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Committees, time and place of meeting...........................
majority of, to constitute a quorum.....

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members of the House may be present at their sittings .

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their power over a bill

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have entire control of a report recommitted

57
dissolved by a report

57
bow revived

57
may be discharged from instructions.....

94
when they may sit during recess..

108
effect of a reference to, when a bill has been amended in
Committee of the Whole......

59
Wommittee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to......

31
may elect their Chairman

31
Speaker may resume chair if great disorder... 32
manner of doing business in, in Senate ....... 59
proceedings in

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irregularly dissolved.........

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cannot adjourn

32
report proceedings

33
subjects which have passed through, may be
referred to special committees

59
particulars which attach to.......

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Communications, confidential, to be kept secret......

109
Common fame, a ground for proceeding...

33
Conferences, common to have two, before vote to adhere ........

96
cannot alter any thing on which the Houses have agreed 97
discussion of the nature and the occasion of ......

99
report of cannot be amended or altered.........

99
papers left with conferees of House agreeing to.......

99
when, by which House, and at what stages to be asked... 98
Co-czisting questions discussed

81
Counsel may be heard on private bills and law points

35
Count of the House may be called......

26
(See Division of the House.)
Covered, when members are not to be...

44

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

not cut off, till both sides of the question be put .
forms and proprieties to be observed in....
the Speaker not allowed to engage in, except on points of order
proceedings of the House not to be censured
personalities to be prohibited..
mutives not to be arraigned..
violation of order in, to be suppressed by the Speaker......
disorilerly words not to be noticed until the member has finished
disorderly words, when taken down
proceedings of the other House not to be noticed in.........
members concerned or implicated by the subject of, ought to

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withdraw ....
Orcorum, points of (See Debate)....

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

members creating, proceedings....
L'isorderly words, how and when taken down.....
Division of the House, practice in ascertaining

of questions, discuosed
Doors, rule respecting their being closed

ought not to be shut; to be kept by persons appointed....
Trid., challenge to, breach of privilege

87-90
79-83

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43
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Elections, time, place, and manner of holding.....

of members 10 he judged hy each House.....................
Engrossed bills, not to be looked into........
Errors, cannot be corrected in Committee of the Whole..............

various modes of currecting

Clerk may correct his own ......
Equivalent questions, discussed

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93
101
82

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21

Felony, mode of proceeding on charge of

Gallery, clearing of....

Committee of the Whole cannot punish for disorder in

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Hats, when to be taken off.
House, division of, how ascertained...

of Representatives.-See Representatives.

Impeachment, sketch of the law of Parliament, respecting
Inquiry, or accusation, common fame a ground for
Insist, question discussed

effect of vote to.....

....... 112-117

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82
96

104
104
104

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Journal, shall be kept by each House

of each House to be published
shall show every vote .......
to contain a brief statement of every petition, paper, &c., pre.

sented.
titles of bills, and parts affected by amendments, to be

inserted on .
what questions shall be entered on.
a record, in law
subject to examination...
direction as to making up
either House may notice and inspect Journal of the other.....
how it may be amended....

104
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104
105
106
106
105
05-6
106

King, not tc be spoken of irreverently, &C...

13
91
43
90
90

Largest sum, question first put
Lie on table, call up at any time, matters that...
Longest time, question first put......

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66
7

Majority decides on general questions......
Members and officers of one House not amenable to the other.

must vote when question is put....

not to vote unless present when question was put....
Memorial-See Petition.
Messages cannot be received in committee...

nature of
Executive, to be made to both Houses at the same time
when received
forms in receiving...
errors in their delivery may be corrected.

bills not acted on, the subjects of.....
Minority, protected by adherence to Rules.........
Mistakes-See Errors.
Motion, not to be put or debated until seconded.

to be put in writing, if desired..
to be read for information.
to adjourn, not in order when a member has the floor..
privileged, what shall be.....
removed from before House by adjournment, &C.................
See Questions.

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101
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101
102
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68
82

Newspaper publications, defamatory, breach of privilege.....

17

Officers, of either House, forms of nomination or election.......

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of one House not amenable to the other....

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Onslow, Mr., his opinion of importance of Rules...

13
Order violated by Speaker, by not putting question..

21
“ instances make" order....

37
respecting papers-See Papers..

37
in debate-See Debate...

38
questions of, may be adjourned..

44
decision of the Speaker on points of, may be controlled...

45
a member may insist on the execution of a subsisting...

45
Committees of the Whole cannot punish breach of....

60
if point arise while question is putting, Speaker to decide promptly 91
of business, propriety of...

35
for the Senate.....

35
of the day, how, and when to be called up....

46
may be discharged at any time....

46
cannot be removed while member is speaking.

48
take precedence of all questions.....

64
of the House, determined with the session...

46
question of, to supersede a question depending.

71
and Resolution, distinction between.

49
special, rules upon subject of...

46-65
Opposition to Bill, proper time to make......

81-86

Papers and Journals, not to be removed from clerk's table..

rules respecting their preservation.....

37
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Papers and Journals, rules respecting their preservation.....

reading or, how far they may be called for........ ........
rferred, usually read by title.

to be left with conferees of the House acceding to conference..
Parliament, each House of may ad journ independently of the other..
Petition and Remonstrance, distinction.

to be presented by a member, its form, &c.
to be subscribed or written by petitioner.
must go to committee through the House

question as to receiving..
Postpone indefinitely, effect of a question to......

veyond session, effect of.
Preamble, last considered
President of the Senate, provided by the Constitution....

may appoint chairman.....
pro tempore, to be chosen in the absence of the Vice-President

at what time his office shall determine.
of the United States, forms in presenting bills to.........
Previous Question, its intention and effect......

can an amendment be moved to M. Q
cannot be put in committee.......
effect of.....
discussed.

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63
99
106
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30
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65
64
55
28
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128

128
101-2

72
72

32
61-64

67

Precedence of motions, discussion of.

..63 to 72

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15-20
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18-20
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Privilege of Parliament has gradually increased..

of members of Parliament.....
of Senators and Representatives...
of Senators, constructive extent.......
of the two Houses, cases of alleged breach of...
of members commence by virtue of election .....
of members must be ascertained at the peril of the party

violating
of members, the privilege of the House..
a member cannot waive breach of.
is violated by Speaker not putting a question which is in

order....
of one House in relation to the other, or in relation to a co.

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ordinate branch of the Government....
breach of, party summoned, or sent for...
breach of, by members, punishable by House only.
breach of, by the King or Executive.
members of one House cannot be summoned by the other....
neither House can exercise authority over members or offi-

cers of the other..
of a member, where he is charged or interested, &c...

question of, takes precedence of all....
Privileged Questions-See Questions...

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22-43

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Qualification of Senators...
Quarrel, in Committee must be settled in House............... ... ... ...

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42

Quarrel, memoers must declare they will not prosecute....

question of privilege arising from, has precedence...
Questions, general rule for putting..

649
the priority of certain, considered

64
removed from before House by adjournment

83
may be debated between the count of affirmative and negative 8
manner of putting ..

88
must not speak, or move about when putting

91
must be decided promptly, if difficulty arise

91
one House cannot question the other .....

102
privileged, what shall be

63-72
in filling blanks..

77
in references to committees
in amending amendment, and agree or disagree....
motion to amend has precedence over motion to
strike out

71
of order, (incidental) how far it shall supersede any other..... 71
division of, how made .........

79.
what are divisible.............

79
when divided, each point open to debate and amend.
ment...

81
(co-existing) what suspends, and what removes from the House
an existing question..

81
equivalent, what is considered..........
determined by ayes and noes........

OS
to be resumed in statu quo, when suspended by the want on
quorum

89-92
previous-See Previous Question.
Cowrun, only shall do business

28
what number shall be a...
how the attendance of, may be compelled...

26
any member may desire a count, for the purpose of ascertaining 28-46
not present suspends the question

26-92

26

Randall and Whitney, reference to case, breach of privilege

17
Reading of papers, right to require...

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question on, first put

71
a speech, is not a right

63
a report of one House, not of right in the other foust ........... 63
Recede, question discussed....

82
effect of a vote to.....

....... 94-96
Recommitment, effect of.......

57
Reconsideration, of bills, orders, instructions, &C......

.......... 92-95
of questions requiring two-thirds oy whom they may be
moved

111
Remonstrance and Petition, distinction

47
Report of Committee, how to proceed in House....

38
of one House, not to be read in the other
Representatives, apportionment of, since 1789

qualifications of

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