Meetings where congressional committees go through the original draft of a bill and offer amendments that can be accepted or rejected by the committees' membership.
The section-by-section review and revision of a bill by committee members.
The process of amending a legislative proposal. Held by the Committee of jurisdiction, committee members can offer amendments, which if successful, changes the legislative language of a particular bill. If the bill is changed drastically the committee might reintroduce the legislation under a new bill.
Committees may modify, or "markup," a bill by amending, deleting or revising sections of the legislation.
The difference between what the agency or broker pays the writer and the amount the agency bills the client for the writer's work. Usually calculated as a certain percentage of the writer's billing rate or fee. The markup covers all of the agency's costs and profits.
The process of amending a legislative proposal in a committee or subcommittee. Committee members can offer amendments, which if successful, are incorporated into the language of a particular bill. Legislation can be drastically changed during mark up.