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37
49

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104
89-86

13
46
79
23
28
28
37

Representatioes House of, of whom composed......

shall choose their Speaker and other officen.
powers of, in relation to its rules, and the

conduct of members.......................
Resolution and order, distinction...........

to pay money, in order

when to be presented for approva.
Riderı, amend engrossed bills by
Rules, an adherence to, important.
Rules and orders of each House, to what cases they shall apply
Sections numbered by clerk
Senate, of whom composed, and how classed..

the Vice-President to be the President ..
shall choose their officers, &c.
power of, in relation to rules, and the conduct of members.....
equal division to be determined by the vote of the Vice-Presi.

dent
adjournment of.-See Adjournment

session of, what constitutes ..................................
Session, what constitutes.....
Speaker, manner of choosing

absence of, from sickness, another chosen ..................
violates order by not putting question.
Clerk puts question, before election of......
may be removed at will of the House. ......
not to speak unless to order.....
reads sitting, rises to put question
cannot refuse an amendinent, inconsistent ..................
to decide point of order that arises in putting question,

promptly, and may ask advice of old members..............
Special orders.-See Orders.
Speech, cannot be read of right......
Strike out, paragraph may be perfected before question to..
Striko out and Insert, discussed
Sum, largest, first put

87-89
104-105

107

107
20-28
20-28

.........................

28
29
40
39
75

91

63

75
75 to 77

70
11

......

..........

89
89
70
62
92
78

Tellers, to count sides of questions

their errors rectified
ime, longest, örst put..fo...
Title, to be on back....

when to be made or amended.
Transposing of sections, rule respecting.
Treason, mode of proceeding on charge of .
Treaties may be made by the President and Senate.....

shall be kept secret until injunction removed.................
are legislative acts.......
extent of the power to make....
may be rescinded by an act of the Legislatute
papers to be communicated with...........
ratilo by nominal call

21
109-10

......

.......

109
109
110
111
111
110

.........

.......

Treaties read for information, the day received

read for consideration on subsequent day
proceedings upon........
reconsideration of votes upon, may be moved by one of the

side prevailing...

111

119

Vote, cannot, till sworn ..

every member must
must not vote, if not present.

change of
warm words, or quarrel, adjustment of..........
Nritney and Randall, bribery case, reference to .....
Withdraw, members cannot, when question is putting.
Withdraw motions, rule of parliament..
Witnesses, how summoned, examined, &c.

20
90
90

92
........ 1-41-71

17
90
79
33

86-90
87-90
87-90

Poss and Nays, may be required by one-fifth.....

to be taken alphabetically....
all present shall vote unless excused
when called and decision announced no member al-

lowed to vote.......
now questions are determined by
Do member to vote unlex provent.

7-90

INDEX

TO TAK

RULES OF THE SENATE.

The first column of figures refers to the number of the rule, the second to the page

in which the rule will be found.)
Absence, from the Senate, not allowed without leave ......

8 122
without leave, in cases of, the sergeant-at-arms may be sent.. 8 122
Address to the President, how to be presented (joint rule)

11 167
Adhere, effect of a vote in the two Houses to (joint rule).

.... 15 167
Adjournment, motion for, has precedence.....

11 122
Admission, on the floor, the persons entitled to .........

47 130
Amendments to a resolution to amend the Constitution, carrried by a
majority

43 130
to bills on which the two Houses disagree, conference upon
(joint roie)

1 165
Appeal allowed from the decision of the President

6 121

Bills may be introduced upon one day's notice

25 125
shall be read twice before amendment or reference.

27 125
reported, shall be printed .

25 125
shall receive three "eadings on different days

26 125
on second reading, considered as in Committee of the Whole 28 125
proceedings on, at different stages...

29 126
titles of, only, and parts affected by amendments, inserted on the
journal

....... 31 126
engrossed, how examined, reported, and entered ..

33 128
on their passage to be on paper (joint rule)

5 165
to be enrolled on parchment after passing the two Houses (joint
rule)......

6 166

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

12 167
passed one House and lost in the other, how they may be renewed
(joint rule)...

13 167
when sent from one House to the other, to be accompanied by the
papers on which they are founded (joint rule)...

14 167
not to be sent from one House to the other for concurrence on the
last three days of the session (joint rule)..

....... 16 167
not to be presented to the President on the last day of a session
(joint rule).....

17 167
Juint rule relative to printing of.....

.......... 18 167
Blanks, in filling, what motions have preference

........ 13 123
Business, unfinished, has preference

* 15 129

.............

........

Capitol, no spirits to be brought within or about (joint rule).

19 107
Chair to be addressed

3 121
Character of persons nominated to be kept secret ........

39 1928
Commit, motion to, in order at any time before final passage

29 121
Committee on Enrolled Bills, appointed, and duties of (joint rule). 7 16C
Committees, standing...

...... 33 126
how appointed...

34 121
on enrolled bills, (joint rule).

7 166
reports from standing, when received.

24 24
reports of, to lie one day

26 125
Communications, confidential, to be kept secret.

38 129
Conference on disagreeing votes of the two Houses, rule respecting (joint
rule)...

1 165
Jmsen ills may be read three times in a day, by unanimous ......... 26 125

sominations may be considered on the day received, by unani.
mous

26 128
Constitstion, what majority requisite to amend a resolution proposing
amendments to the........

43 130
Conobrzation among the members, not allowed during the debate, or
while papers are reading..

2 121
Debate, no inember to speak more than twice, in the same, in one day,
without leave............

4 121
not allowed on a call to order ...........

6 121
prohibited on a motion to adjourn

11 122
not allowed on a call for reading papers

14 123
not allowed in taking yeas and nays......

16 123
Doduments, to be printed only by special order

25 125
Enroiled Bills, to be examined by the committee, (joint rule)....

7 166
provision for the appointment of the committee on (joint rule) 7 166
to be signed by the presiding officers of the two Houses, (joint
rule)

8 166
how to be presented to the President, and the time to be noted
(joint rule)

9 166
not to be presented to the President on last day of session (joint
rule).

17 167
Nierucide record, extracts from, prohibited....

42 129
Executive proceedings, to be kept in separate books.

41 129
Floor of Senate, reporters placed on ......

47 130
the persons entitled to admission on

47 130
Galleries, when they shall be cleared

18 123
Journal, to be read on a quorum assembling ·

1 123
to contain the titles, only, of bills, and the parts affected by
proposed amendments. ..

31 193
every vote to be entered on...

32 126
a brief statemeni of every memorial, petition, and paper, to be
entered on

32 126
to be as concise as possible, when acting as in Committee of
the Whole .......

32 128
cagrossed bills to be entered on

129

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Leads to bring in a bill, one day's notice of motion for, required

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Mombers, prohibited from speaking to each other during deba.c

2 121
present, not a quorum, empowered to send for absent members 8 122
shall express assent or dissent by ay or no......

22 124
Nombor, when he speaks, shall address the chair

3 121
first rising and addressing the chair, shall speak first.......... 5 121
called to order by President or Senator, shall sit down ........ 6 121
words of, shall be taken down, when called to order by a Sen.
ator .......

7 122
shall not absent himself without leave......

8 122
any, may desire a motion to be reduced to writing......

.......... 10 122
may have a question divided, if susceptible of division ....... 12 122
required to vote when yeas and nays are called............... 16 123

not allowed to vote after decision is announced..... ......... 17 123
Memorial or petition, contents of, shall be stated before received and read 24 124
when received

24 124
how referred ..

.......... 24 124
contents of, to be entered on the journal

32 126
Messages between the two Houses, how to be announced and delivered
(joint rule)

... 2-3 165
by whom to be sent (joint rule)

4 165
Messengers, when introduced.........

... 46 130
Motion, not to be debated until seconded

9 122
made and seconded, shall, if desired, be reduced to writing. 10 122
to be read before debated

10 122
to adjourn, has preference

11 122
to adjourn, to be decided without debate

11 122
privileged, what shall be, when a subject is under debate.... 11 122
privileged, in filling blanks

13 123
privileged, in reference to select or standing committees. 35 128
to close the galleries, shall be discussed confidentially.

18 123
to admit persons for the purpose of presenting memorial, not in
order

......... 19 129
to reconsider, when and by whom may be made ............ 44 130

Newspapers, not to be read while a member is speaking

2 121
Nominations, not to be considered on the day received, unless by con.
sent........

..... 36 128
Notice of one day required of an intended motion for leave to bring in
a bill

25 125

Orders of the day, special, not called before 1 o'clock....

30 128
special, unfinished business has preference in. 15 12
wder, upon a cali to, the member shall sit down

6 121
questions of, to be decided without debate

6 121
appeals on questions of, may be made from the President's
decision

6 191
on questions of, the President may require the sense of the
Senate ...

6 137

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