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Rule.

Page. Bills, (in Committee of the Whole] how to be taken up; not

to be interlined ; amendments to, how to be kept and
reported; and, after report, may be again debated and
amended

108 69 on their passage to be on paper (joint rule)

5 73 to be enrolled on parchment after passing the two Houses (joint rule)

6 73

See Engrossed Bills. passed one House and lost in the other, notice to be given of (joint rule)

12 74 passed one House and lost in the other, how they may be renewed (joint rule)

13 74-75 when sent from one House to the other, to be accom

panied by the papers on which they are founded
(joint rule) -

14 75 not to be sent from one House to the other for coucur

rence on the three last days of the session (joint
rule -

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not to be presented to the President on the last day of
a session (joint rule)

17 75 joint rule relative to printing of

18 75 Blanks, rule respecting the filling of

111 69 Blank ballots, not to be counted

50 Business, unfinished at first, to be resumed at second session of Congress

15 52 Business on the table, when to be taken up and disposed of - 18 52 daily order of

16-17-18 52 order of, changed or postponed

116 70 no debate on priority of :

96 68 private, to have preference on Fridays and Saturdays

20 53 on Speaker's table, list of

124 71 mode of disposing of

18 52

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Calls on Departments for information, rule relating to 49 57 Call of the House, names called alphabetically

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58 rules relative to a

38-54-55 56-58 Capitol, unappropriated rooms in

125 71 no spirits to be brought within or about (joint rule) 19 75

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Rule,
Clerk to cause resolutions to be delivered to the President,
&c. -

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to take an oath to act faithfully, and tenure of appoint-
ment, &c.

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to make a list of reports to be made by public officers
to Congress -

91
to forward the journals to the Governors of the States - 92
to make weekly a list of business on Speaker's table 124
to cause Journal to be completed and distributed 121
to furnish members with bound Documents

123
to cause the laws to be Indexed

126
to note questions of order

93
to attest legal acts signed by Speaker

11
to retain certain books in the office library

122
Commit or Amend, order of motions to

34
Committees, how to be appointed

7
order in which they shall be called for reports - 17
a member may, in a certain case, be excused
from serving on

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precedence of, in motions for reference

35
appointment of standing

58
duties of, viz. Of Elections

59
Of Ways and Means

60-61
Of Claims

64
On Commerce

65
On Public Lands

66
On the Post Office and Post Roads 67
For the District of Columbia
On the Judiciary

69
On Revolutionary Claims

70
On Public Expenditures

71
On Private Land Claims

72
On Military Affairs

73
On the Militia

74
On Naval Affairs

75
On Foreign Affairs
On the Territories

77
On Revolutionary Pensions 78
On Invalid Pensions

79
On Roads and Canals

80
On Patents

81

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Rule.
Committees, duties of, viz. On Public Buildings

82
On Revisal and Unfinished Bu-
siness

83
On Accounts

84 On Mileage

85 Committees on Expenditures, appointment and duties of the six

- 86-87 Committees Standing, may report by bill

88 not to sit during session of House

89 Committee of the Whole on the Union, a standing order of

106 Committee of the Whole, how formed

107 how to proceed in cases of bills

108 how to report amendments to original motions 109 how to report amendments to a report

110 rules of the House to be observed in

115 must first entertain all motions for laying or increasing taxes

112-113 appropriations must be first discussed in

114 Committee on Enrolled Bills, appointment and duties of (joint rule)

7 to report at any time

117
Commitment of motions and reports to be at the pleasure of
the House

42
when different committees are proposed their
order

35 Conference on disagreeing votes of the two Houses, rule respecting (joint rule)

1 Confidential communications or proceedings, rules upon the subject of

94 Consideration, questions of

5 Conversation (private) not to be entertained while a member is speaking

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Debate, provisions for the preservation of order and decorum in

21-22-23 on appeals, limited nature of

2 on appeals in calls to order, prohibited

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Debate, prohibited on motions to adjourn

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prohibited on motion to lie on the table S
prohibited to speak more than once or twice

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prohibited on petitions and other papers on day of
presentation

48
prohibited on priority of business
to be precluded by the previous question

39 Departments, calls for information from

49 Division of Questions, when and how they may be allowed 41 Division of the House, how made and decided

4 Divine service not to be performed in the Hall, unless by consent of the Speaker

119 Disorder of the Gallery, remedy for

12 Documents, members to be furnished with an extra set

123 rule respecting printing extra numbers

49 Doorkeeper to be sworn to secrecy

95 Duties or Taxes, rules to be observed respecting the imposition or increase of

112-113

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Elections, how to be conducted
Enacting words, if stricken out, to be considered as a rejec-

tion of bill, &c.
Engrossment to be in a fair round hand
Engrossed Bills not to be amended by riders

while on their passage between the two

Houses. (See Bills.)
Enrolled Bills, Committee on may report at any time

to be examined by the committee,
provision for the appointment of (joint rule)

the committee on
to be signed by the presiding officers of the

two Houses (joint rule)
how to be presented to the President, and the

time to be noted (joint rule)
not to be presented to the President on last day

of session (joint rule)
Executive Departments, rules to be observed in calling for

information from Heads of Executive communications, when to be read

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Excused from voting, rule relating to being
Excused from serving on a committee, a member may be

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Hall to be under the direction of the Speaker

persons who may be admitted within the
not to be used in the performance of divine service,

unless by consent of the Speaker
Hats off during session of House
Heads of Departments, calls for information from

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Interested, members not to vote when
Indefinitely, questions not to be resumed which are postponed
Information, calls on President and Departments for
Insert and Strike out, questions indivisible
Index to Laws, to be made

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Jefferson's Manual to govern in certain cases
Joint Resolutions, or propositions requiring the consent of

the Senate, to be laid on the table one

day

signed by the Speaker Journal, reading of

to be examined by the Speaker
to be printed and distributed within thirty days after

the adjournment

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