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Disorder, members creating, proceedings,.
Disorderly words, how and when taken down,.
Division of the House, practice in ascertaining,

of questions discussed,..
Doors, rule respecting their being closed,.

ought not to be shut, to be kept by persons appointed,
Duel, challenge to, breach of privilege,..
Elections, time, place, and manner of holding,

of members to be judged by each House,
Engrossed Bills, not to be looked into,.
Errors, cannot be corrected in committee of the whole,

various modes of correcting,

Clerk may correct his own,
Equivalent questions, discussed,
Felony, mode of proceeding on charge of,.
Gallery, clearing of,...

committee of the whole cannot punish for disorder in,
Hats, when to be taken off,...
House, division of, how ascertained,.

of Representatives—See Representatives.
Impeachment, sketch of the law of Parliament respecting,
Inquiry, or accusation, common fame a ground for,..
Insist, question discussed,.

effect of vote to...
Journal, shall be kept by each House,

of each House to be published,.
shall show every vote,.
to contain a brief statement of every petition, paper, &c., pre-

titles of bills and parts affected by amendments, to be inserted


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on, ....
what questions shall be entered on,.
a record, in law,
subject to examination..
direction as to making up,
either House may notice or inspect journal of the other,

how it may be amended,
King, not to be spoken of irreverently, &c.g.
Largest sum, question first put,..
Lie on the table, call up at any time matters that,
Longest time, question first put,..,
Majority, decides on general questions,
Members and officers of one House pot amenable to the other,

must vote when question is put,..

not to vote unless present when question was put,
Memorial-See Petition.
Messages cannot be received in committee,

nature of,
Executive to be made to both Houses at the same time,


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Messages, to be received,

forms in receiving,....
errors in delivery may be corrected,

bills not acted on, the subject of,...
Minority, protected by adherence to Rules,..
Mistakes-See Errors.
Motion not to be put or debated until seconded,..

to be put in writing if desired,
to be read for information,
to adjourn, not in order when a member has the floor,
privileged, what shall be,..
removed from before House by adjournment, &C.....

See Questions.
Newspaper publications, defamatory, breach of privilege,..
Officers, of either House, forms of nomination or election,

of one House not amenable to the other,
Onslow, Mr., his opinion of importance of rules,
Order, violated by Speaker, by not putting question,

“ instances make" order,
respecting papers-See Papers,
in debate-see Debate,..
questions of, may be adjourned,.
decision of the speaker, on points of, may be controlled,
a member may insist on the execution of a subsisting,
committee of the whole cannot punish breach of,
if points arise while question is putting, Speaker to decide

of business, property of,
for the Senate
of the day, how and when to be called up,
of the day, may be discharged at any time,
cannot be moved while member is speaking,
take precedence of all questions,
of the House, determined with the session,
question of, to supersede a question depending,
and resolution, distinction between,..

special, rules upon subjects of,
Opposition to bills, proper time to make,
Papers and Journals, not to be removed from the clerk's table,

rules respecting their preservation,
reading of, how far they may be called for,.
referred, usually read by title,
to be left with conferees of the House, according to confer-

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ence, Parliament, each House may adjourn independently of the other, Petition and Remonstrance, distinction,

to be presented by a member, its form, &c.,. to be subscribed or written by petitioner, must go to committee through the House,

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} of motions, discussions of,

Petition and Remonstrance, question as to receiving,.

113, 114 Postpone Indefinitely, effect of a question to,..

127 beyond session, effect of,....

127, 128 Preamble, last considered,..

119 President of the Senate, provided by the Constitution,.

99 may appoint chairman,..

102 President of the Senate, pro tempore, to be chosen in the absence of the Vice-President,

99 at what time his office shall determine,.

100 of the United States, forms in presenting bills tog.

155 Previous Question, its intention and effects.

132 can an amendment be moved to M, Q...

132 cannot be put in committee,

132 effect of,

127 discussed,

128, 129, 130 Priority and Precedence

126, 131 Privilege of Parliament has gradually increased,

90 Privilege of members of Parliament,.

90, 92, 95 of Senators and Representatives,

91 of Senators, constructive extent,..

92 of the two Houses, cases of the alleged breach of,..

92 of members commence by virtute of election,

93 of members must be ascertained at the peril of the party violating,

94 of members, the privileges of the House,

94 a member cannot waive breach of,..

94 is violated by Speaker not putting a question which is in order,.. 94 of one House in relation to the other, or in relation to a co-ordinate branch of the Government,

95 breach of, party summoned or sent for,...

94 breach of, by members, punishable by House only,

94, 95 breach of, by the King or Executive,...

95 members of one House cannot be summoned by the other,

104 neither House can exercise authority over members or officers of the other,

111 of a member where he is charged or interested, &c.,.

111 question of, takes precedence of all,..

131 Privileged Questions-See Questions. Qualification of Senators,

96 Quarrel, in committee, must be settled in House,

110 members must declare they will not prosecute,

110 question of privilege arising from, has precedence,.

131 Questions, general rule for putting,.

125, 126 the propriety of certain considered,

126 removed from before House by adjournment,

139 may be debated between the count of affirmative and negative,...

141 manner of putting,


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Questions, must speak or move about while putting,..

must be decided promptly, if any difficulty arise,
one House cannot question the other,.
privileged, what shall be,....

in filling blanks,
in reference to committees,
in amending amendments, and agree or disagree,..
motion to annend has precedence over motion to strike

of order, (incidental,) how far it shall supersede any other,
division of, how made, :

what are divisible,..
when divided, each point open to debate and amend-

(co-existing,) what suspends, and what removes from the House,

an existing question,.. equivalent, what is considered, determined by ayes and noes. to be resumed in statu quo, when suspended by the want of a

quorum, :
previous-See Previous Questions.
Quorum, only shall do business,..

what number shall be a,.
how attendance of may be compelled,
any member may desire a count for the purpose of ascertaining,

not present suspend the question...
Randall and Whitney, reference to case, breach of privilege,
Reading of Papers, right to require,.

question on, first put, a speech, is not a right,

a report of one House not of right in the other House,.. Recede, question discussed,

effect of a vote to,... Recommitment, effect of,. Reconsideration of bills, orders, instructions, &C., ...

of questions requiring two-thirds, by whom may be moved,. Remonstrance and Petition, distinction, Report of Committee, how to proceed in House,..

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of one House, not to be read in the other,. Representatives, apportionment of, since 1789,.

qualifications of...
House of, whom composed,

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

members,.. Resolution, and Order, distinction,

to pay money, in order,..
when to be presented for approval,.


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Riders, amend engrossed bills by,...
Rules, in adherence to, important,
Rules and Orders of each House, to wbat 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-

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 amendment, 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,.
Strike out and insert, discussed,
Sum, largest first put,
Tellers, to count sides of questions,


their errors rectified, Time, longest first put,. Title, on the 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 power to make,
may be rescinded by an act of the Legislature,
paper to be communicated with...
ratified by nominal call,.
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,..... Vote, cannot till sworn,

every member must,

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