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PRESIDENT to be first addressed by the speaker

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to decide when two or more rise at the same time to speak

to decide questions of order

may call for the sense of the Senate on a question of

order

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may desire a motion to be reduced to writing

to decide on an equal division -

decision of, on an equal division, to be taken by the Secre-

tary

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shall put all questions

may, for a limited time, name a member to perform the
duties of the Chair

QUESTION under debate, when, and by what motions superseded -
may be divided

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final, on second reading

may appoint a chairman, while the Senate are acting as in

committee of the whole

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to give notice of the several readings of bills

to have the regulation of the parts of the Capitol appropri-
ated to the Senate

PRESIDING OFFICER of the Senate to have the regulation of certain
parts of the Capitol

PRIVILEGE of admission to the floor, persons entitled to

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to be assigned the President's chair when attending the de-
liberations of the Senate

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to be determined by a majority
QUORUM, proceedings when a less number shall have assembled

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to be decided, ay or no

to be put by the President of the Senate

on amending the Constitution, short of the main question,

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RECONSIDERATION, motion for, may be made by one of the majority
or by a member of the side that prevailed

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READING NEWSPAPERS prohibited while the Journals or public papers
are reading or a member speaking

of a paper called for, and objected to, to be decided by the

Senate

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RECONSIDERATION, motion for, must be made within two days after

vote

motion for, must be made before the subject-matter
is out of possession of Senate

of a question requiring the affirmative vote of two-
thirds, to be determined by a majority
RECORD, executive, extracts from, prohibited
REFERENCE of petitions, &c., how made
REPORTS of standing committees, when received
of committees, to lie one day

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RESOLUTIONS, requiring approbation of the President to amend Consti-
tution, and grant money, to be treated as bills
other, to lie one day

on third reading, amended only by consent

engrossed, recommitted, and reported, to be again read a
second time

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SECRECY enjoined on confidential communications

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enjoined on remarks on persons nominated

enjoined on treaties

SECRETARY to endorse bills passed, &c.

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to take the decision of the Vice President when the Senate
is equally divided

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to receive from committee, and enter engrossed bills

to furnish the President with transcripts of executive Jour-
nal

to attend and take minutes when Senate is convened to any

other place

to make returns on nominations, from day to day

to return or deliver no paper, except original treaties, with-
out order of Senate

to furnish no extract from executive Journal without spe-
cial order -

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to convey messages to House of Representatives

SENATE, proceedings of, when a number less than a quorum shall have

assembled

proceedings of, in quasi committee, to be entered concisely
ceremonial proceedings when met by the President of the
United States at any other place than the Senate Cham-
ber

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SENATE, relating to the executive proceedings of

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who shall be admitted when engaged in executive or confi-
dential business

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the proceedings of, to be recorded separately

transcripts and extracts from executive records, in what cases
furnished

votes of, to be entered on Journal

contents of memorials and petitions presented to, to be entered
on the Journal

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shall be cleared of all persons except their officers, when act-
ing on executive business

executive proceedings of, to be recorded separately from the
legislative

SPEAKING, among the members, prohibited during debate

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TIME, LONGEST, first put

TREATIES, proceedings on

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more than twice in one day, on the same subject, pro-
hibited

T.

to be kept secret, until injunction be removed

U.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS, has preference in special orders

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V.

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W.

VICE PRESIDENT, OR PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE, may appoint a chair

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VOTE, every, to be entered on the journal

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WORDS, exceptionable, shall be taken down, when a call to order is made by a senator

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YEAS AND NAYs, to be called alphabetically

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may be required by one-fifth

to be taken without debate

after being taken, no member allowed to enter his

vote.

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JEFFERSON'S MANUAL,

CONTAINING THE

RULES OF PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE,

EXPLANATORY NOTES,

A TRANSLATION OF FOREIGN PHRASES,

WITH

MARGINAL REFERENCES TO THE RULES OF THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, WHICH HAVE BEEN

DERIVED THEREFROM,

WITH

AN INDEX.

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