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amended

posed

124

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Amendment, 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

178
not identical, or equivalent to one lost, may be pro-

180
by insertion, how far liable to further amendment 180
Apportionment of representatives, table of
Appropriation, made by resolution

150
Arrest, definition of privilege from

114, 119
terminates with the session

147

ottled
Assault and Affrays in the House, how settled

143
Assent to bills, by the executive, regulations respecting 208
Ayes and Noes, how questions are determined by 191
no member to vote if not present

203
Bills, engrossed, must not be looked into

139
to be fairly written or Speaker may refuse them 151
amendments fall, if recommitted

158
a particular clause may be recommitted

158
amendments, how proceeded with

153, 158-9
amendments fall if referred to committee

160
proceedings on second reading

151
time for attacking or opposing

163, 189
what constitutes possession

165
one bill may be engrafted on another 178, 181
one House may pass with blanks and be filled in
the other

181
on third reading, forms observed

187
on third reading, may be committed

188
on third reading, amended by riders

188
on third reading, blanks filled

189
cannot be altered after passage

189
new, concerning their introduction

143
to receive three readings, &c.

150
how brought in on notice and leave

151
forms in introducing

151
not amended at first reading

151
proceedings on second reading

151, 162-3
how and to whom committed

152
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Bills, shall be read twice before commitment

153
not to be referred to avowed opponents

152
referred, may be delivered to any of the Committee 153
amendments between the houses, mode of pro-
ceeding

199
by whom to be taken from house to house 205
may be specially commended to notice of the other
house

206
rejected, course to be pursued

206
if one house neglects a bill, the other may remind
of it

207
how to be enrolled, signed and presented to Presi-

dent
amendments to, cannot be receded from or insist-

ed on, by the amending house, with a further
amendment

200
amendment to an amendment has precedence over
a motion to agree or disagree

202
amendments to amendments, how far admissible 202
proceedings upon in Committee of the Whole, &c. 136
titles, when made

196
reconsideration, when and how the question may
be moved

196, 218
reconsideration, at what time to be moved 196
reconsideration, effect of a vote for

196
(rejected) relating to their being brought in dur-
ing the same session

197
originating in one house, rejected in the other, may
be renewed in the rejecting house

198
expedients for remedying omissions in

198
mode of proceeding, when founded on facts requi-
ring explanation

199
effect of a vote to insist or adhere

200
conferences upon, at what stages, and by whom
asked

202
papers relating to, to be left with the conferees of
the House acceding to the conference

203
enrolling

208
proceedings when disapproved

208
not returned in ten days, to be laws, unless an ad-
journment intervene

208

Page Blanks, longest time, largest sum, first put

172 bills may be passed with, and be filled in other House

181 may be filled in engrossed bills

189 construction of the rule for filling

180 Breach of Peace, mode of proceeding on charge of 119 Bribery, (Randall and Whitney's case) breach of privilege

115 Business, order of, in Senate,

135 a settled order in its arrangement useful

135 Call of the House, proceedings in case of

126 Challenge, breach of privilege

115 Chairman of Committee elected

129 of Committee of the Whole, may be elected 132 Change of Vote, right to

195 Clerk, puts questions before election of Speaker 128 to read standing

138 numbers the sections

182 may correct his errors

206 Committees, cannot inquire concerning their members 150 must not sit when house is in session

130 may elect chairman

130 manner of proceeding in

154 cannot reconsider or alter their own votes

157 how they report amendments

157 cannot sit in the recess after the Congress has ex. pired

213 a member elect, though not returned, may be ap

pointed on
standing
forms and proceedings in

130, 154 joint, how they act

130 who shall compose

152 how appointed in Senate

153 time and place of meeting

153 majority of, to constitute a quorum

154 members of the House may be present at their sittings

154 their power over a bill

154 have entire control of a report committed

158

183

129

138

Page Committees, dissolved by a report

157 how revived

157 may be discharged from instructions

198 when they may sit during recess

213 effect of a reference to, when a bill has been amended in committee of the whole

160 Committee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to

131 may elect their chairman

132 Speaker may resume chair if great disorder 132 manner of doing business in, in Senate

159 proceedings in

131, 154, 159 irregularly dissolved cannot adjourn

138 report proceedings

138 subjects which have passed through, may be referred to special committees

159 particulars which attach to

160 Communications, confidential, to be kept secret 215 Common fame, a ground for proceeding

140 Conferences, common to have two, before vote to adhere 200

cannot alter any thing on which the houses have
agreed

200 discussion of the nature and occasion of

202 report of cannot be amended or altered

203 papers left with conferees of House agreeing to 203 when, by which House, and at what stage to be asked

202 Co-existing questions discussed

184 Counsel may be heard on private bills and law points 135 Count of the House may be called

126 (See Division of Houss.) Covered, when members are not to be

146 Debate, no one to speak impertinently, superfluously, or tediously

141 not cut off till both sides of the question be put 186 forms and proprieties to be observed in 139, 141 the Speaker not allowed to engage in, except on points of order

140 proceedings of the house not to be censured

141

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Page Debate, personalities to be prohibited

141 motives not to be arraigned

141 violation of order in, to be suppressed by the speaker

141, 144 disorderly words not to be noticed until the member has finished

143 disorderly words, when taken down

143 proceedings of the other house not to be noticed in 144 members concerned or implicated by the subject of, ought to withdraw

145 Decorum, points of (See Debate)

144 Defamatory publications, breach of privilege Disorder in Committee of the Whole, Speaker to resume chair, if great

138 members creating, proceedings

142 Disorderly words, how and when taken down

143 Division of the House, practice in ascertaining

190 of questions, discussed

182 Doors, rule respecting their being closed

146 ought not to be shut, to be kept by persons appointed

146 Duel, challenge to, breach of privilege

J 15 Elections, time, place, and manner of holding

121 of members to be judged by each house

121 Errors, cannot be corrected in Committee of the Whole 138 various modes of correcting

197 Clerk may correct his own

206 Equivalent questions, discussed

185 Felony, mode of proceeding on charge of

119 Gallery, clearing of

146 Committee of the Whole cannot punish for disorder in

161 Hats, when to be taken off

146 House, division of, how ascertained

190 of Representatives.See Representatives, Impeachment, sketch of the law of Parliament respect

ing

219

Inquiry, or accusation, common fame a ground for 139 Insist, question discussed

185, 200 effect of vote to

200

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