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Bills, to be fairly written, or Speaker inay refuse them....... 137
introduction, reading, and commitment...

137, 138
amendments fall if recommitted....

142
a particular clause may be recommitted ..

141
cannot be amended on the first reading..

137
amendments, how proceeded with .......

157-161
amendments fall if recommitted...

• 142
proceedings on second reading .........

138
if second reading refused, the bill is rejected....

163
time for attacking or opposing .........

144, 164
one bill may be ingrafted on another.......
one House may pass with blanks and be filled in the
other .............................

161
on third reading, forms observed...

165, 166
on third reading, may be committed...

165
on third reading, amended by riders..
on third reading, blanks filled
preamble to be last considered ...

140
cannot be altered after passage..........

166
at the close of session no new bill, unless sent from the

other House, to be brought in ..........
to receive three readings, etc........

137
how brought in on notice and leave...

137
forms in introducing..............

137
proceedings on second reading......

138
how and to whom committed ........

138
shall be read twice before commitment.....

138
not to be referred to avowed opponents ...

139
referred, may be delivered to any of the committee ... 139
amendments between the Houses, mode of proceeding...... 174, 175
by whom to be taken from House to House ....

178
may be specially commended to notice of the other House.... 179
if one House neglects a bill, the other may remind of it.... 179
how to be enrolled, signed, and presented to the Presi-
dent...................................

180
not to be enrolled in paragraphs, but solidly ..............
amendments to, cannot be receded from or insisted on by
the amending House with a further amendment ...

174
dangerous practice of passing bills before being en-
grossed .......

146
amendments to amendments between the Houses, how far
admissible..............................................

175
amendment to an amendment of the other House takes

precedence of a motion to agree or disagree ............. 175
proceedings upon, in Committee of the Whole, etc......... 140-142
titles, when made.................

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Bills, reconsideration, when and how the question may be
moved.........

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reconsideration, at what time to be moved ....
reconsideration, effect of a vote for..
either House may recede from its amendment and agree

to the bill ..........
originating in one House, rejected in the other, may be

renewed in the rejecting House ...
expedients for remedying omissions in...
mode of proceeding when founded on facts requiring ex-

planation.................
effect of a vote to insist or adhere ........
conferences must be asked by the House possessed of the

papers..................................................

papers...
papers relating to, to be left with the conferences of the

House granting the conference .......
report to be made first in the House granting the confer-
ence............

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report cannot be amended or altered as the report of a
committee may be....

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cannot strike out at a conference anything in a bill

which has been agreed to by the two Houses ............
proceedings when disapproved ....
not returned in ten days to be laws, unless an adjourn-

ment intervene ........
Blanks, longest time, largest sum, first put ......................

bills may be passed with, and be filled in other House....
may be filled in engrossed bills ...

construction of the rule for filling ...........
Breach of privilege, mode of proceeding on charge of...

case of the editor of the Aurora .......
Bribery (Randall and Whitney's case), breach of privilege.......
Business, order of, in Senate....................

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a settled order in its arrangement useful

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Call of the House, proceedings in case of ....
Challenge, breach of privilege..................
Chairman of a committee is usually the first person named..

of Committee of the Whole may be elected
Change of rote, right to........
Clerk puts questions before election of Speaker ..

to read standing .....
numbers the sections......

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Clerk may correct his errors in delivering messages.............
Committees cannot inquire concerning their members............

must not sit when House is in session................
the person first named may act as chairman, but they

may elect a chairman...
· manner of appointing the members and control over

them by the House.......
manner of proceeding in.....
cannot erase, interline, or blot a bill..
cannot reconsider or alter their own votes........
how they report amendments..
may be appointed to sit in the recess after adjourn-

ment..
cannot receive a petition except through the House..
a member elect, though not returned, may be appointed

on (in Parliament)..........
standing ...........
forms and proceedings in....
joint, how they act.....
when notified that the House is sitting they are bound

to attend........
who shall compose.....

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how appointed in Senate.........
time and place of meeting, when and where they

please ..............
should not be unfriendly to a subject referred to them.
when a member is hostile to a measure referred to the

committee, he should ask to be excused....
the child should not be put to a nurse that cares not

for it ....................
majority of, to constitute a quorum..................
they must act together and not by separate consulta-

tions ......
members of the House may be present at their sittings.
their power over a bill...
manner of reporting from a committee.
have entire control of a report recommitted....
dissolved by a report.......
may be revived by a vote.............
may be discharged from instructions..
when they may sit during recess..
effect of a reference to, when a bill has been amended

in Committee of the Whole...
Committee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to.....

may elect their chairman...

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cess.....................

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Committee of the Whole, Speaker, may resume chair if great disor-
der .....

123
manner of doing business in, in Senate... 143, 144
proceedings in.......

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broken up in disorder...

123
cannot adjourn .........
report proceedings..........
a bill amended in quasi Committee of the
Whole, may be referred to a special com-
mittee..

144
in which case the amendments made to it
fall ......

144
particulars which attach to......

144
Communications, confidential, to be kept secret.

185
Common fame a ground for proceeding.....

124
Conferences, common to have two, before vote to adhere......... 176

must be asked by the house possessed of the papers. 176
cannot alter anything on which the Houses have
agreed..........

175
discussion of the nature and occasion of........
report of, cannot be amended or altered........

176
papers left with conferees of House granting........ 176
report first made in the House granting the confer-

ence.............................................. 176

when, by which House, and what stages to be asked.
Co-existing questions discussed..

162
Counsel may be heard on private bills and law points.....
Count of the House may be called (see Division of House). .... 118
Covered, when members are not to be.....

176

176

125

133

164

Debate, no one to speak impertinently, superfluously, or tediously. 130

not cut off till both sides of the question be put.........
forms and proprieties to be observed in.................. 128-132
the Speaker not allowed to engage in, except on points of
order ...................................

129

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if he rise to speak he must be first heard................ 129
the Speaker may call a member by name for persistent

violations of order in.....
indecent language against the proceedings of the House
not to be used in.....

130
reviling, nipping, or unmannerly words against a mem-
ber not to be used in............

130
a member may speak at every reading of a bill.......... 129

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Debate, where warm words or an assault has passed between mem-

bers they may be required to declare in their places not
to prosecute the quarrel. ........

131
proceedings of the House not to be censured....
a member not to be called by his name in ..
personalities to be prohibited....

130
motives not to be arraigned..

130
violation of order in, to be suppressed by the Speaker....
disorderly words not to be noticed until the member has
finished ......

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disorderly words to be taken down immediately.......... 131,
proceedings of the other House not to be noticed in......
speeches or votes in one House on the same subject not to

be noticed in the other..
the Speaker to interfere promptly to arrest disrespectful
language toward the other House..

132
where the private interests of a member are concerned in
a question, he is to withdraw..

133
Decorum (see Debate)....

... 128-133
Defamatory publications breach of privilege...

110
Disorder in Committee of the Whole, Speaker to resume chair of great. 123

members creating, proceedings in
cases of....

130, 131
Disorderly words, how and when taken down...

132
Dirision of the House, practice in ascertaining .....

1-171
Division of questions, discussed...

161, 162
Doors, rule respecting their being closed....

should not be shut, but be kept by persons appointed..... 133
Duel, challenge to, breach of privilege......

110

133

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115
128

128

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Elections, time, place, and manner of holding.....

of members to be judged by each House................
Engrossed bills not to be looked into while in Speaker's hands....
Errors in a bill cannot be corrected in Committee of the Whole

without order of the committee..........
may be corrected by a clause in another bill, or by a new

bill................................. .............

Clerk may correct an error in delivering a message.......
Equivalent questions discussed ..................
Execution of subsisting order. A member has a right to insist on the.

no debate or delay shall be had on the...

173
179

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163

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Felony, mode of proceeding on charge of treason, breach of the
peace, or........

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113

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