Definition of cloture. Meaning of cloture. Synonyms of cloture

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Definition of cloture

cloture
Closure Clo"sure (?, 135), n. [Of. closure, L. clausura, fr. clauedere to shut. See Close, v. t.] 1. The act of shutting; a closing; as, the closure of a chink. 2. That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed. Without a seal, wafer, or any closure whatever. --Pope. 3. That which incloses or confines; an inclosure. O thou bloody prison . . . Within the guilty closure of thy walls Richard the Second here was hacked to death. --Shak. 4. A conclusion; an end. [Obs.] --Shak. 5. (Parliamentary Practice) A method of putting an end to debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body. It is similar in effect to the previous question. It was first introduced into the British House of Commons in 1882. The French word cl[^o]ture was originally applied to this proceeding.
Cloture
Cloture Cl[^o]`ture", n. [F.] (Parliamentary Practice) See Closure, 5.

Meaning of cloture from wikipedia

- Cloture (UK: US: /ˈkloʊtʃər/, also UK: /ˈkloʊtjʊər/), closure or, informally, a guillotine, is a motion or process in parliamentary procedure aimed at...
- Rule XXII in 2013 and 2017 now require only a simple majority to invoke cloture on presidential nominations, although most legislation still requires 60...
- failed cloture vote under Rule XXII, the nuclear option was invoked, as follows: Mr. REID. I raise a point of order that the vote on cloture under Rule...
- hearings held on February 22–23, 2021, and approved 15–7 on March 1, 2021. Cloture invoked 70–29 on March 9, 2021. Confirmed 70–30 on March 10, 2021, and...
- proposed amendments. The Senate may end a filibuster by invoking cloture. In most cases, cloture requires the support of three-fifths of the Senate; however...
- end a filibuster by invoking cloture. In most cases, cloture requires the support of three-fifths of the Senate. Cloture is invoked very rarely, particularly...
- December 16, 2021. Retrieved December 18, 2021. "On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture Holly A. Thomas to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth...
- sworn" (usually 60 out of 100 senators) bring debate to a close by invoking cloture under Senate Rule XXII. Even if a filibuster attempt is unsuccessful, the...
- Meeting – May 9, 2019, Senate Judiciary Committee On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture: Jeffery Vincent Brown, of Texas, to be U.S. District Judge...
- Leader Harry Reid motioned to invoke cloture on Millett's nomination. On October 31, 2013, the motion to invoke cloture was rejected 55–38, with 3 senators...