Reid Bill: Senate Cannot Repeal Portions of Reid Bill Without Supermajority

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:43 am December 22, 2009

“Today, the Senate President, acting on the advice of the Senate Parliamentarian, ruled that these rules changes are actually just procedural changes and, despite what the actual words of the legislation say, are not rules changes. Therefore, a two-thirds vote is not needed in contravention to longstanding Senate precedent.”

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