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Previous Question-Continued.

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Effect of-Continued.

When ordered by special order on bill pending in Committee
of the Whole, includes amendments.

......... 465, 466
Can not be laid on table..........

466
Amendments can not be entertained pending demand for ..., 466
“Second” of demand for, and “order” for, equivalent terms.
Prevents modification or withdrawal of proposition on which

ordered..........
Prevents withdrawal of amendment pending when ordered.. 465
Until exhausted, precludes motion to go into Committee of the

465
Precludes motion to lay on table proposition on which ordered. 465
When ordered on motion to concur in Senate amendment, pre-
cludes other motions.

... 465
When applicable-

Operative before adoption of rules according to practice of
House .....................

...

466
To motion to commit or recommit ........ ............. 466
Motion to commit in order, after previous question ordered on
simple resolution ...

......... 466
To a particular section of a bill in House-exception to the
practice ....................................

.....
To a question of privilege as to other questions.............
To bill considered in House as in Committee of the Whole...
Operation of, confined to question of order pending when

ordered...................................................
Reconsideration of motion to refer divests it from operation of.
Proposition referred pending, divested of operation of .......
When ordered pending motion to reconsider operation of,
contined to that motion ....

.......
Reconsideration of -

Effected by reconsidering vote taken under its operation.....

Not in order when partly executed ..
Printing, Joint Committee on. (See also JOINT COMMITTEES,

PRINTING, PUBLIC.)
Shall consist of three Members. (Rule x, 1) ................ 209
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule x1, 55) ........... 213, 468
May report on printing for use of Congress at any time. (Rule
XI, 57) .........

........................... 213, 468
Power and jurisdiction of.......

468
Printing of debates ..

................................
Appropriations for Congressional Directory .......
Memorial addresses on deceased Members prepared under
direction of.......

468
Resolution to print documents to be distributed pro rata among
Members is privileged...

468

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Printing, Joint Committee on-Continued.

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Resolutions reported by, including printing other than for use
of Houso, not privileged ........

468
Reports of, subject to point that they must be considered in
Committee of the Whole....

.......... 468, 469
Exception to the practice.......

....... 469
Printing, Public. (Note, p. 469.)

List of reports to be made to Congress shall be printed at

commencement of every regular session. (Rule III, 2)..... 203
Reports of committees shall be printed. (Rulo XVIII, 2).... 220
Rule as to printing and reprinting bills, reports, and docu-

ments; number of copies. (Rule xLv)........... . 235, 469
Bill regulating printing for use of Departments not privileged.
Resolution to print documents to be distributed pro rata
among members privileged ....

469
Authority of Joint Committee on Printing relative to........ 470
Qualifications of Public Printer and how appointed.......... 470

Must be a practical printer versed in the art of bookbind-
ing ........

470
Estimates of paper...

470
Standard, how fixed........

470
Specifications of quantity ........

470
Opening of proposals and validity thereof...

470,
Approval of contracts............

471
Dispute as to quality.

471
Purchases in open market......

471
Not to exceed $50 for any article in a term of six months.
Engraving for Congress..........

472
Engraving, when to be advertised ..

.......

472
Lithographing, etc., by immediate contract

472
Schedules of articles needed ...

472
Printing and binding must be by authority of law...... 472
Shall be done at the Government Printing Office

472
How shall be ordered ........

........... 472, 473
Matter not authorized by law or necessary to the public busi-
ness not to be printed.........

•473
Binding for Senators and Members ...

473
Form and style of....

474
Number of bills and documents to be printed...............

474
“Usual number" defined....

474
Usual number only printed unless otherwise ordered. 474
Usual number to be printed in addition to the number
named in order for printing.....

474,
Motions to print extra copies of bills, etc....

474
Notice of orders to print ...............

474
Propositions to print extra copies, etc., shall be by concurrent
resolution when cost exceeds $250 ........

474
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Printing, Public-Continued.

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Documents (extra) for Library .......

474
Annual report on mail contracts ......

474
Documents of which more than usual quantity shall be
printed ........

......... 475, 476
Journals of Senate and of House, number of, to be printed....
Journals, distribution of ....
Unbound Journals, distribution of ..

476
Congressional Directory ....

... 477
Report of condition and cost of, and of binding and engrav-
ing .......................................................

477
Report of detailed estimates for......

477
Reports of committees and evidence may be printed upon

payment of cost and 10 per cent added... .......... 477, 478
Reports of Geological Survey, estimates and expenditures for

printing ...
Reports of Smithsonian Institution, how printed............. 478
Report of annual expenditures on account of Congressional
Record ..

......... 478
Priority of Business. (Rule XVI, 4.)

Questions relating to, are not debatable. (Rule XXV) ..... 228, 478
When previous question ordered on third reading of two bills
coming up on same day..........

478
When two bills made special order for same day ........
On Fridays........ ....................
When motions of equal privilege made....

479
Private bills. (See also Bills; FRIDAYS.)

Shall be referred to Committee of the Whole House when re-
ported from committees. (Rule xiii, 1) ......

215
How introduced and referred. (Rule XXI, 3; XXII, 1)....... 222, 480
Must be referred to certain committees. (Rule XXI, 4):.... 222, 481
Erroneous reference of, how corrected. (Rule XXII, 2). ...... 223
Erroneous reference of, confers no jurisdiction. (Rule XXII, 2) 223
Reports on, and views of minority to be delivered to Clerk for
printing and reference to Calendars. (Rule XI, 2) ........

Adverse reports on, how disposed of. (Rule XIII, 3)..... 215
Friday set apart for consideration of, unless otherwise ordered.
(Rule XXIV, 6; Rule XXVI, 1,3)...

... 227, 228
Distinction between public and.....

............ 479, 480
Examples of bills partaking of both a public and private

character ....................... ..................... 480
Not in order to so amend as to convert into public........... 480
Not in order to amend, by extending provisions to others than
those named in ...

480
Not in order to amend, by engrafting general provisions of

480

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481

Private Bills-Continued.

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Introduction, Reference of, and Reports upon-
How introduced, referred, and reported ..................... 480

That the committee reporting has no jurisdiction of sub-

ject, may be suggested after bill reported and at any
time before consideration is entered on. ........ ........

483
. In such case bill returned to committee for appropri.
ate reference under the rule ...

.......... 483
When founded on contract with Government to be referred to

Court of Claims.............
Precedence of, reported to former House by Court of Claims

and not acted on. (See CLAIMS, COURT OF)...............
Practice to report resolution for reference of a number of, to
Court of Claims ......

.......................... 481
When in order-

Friday set apart for consideration of ....................... 481
Special order for public bill precludes, on Friday...

182
Effect of “continuing" special order on Friday....
Business previously reported from Private Calendar first in
order on Friday.......

.......

482
Consideration hour on Friday under present rule.

482
Effect of negative vote on motion to resolve in Committee of
Whole to consider ...

............. 482
Private Claims-

Bills for payment or adjudication of, referred to certain com-
mittees only. (Rule XXI, 4) .......... .............

222
When to be referred to Court of Claims..

456
Private Land Claims, Committee on-

Shall consist of thirteen Members. (Rule x, 1).............. 207

Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule XI, 32) ............ 211
Private Land Claims, Court of-

Jurisdiction of.........
Privilege. (See also QUESTIONS OF PRIVILEGE.)

Of Senators and Representatives, from arrest.............. 482, 483
From punishment for offenses committed prior to election.... 483
For House to determine whether Member has abused, in print-

ing remarks in Record .................................... 483
Breach of, to publish in Record names of Members voting on
question not taken by yeas and nays...

.......... 483, 484
Penalties imposed for breach of...

reach 0 ............................. 484
Congress not vested with power to punish for contempt. 484, 485
Imprisonment by order of House for breach of; assault on
Member .........

.......... 484, 485
Imprisonment of witness for refusal to answer adjudged
illegal........

........ 484, 485
Privilege of the Floor. (See FLOOR.)

Privilege, Questions of -

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Rule defining. (Rule ix)...
Defined .......
Distinction between, and “ Privileged Questions"
Priority of........
Has precedence on day set apart by special order for other

business...........
Pending call of the House ....
For House to decide whether a matter is in violation of
honor, dignity, etc., of...

......... 485, 486
Necessary that a paper be read to decide whether involving..
Of reading paper during personal explanation.
May be based on communications by telegraph....
Right of Member to seat held no higher, than election of
Speaker ..............

...........................
Must be entertained in preference to other business..........
Disorderly language being reported by Committee of the

Whole, resolution of censure in order without formal deci-

sion by Speaker........
Previous question applies to...............
Debate on, whether limited to one hour..
Examples of ..........

487-490
What are not

Examples of question held not to be ...
Privileged Questions--

Certain reports from committees present. (Rule XI, 57)......
Certain motions present. (Rule XVI, 4) ....
Motion to reconsider. (Rule xvIII, 1) .......

220
Report of conference committee. (Rule XXIX)...

229
Defined...

191
Procedence of -
Order of precedence:

Proceedings enjoined by Constitution ........
Motion to suspend rules, when in order.
Report from Committee on Rules .......
Entry of motion to reconsider..

491
Report of Conference Committee......
Motion to fix day to which House sball adjourn.

191
To adjourn......

For a recess.............
Consideration of motion to reconsider...
Questions of privilege....
Reports from committees having leave to report at any time.
Motions relating to order of business are privileged one over

the other as prescribed in Rule XXIV.......
When question under debate motions are privileged one over

the other, as prescribed in Rule xvi, 4

213
218

191

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