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Recede, the House cannot recode from its own amendment with an

amendment ........................................... 174
Recommitment, amendments made in quasi-comunittee fall on...... 142, 144
Reconsideration of bills, orders, instructions, &c..
Remonstrance and petition, distinction......

135
Report of committee, how to proceed in House .....

143
Report of one House not to be read in the other if objected

147
Representatives, apportionment of, from 1789 to 1893.

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qualifications of .....

115
Representatives, House of, of whom composed.

115
shall choose their Speaker and other offi-
cers ................

120
powers of, in relation to its rules and

the conduct of members..
Resolutions, facts, principles, and opinions may be expressed in.. 134
money may be paid by ........

134
when to be presented for approval ...
Reviling, nipping, or unmannerly words not to be used in debate. 130
Riders, engrossed bills may be amended by ........

166
Rules, an adherence to, important.........

107
Rules and orders of each House, to what cases they shall apply.... 133, 134

the execution of a subsisting order
may be insisted on......

133
all orders determine with the ses-

sion ........................... 134

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Sections of bills may be numbered by Clerk....
Senate, of whom composed and how classed....

the Vice-President to be the President of the..
shall choose their officers, &c.........................
power of, in relation to rules and the conduct of members.
equal division to be determined by the vote of the Vice

President..
adjournment of (see Adjournment).....

session of, what constitutes ..........
Session, what constitutes.......
Speaker, the House shall choose their....

absence of, from sickness, another chosen..
violates order by not putting question...
Clerk puts question before election of......
may be removed at will of the House......
not to speak unless to order, and to be first heard...

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Speaker, reads sitting, rises to put question .............

145
cannot refuse an amendment, inconsistent .............. 157
to decide point of order that arises in putting question

peremptorily, and may ask advice of old members..... 170
Special orders (see Order8).....

139, 149
Speech cannot be read of right, a written .......
Strike out, paragraph may be perfected before question to........ 158
Strike out and insert, discussed..........

. 158, 159
Sum, largest, first put in filling blanks ...,

154

147

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146

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Tellers to count on division of the Honse

their errors rectified .....
Time, longest, first put in filling blanks
Title to be on the back of the bill when engrossed

when to be made or amended..........
Transposing of sections, rule respecting ....
Treason, mode of proceeding on charge of.....
Treaties may be made by the President and Senate

shall be kept secret until injunction removed.....
are legislative acts......
extent of the power to make....
may be rescinded by an act of the legislature....
papers to be communicated with ..........
ratified by nominal call ........
read for information the day received ..
read for consideration on subsequent day..
proceedings upon.......

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Warm words or quarrel, adjustment of.......
Whitney and Randall, bribery case, reference to.....
Withdraw, members cannot, when question is putting .....
Withdraw motions, rule of Parliament...
Witnesses, how summoned, examined, etc ...

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Yeas and nays may be required by one-fifth........

to be taken alphabetically ..
all present shall vote, unless excused..
when called and decision announced, no member

allowed to vote................

no member to vote unless present..........
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INDEX TO RULES AND DIGEST.

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Absent Members-

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Members required to attend sessions. (Rule viii, 1)... 205, 206, 237
Fifteen Members may compel attendance of absentees. (Rule

XV, 2) ................................................. 217, 237
Members absent without sufficient excuse may be arrested.

(Rule XV, 3) .................................. .......... 218, 237
House shall determine on what conditions Members arrested

for absence shall be discharged. (Rule xv, 3)........... 218, 237
From a Committee of Whole, when without quorum, shall be re-

ported to House and entered on Journal. (Rule XXIII, 2).. 224, 240
Attendance of, may be compelled, though quorum present...
Less than a quorum may compel attendance of (Const.)....... 237
Member subsequently answering roll call not to be included
in warrant.

238
Pending call of, for excuses, motion to adjourn in order...... 238
House may order roll call to be repeated to ascertain .... 238
Order for arrest of, may be repeated during call of House .... 238
Competent for a quorum to compel attendance of ............ 238
Proceedings to enforce attendance of, may be continued after
adjournment...

238
Pending execution of continuing warrant for absent Mem-

bers, business not suspended .........
When arrested after adjournment, have same status as if ar-
rested before.....

238
When in custody, not entitled to vote on motion to excuse
themselves...........................

239
But may vote to excuse another Member..
Members in custody not deprived of general right to voto.... 239
Several, may be discharged from custody and excused by single
resolution or order .........

239
Motion to revoke leave and at same time dispense with call,
precedence of motion ...

................ 239
Competent to revoke leave and order arrest of absentees by a
single resolution .........

239
Motion to revoke leave, precedence of ..

239

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