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INDEX TO JEFFERSON'S MANUAL.
Absence, not allowed without leave..
provision in cases of
Accusation. Common fame a good ground to proceed by inquiry, and
Address, how presented.
Adhere, question discussed
effect of a vote to
question shall be: Ist to agree, 2d to disagree, 3d to recede,
4th to insist, 5th to adhere...
one House adhering, the other must recede or also
where both Houses adhere the matter must fall
there are instances of having gone to a second adherence_.
the form fixed by adherence cannot be departed from by the
House which adheres.....
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, to be by concurrent votes.--
provision for disagreement respecting
effect of, on business depending ---
must be announced by the Chair
Amendment to bills, (see also Bills) ---
proceedings in relation to and order of proposing-
how to be reported
fall on recommitment
on reading of amendments to bills
in the third degree not admissible
discussion of the nature and coherence of..---..
Amendment to bills, the House cannot recede from or insist on its own
amendment with amendment..
Speaker cannot refuse to receive, because incon-
Amendment, may totally change the subject.------
if House refuse to strike out a paragraph, it cannot be
if an amendment be agreed to it cannot be afterward
a new bill may be ingrafted on another..
mode of proceeding on amendments between the Houses.
a motion to amend an amendment of the other House
takes precedence of a motion to agree or disagree-----
an amendment of one House to a bill of the other becomes
the text of the bill, and may be amended in the second
on amendments between the Houses, question is: Ist to
agree, 2d disagree, 3d recede, 4th insist, 5th adhere.--
made in Committee of the Whole falls by a 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 paragraph pro-
posed to be stricken 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 from 1787 to 1893.
Appropriation may be made by resolution -
Arrest, discussion of privilege from...
terminates with the session..
Assault and affrays in the House, how settled.
Assent to bills by the Executive, regulations respecting--
Ayes and noes, how questions are determined by ---
no member to vote if not present..
Bills, engrossed, must not be looked into..
Bills, amendments fall if recommitted
a particular clause may be recommitted.
cannot be amended on the first reading-
amendments, how proceeded with..
amendments fall if recommitted
proceedings on second reading
if second reading refused, the bill is rejected.
time for attacking or opposing.----
one bill may be ingrafted on another
one House may pass with blanks and be filled in the other..
on third reading, forms observed...-
on third reading, may be committed
on third reading, amended by riders.
on third reading, blanks filled.
preamble to be last considered
cannot be altered after passage
at the close of session no new bill, unless sent from the other
House, to be brought in.
to receive three readings, &c.------
how brought in on notice and leave ...
forms in introducing-
proceedings on second reading-
how and to whom committed
shall be read twice before commitment
not to be referred to avowed opponents --
referred, may be delivered to any of the committee.
amendments between the Houses, mode of proceeding
by whom to be taken from House to House ---
may be specially commended to notice of the other House
if one House neglects a bill, the other may remind of it
how to be enrolled, signed, and presented to the President
not to be enrolled in paragraphs, but solidly --
amendments to, cannot be receded from or insisted on by the
amending House with a further amendment.
dangerous practice of passing bills before being engrossed
amendments to amendments between the Houses, how far admis-
amendment to an amendment of the other House takes prece-
dence of a motion to agree or disagree...-
proceedings upon, in Committee of the Whole, &c
titles, when made
Bills, reconsideration, when and how the question may be moved
reconsideration, at what time to be moved.
reconsideration, effect of a vote for..----
either House may recede from its amendment and agree to the
originating in one House, rejected in the other, may be renewed
in the rejecting House...-
expedients for remedying omissions in
mode of proceeding when founded on facts requiring explana-
effect of a vote to insist or adhere..
conferences must be asked by the House possessed of the papers.
papers relating to, to be left with the conferees of the House
granting the conference
report to be made first in the House granting the conference...
report cannot be amended or altered as the report of a commit-
tee may be
cannot strike out at a conference anything in a bill which has
been agreed to by the two Houses
proceedings when disapproved
not returned in ten days to be laws, unless an adjournment inter-
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 for filling ....
Breach of privilege, mode of proceeding on charge of...---
case of the editor of the Aurora
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 a committee is usually the first person named.
Clerk may correct his errors in delivering messages
Committees cannot inquire concerning their members...
must not sit when House is in session
the person first named may act as chairman, but they may
elect a chairman
manner of appointing the members and control over them
by the House
manner of proceeding in ---
cannot erase, interline, or blot a bill
cannot reconsider or alter their own votes
how they report amendments..-
may be appointed to sit in the recess after adjournment...
cannot receive a petition except through the House ----
a member elect, though not returned, may be appointed on,
forms and proceedings in
joint, how they act...
when notified that the House is sitting they are bound to
who shall compose.
how appointed in Senate.
time and place of meeting, when and where they please...
should not be unfriendly to a subject referred to them --
when a member is hostile to a measure referred to the com-
mittee, he should ask to be excused
the child should not be put to a nurse that cares not for it.
majority of, to constitute a quorum
they must act together and not by separate consultations -
members of the House may be present at their sittings.---
their power over a bill
manner of reporting from a committee..
have entire control of a report recommitted..
dissolved by a report.---
may be revived by a vote
may be discharged from instructions..
when they may sit during recess
effect of a reference to, when a bill has been amended in
Committee of the Whole...
Committee of the Whole, great matters usually referred to..
may elect their chairman.