A resolution from the House Rules Committee which, if adopted by the House, sets the procedures and time limits for debate and voting on a pending bill or resolution. A rule can be open, which would allow any member to offer any germane amendment to the pending legislation; modified, which would allow only certain amendments approved by the Rules Committee to be offered; or closed, which would not allow any amendments to be offered.
Instructions on the time and substance of debate on a bill, attached to the bill when reported out to the floor by the House Rules Committee. - Stands for Senate and designates a bill originating in the Senate.
The term "Rule'' includes: The Rules of Golf and their interpretations as contained in "Decisions on the Rules of Golf"; Any Conditions of Competition established by the Committee under Rule 33-1 and Appendix I; Any Local Rules established by the Committee under Rule 33-8a and Appendix I; and The specifications on clubs and the ball in Appendices II and III.
The instructions on the time and substance of debate on a bill, which are attached to the bill when reported out to the floor by the House Rules Committee.
(a) The rules in this book, including the Definitions, Race Signals, Introduction, preambles and the rules of relevant appendices, but not titles; (b) the prescriptions of the national authority, unless the sailing instructions state that they do not apply; (c) the class rules, or the rules of the handicapping or rating system, except any that conflict with the rules in this book; (d) the notice of race; (e) the sailing instructions; and (f) any other documents that govern the event.
The term "Rule" includes Local Rules made by the Committee under Rule 33-8a. back
As used in the House, a resolution reported by the Rules Committee to govern the consideration of a particular piece of legislation on the House floor, usually to set a time limit for debate and to limit amendments.