Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Congressional EndgameInterchamber Bargaining and Compromise$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Josh M. Ryan

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226582061

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CHICAGO SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.chicago.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Chicago Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use.date: 28 March 2020

Postpassage Resolution in Historical and Contemporary Context

Postpassage Resolution in Historical and Contemporary Context

Process, Procedures, and Controversies

Chapter:
(p.12) Chapter Two Postpassage Resolution in Historical and Contemporary Context
Source:
The Congressional Endgame
Author(s):

Josh M. Ryan

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.003.0002

Though many of the world's legislatures are bicameral in nature, the ways in which they change legislation is not well understood. This chapter begins with a review of the expected effects of bicameralism, and discusses the state of the literature on how the House and Senate resolve their differences. The chapter also introduces data on conference committees and the use of amendment trading to resolve differences, with a special focus on important legislation and appropriations legislation. There is no doubt that the use of bicameral bargaining in Congress has declined, though the current literature has little explanation for the reasons behind this reduction.

Keywords:   bicameralism, congressional history, conference committees, appropriations

Chicago Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.