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CLERKS OF COMMITTEES, which committees have leave to employ.

189
COINAGE, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES, COMMITTEE OF, when appointed, num.

ber and duties of.
(RULE 148).

140
COMMERCE, COMMITTEE ON, when appointed, number and duties of.
(RULES 74, 79)

...119, 122
COMMIT, MOTION TO, order in which, to be entertained with reference to
other motions. (RULES 42, 43).......

111
not to be repeated on same day, or at same stage of
proposition. (RULE 42)...

111
effect of not making, after second reading of Senate
bills. (RULE 54)

115
in order after the second reading of a bill. (RULE 118) 131
if previously made, to be voted upon after main ques-
tion ordered. (RULE 132)....

135
may be amended by adding instructions

189
with instructions, not divisible.

189
COMMITTEES, to be appoinied by Speaker, unless otherwise ordered.
(RULE 67). ......

118
how appointed by ballot. (RULE 67)

118
who shall be chairman. (RULE 68)

118
member excused from serviug on more than two. (RULE 69).. 119
to meet on call of two members (if chairman be absent.)
(RULE 70).

119
when and in what order they shall be called for reports.
(RULE 51)....

113
not to be called further after occupying two days. (RULE 51). 113
motion to refer to standing, takes precedence of motion to re-
fer to select. (RULE 43)..

111
STANDING, to be appointed at commencement of each Con-
gress. (RULE 74)....

119
duties of, viz: of Elections. (RULE 75)

121
of Ways and Means. (RULE 151). 141
on Appropriations. (RULES 74, 76,
77, 119, 120)

.119–122, 132
on Bankiug and Currency. (RULE
152)

141
on the Pacific Railroad. (RULE 150) 141
of Claims. (RULE 78)....

122
on Commerce. (RULE 79).

122
on Public Lands. (RULE 80)....122, 123
on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.
(RULE 81).....

123
for the District of Columbia.
(RULE 82)..

123

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COMMITTEES, STANDING, duties of, viz: on the Judiciary. (RULE 83)

123
on War-Claims. (RULE 84).

123
on Public Expenditures. (RULE
85) ....

123, 124
on Private Land-Claims. (RULE 86) 124
on Military Affairs. (RULE 87). 124
on the Militia. (RULE 88). .... 124
on Naval Affairs. (RULE 89)

124
on Foreign Affairs. (RULE 90) 124
on the Territories. (RULE 91)

.124, 125
on Revolutionary Pensions. (RULE
92)..

125
on Invalid Pensions. (RULE 93)... 125
on Railways and Canals.

(RULE
94)...

125
on Coinage, Weights, and Meas-
ures. (RULE 148).

140
on Patents. (RULE 95)..

125
on Public Buildings and Grounds.
(RULE 96)

125
of Accounts. (RULE 98)

126
on Mileage. (RULE 99).

126
on Mines and Mining. (RULE 153). 141
on Education and Labor.

(RULE
160).

142
on Agriculture,
on Manufactures,
on Indian Affairs,

duties of, not defined. (RULE
in the Revision of
74)....

-..119, 120
the Laws,
additional, to be appointed at the commencement
of each Congress. (RULE 102).....

. 126, 127
duties of, viz : on so much of the public

accounts and expendi-
tures as relate to the

Department of State ;
on so much of the public
accounts and expendi- | (RULE)

$127, 128
tures as relate to the 103)

Treasury Department;
on so much of the public

accounts and expendi-
tures as relate to the
Department of War;

(ROLE 127, 128

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COM MITTEES, STANDING, duties of, viz: on so much of the public)

accounts and expendi-
tures as relate to the
Department of the

Navy;
on so much of the public

accounts and expend-
itures as relate to the

post-office;
on so much of the public

accounts and expend-
itures as relate to the

103)
public buildings;
on so much of the public

accounts and expend-
itures as relate to the
Interior Department;

and
on so much of the public

accounts and expend-
itures as relate to the
Department of Jus-

tice.
JOINT, on Enrolled Bills. (Joint RULE 7)....... 145

on the Public Printing. (See also REFER-

ENCE TO THE LAW, p. 283.) (RULE 100).. 126
on the Library of Congress. (JOINT RULE 20) 147
when appointed

190
shall have leave to report by bill or otherwise.
(RULE 71)..
....

119
shall not sit during the sitting of the House.
(RULE 72)..

119
not to employ clerks without leave of the House.
(RULE 73)....

119
business before, at end of one session to be resumed

at commencement of next session. (RULE 136). 138
member may be appointed on, before he is sworn.. 191
sitting during recess.

192
can only act when met together.

192
a majority constitutes a quorum of..

192
subcommittees appointed by.

193
petitions, how referred to...

193
to be indorsed with the name of member
and committee....

193
matters referred to, how delivered to....

193

sider.....

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COMMITTEES, STANDING, cannot be instructed to do what the House cannot
do

193
motion to commit with instructions indivisible 193
how amendments are to be voted by

194
no reconsideration of a vote in ....

194
cannot reject a paper...

194
cannot change title or subject

194
when and in what order called for reports

.194, 195
call of, to be resumed where left off

195
regular call of, how interfered with..

196
which may report at any time.....

196
right of, to report at any time carries right to con-

196
having leave to report at all times may report in
part at different times

196
may report by bill or otherwise

196
cannot report on a subject not in some way re-
ferred

196
may report a bill with adverse recommendations. 196
adverse reports of, to be in writing and printed.
(RULE 164)......

-.143, 196
SELECT, how dissolved and revived.

196
do not hold over the session

196
where dispute arises as to whether report is or-
dered by ..

197
minority cannot report but leave is usually given
to present their views

197
chairman of, may read his report....

197
member making report from, may open and close
debate.

197
proceedings of, not to be published except by leave
of the House

197
proceedings of, reference to, not in order
after commitment and report a bill may be re-
committed

197
after recommitment whole question is open... 198
oaths may be administered by chairmen of...

198
failure of witnesses to appear or testify before .... 198
witness before, cannot refuse to answer criminat-
ing questions

198, 199
duty of Speaker where witness fails to testify

199
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE, how formed. (RULE 105)...

128
chairman of, may clear lobby and gal-
leries. (RULE 9)

105
how to proceed in cases of bills.
(RULE 107)......

129

197

197,

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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE may originate motions. (RULE 108). 129

how to report amendments. (RULES
108, 109)

129
must first entertain all motions for

laying or increasing taxes. (RULES
110, 111)..

129
appropriations must be first discussed
in. (RULE 112).

129
rules of the House to be observed in.
(RULE 113)...

130
effect of report by, to strike out the
enacting clause. (RULE 123).

132
how to proceed in calling the calendar
of. (RULE 129).

134
ON THE STATE OF THE UNION, motion to refer to, takes prece-

dence. (RULE 43)..

111
five minutes' debate allowed in,

on amendment, but may be
closed on a section or para-
graph. (RULE 60)...

116
House may go into, at any
time. (RULE 104)....

128
roll to be called, &c., if found

without a quorum. (RULE
106)

129
debate in, on special orders to

be confined to measures under
consideration. (RULE 114).

130
how bills are to be taken up

and considered in. (RULE
114)

130
debate may be closed in. (RULE
145)

140
COMMITTEES OF THE WHOLE, rules and practice recognize two

199
on private-bill days motions to go to private
calendar have precedence...

199
a second of the previous question prevents
motion to go into...

199
chairman of, may administer oaths...

200
quorum of, same as of House.....

200
Speaker may take chair to receive message
wbile in

200
also to receive report of enrolled bills.

200
what motions are not in order in.....

201
debate in, confined strictly on special orders. 201

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