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Galleries to be cleared and the doors closed, on discussing a
question requiring secrecy. The Chair shall direct the. 35 - 31 General appropriation bills. All general appropriation bills
shall be referred to the Committee on Appropriations,
16 16 To proceed to the consideration of, a privileged motion. 9
12 Amendments to. No amendments shall be received
which shall increase the appropriation, unless to carry
suance of an estimate of the head of a Department. ... 16 1 16 All amendments proposing to increase an appropriation
shall one day previous to being offered be referred to
2 17 No amendment shall be proposed to an amendment increasing the amount in such amendment........... 16
17 Amendments moved by direction of a committee shall be first referred to the Committee on Appropriations.... 16
17 No amendment proposing general legislation, or that is
not germane or relevant to the subject of the bill, shall
3 17 No amendment to any item or clause that does not directly relate thereto shall be received.
16 3 17 All questions of relevancy of amendments shall be decided by the Senate without debate......
3 17 No amendment providing for a private claim, unless to carry out a law or treaty stipulation, shall be received. 16
4 18 Any amendment to a general appropriation bill may be laid on the table.....
3 17 General legislation to general appropriation bills. No amendment shall be admitted proposing.
3 17 General orders. (See Calendar.) Germane. No amendment to any appropriation bill shall be offered which is not relevant or.
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Impeachment, court of. Proceedings recorded....
motion may be made for
confidence, be acted upon in legislative session. .... 37 3 34 Injunction of secrecy. All confidential communications from
the President, and all treaties, and remarks and pro
ceedings thereon, are embraced within the...... 36 3 32 All information given or remarks made by a Senator
touching the character or qualifications of a nominee,
2 35 A person nominated may be notified of charges made
against him, but the name of the person making them
4 33 An officer of the Senate committing a like offense shall be dismissed and punished for contempt...
vious day's session shall be read, and any mistake in
the entries corrected....
3 I 6 The proceedings of the Senate shall be briefly and accurately stated on the.
4 I 6 Every vote of the Senate, and a brief statement of each
memorial or paper presented, shall be entered on the.. 4 I 6 The legislative, executive, and impeachment proceedings
of the Senate shall be each recorded in a separate..... 4 2 7
3 I 6
Laid on the table. The preamble to a bill or resolution may,
without carrying the bill or resolution, be........
ject, and shall be a final disposition thereof.....
on the table, which shall be decided without debate...
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Leave to introduce a bill. May be offered if no objection... 14
5 No Senator shall speak more than twice on any one question on the same day without....
19 A Senator when called to order shall sit down and shall not proceed without ...
19 No memorial or other paper, except original treaties,
shall be withdrawn without
shall be continued from session to session of the same
Majority. A motion to reconsider a vote may be decided by a
13 114 All questions upon a treaty, except on the question of
ratification, and on a motion to postpone indefinitely,
37 34 Memorials and petitions shall be referred without putting the question ..
7 4 Before being presented or read they shall be signed, in
dorsed with a brief statement of their contents, and
9 Of foreign citizens or subjects shall not be received unless through the President
7 5 Where an adverse report has been made they shall not be
withdrawn, unless copies are left with the Secretary .. 30 29 Shall not be withdrawn from the files without leave of the Senate ...
30 28 When an act has passed for the settlement of a private
claim, the Secretary may transmit the papers to the
I 28 Merits of the question proposed to be considered. It shall not be in order to discuss the...
7 Messages from the President and from the House of Repre
sentatives may be received at any stage of the proceed-
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Messages to the House and communications to the President
shall be taken by the Secretary...... Morning business. Order in which it is laid before the Sen
ate, after the Journal is read....
to the consideration of any bill, resolution, etc., upon
ordered, the Calendar of Bills and Resolutions shall be
proceeded with until 2 o'clock...
unanimous consent, prescribed .....
on the Calendar shall be received, except by unani
mous consent, during the
subject shall not be open to amendment, and shall be
decided without debate on the merits of the question.. Morning hour. Terminates two hours after meeting of Senate. Mations. A motion to lay before the Senate bills or other
matter sent to the Senate by the President or House of
Representatives, in order at any time ...
reduced to writing.
tion; their order and precedence
before a division, amendment, or ordering of the yeas
A motion to reconsider shall not be withdrawn without
leave of the Senate ...
for consideration, unless by unanimous consent.......
Nominations. The question on their confirmation shall not
be put on the same day on which they are received, nor
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Nominations. Shall be prepared for the printer by the Offi
cial Reporter, and printed in the Record; also nomina
tions recalled, confirmations, and rejections.... The Secretary shall furnish the Official Reporters with a
list of nominations, and a like list of all confirmations
and rejections ... The Secretary shail furnish to the press, and to the public
upon request, the names of nominees confirmed or
rejected, except. Discussions upon the character and qualifications of a
nominee and the votes upon a nomination shall be
kept secret... The person
nominated may be notified of charges against him, but the name of the party making them shall not
be disclosed ..
made within two days of actual session
until the expiration of two days of actual session..... When the President has been notified of a confirmation,
a motion to reconsider must be accompanied by a re-
laid on the table, which shall be final...
thirty days, all motions to reconsider shall fall, and the
may be ...
sidered at the next session unless renominated ...
of thirty days, all nominations not finally acted upon
prescribed by law shall be taken and subscribed by Sen
ators in open Senate before entering upon their duties. Order of business. After the conclusion of the morning busi
ness, prescribed ...
Calendar is completed, and not later than 2 o'clock,