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JEFFERSON'S MANUAL.

Absence, not allowed without leave,.

provision in case of,
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,
for more than three days by concurrent votes,..
provision for disagreement respecting,..

effect of, on business pending,..
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 coherence of,
Speaker cannot refuse to receive because inconsistent,
may totally change the subject,....
if House refuse to strike out a paragraph it cannot be amended,..
a new bill may be engrafted on another,
mode of poceeding on amendments between the Houses, .
made in committee of the whole, falls by reference,..
proposed, inconsistent with one adopted may be put,
may be amended, prior to adoption but not after,
(proposed,) by striking out, and lost, the paragraphs proposed to

108

103
104, 105

144
145
154

162
161, 162

143
162
162
162
162
162

162
124, 125
124, 125

125

cken 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,

125
184, 154
133, 138

138
139

199
133

155, 156

126
135
140

139
189
140
101

188,

147 120

Appropriation, made by resolution,

119 Arrest, definition of privilege from,..

95

96 terminates with the session,..

117 Assault and Affrays in the House, how settled,.

114 Assent to bills, by the executive, regulations respecting,

159 Ayes and Noes, how questions are determined by,..

148 no member to vote if not present,

150 Bills, engrossed, must not be looked into,

111 to be fairly written, or speaker may refuse them,

120 amendments fall, if recommitted,

125 a particular clause may be recommitted,

125 amendments, how proceeded with,

125 ainendments fall if referred to committee,.

126 proceedings on second reading,.

127, 128 time for attacking or opposing, .

128, 147 what constitutes possession,.

130 one bill may be engrafted on another,

140 one House may pass with blanks and be filled in the other,

141 on third reading, forms observed,

145, 146 on third reading may be committed,

146 on third reading, amended by riders,..

146 on third reading, blanks filled,

146 cannot be altered after passage, new, concerning their introduction, to receive three readings, &C.,

120 how brought in on notice and leave,

120 forms in introducing,

130 not amended at first reading, ..

120 proceedings on the second reading,

120, 127, 129 how and to whom committed, shall be read twice before commitment, not to be referred to avowed opponents,.

121 referred, may be delivered to any of the committee,

121 amendments between the Houses, mode of proceeding,..

153 154 by whom to be taken from House to House,

158 may be specially commended to notice of the other House,

159 rejected, course to be pursued,..

158 if one House neglects a bill, the other may remind of ity..

158 how to be enrolled, signed and presented to President,

159 amendments cannot be receded from or insisted on, by the amending House, with a further amendment,

184 amendment to an amendment has precedence over a motion to agree or disagree,

158 amendments to amendments, how far admissible,

155 proceedings upon in committee of the whole, &c.,...

126 titles, whe made,

151 reconsideration, when and how the question may be moved, 151, 152 reconsideration, at what time to be moved,.

151 reconsideration, effect of a vote for,

151

121 121

152

152
152

152
154
155

157
159
159

109,

Bills, (rejected) relating to their being brought in during the same

session,..
originating in one House, rejected in the other, may be renewed

in the rejecting House,
expedient for remedying omissions in,
mode of proceeding, when founded on facts requiring explana-

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

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

vene,
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 of filling,
Breach of Peace, mode of proceeding on charge of,.
Bribery, (Randall and Whitney's case,) breach of privilege,..
Business, order of, in Senate,

a settled order in its arrangement useful,
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 the 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 Congress has expired,
a member elect, though not returned, may be appointed on,
standing, :
forms and proceedings in,.....................
joint, how they acty.
who shall compose,
how appointed in Senate....
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,

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185
141
146
140
99
96
110
109
103

96
105
106
151
104
127
141
141
105
105
105
122
124
124
163

97

105
105, 122

105
121
121
122
122
122
125

Committees, have entire control over a report re ommitted,

126 dissolved by a report,.

126 how revived,..

126 may be discharged from instructions,

152 when they may sit during recess,

163 effect of a reference to, when a bill has been amended in committee of the whole,

126 Committee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to,

106 may elect their chairman,.

106 Speaker may resume chair if in great disorder,

106 manner of doing business in, in Senate,

126 proceedings in,.

106, 122, 126 irregularly dissolved,

107 cannot adjourn,

107 report proceedings,

107 subjects which have passed through may be referred to special committees,..

127 particulars which attach to,

126 Communications, confidential, to be kept secret,

164 Common fame, a ground for proceeding,..

107 Conferences, common to have two before vote to adhere,

155 cannot alter any thing on which the Houses have agreed,.

156 discussion of the nature and occasion of,

156 report of, cannot be amended or altered,

156 papers left with conferees of House agreeing to,

157 when, by which House, and what stages to be asked,.

156 Co-existing questions, discussed,

143 Counsel may be heard on private bills and law points,

109 Count of the House may be called,..

108 (See Division of the House.) Covered, when members are not to be,

111 Debate, no one to speak impertinently, superfluously, or tediously,... 112 not cut off, til both sides of the question be put,

143 forms and proprieties to be observed,

111, 112, 118 The Speaker not allowed to engage in, except on points of order,

112 proceedings of the House not to be censured,.

112 personalities to be prohibited,..

112 motives not to be arraigned,

113 violation of order in, to be suppressed by the Speaker,.

118, 116 disorderly words not to be noticed until the member has finished,

114 disorderly words when taken down,

114 proceedings of the House not to be noticed in,.

114 members concerned or implicated by the subject of, ought to withdraw,

118 Decorum, points of, (See Debate).

114, 115 Defamatory publications, breach of privilege,.

97 Disorder in Committee of Whole, Speaker to resume chair if great, . 107

114
114

187
141 142

116
116

96
100
100
111
110
111
158

144
98, 99

116
127

116
147, 148

Disorder, menibers 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 RepresentativesSee 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-

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

156

107
153, 154

154
160
160
160

160

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...........
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 not 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,

160
160
161

161
160, 161

161
161
115
135
131
185
151
115
150
150

106
157
159

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