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QUESTIONS to be propounded in the order in which they are
how compelled in Committee of the Whole
of motions to be at the pleasure of the House
only one at a time
table one day before acting on, &c. •
bation, shall be signed and presented as in cases
of bills (see Bills) (joint rule)
given (joint rule)
of the session (joint rule) -
majority may suspend, to go into Committee of the whole
on the state of the Union
Committee of the Whole
Sergeant-at-arms sworn to
Rule Senate, all orders to be laid on the table one day which require the assent of the
59 bills and resolutions, when to be read
27 consider messages from
27 messages to and from (joint rules) SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, to be appointed, and duties of the
67 fees of the
69 his mace or symbol of office
68 to pay members
70 to give bond
71 to be sworn to secrecy
72 SPEAKER, to take the chair at the hour of meeting
1 to have preference in speaking to order
2 to rise to put a question
3 to decide questions of order
2 to examine the Journal to have direction over the Hall
6 to appoint committees to name member who is to speak
33 to call members to order .
35 to have direction over unappropriated rooms
147 may substitute a member in his place
6 case in which he shall or may vote
12 to sign acts, addresses, writs, subpoenas, &c.
15 Divine service not to be performed in the Hall, unless by consent of the
140 SPEAKER'S TABLE, mode of disposing of business on
25 SPEAKING, rules to be observed in the House 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 in Committee
134, 32 private discourse not to be entertained, nor is any
person to pass between the chair and the member
39 SPEAK, Speaker to designate the member who is first to
33 no member to speak more than once or twice
37, 38, 134 SPEECH, no speech to exceed an hour
34 Spirits, not to be brought within or about the Capitol (joint rule)
19 STENOGRAPHERS, may be admitted on the floor, &c.
18 further regulations for
19 STRIKE OUT AND INSERT, rules respecting motions to
53 SUBSTITUTE for a proposition, rule respecting a
55 SUMMONS, to be signed by the Speaker
15 SUSPENSION OF RULES, two-thirds necessary
136 only to be permitted on Monday
no member to vote when interested, or without the bar
to be given viva voce
who are to be excluded from
rule for compensating
to be taken alphabetically
Rule 1, H. Reps.
Rule 2, H. Reps.
RULE 1. The President having taken the chair, and a quorum being present, the Journal of the preceding day shall be read, to the end that any mistake may be corrected that shall be made in the entries.
R. 2. No member shall speak to another, or otherwise interrupt the business of the Senate, or read any newspaper, while the Journals or public papers are reading, or when any member is speaking in any debate.
R. 3. Every member, when he speaks, shall address Rule 31, the Chair, standing in his place; and, when he has finished, shall sit down.
R. 4. No member shall speak more than twice, in any Rule 37, one debate, on the same day, without leave of the Senate.
R. 5. When two members rise at the same time, the Rule 33 President shall name the person to speak; but in all cases the member who shall first rise and address the Chair shall speak first.
R. 6. When a member shall be called to order by the President, or a Senator, he shall sit down; and every question of order shall be decided by the President, with
Rule 35, H. Reps