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INDEX,

TO THE

RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE U. STATES.

COMPILED BY AN OFFICER OF THE SENATE.

1

No. Pa.
Absence, from the Senate, not allowed without leave 8 54

without leave, in cases of the Serjeant-at-arms
may be sent

8 54
Address to the President, how to be presented (joint
rule)

11 68
Adhere, effect of a vote in the two Houses to (joint
rule)

15 68
Adjournment, motion for, has precedence

11 54
Admission on the floor, the persons entitled to 47 64
Amendments to a resolution to amend the Consti-
tution, carried by a majority

43 63
to bills on which the two Houses disagree,
conference upon (joint rule)

66
Appeal allowed from the decision of the President 6 53
Bills may be introduced upon one day's notice 25 57

shall be read twice before amendment or re-
ference

27 58
reported, shall be printed

25 57
shall receive three readings on different days 26 57
on second reading, considered as in Commit-
tee of the whole

28 58
proceedings on, at different stages

29 58
titles of, only, and parts affected by amend-
ments, inserted on the journal

31 59
engrossed, how examined, reported and entered 33 59
on their passage to be on paper (joint rule) 5 66
to be enrolled on parchment after passing the
two Houses (joint rule) see engrossed bills

6 66
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Bills passed one House and lost in the other, notice

to be given of (joint rule)
passed one House and lost in the other, how

they may be renewed (joint rule)
when sent from one House to the other, to be

accompanied by the papers on which they

are founded (joint rule)
not to be sent from one House to the other for

concurrence on the three last days of the

session (joint rule)
not to be presented to the President on the last

day of a session (joint rule)

joint rule relative to printing of
Blanks, in filling, what motions have preference
Business, unfinished, has preference
Capitol, no spirits to be brought within or about

(joint rule)
Chair, to be addressed
Character of persons nominated to be kept secret
Commit, motion to, in order at any time before

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final passage

29 58

7 67
33 59
34 60

7 53
24 57
26 57
38 62

Committee on enrolled Bills, appointment and du-

ties of (joint rule)
Committees, standing

how appointed
on enrolled bills
reports from standing, when received

reports of, to lie one day
Communications, confidential, to be kept secret
Conference on disagreeing votes of the two Houses,

rule respecting (joint rule)
Consent, bills may be read three times in one day

by unanimous
nominations may be considered on the day re-

ceived, by unanimous
Constitution, what majority requisite to amend a

resolution proposing amendments to the
Conversation among the members, not allowed dur-

ing the debate, or while papers are reading

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Debate, no member to speak more than twice, in the

same, in one day, 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
Enrolled Bills, to be examined by the committee,

(joint rule)
provision for the appointment of the commit-

tee on (joint rule)
to be signed by the presiding officers of the

two Houses (joint rule)
how to be presented to the President, and the

time to be noted (joint rule)
not to be presented to the President on last

day of session (joint rule)
Executive Record, extracts from, prohibited
Executive Proceedings, to be kept in separate

books
Floor of Senate, reporters placed on

the persons entitled to admission on
Galleries, when they shall be cleared
Journal, to be read on a quorum assembling

to contain the titles, only, of bills, and the

parts affected by proposed amendments
every vote to be entered on
a brief statement of every memorial, petition,

and paper, to be entered on
to be as concise as possible, when acting as in

Committee of the Whole

engrossed bills to be entered on
Leave to bring in a bill, one day's notice of motion

for, required
Members, prohibited from speaking to each other

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during debate
present, not a quorum, empowered to send for

absent members
shall express assent or dissent by ay or no

25 57

2 53

8 54
22 56

53

No, Pe.
Member, when he speaks shall address the Chair 3 53

first rising and addressing the Chair, shall
speak first

5 53
called to order by President or Senator, shall
sit down

6 53
words of, shall be taken down, when called
to order by a Senator

7
shall not absent himself without leave

8 54
any, may desire a motion to be reduced to
writing

10 54
may have a question divided, if susceptible
of division

12 54
required to vote when yeas and nays are called 16 54

not allowed to vote after decision is announced 17 54
Memorial or petition, contents of, shall be stated
before received and read

24 57
when received

24 57
how referred

24 57
contents of, to be entered on the journal 32 59
Messages between the two Houses, how to be an-
nounced and delivered (joint rule)

23 66
by whom to be sent (joint rule)

4 66
Messengers, when introduced

46 64
Motion, not to be debated until seconded

9 54
made and seconded, shall, if desired, be re-
duced to writing

10 54
to be read before debated

10

54
to adjourn, has preference

11 54
to adjourn, to be decided without debate 11 54
privileged, what shall be, when a subject is
under debate

11 54
privileged in filling blanks

13 55
privileged, in reference to select or standing
committees

35 61
to close the galleries, shall be discussed confi-
dentially

18 55
to admit persons for the purpose of presenting
memorial, not in order

19 56
to reconsider, when and by whom may be made 44

63

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