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7. When bills are enrolled, they shall be examined by a joint committee of two from the Senate, and two from the House of Representatives, appointed as a standing committee for that purpose, who shall carefully compare the enrolment with the engrossed bills as passed in the two Houses, and correcting any errors that may be discovered in the enrolled bills, make their report forthwith to their respective Houses.
8. After examination and report, each bill shall be signed in the respective Houses, first by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, then by the President of the Senate.
9. After a bill shall have been thus signed in each House, it shall be presented by the said committee to the President of the United States for his approbation, it being first endorsed on the back of the roll, certifying in which House the same originated; which endorsement shall be signed by the secretary or clerk (as the case may be) of the House in which the same did originate, and shall be entered on the journal of each House. The said committee shall report the day of presentation to the President, which time shall also be carefully entered on the journal of each House.
10. All orders, resolutions, and votes, which are to be presented to the President of the United States for his approbation, shall also, in the same manner, be previously enrolled, examined, and signed, and shall be presented in the same manner, and by the same committee, as provided in cases of bills.
11. When the Senate and House of Representatives shall judge it proper to make a joint address to the President, it shall be presented to him in his audience chamber, by the President of the Senate, in the presence of the Speaker and both Houses.
12. When a bill or resolution which shall have passed in one House, is rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the House in which the same shall have passed.
13. When a bill or resolution which has been passed in one House shall be rejected in the other, it shall not be brought
in during the same session, without a notice of ten days, and leave of two-thirds of that House in which it shall be renewed.
14. Each House shall transmit to the other all papers on which any bill or resolution shall be founded.
15. After each House shall have adhered to their disagreement, a bill or resolution shall be lost.
16. No bill that shall have passed one House, shall be sent for concurrence to the other, on either of the three last days of the session.
17. No bill or resolution that shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall be presented to the President of the United States for his approbation, on the last day of the session.
18. When bills which have passed one House are ordered to be printed in the other, a greater number of copies shall not be printed than may be necessary for the use of the House making the order.
19. No spirituous liquors shall be offered for sale, or exhibited within the capitol, or on the public grounds adjacent thereto.
RULES AND ORDERS
OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
AND TO THE JOINT RULES.
to engrossed bills, to be kept on separate paper 108 69
Rule. Page. Appeals, how made and debated
2 49 proceedings in case of
22 54 Appropriation Bills to be reported within 30 days
61 61 to have preference in order
62 61 appropriations not authorised by law cannot be made in
63 61 Appropriation for treaties not to be included in bills making
appropriations for other objects 60 60 Appropriations to be first discussed in Committee of the Whole 114 70
Ballot for committees
7 50 in other cases
8 50 Ballots, blank, not counted
8 50 no person to look on when tellers are counting
27 54 Bar, no member to vote unless within the
28-29 55 Bills, on the table, when to be taken up and disposed of
18 52 rejected, if enacting words be stricken out
34 55 cannot be amended by adding other bills
43 57 proceedings on leave to introduce
97 68 private, to have preference on Fridays and Saturdays 20 53 how to be introduced or reported
97 68 making appropriations, to be reported within 30 days 61 61
to have preference in orders 62 61
63 61 the several readings of
98 68 if opposed on first reading, question to reject to be put, &c.
99 68 how to be disposed of on second reading
100 68 not more than three to be committed to the same Committee of the Whole
101 68 may be recommitted at any time before passage
102 69 to be engrossed in a fair round hand
103 69 amendments of Senate, when considered
18 52 engrossed, when to be read 3d time
18 52 from the Senate, when to be read and disposed of
18 52 not to be amended on a third reading by rider
104 69 when passed to be certified by the Clerk