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QUESTIONS to be propounded in the order in which they are

moved
QUORUM, fifteen members may compel the attendance of a

how compelled in Committee of the Whole

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R.
READING A PAPER, if objected to, rule respecting the
Reconsider, rule respecting motions to ·
REFERENCE, order and precedence of motions of -

of motions to be at the pleasure of the House
REPORTERS, rules respecting
Reports, may be committed at pleasure
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES, when to be made
REPORTS TO BE MADE TO CONGRESS, Clerk to make a list of
RESOLUTIONS, when they may be submitted

only one at a time
every alternate Monday set aside for
those giving rise to debate to lie over
cannot be amended by adding other resolutions
requiring assent of the Senate, to be laid on the

table one day before acting on, &c. •
calling on Executive officers for information, to lie

one day
name of member moving
orders, votes, &c., requiring the President's appro

bation, shall be signed and presented as in cases

of bills (see Bills) (joint rule)
passed one House and lost in the other, notice to be

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

of the session (joint rule) -
RIDERS, engrossed bills not to be amended by
Rooms, Speaker to dispose of unappropriated
Rules, how to be amended, rescinded, or suspended

majority may suspend, to go into Committee of the whole

on the state of the Union
shall not be suspended, except on Monday only, to go into

Committee of the Whole

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SATURDAY, private bills precedence on
SECRECY, rule relating to -

Sergeant-at-arms sworn to
Doorkeepers sworn to

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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
who is

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

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T.
Taxes or Duties, respecting the imposition of
T'ELLERS may be appointed to count in certain cases

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UNCOVERED, members to sit
UNFINISHED BUSINESS, to have precedence, &c. -

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V.
Vote, may be taken on each item of appropriation

no member to vote when interested, or without the bar
every member present shall vote, unless excused

to be given viva voce
Voting, manner of -

who are to be excluded from
if a member requests to vote, he is to be interrogated by

the Speaker
Viva voce, elections to be by

W.
WITNESSES, how to be subpænaed

rule for compensating
WITHDRAWAL of motions, rule respecting the
Writs, SUBPENAS, &c., to be signed by the Speake &
WRITING, motions to be reduced to, if desired
WORDS EXCEPTED TO, to be reduced to writing

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YEAS and Nars, when calling, no one to go near the table -

to be taken alphabetically

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Rule 1, H. Reps.

Rule 2, H. Reps.

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

H. Reps.

H. Repe.

Rule 35, H. Reps

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