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COMMITTEES OF THE WHOLE, debate in, same time as in House except

where closed..
five minutes'..
form of resolution for closing gen-

eral
after five minutes', all debate may

be closed....
amendments under five minutes' debate in,

not to be withdrawn...
before general debate is closed, subject must

have been considered in ...
debate may be closed on messages as well as

bills
member reporting measure may open and

close debate ...
member cannot speak against his amendment

under the five minutes' debate
cannot extend time of debate where House has

fixed it.....
may take up other business after getting

through with a bill on which debate is

closed..
amendments to an original motion in..
bills and resolutions may originate in
amendments by, to a report, to be noted as in

case of bills
case of clause amended and afterward stricken

out by
case of bill amended and afterward substitute

adopted by....
motion to rise always in order in.....
member may yield the floor for a motion to

rise ....
motion to rise may be withdrawn at any time

before vote is declared ......
amendments to general appropriation biils,

what, not in order....
cannot rule out of order any part of bill com-

mitted
practice in regard to amendments to appro-

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priation bills in
how bills are considered in..
consideration of preamble in.
how amendments are to be noted in..

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COMMITTEES OF THE WHOLE, after report from, bill may be further amend-
ed and debated ....

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what bills are considered by clauses in

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a clause having been passed over, cannot be
recurred to in

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ON THE STATE OF THE UNION, how bills are

taken up in. 205
preferred bills

in ...... 205
in case of report by, to strike out enacting
words ....

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an amendment from, reported as an entirety,
not divisible.....

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forms of report from, where bill is reported.. 206

where committee leave

business unfinished.. 206
where risen for want of
a quorum

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when received and con-
sidered .....

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COMMITMENT, where different committees are proposed, their order. (RULE
43)......

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of motions and reports to be at the pleasure of the House.
(RULE 47).......

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COMPENSATION, of members to be ascertained by law.

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of Speaker and members

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to be paid monthly

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deductions for absence

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deductions for withdrawal from seat and failure to return.. 207
deductions for books voted

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deductions for excess of stationery

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mode of payment....

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to be certified by the Speaker

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effect of certificate

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of member dying after commencement of Congress.... 208
not less than three months' pay to be allowed in preceding

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of members elected to fill vacancies

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CONCURRENCE, question on, is the first which arises

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CONFERENCE COMMITTEES, relative to. (Former Joint RULE 1)

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upon what occasion asked for....

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of what number to consist....

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report of, by whom to be signed.

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in case of disagreement by one house to other's
amendment

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request of Senate for, when considered

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case

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CONFERENCE COMMITTEES, when and where they meet, &c...

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at what stage usually asked for

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sometimes take place after adherence by one
house ......

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usually two, held before adherence

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motion to recede takes precedence of motion to
insist and ask

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motion to insist and ask takes precedence of
motion to adhere....

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where unable to agree

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members of, absent,

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report of, may be made at any time

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where report of, disagreed to.....

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may be instructed

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report of, cannot be amended....

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report of, cannot be laid on the table....

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may report agreement as to part and disagree-
ment as to part....

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must be asked by house which has the papers .. 211
house asking, must leave papers with other
house

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report of, where to be first made..

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CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS OR PROCEEDINGS, relative to. (RULE 137). 138

(See SECRET SESSION.)
CONGRESS. (See MEETING OF CONGRESS.)
CONGRESSIONAL CEMETERY, pertaining to

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CONGRESSIONAL DIRECTORY, by whom compiled

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when to be ready for distribution

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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, seats provided for reporters of....

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pot privileged to correct a report in..

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names of members not voting to be recorded in. 212
reporters for, to be approved by Speaker.

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in regard to future reporting

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debates to be printed by Congressional Printer.. 212
reporters of, to be officers of the House.

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compensation of .....

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appointment and removal of, also
duty of.....

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copies of bills, &c., to be furnished to reporters of 213
list of members, &c., to be furnished to publish-

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bound volumes of, to be furnished

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CONSIDERATION, question of. (RULE 41)

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question of, can be raised on privileged report.

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when too late to raise question of

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ers of

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CONSIDERATION, question of, is not precluded by affirmative vote on a mo-

tion to adjourn ....
CONTESTED ELECTIONS. (See ELECTIONS, CONTESTED.)
CONVERSATION, PRIVATE, members not to engage in. (RULE 65). ....
COURT OF CLAIMS. (See CLAIMS, COURT OF.)

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DEBATE, limited on appeal to one speech, unless by leave. (RULE 2)

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not allowed on motion to excuse from voting. (RULE 31)....

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not allowed on motions to adjourn, to fix the day to which House
will adjourn, or lie on the table. (RULE 44)

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not allowed upon resolutions on the day they are submitted. (RULES
52, 130)

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member shall confine himself to the question under, and avoid person-
ality. (RULE 57)..

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in rising to, member shall address himself to “Mr. Speaker.'
(RULE 57)...

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member may speak from the Clerk's desk. (RULE 58)..

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Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. (RULE 59). 114
no member shall occupy more than one hour in. (RULE 60)

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member reporting the measure may open and close. (RULE 60).... 114
five minutes allowed to explain, and the same time to oppose
amendments. . (RULE 60)...

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may be closed upon a section or paragraph, or pending amend-
ment. (RULE 60)

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member transgressing the rules in, to be called to order, and no de-
bate on appeal. (RULE 61)..

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when decided out of order, not to proceed in case of objection,
without leave of the House. (RULE 61).....

115
sball be liable to the censure of the House. (RULE 61)

115
called to order for words spoken in, words spoken to be taken down
in writing. (RULE 62)...

115
if business intervene before, he shall not be held to answer. (RULE
62).

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no member sball speak more than once to the same question, unless

by leave, or he be the mover, proposer, or introducer of the pend-
ing proposition. (RULE 63).....

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while member is speaking, no one shall hold private discourse or
pass between him and the Chair. (RULE 65)

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not allowed on questions relating to the priority of business. (RULE
66) ....

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in Committee of the Whole may be closed. (RULE 104).

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on special orders, to be confined to measures under consideration.
(RULE 114)

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DEBATE not allowed upon private bills on the first and fourth Fridays each
month. (RULE 129)

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motion must be stated by Speaker or read before. (RULE 38) 110-214
who entitled by courtesy to open

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to be recognized in, member must claim the floor

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no member, except mover, shall speak but once....

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member may speak again, after amendment offered.

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where member may speak from

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member way move previous question although he has spoken. 215
right to open and close, not affected by previous question.

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nor by order to close debate

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a member having consumed an hour in opening, is not entitled to
another hour in closing

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member may yield floor for explanation

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member may withdraw bis demand for the previous question, and
speak out his hour.....

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in Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union, latitude
allowed ....

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except where special order pending. 216
a contestant for a seat subject to the rules in..

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question of the rejection of a bill open to.

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when not censurable for words spoken in

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no member to be questioned out of House for words spoken in. 216
proceedings of other house not to be noticed in......

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prohibited on bills introduced on Mondays during first hour

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prohibited on motion to adjourn, to fix day, and to lie on table.... 217
prohibited on previous question and incidental question pending.217, 218
may be closed upon a pending amendment and not preclude further. 218
prohibited on motion to reconsider third reading, pending demand
of previous question on passage...

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prohibited on motions to suspend rules, or to reconsider votes on
propositions not debatable.

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prohibited after a member has answered to his name

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on motions to postpone and commit.

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DELEGATES, provision for the election of

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have right to debate but not to vote

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may make certain motions

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compensation and franking privilege of.

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names of, called and oath administered to, in the organization
of House

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to be appointed on certain committees

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DEPARTMENTS. (See EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS.)
DILATORY MOTIONS, pending a motion to suspend the rules, only one motion
to adjourn allowed

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DISORDER, in the galleries and lobby. (RULE 9, p. 105)

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