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QUESTIONS to be propounded in the order in which they are
QUORUM, fifteen members may compel the attendance of a
READING A PAPER, if objected to, rule respecting the
66 of motions to be at the pleasure of the House
REPORTS, may be committed at pleasure
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES, when to be made
only one at a time
every alternate Monday set aside for
those giving rise to debate to lie over
given (joint rule)
not to be presented to the President on the last day
majority may suspend, to go into Committee of the Whole
name of member moving
orders, votes, &c., requiring the President's appro
passed one House and lost in the other, notice to be
Sergeant-at-arms sworn to
Doorkeepers sworn to
shall not be suspended, except on Monday only, to go into
SENATE, all orders to be laid on the table one day which require
the assent of the
bills and resolutions, when to be read
messages to and from (joint rules)
fees of the
his mace or symbol of office
to pay members
to give bond
to be sworn to secrecy
SPEAKER, to take the chair at the hour of meeting
to have preference in speaking to order
to rise to put a question
to decide questions of order
to examine the Journal
to have direction over the Hall
to appoint committees
to name member who is to speak
to call members to order
to have direction over unappropriated rooms
may substitute a member in his place
case in which he shall or may vote
to sign acts, addresses, writs, subpoenas, &c.
Divine service not to be performed in the Hall, unless by
SPEAKER'S TABLE, mode of disposing of business on
SPEAK, Speaker to designate the member who is first to
STENOGRAPHERS, may be admitted on the floor, &c.
further regulations for
STRIKE OUT AND INSERT, rules respecting motions to
66 only to be permitted on Monday
31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
37, 38, 134
TAXES OR DUTIES, respecting the imposition of -
UNCOVERED, members to sit
UNFINISHED BUSINESS, to have precedence, &c. -
VOTE, may be taken on each item of appropriation
66 no member to vote when interested, or without the bar
to be given viva voce
VOTING, manner of -
66 who are to be excluded from
if a member requests to vote, he is to be interrogated by
VIVA VOCE, elections to be by
WITNESSES, how to be subpoenaed
rule for compensating
WITHDRAWAL of motions, rule respecting the
WRITS, SUBPOENAS, &c., to be signed by the Speake &
YEAS AND NAYS, when calling, no one to go near the table -
SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
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. 5. When two members rise at the same time, the President shall name the person to speak; but in all cases the member who shall first rise and address the Chair shall speak first.
RULE OF HOUSE
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
TIVES OF U. S.
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 one debate, on the same day, without leave of the Senate.
Rule 1, H. Reps.
Rule 2, H. Reps.
Rule 35, H. Reps