gut and stuff

  • A slang term which refers to removing the text of a measure and inserting entirely new language which, while it may change the nature of the bill completely, still falls under the measure's "relating-to" clause.

    Oregon State Legislature 1
    See also amendment

1Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary of Terms, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­glossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).