A motion of a routine nature dealing with administrative or purely formal matters necessary to expedite House business.
Compare: routine motion.
House copy (of a bill)
The copy of a bill in the care of the Clerk of the House which is used as a working copy by the House.
A bill, either public or private, which is first introduced in the House of Representatives. After it has been passed by the House of Representatives, a House bill is sent to the Senate.
See: Official Report