Examines terms under which regular appropriations bills are typically brought up and initially considered on House floor, highlighting House practices with regards to amendment opportunities and waiver of points of order for FY96- FY2015. Provides overview of how consideration of regular appropriations bills has been initiated between FY96-FY2015. Discusses floor consideration of amendments to regular appropriations bills and types of amending processes that have been established at the beginning of consideration. Addresses waivers of House rules prior to consideration of regular appropriations bills.
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