Presentation of a bill before either house of the General Assembly by reading its title; a stage in the enactment of a law. Each bill introduced must be read by title on 3 different days in each house before it is passed. The first reading introduces the bill. The second reading allows for floor amendments. A bill is voted on when called for third reading.
The presentation of a bill before either house by the recital of the caption of the bill. The Texas Constitution requires that every bill be read in each house on three separate days. Until a bill is finally passed, it will be in the process of a first, second, or third reading. The first reading of a bill is the point in the process when the bill is referred to committee by the appropriate presiding officer. The second reading of a bill is the first point in the process when the entire membership of a chamber has the opportunity to debate the bill and amend it by majority vote. The third reading of a bill is the next point in the process when the entire membership of a chamber may debate a bill and the final opportunity the members of a chamber have to offer amendments to the bill.
Presentation of a bill before either chamber by the reading the bill, its title or its number. A formal procedure required by constitution and rules that indicates a stage in enactment process. Most often, a bill must receive three readings on three different days in each legislative body.
A social practice that draws on a repertoire of social, cultural and cognitive resources to construct and reconstruct meanings from various traditional and multimodal texts. It is enacted in different ways, for different purposes, in a variety of public and domestic settings. Reading is therefore a cultural, economic, ideological, political and psychological act. ( Literate Futures: Reading [draft], p. 24)
The reading of a bill's number, sponsor(s) and title in open session by the Senate Secretary or Assembly Clerk. A bill must be read three times before it can be passed. A bill is given first reading upon introduction, second reading when reported by a committee (or may be sent directly to second reading without committee reference), and third reading when posted for a final vote.
Each bill or proposed constitutional amendment must be read by title on three separate days in each legislative house before it can be voted on final passage. A bill may be read more than once on the same day if this rule is waived by a two-thirds vote of the members present. These readings are: First Reading The bill is introduced and its title is published in the journal; sometimes first reading takes place during a chamber session. Second Reading After favorable reports by all committees of reference, the bill is available for placement on the calendar. When it is taken up on the floor, it is read a second time during which questions may be asked and amendments considered. If amendments are adopted the bill is engrossed. Third Reading The stage at which debate on final passage occurs and a recorded vote is taken. By a two-thirds vote further amendments may be adopted.
Refers to the following stages of the legislative process: First Reading -- Required of all bills and resolutions and accomplished by receiving a number and stating the title. The first reading is followed by Rules Committee consideration. Second Reading -- Occurs in the House as a bill is reported back to the floor with a committee recommendation. Acceptance of the committee report completes the second reading. In the Senate, debate, possible amendment, and a vote are taken on the actual bill which completes the second reading. Third reading -- Final phase in the consideration of a bill, followed by debate, further amendments if any, and final vote.
Presentation of a bill before either house by the reading of the title thereof; a stage in the enactment of a measure. A bill, until passed, is either in process of first, second or third reading, no matter how many times it has actually been read.
The presentation of a bill before either house requiring the reading and printing of the bill number or title. This formal procedure is required by the Constitution and the Rules of each house and indicates to the legislators and the public a stage in the enactment of a measure. The Constitution requires that bills receive three readings on three different days, or three printings, by title, on three different calendars in each house, unless the readings are waived.
Each bill must be read on the rostrum three times before final passage. In Washington, first reading takes place when the bill is introduced. Second reading takes place when the bill has been reported by standing committee and is placed on the calendar by the Rules Committee. It is at second reading that the bills are debated and amendments are offered. Third reading takes place when the bill is before the chamber for final passage.
A consultation with an astrologer, Tarot reader, psychic, or medium that involves looking into the client's past, present, and future, as well as the client's psychological situation and motivations, in order to provide insight and guidance.
A psi presentation by a medium who serves as percipient in responding to questions and transmits message from discarnate sources. The term is frequently used with same meaning as "sitting", though the inference in a reading is that message is directed to specific individuals or situations.
Reading was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The constituency covered an area in and around the town of Reading in the county of Berkshire.
From Ruby Annotation ( 2001-05-31) For ideographs: Technical term; indication of possible pronunciation. Different from pronunciation in various respects: script used may not be fully phonetic; actual pronunciation is speaker-dependent; pronunciation may not be realized when reading a text silently. In Chinese or Korean, some ideographs have several readings. In Japanese, most ideographs have at least two readings, and some have a lot more. Readings also may depend on context.
the description of a rebus rubric that is a heteronym of the solution. In phonetic rebi, the reading may contain phonetic elements, and in a purely phonetic rebus, the reading is a homonym of the solution.
The general body of what one reads. In our country it consists, as a rule, of Indiana novels, short stories in "dialect" and humor in slang. We know by one's reading His learning and breeding; By what draws his laughter We know his Hereafter. Read nothing, laugh never -- The Sphinx was less clever! Jupiter Muke
resources where the learner has to recognize vocabulary, pick out key words (such as those identifying topics and main ideas), get the main point or the most important information, and/or distinguish the main idea from supporting details.
Reading is a process of retrieving and comprehending some form of stored information or ideas. These ideas are usually some sort of representation of language, such as symbols to be examined by sight, or by touch (for example Braille). Other types of reading may not be language-based, such as music notation or pictograms.
is Fundamental (RIF) The oldest and largest children's and family nonprofit literacy organization in the United States . RIF programs annually children of all ages, most of whom are at risk of educational failure, with a focus on those from birth to age eleven. â€œAll RIF programs combine three essential elements to foster children's literacy: reading motivation, family and community involvement, and the excitement of choosing free books to keep.â€ http://www.rif.org
of Avid/Final Cut Pro Timelines The ability to open and read Timelines exported from Avid systems and Final Cut Pro to bring back details into the script such as the final in and out times for shots, etc.
Reading is an action performed by computers, to acquire data from a source and place it into their volatile memory for processing. For example, a computer may read information off a floppy disk and store it in random access memory to be placed on the hard drive to be processed at a future date. Computers may read information from a variety of sources, such as magnetic storage, the Internet, or audio and video input ports.