H.Res.1018 - Requesting the Senate to adjust its rules to reflect the intent of the framers of the Constitution by amending the Senate's filibuster rule, Rule 22, to facilitate the consideration of bills and amendments.

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  • Official: Requesting the Senate to adjust its rules to reflect the intent of the framers of the Constitution by amending the Senate's filibuster rule, Rule 22, to facilitate the consideration of bills and amendments. as introduced.

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A non-binding resolution stating that the "Senate’s filibuster rule, Rule 22, extends the power of individual Senators and the minority in the Senate beyond the power intended by the Constitution," and calls on the Senate to "adjust its rules to reflect the intent of the framers of the Constitution by amending the Senate’s filibuster rule … to facilitate the consideration of bills and amendments."
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Requests the Senate to adjust its rules to reflect the intent of the framers of the Constitution by amending the Senate's filibuster rule, Rule 22, to facilitate the consideration of bills and amendments.




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