Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute

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An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute is usually an amendment that seeks to replace the entire text of a bill[1]. Passage of this type of amendment strikes out everything after the enacting clause and inserts a new version of the bill. An amendment in the nature of a substitute also refers to an amendment that replaces a large portion of the text of a bill.

References

  1. U.S. Senate Glossary
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