- The "motion to proceed"—a vote on whether or not to begin debate on a bill—is no longer subject to filibuster.
- A ban on anonymous holds.
- If a cloture vote fails, the filibuster begins immediately. If no one holds the floor, then cloture is invoked automatically.
- Post-cloture debate on nominees is limited to 2 hours.
- After cloture is invoked, the minority is given the opportunity to offer three amendments, with one hour of debate per amendment.
- Shortening or eliminating the time between filing for cloture and the cloture vote (currently 30 hours or so).
- Forcing the filibustering side to round up 40 "keep filibustering" votes (currently, the majority must round up 60 "stop filibustering" votes). Ignoring this distinction seems like at least a modest problem.
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