gag rule(redirected from Gag resolution)
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1. A rule, as in a legislative body, limiting discussion or debate on a bill or resolution under consideration.
2. A rule or policy preventing the discussion of certain issues by private parties as a condition of the receipt of public funding.
(Parliamentary Procedure) US any closure regulation adopted by a deliberative body
any rule restricting open discussion or debate concerning a given issue, esp. in a deliberative body.
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|Noun||1.||gag rule - a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body|
parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order, order - a body of rules followed by an assembly