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INDEX TO RULES AND DIGEST.

A.

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ABSENCE FROM THE HOUSE, prohibited, except by leave, sickness, &c.
(RULE 33)

109
less than a quorum may compel attendance
of absent members....

151
fifteen members may compel attendance..
(RULE 34)

109
deduction from compensation for

151
ABSENCE FROM COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, when no quorum on account

of. (RULE 106)

129

roll to be called. (IBID.).... 129
ABSENTEES FROM THE HOUSE, proceedings against. (RULES 34, 35, 36, 37). 109–110

to be reported to the House and entered on
Journal. (RULE 106)....

129
ACCOUNTS, COMMITTEE OF, its number and when appointed. (RULE 74).. 119
duties of. (RULES 27,98)......

108–126
ACCOUNTS FOR PAY AND MILEAGE, to be kept by Sergeant-at-Arins. (RULE
25)

107
(See SERGEANT-AT-ARMS.)
ACTS AND ADDRESSES, to be signed by the Speaker. (RULE 8)

104
ADDRESS TO THE PRESIDENT. (Joint Rule 11).....

146
ADHERE, effect of a vote to, in the two houses. (Joint RULE 15)

146
ADHERE, MOTION TO, order in putting question on.....

152
usually two conferences before...

152
may be conference after, agreed to...

152
after, agreed to by both houses, bill lost.

152
ADJOURN, MOTION to, always in order and not debatable. (RULE 44)

111
only one, in order pending a motion to suspend the
rules. (RULE 161)

142
FIX THE DAY TO WHICH THE HOUSE SHALL, always in
order. (RULE 44)

111
HOUR AT WHICH, MADE, to be entered on Journal.
(RULE 45)...

112
to fix the day takes precedence of, unless no quorum
is present

152
cannot be made while menu ber is speaking unless he
yields for.....

153

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ADJOURN, MOTION TO, for more than three days privileged

153
member speaking may yield for.

153
cannot be amended

153
not in order while House is voting

153
when it may be repeated

153
takes precedence of motion to fix the hour of next
meeting

153
is not carried till the Speaker pronounces it

154
must be carried before legislative day ceases

154
for more than three days not in order except as a
concurrent resolution

154
for more than three days does not terminate session.. 154
when President may adjourn two houses

154
ADJOURN, MOTION TO FIX THE HOUR TO WHICH HOUSE SHALL, when in

order. 151-154
ADJOURNMENT, SINE DIE, form of resolution for

154
resolution for, privileged.

154
when it takes place.

154
AGENTA FOR CLAIMS. (See CLAIM-AGENTS.)
AGRICULTURE, COMMITTEE ON, when appointed and number of. (RULE 74). 119
no duty assigned to.

155
AMEND, MOTION TO, precedence of. (RULE 42)....

111
motion to strike out enacting words takes precedence
of. (RULE 123)...

132
(See ENACTING WORDS. MOTION TO STRIKE OUT.)
AMENDMENTS, of the Senate to House bills, when considered. (RULE 54).. 114

adopted, preclude the withdrawal of original motion.
(RULE 40)

110
to be voted upon after previous question is ordered. (RULE
132)

135
debate may be closed on. (IBID.)....

135
CONFERENCE ON, upon which the two houses disagree.
(JOINT RULE 1).......

145
NOT IN ORDER, if on a subject different from that under con-
sideration. (RULE 48)......

112
if embracing any other pending bill or prop-
osition. (IBID.)....

112
to general appropriations, if not for appro-

priations authorized by law. (RULE 120).. 132
to a bill on its third reading by way of a
rider. (RULE 126)..

133
TO THE RULES, require one day's notice. (RULE 145).... 140
IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, five minutes' debate on.

(RULE 60)

116
all debate on, may be

closed. (IBID.).... 116

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AMENDMENTS IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, not to be withdrawn.

(IBID.)..

116
how kept by the Clerk and

reported. (RULES 107,
109)

129
to original motions, to be

incorporated. (RULE
108)

129
AMENDMENT, when in order to a bill ...

155
not cut off by the previous question. (RULE 132)

135, 155
an amendment to, in order, but in no higher degree....

155
may be an amendment to substitute, and also an amendment

155
to Senate's amendment may be amended

156
paragraph proposed to be inserted may be amended...

156
where paragraph inserted may be amended by adding to or by
striking out, together with part of original....

156
paragraph proposed to be struck out may be amended.

156
effect of failure to strike out. (RULE 46)...

110, 156
motion to strike out and insert, indivisible. (IBID.) 110, 156
after adoption of, proposition cannot be withdrawn.

156
no modification of, after second of previous question...

156
member yielding floor for, loses right to floor

157
must be germane, and not incorporate any pending bill

157
not out of order because inconsistent with one adopted

157
being moved, member may again speak

157
to railroad bills

157
converting a resolution into a joint resolution not in order. 157
by way of rider, not in order to bill on third reading .... 157
reported from the Committee of the Whole or Senate not
divisible

158
additional, may be moved after report of bill from Committee
of the Whole

158
effect of striking out a paragraph in committee after amend-
ing it..

158
to general appropriation bills. (See APPROPRIATION BILLS).. 158
debate on, may be closed, without precluding further

158
AMENDMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO HOUSES, regular progression in case of,
from disagreement to adhere..

159
effect of adherence by both houses

159
either house may recede

159
motion to recede takes precedence of insisting

159
not in order for House to insist or recede from its amend-
ment with an amendment.....

159
amendment to Senate's amendment in order

159

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160

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AMENDMENTS, House may amend Senate's amendment to House's amend-
ment

159
usually two conferences before adherence.

159
one house may adhere in the first instance..

159
motion to insist takes precedence of adherence..

160
after adherence by one house, the other may recede. (See
ADHERE, MOTION TO)

160
APPEALS, growing out of irrelevancy, inadmissibility, and of motions, &c.
(RULE 2).....

103
how made and debated. (IBID.)

103, 160
growing out of trangression of rules in speaking,” &c.
(RULES 61, 62)

117
not debatable after previous question is moved. (RULE 133).... 136
growing out of questions as to priority of business not debatable
(RULE 66)......

118
from decision of Clerk, pending election of Speaker. (RULE 146).. 140
APPEAL, question of order arising out of a question to be first decided... 160

questions as to applicability or relevancy, &c., subject to.... 160
after previous question moved, no debate on

160
no debate on, where member called to order for indecorum, &c.. 160
not in order on point arising during a division
may be laid on the table

160
where too late to raise a question of order

161
question just decided on, cannot be renewed

161
where too late to reconsider vote on

161
not in order while another appeal is pending.

161
how question on, is stated......

161
question of order and decisions on, to be noted at end of Journal..

161
APPROPRIATION BILLS, if for other objects, not to include appropriations

for carrying treaties into effect. (RULE 76). .. 121
GENERAL, to be reported within 30 days after ap-

pointment of the Committee on Appropri-
ations. (RULE 77) ....

121
may be reported at any time for refer-
ence only. (RULE 77)

.121, 122
shall take precedence of other bills in the

House and in Committee of the Whole.
(RULES 114, 119).......

.130-132
not to include appropriations not author-
ized by law. (RULE 120).

132
may be made special orders at any time,
(RULE 119)..

132
must contain the amount of each appro-

priation and also sum total. (RULE 77). 121, 122
to be first discussed in Committee of the Whole.
(RULE 112)

129

APPROPRIATION BILLS FOR INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, may be voted upon by

items. (RULE 121). 132
style and title of

161
what amendments to, in order. (RULE 120)

132
clauses of, to be treated as sections..

162
what are not considered ...

162
rules may be suspended to consider, first in the House 162
division of the question on. (RULE 121)..

132
APPROPRIATIONS, COMMITTEE ON, duties of, &c. (RULES 74, 76, 77) ... 119-121

reasons of, for failure to report must be in
writing

163
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL. (See CAPITOL.)
AYES AND NOES. (See YEAS AND NAYS.)

B.

BALLOT, when committees are to be appointed by. (RULE 67).

118
how committees are elected by. (IBID.)...

118
in all cases of, the Speaker shall vote. (RULE 7).

104
no person to visit Clerk's desk while counting. (RULE 65).

117
vote not taken by, of late years...

163
BANKING AND CURRENCY, COMMITTEE ON, its number, and when appointed.

(RULE 74).

119
duties of. (RULE 152).

134
BAR OF TAE HOUSE, member must be within, in order to vote. (RULE 29)..

108
smoking prohibited within. (RULE 65).

117
the vote of no member without, to be counted. (RULE30) 109
what is meant by.....

164
BILLS cannot be amended by adding other bills. (RULE 48).

112
amendments of Senate, when considered. (RULE 54).

115
engrossed, when to be read a third time. (IBID.)..

115
FROM THE SENATE, when to be read and disposed of. (IBID.)........

115
MAKING APPROPRIATIONS to be reported within thirty days. (RULE 77) 121

may be made special order at any time...... 132
may be reported at any time. (IBID.).....
to be first discussed in Committee of the
Whole. (RULE 112)......

129
to have preference to other bills. (ROLE 119

132
proceedings on leave to introduce. (RULE 115)...

130
how to be introduced or reported. (IBID.)

130
leave to introduce. (RULES 115–130)......

. 130, 134
for post-routes not to be introduced on leave. (RULE 115).

130
the several readings of. (RULE 116)...

131
if opposed on first reading, question to reject to be put, &c. (RULE
117)..

131
how to be disposed of, second reading. (RULE 118).

131

122

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