, Ex. 2, Fast Track" Legislative Procedures Governing Congressional Consideration of a Defense Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) Commission Report (2013)
Ex. 3, Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. 19 USC 4201 note -- Title I, Trade Promotion Authority


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by Cat on Fri Nov 8th, 2019 at 04:20:41 PM EST
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