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Speaker may assign seats on, to reporters of the Associated

Press and of the United Press. (Rule xxXVI, 2). .......... 232
Admission to-

List of persons entitled to. (Rule xxXIV; Rule XXXVI, 2). 231, 232
Rule relating to, not to be suspended. (Rule xXXIV)....... 231
Rule relating to, applicable in Committee of the Whole......

Resolution relative to, a question of privilege................ 389
Ford Theater Disaster, Joint Commission to investigate. (See

COMMISSIONS.)
Foreign Affairs, Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)
Shall consist of fifteen Members. (Rule x, 1)..

207
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule XI, 10)............. 210
Forestry-

Subjects relating to, shall be referred to Committee on Agri-

culture. (Rule xi, 11).. ............................. 210
Franking Privilege-
Allowed on Congressional Record.........

389
Allowed on seeds from Agricultural Department.....

390
Allowed on public documents..

390
No allowance to Members for postage ......

390
Penalty envelopes, use of, extended to all officers of the United
States....................................................

390
Official letters of Members and Members-elect bearing frank

mailed free ...............................................
Fridays. (See also BUSINESS, ORDER OF; RECESS; PRIVATE BUSI-

NESS.)
Set apart for private business. (Rule XXVI, 1) ............ 228, 391
Recess on, and night session for pension bills, etc. (Rule
XXVI, 3)....

228, 391
Order of business on. (Rule xxiv, 6)..................... 227, 391
Effect of recess taken at evening session on .......

391
Practice as to reporting private bills on .......

391
Morning hour on, for reports on public business ............. 392
At evening session on, pension bill can be assigned to day
other than....

392
House can, by unanimous consent, transact any business on,
or at evening sessions................

392
Negative vote on motion to consider private business on, dis-
penses with, for day......

392
Motion can not be repeated on.......

392
Precedence of unfinished business on........
What business in order after committee rises on............. 392
Reports from Committee on Rules in order on......

392
During consideration hour on, private business only in order. 392
Continuing special order, in order on........

393

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Fridays—Continued.

Effect of adjournment on, where previous question ordered on
passage of a bill ..

......... 393
Galleries-
May be cleared in case of disorder. (Rule 1, 2; XXIII, 1)... 201

224, 393
Portions of, to be reserved. (Rule xxxv; Rule xxxvI, 2).. 232,

233, 393
Admission to reporters' gallery shall be regulated by Speaker.

(Rule XXXVI, 2) ............................ .......... 232, 393
Germane Amendments. (See AMENDMENTS, GERMANE.)
Hall of the House. (See also FLOOR, ADMISSION TO.)

Shall be under control of Speaker. (Rule 1, 3) ............. 201
Rules relating to privileges of, shall be enforced by Door-
keeper. (Rule v, 1)....

205
No person shall enter room over, while House in session. (Rule

V, 3)............................. ....................... 205
Reporters may be admitted to hall in rear of Speaker's chair

under regulations prescribed by Speaker. (Rule XXXVI, 2). 232

Purposes, may be used for. (Rule XXXIII)................ 231, 394
Harbors. (See RIVERS AND HARBORS.)
Hour of Adjournment-

Shall be entered on Journal. (Rule xvi, 5) ................. 218
Hour Rule. (See also DEBATE.)

No Member shall occupy more than one hour in debate, except

that Member reporting measure may have additional hour

to close debate. (Rule XIV, 2, 3).......................... 216
Hour for Consideration of Bills. (See also MORNING HOUR.)

Call of committees.' (Rule XXIV, 4)........ ......... 226, 227, 395
Unfinished business after. (Rule XXIV, 4) .................. 227
Fractions of, not recognized ................................ 395
Bill considered for two days during, does not take precedence
on Calendar as unfinished business. Committee may again
present it when again called ....

395
Can be dispensed with, only by unanimous consent or by pro-

ceeding to business of higher privilege.................... 395
In order on Fridays, under present rule ........

395
Inference that on Friday, private business only, in order dur-
ing ............................................

395
House Calendar

Public bills, not raising revenue nor appropriating money or

property, when reported from committees shall be referred
vo. (Kule XIII, 1) ........................................ 215

215
House as in Committee of the Whole-

Distinction between proceedings in, and ordinary proceed-
ings .....................................

................ 395, 396
Consideration in, is by sections, and amendments are debated
under five-minute rule .......

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House as in Committee of the Whole-Continned.

Consideration in, subject to the ordinary rules governing

House .......................................... .......... 396
Motion to recommit in order, when bill considered in ........ 396
Substitute for bill considered in, in order only after reading
of bill by sections .....

396
Immigration and Naturalization, Committee on. (See COMMIT-

TEES.)
Impeachment

House of Representatives shall have the sole power of....... 396
President, Vice-President, and all civil officers shall be re-
moved from oftice on, and conviction....

396
'Propositions for, are privileged............
Proceedings in cases of..

397-399
List of cases prosecuted in Congress.....
Indefinite Postponement. (See POSTPONE, MOTION TO.)
Indexes,

To Journal shall be prepared by Clerk (Rule III, 3)......... 203, 400
To session laws prepared by Department of State...

400
Of reports of each committee, to be made by Clerk of House
at close of each session.....

....
Employment of indexer to Journals of Congress .....

400
To House documents prepared by Clerk .
Indian Affairs, Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)

Shall consist of fifteen Members and one Delegate. (Rule
XI; Rule XII).....

......... 207, 214
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule XI, 16).....

210
Indian Depredation Claims. (See CLAIMS, COURT OF.)
Inquiry-Resolutions of, addressed to heads of Departments.
(See also RESOLUTIONS: PRIVILEGED QUESTIONS.)

Shall be reported within one week after presentation. (Rule

XXII, 5)...............
Instructions. (See COMMITTEES; CONFERENCE COMMITTEES; RE-
COMMIT, MOTION TO.)
Motion to commit with, in order after third reading of bill.
(Rule XVII, 1)...

220
Division of question on, not in order........ .............
Conference committee may receive, from House..............
Motion to recommit with, to report amendment is not in order
if amendment is not in order to pending bill...

401
Motion to commit with, is subject to amendnient unless pre-
vious question is ordered ..............

.........
Motion for, a privileged question where committee fails to

report resolution of inquiry in one week .................. 401
Effect of, to Committee on Appropriations to report an item
otherwise out of order...

......... 401, 402

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Instructions Continued.

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To conferees, when in order and when not; too late after House
has passed to other business..

402
Motion to insist takes precedence over............

402
To insist on amendment inconsistent with text agreed upon,

held not in order..
Interest, Disqualifying-

Member not required to vote on a question in which he has

direct personal or pecuniary interest. (Rule viii, 1) .... 206, 402
Being in custody of Sergeant-at-Arms does not disqualify from
voting on motion to excuse another Member .........

402
For the Member, not the Speaker, to decide as to....
Distinction between proposition affecting a class and one affect-
ing individuals only ..

402
Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Committee on. (See COMMIT-
TEES.)
Shall consist of seventeen Members. (Rule x, 1).........

207
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule xi, 7)........

209
Invalid Pensions, Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)

Shall consist of fifteen Members. (Rule x).....
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule xi, 28)...

211
Irrigation of Arid Lands, Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)
Jefferson's Manual-

Shall govern when applicable and not inconsistent with stand-

ing rules. (Rule XLIV).....
Joint Commissions. (See COMMISSIONS).
Joint Committees. (See also COMMITTEE ON THE LIBRARY, ON

ENROLLED BILLS, ON PRINTING.)
Consist of two distinct committees which act jointly in cer-
tain matters ........

403
Have joint supervision of certain public works .....
How established.......

............ 403
On Enrolled Bills, duties of.

................. 403, 404
On disposition of useless papers in Executive Departments.. 404
Joint Resolutions. (See also RESOLUTIONS.)

Of State or Territorial legislatures, how presented. (Rule

XXII, 3)....
Resolving clause of.......... .........................

404
Governed by same rules as in case of bills....................

404
How numbered and styled...
Can not be so amended as to convert into bills or simple reso-
lutions .............

.........
Of State legislatures, to be delivered to Speaker for reference. 404
Distinction between, and bills......

404, 405
Joint Rules. (See RULES.)

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Journal -

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Shall be read each day on appearance of quorum. (Rule 1, 1). 201
Shall be examined and approved by Speaker before being read.
(Rule 1, 1)..

... 201
Motions and name of Member making shall be entered on
(Rule xvi, 1) ............

.......... 218, 408
Petitions and memorials shall be entered on. (Rule
XXII, 1)...

... 223, 224, 408
Titles and reference of bills and resolutions to be entered on.
(Rule XXII, 1 and 3) .........

......... 223, 408
Messages from Senate and from President of the United States

giving notice of bills passed or approved shall be entered on.

(Rule XLI)................................................
Names of absentees from Committees of Whole shall be entered
on. (Rule XXIII, 2)...

............. 224, 409
Hour of adjournment shall be entered on. (Rule XVI, 5)... 218, 409
Words by request" shall be entered on, when bill so in-

dorsed. (Rule XXII, 4) ................................... 223
Questions of order shall be printed as appendix to. (Rule
III, 3).....

...........
Shall be indexed by Clerk. (Rule 111, 3) .................. 203, 409
Printing and distribution of. (Rule ini, 3) .........

203
House shall keep and publish ..

405
What portion of, shall not be published ........

405
Yeas and nays to be entered on, upon the demand of one-fifth

of Members present.......
Veto messages, and yeas and nays on reconsideration of vetoed
bill, shall be entered on......

............... 405
House may judge what are and what are not “proceedings”. 106
Is the official record of proceedings of the House............. 406
Not in order to enter on, indirectly what House has refused to

enter on directly .......................................... 406
Proceeding resulting from erroneous announcement of vote not
to be entered on ......

406
Demand to enter protest on, not a privileged question....... 406
Effect of vote to lay on table, motion to amend ......... 406
Erroneous entry of a vote, when to be corrected .....

406
Vote under misapprehension can not be changed on.... 406
Bill read at length not printed in............

106
Motion to expunge from, not in order during call of House... 406
Erroneous announcement of result of yea-and-nay vote, ques-
tion determined by actual record in ...

406
Error in report of yea-and-nay vote resulting in adjournment,

the adjournment is, notwithstanding, complete and next
meeting is of new legislative day...... .......... 406, 407
Of last day of session not read...

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