Definitions for "GENERAL ORDERS"
Keywords:  debate, amend, whole, committee, bill
The section of the Calendar when the house resolves itself into a Committee of the Whole to debate and amend bills. This allows all members the opportunity to work on the bill, not just those in the committee to which it was referred.
Orders issued by the Commander-in-Chief only (see Department Orders, Camp Orders, Special Orders).
An order of business in which the Senate meets as a Committee of the Whole to consider a bill or joint resolution after the bill or joint resolution is reported out of committee back to the full Senate with the committee's recommendation. During General Orders, other amendments offered by other members of the Senate are considered, as well as advancement of the bill or joint resolution to the order of Third Reading of Bills for final passage or adoption.
Keywords:  reading, second, another, name
Another name for Second Reading.