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INDEX TO JEFFERSON'S MANUAL.

A.

Page.

60 82 88 88 92 92 82

87 92, 93

92 90,93

71 68

70

Address, how presented
Adhere, question discussed

effect of a vote to

should be two conferences before vote to Adjournment, motion for, cannot be amended......

rules and regulations in respect to.
a question is removed by ....
of the session, all unfinished business falls
of the session, modes and manner discussed
to be declared by the Speaker.

effect of, on business depending Amendment to bills, (see also Bills)

proceedings in relation to.
how to be reported
fall on recommitment
in the third degree not admissible....
discussion of the nature and coberence of.
Speaker cannot refuse to receive, because inconsist-

ent
Amendment, may totally change the subject

if House refuse to strike out a paragraph, it cannot be

amended..
a new bill may be ingrafted on another.
mode of proceeding on amendments between the houses
proposed, inconsistent with one adopted may be put
may be amended prior to adoption, but not after..
(proposed,) by striking out, and lost, the paragraph proposed

to be stricken out cannot be amended...
not identical or equivalent to one lost may be proposed

by insertion, how far liable to further amendment...
Apportionment of Representatives, table of
Arrest, definition of privilege from...

terminates with the session
Assault and affrays in the House, how settled
Assent to bills by the Executive, regulations respecting.
Ayes and noes, how questions are determined by...

no member to vote if not present

71 76–88 78–80

78

78 78, 79

79

79 87,88

78 79

79 79

79 58, 59 54-56

67 65, 66

91 84-86

85 B.

Page.

63

68
71

71
68-71

72
72-83

73
80
80
83
83
83
83
83
67
68
68
68

68
68, 72

68, 69

Bills, engrossed, must not be looked into...

to be fairly written, or Speaker may refuse them.
amendments fall if recommitted
a particular clause may be recommitted
amendments, how proceeded with
proceedings on second reading
time for attacking or opposing ..
what constitutes possession
one bill may be ingrafted on another
one house may pass with blanks and be filled in the other
on third reading, forms observed ....
on third reading, may be committed
on third reading, amended by riders ..
on third reading, blanks filled
cannot be altered after passage
new, concerning their introduction.
to receive three readings, &c
how brought in on notice and leave ....
forms in introducing
not amended at first reading.
proceedings on second reading.
how and to whom committed.
shall be read twice before commitment
not to be referred to avowed opponents..
referred, may be delivered to any of the committee
amendments between the houses, mode of proceeding
by whom to be taken from house to house
may be specially commended to notice of the other house.
rejected, course to be pursued...
if one house neglects a bill, the other may remind of it..
how to be enrolled, signed, and presented to the President
amendments to, cannot be receded from or insisted on by the

amending house with a further amendment......
amendment to au amendment bas precedence over a motion to

agree or disagree...
amendments to amendments, how far admissible...
proceedings upon, in Committee of the Whole, &c
titles, when made........
reconsideration, when and how the question may be moved......
rejected, relating to their being brought in during the same ses-

sion ....
originating in one house, rejected in the other, may be renewed

69
69

69
87,88

90
90
90
90
91

87,88

88
88
71

86
86, 87

86

in the rejecting house
expedients for remedying omissions in...

86
87

Page.

87 87 88

88, 89

91 91

Bills, mode of proceeding when founded on facts requiring explana

tion
effect of a vote to insist or adhere
conferences upon, at what stage, and by whom asked...
papers relating to, to be left with the couferees of the house

acceding to the conference
enrolling
proceedings when disapproved.
not returned in ten days to be laws, unless an adjournment in-

tervene..
Blanks, longest time, largest sum, first put....

bills may be passed with, and be filled in other house.
may be filled in engrossed bills....

construction of the rule for filling.
Breach of peace, mode of proceeding on charge of...
Bribery, (Randall and Whitney's case,) breach of privilege..
Business, order of...

a settled order in its arrangement useful..

91

76

80 83

80

57 55 63 63

C.

Call of the House, proceedings in case of.
Challenge, breach of privilege .
Chairman of committee elected.

of Committee of the Whole may be elected..
Change of vote, right to......
Clerk puts questions before election of Speaker.

to read standing...
numbers the sections

may correct bis errors..
Committees cannot inquire concerning their members

must not sit when House is in session..
may elect chairman...
manner of proceeding in..
cannot reconsider or alter their own votes.
how they report amendments....
cannot sit in the recess after the Congress has expired......
a member elect, though not returned, may be appointed on.
standing ..
forms and proceedings in.
joint, how they act
who shall compose.
time and place of meeting
majority of, to constitute a quorum..
members of the House may be present at their sittings.
their power over a bill..

59 55 60 61 86 60 72 80 90 60 60 60 69

69 70,71

93

56 60, 61 60, 61, 69

61

69

69 69 69 69

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Committees have entire control of a report recommitted

dissolved by a report...
how revived.....
may be discharged from instructions.

when they may sit during recess
Committee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to

may elect their chairman..
Speaker may resume chair if great disorder...
proceedings in...
irregularly dissolved..
cannot adjourn...
report proceedings....

particulars which attach to.
Common fame a ground for proceeding....
Conferences, common, to have two, before vote to adhere..

cannot alter anything on which the houses have agreed...
discussion of the nature and occasion of .....
report of, cannot be amended or altered..
papers left with conferees of house agreeing to...

when, by which house, and what stages to be asked.
Co-existing questions discussed
Counsel may be heard on private bills and law points...
Count of the House may be called, (see Division of House).
Covered, when members are not to be...

61 71 62 88

88 88,90

89 89 89 82 63 59 66

D.

64

Debate, no one to speak impertinently, superfluously, or tediously.

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83 63, 64, 65

64 64 64 64 65

not cut off till both sides of the question be put......
forms and proprieties to be observed in...
the Speaker not allowed to engage in, except on points of order.
proceedings of the House not to be censured
personalities to be prohibited.
motives not to be arraigned
violation of order in, to be suppressed by the Speaker..
disorderly words not to be noticed until the member has fin.

ished.
disorderly words, when taken down.....
proceedings of the other house not to be noticed in ......
members concerned or implicated by the subject of, ought to

withdraw..
Decorum, (see Debate)...
Defamatory publications, breach of privilege
Disorder in Committee of the Whole, Speaker to resume chair if great....

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

65 65 65

66 63, 64, 65

55 61 65

65 82-83-84

Division 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....

Page.
78, 79

85
85
61

E.

Elections, (see Representatives, apportionment of)...
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..

58, 59

63

63
86, 87

90
82

F.

57

66

71

Felony, mode of proceeding on charge of..

G.
Gallery, clearing of ...
Committee of the Whole cannot punish for disorder in..

H.
Hats, when to be taken off.......
House, division of, how ascertained....
House of Representatives. (See Representatives.)

66
84, 85, 86

I.

94-96

62

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

effect of vote to

82, 87

88

J.

Journal, what questions shall be entered on.

a record in law
subject to examination ...
directions as to making up
either house may notice and inspect journal of the other..
how it may be amended

91
92
92
92
92
92

K.

65

King not to be spoken of irreverently, &c

L.
Largest sum, question first put....
Lie on table, call up at any time matters that....
Longest time, question first put...

76
73,74

76

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