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COR, RULE
H, REPS.

H. Reps.

Rule 152,
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such legislatures of foreign governments as are in amity

with the United States. Rule 6, | R. 48. The presiding officer of the Senate shall have

the regulation of such parts of the Capitol and of its passages as are or may be set apart for the use of the Senate and its officers. | R. 49. Whenever a claim is presented to the Senate and referred to a committee, and the committee report that the claim ought not to be allowed, and the report be adopted by the Senate, it shall not be in order to move to take the papers from the files for the purpose of referring them at a subsequent session, unless the claimants shall present a memorial for that purpose, stating in what manner the committee have erred in their report, or that new evidence has been discovered since the report, and setting forth the new evidence in the memorial: Provided, That this rule shall not extend to any case where an adverse report, not in writing, shall have been made prior to the 25th of January, 1842.

R. 50. Any officer or member of the Senate convicted of disclosing for publication any written or printed matter directed by the Senate to be held in confidence shall be liable, if an officer, to dismissal from the service of the Senate, and, in the case of a member, to suffer expulsion from the body.

Cons. U.S.

Art. 1., Sec. 5.

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ABSENCE, from the Senate, not allowed without leave. . - - 8

“ without leave, in cases of, the Sergeant-at-arms may be sent 8
ADJOURNMENT, motion for, has precedence • • • • • 11
ADMISSION on the floor, the persons entitled to · ·

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AMENDMENTS to a resolution to amend the Constitution, carried by a

majority .. - - - - - - - 43
APPEAL allowed from the decision of the President - - - -

B.

Bills may be introduced upon one day's notice - - - - 25

shall be read twice before amendment or reference - ..
" reported, shall be printed - - - - - - - 25

shall receive three readings on different days - - - - 26

on second reading, considered as in committee of the whole
“ proceedings on, at different stages - - - - - - 29
" titles of, only, and parts affected by amendments, inserted on the

Journal . . . . . . . . . . 31
“ engrossed, how examined, reported, and entered . . . 33

u joint rule relative to printing of - - - . - - 18
BLANKS, in filling, what motions have preference ·
Business, unfinished, has preference · · ·

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Chair to be addressed . . . . . . . . .
Character of persons nominated to be kept secret · · ·
Claims, effect of decisions upon - - - - - -
Commit, motion to, in order at any time before final passage
COMMITTEES, standing - - ..

how appointed . . . . . . . . . 34
reports from standing, when received - - - - 24

reports of, to lie one day - - - . - - 26
COMMUNICATIONS, confidential to be kept secret · ·
CONFIDENCE, respecting violations of ..

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Consert, bills may be read three times in one day, by unanimous - 26
“ nominations may be considered on the day received, by unani-

mous • - - - - - - - - - - 36
Constitution, what majority requisite to amend a resolution proposing

amendments to the - - - - - - 43
CONVERSATION among the members, not allowed during the debate, or

while papers are reading · · · · · 2||

D.

DEBATE, no member to speak more than twice, in one day, in the same,

without leave . . .
not allowed on a call to order . .
prohibited on a motion to adjourn . . . . -

not allowed on a call for reading papers · · ·
“ not allowed in taking yeas and nays - - - -
DOCUMENTS, to be printed only by special order . . . .

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Floor of Senate, the persons entitled to admission on the

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JOURNAL, to be read on a quorum assembling . . .
" to contain the titles only of bills, and the parts affected by

proposed amendments. · · · · · · 31 « every vote to be entered on - - - - - - 32

a brief statement of every memorial, petition, and paper, to

be entered on - - - - - - - 32 to be as concise as possible, when acting as in committee of

the whole - - - - - - - - - 32 engrossed bills to be entered on . . . . . - 32

LEAVE to bring in a bill, one day's notice of motion for required •

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|| MEMBERS, prohibited from speaking to each other during debate - - 2 « present, not a quorum, empowered to send for absent mem

bers - - - - - - - - -
" shall express assent or dissent by ay or no - . ..
MEMBER, when he speaks, shall address the chair .'
after speaking shall sit down .

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shall speak but twice the same day, in one debate, without
leave . . . . .

.. 4 first rising and addressing the chair, shall speak first. - 5 called to order by the President or senator, shall sit down - 6 words of, shall be taken down, when called to order by a

senator - - - - • • . .
shall not absent himself without leave . . . .
any, may desire a motion to be reduced to writing -
may have a question divided, if susceptible of division .
required to vote when yeas and nays are called - - -

not allowed to vote after decision is announced - - MEMORIAL OR PETITION, contents of, shall be stated before received

• and read • • • • 24

when received - - - - - - 24 how referred . .

contents of, to be entered on the Journal MESSENGERS, when introduced . . • • • • • Motion, not to be debated until seconded -

made and seconded, shall, if desired, be reduced to writing - 10 || " to be read before debated . . . . . . . 10

Rule Motion, to adjourn has preference - -

. 11 to adjourn, to be decided without debate . . . . 11 privileged, what shall be, when a subject is under debate - 11 privileged in filling blanks · · · · · · · privileged, in reference to select or standing committees . to close the galleries, shall be discussed confidentially · · to admit persons for the purpose of presenting memorial, not

in order - - - - - - - - - 19 to reconsider, when and by whom may be made • • • 44

N. NEWSPAPERS, not to be read while a member is speaking - - - 2 NOMINATIONs not to be considered on the day received, unless by con

sent . . . . . . . . . 36 < not finally acted on during the session, to fall . . 36 Notice of one day required of an intended motion for loave to bring in

a bill · · · · · · · · · · 25

OFFICER of the Senate, for what liable to dismissal -
ORDERs of the day, special, not called before one o'clock • .

“ of the day, special, unfinished business has preference in . ORDER, interruption of • - - -

" upon a call to, the member shall sit down -
4 questions of, to be decided without debate :

appeals on questions of, may be made from the President's de-
cision - - -

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on questions of, the President may require the sense of the

Senate • • • • • • • • • . upon a call to, by a senator, for words spoken, the exceptionable

words shall be taken down - - - • -

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PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS not to be printed without special order -
PERSONS not admitted to present a memorial, &c. . .

o entitled to admission on floor, the . . . PETITION, before received, contents of, to be stated . ..

when received

how referred. -
« contents of those presented to be entered on the Journal

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