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INDEX TO THE MANUAL.

A.

Absence, not allowed without leave

provision in cases of
Address, how presented
Adhere, question discussed

effect of a vote to

should be two conferences before vote to
Adjournment, motion for, cannot be amended

rules and regulations in respect to
a question is removed by
of the session, all unfinished business falls
of the session, modes and manner discussed
to be declared by the Speaker
for more than three days, by concurrent votes
provision for disagreement respecting

effect of, on business depending,
Amendment to Bills.--See also Bills.

proceedings in relation to
how to be reported
fall on recommitment
in the third degree not admissible
discussion of the nature and coherence of
Speaker cannot refuse to receive because in-
consistent

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148-151

151

152
165-189
169-172

169

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170

Amendment, may totally change the subject

if House refuse to strike out a paragraph it

cannot be amended
a new bill may be engrafted on another
mode of proceeding on amendments between

the Houses
made in Committee of the Whole, falls by a

reference
proposed, inconsistent with one adopted, may

187-189

155

be put

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170

170

171

may be amended prior to adoption but not

after
(proposed,) by striking out, and lost, the para-

graph proposed to be stricken out cannot be

amended
not identical, or equivalent to one lost, may be

proposed
by insertion, how far liable to further amend-

ment
Apportionment of representatives, table of
Appropriation, made by resolution
Arrest, definition of privilege from

terminates with the session
Assault and Affrays in the House, how settled
Assent to bills, by the executive, regulations respecting
Ayes and Noes, how questions are determined by

no member to vote if not present

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126

147
118-122

144
141
193
180-1

183

B.

Bills, engrossed, must not be looked into

to be fairly written or Speaker may refuse them
amendments fall, if recommitted
a particular clause may be recommitted
amendments, how proceeded with
amendments fall if referred to committee
proceedings on second reading
time for attacking or opposing
what constitutes possession
one bill may be engrafted on another

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147
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148-9

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149
187
191

Bills, one House may pass with blanks and be filled in the

other
on third reading, forms observed
on third reading, may be committed
on third reading, amended by riders
on third reading, blanks filled
cannot be altered after passage
new, concerning their introduction
to receive three readings, &c.
how brought in on notice and leave
forms in introducing
not amended at first reading
proceedings on second reading
how and to whom committed
shall be read twice before commitment
not to be referred to avowed opponents
referred, may be delivered to any of the Committee
amendments between the Houses, mode of proceeding
by whom to be taken from House to House
may be specially commended to notice of the other

House
rejected, course to be pursued
if one House neglects a bill, the other may remind

of it
how to be enrolled, signed and presented to President
amendments to, cannot be receded from or insisted on,

by the amending House, with a further amendment
amendment to an amendment has precedence over a

motion to agree or disagree
amendments to amendments, how far admissible
proceedings upon in Committee of the Whole, &c.
titles, when made
reconsideration, when and how the question may be

moved
reconsideration, at what time to be moved
reconsideration, effect of a vote for
(rejected) relating to their being brought in during the

same session
originating in one House, rejected in the other, may be

renewed in the rejecting House
expedients for remedying omissions in

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189
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184

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184

185

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194

Bills, mode of proceeding, when founded on facts requiring

explanation
effect of a vote to insist or adhere
conferences upon, at what stages, and by whom asked
papers relating to, to be left with the conferees of the

House acceding to the conference
enrolling
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 Peace, mode of proceeding on charge of
Bribery, (Randall and Whitney's case) breach of privilege
Business, order of, in Senate,

a settled order in its arrangement useful

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172
178
171
122
119
135
135

C.

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Call of the House, proceedings in case of
Challenge, breach of privilege
Chairman of Committee elected

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

to read standing
numbers the sections

may correct his errors
Committees, cannot inquire concerning their members

must not sit when House is in session
may elect chairman
manner of proceeding in
cannot reconsider or alter their own votes
how they report amendinents
cannot sit in the recess after the Congress has

expired
a member elect, though not returned, may be ap-

pointed on
Committees, standing

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192
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