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COR. RULE

Rule 6, H. Reps.

such legislatures of foreign governments as are in amity with the United States.

R. 48. The presiding officer of the Senate shall have the regulation of such parts of the Capitol and of its passages as are or may be set apart for the use of the Senate and its officers.

Rule 152,

R. 49. Whenever a claim is presented to the Senate H Reps and referred to a committee, and the committee report

that the claim ought not to be allowed, and the report be adopted by the Senate, it shall not be in order to move to take the papers from the files for the purpose of referring them at a subsequent session, unless the claimants shall present a memorial for that purpose, stating in what manner the committee have erred in their report, or that new evidence has been discovered since the report, and setting forth the new evidence in the memorial: Provided, That this rule shall not extend to any case where an adverse report, not in writing, shall have been made prior to the 25th of January, 1842.

Cons. U.S.

R. 50. Any officer or member of the Senate convicted Art. 1 of disclosing for publication any written or printed matter

Sec. 5.

directed by the Senate to be held in confidence shall be liable, if an officer, to dismissal from the service of the Senate, and, in the case of a member, to suffer expulsion from the body.

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A.

ABSENCE, from the Senate, not allowed without leave-

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without leave, in cases of, the Sergeant-at-arms may be sent
ADJOURNMENT, motion for, has precedence

ADMISSION on the floor, the persons entitled to -
AMENDMENTS to a resolution to amend the Constitution, carried by a

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INDEX

majority

APPEAL allowed from the decision of the President

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THE RULES OF THE SENATE

B.

BILLS may be introduced upon one day's notice

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shall be read twice before amendment or reference
reported, shall be printed

shall receive three readings on different days

on second reading, considered as in committee of the whole

proceedings on, at different stages

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

Journal

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66 joint rule relative to printing of
BLANKS, in filling, what motions have preference
BUSINESS, unfinished, has preference

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engrossed, how examined, reported, and entered

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CHAIR to be addressed

CHARACTER of persons nominated to be kept secret
CLAIMS, effect of decisions upon

COMMIT, motion to, in order at any time before final passage

COMMITTEES, standing

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C.

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how appointed

reports from standing, when received

reports of, to lie one day

COMMUNICATIONS,
confidential to be kept secret
CONFIDENCE, respecting violations of
CONSENT, bills may be read three times in one day, by unanimous
nominations may be considered on the day received, by unani-

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CONSTITUTION, what majority requisite to amend a resolution proposing
amendments to the

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GALLERIES, when they shall be cleared

CONVERSATION among the members, not allowed during the debate, or
while papers are reading

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EXECUTIVE RECORD, extracts from, prohibited
EXECUTIVE PROCEEDINGS to be kept in separate books
EXPULSION, a cause for

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DEBATE, no member to speak more than twice, in one day, in the same,

without leave

not allowed on a call to order

prohibited on a motion to adjourn

not allowed on a call for reading papers

not allowed in taking yeas and nays

DOCUMENTS, to be printed only by special order

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FLOOR OF SENATE, the persons entitled to admission on the

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JOURNAL, to be read on a quorum assembling

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

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MEMBERS, prohibited from speaking to each other during debate -
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to contain the titles only of bills, and the parts affected by

proposed amendments

every vote to be entered on

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shall express assent or dissent by ay or no

MEMBER, when he speaks, shall address the chair

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after speaking shall sit down

shall speak but twice the same day, in one debate, without

leave

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a brief statement of every memorial, petition, and paper, to
be entered on

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to be as concise as possible, when acting as in committee of the whole

engrossed bills to be entered on

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required to vote when yeas and nays are called 66 not allowed to vote after decision is announced

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shall not absent himself without leave

any, may desire a motion to be reduced to writing

may have a question divided, if susceptible of division

first rising and addressing the chair, shall speak first

called to order by the President or senator, shall sit down

words of, shall be taken down, when called to order by a

when received

how referred

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MESSENGERS, when introduced

MOTION, not to be debated until seconded

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MEMORIAL OR PETITION, contents of, shall be stated before received

and read

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contents of, to be entered on the Journal

made and seconded, shall, if desired, be reduced to writing

to be read before debated

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to adjourn, to be decided without debate

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privileged, what shall be, when a subject is under debate
privileged in filling blanks -

privileged, in reference to select or standing committees

N.

NEWSPAPERS, not to be read while a member is speaking
NOMINATIONS not to be considered on the day received, unless by con-

sent

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to close the galleries, shall be discussed confidentially

to admit persons for the purpose of presenting memorial, not

in order

to reconsider, when and by whom may be made

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OFFICER of the Senate, for what liable to dismissal

ORDERS of the day, special, not called before one o'clock

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of the day, special, unfinished business has preference in ORDER, interruption of

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upon a call to, the member shall sit down

questions of, to be decided without debate

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appeals on questions of, may be made from the President's de

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not finally acted on during the session, to fall NOTICE of one day required of an intended motion for leave to bring in a bill

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P.

PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS not to be printed without special order
PERSONS not admitted to present a memorial, &c.

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how referred

contents of those presented to be entered on the Journal

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on questions of, the President may require the sense of the
Senate

upon a call to, by a senator, for words spoken, the exceptionable
words shall be taken down

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