Glossary of Legislative Terms

Glossary of Legislative Terms A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Adjournment Sine Die - The final adjournment of a session of a Congress, usually occurring in Oct., Nov. or Dec. of even-numbered years. Amendment - A proposal to change the language of a bill, can be offered in Committee or on the Floor. Appropriations Bill - A bill reported out of the House or Senate...
US Capitol

Policy Update: Sexual Assault Issue On Campuses - Hearing in the House of Representatives

Congress is back and focusing on a myriad of budget issues; 2015 budget expires at the end of this month. On Thursday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m., the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), will hold a hearing entitled, “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses.” The hearing will take place in room 2261 of the Rayburn...
Department of Labor

Policy Update: ACPA Joins as a Signatory on Department of Labor Proposal

Sent on behalf of College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) and partner organizations regarding Department of Labor Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Defining and Delimiting the Exemption for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees (80 Fed. Reg. 38515, July 6, 2015) (RIN 1235-AA11) Download the Statement Here from the...