The part of the house assigned to the members.
The securities trading areas of the NYSE consisting of four rooms; the main room, the garage, the blue room, and the bond room. (See Trading Ring)
Refers to action before the full House or full Senate. A bill on the Senate floor is being considered by the full Senate.
Members of Congress call the space where the House or Senate debate and vote â€œthe floor,â€ more formally known as the House or Senate chamber.
The attendant in charge of the card room or a section of a card room.
The working area of either chamber of the Legislature.
That portion of a legislative chamber reserved for legislators, staff, and other persons granted access during Session.
A traditional term for the meeting chamber of either house.
the area of the legislative chamber where the senators sit. When a committee advances a bill "to the floor," that means the bill is being sent to the full Legislature for consideration.
Supervisory personnel at a card room. Traditionally floorman.
The area within the bar in both the House and Senate Chambers.
structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"
the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business; "there was a motion from the floor"
a large room in a stock exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader"
The floor is the portion of one of the large meeting rooms in the capitol in which the entire chamber (House or Senate) routinely meets to conduct official business.
Action "on the floor" is that which occurs as part of a formal session of the full Senate or House.
The interior chamber of either body where the Members meet to introduce and debate proposed legislation.
The area of a legislative chamber where the members conduct business.
The chamber area in which the members of either house sit to consider official legislative action.
The area of the legislative chamber occupied by the members and staff of the house. A legislator "has the floor" when he or she has been granted permission by the presiding officer to address the house.
Action "on the floor" is that which occurs as part of a formal session of the full Senate. An action "from the floor" is one taken by a Senator during a session of the Senate. A Senator who has been recognized to speak by the Chair is said to "have the floor."
(1) The Assembly or Senate Chambers. (2) The term used to describe the location of a bill or the type of session. Matters may be referred as "on the floor."
The House and Senate Chambers. The rooms where the House and Senate each meet.
after a bill passes through the committee process, it is sent to the "floor" in either the House or Senate, meaning it is placed on any of the various bill lists while awaiting debate by all members.
The area of a legislative chamber which is occupied by the members and staff of the body.
The trading floor of the central marketplace where a security or a commodity is traded, such as the Bond Room of the New York Stock Exchange.
That portion of the chamber reserved for members, staff, and other persons granted access during the session.
the inside of either chamber, "floor action" refers to action taken by entire membership of a chamber
That portion of the chamber reserved for members and officers of the assembly.
(1) The full Senate or House, as in "sending a bill to the floor". (2) Also used to indicate who is allowed to speak at a particular time, as in "having the floor".
Can refer to the House or Senate chambers. More generally, when a bill is before the entire chamber (as opposed to a committee), it is said to be on the floor. Also, when a house is in session, its members are said to be on the floor.
Figuratively, within the chamber while that chamber is in session, as in floor amendment or floor debate. Floor actions are distinguished from actions taking place elsewhere, e.g., lobbying, or committee actions.
Reference to the interior of the chamber. "Floor action" refers to action in the chamber on a measure under consideration.
Literally, the floor of the chamber in which either house meets. When members are attending a meeting of their house, they are said to be "on the floor."