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INDEX TO RULES AND DIGEST.

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Absent Members

Members required to attend sessions. (Rule vii, 1).... 205, 206, 237
Fifteen Members may compel attendance of absentees. (Rule
XV, 2)

-217, 237
Members absent without sufficient excuse may be arrested.
(Rule xv, 2).

217, 237
House shall determine on what conditions Members arrested

for absence shall be discharged. (Rule xv, 2). ....... 217, 224, 237
From a Committee of Whole, when without quorum, shall be

reported to House and entered on Journal. (Rule XXIII, 2), 224, 239
Attendance of, may be compelled, though quorum present..237, 238
Less than a quorum may compel attendance of (Const.).. 237
House may order roll call to be repeated to ascertain

238
Order for arrest of, may be repeated during call of House 238
Competent for a quorum to compel attendance of ......

238
Proceedings to enforce attendance of, may be continued after
adjournment......

238
When arrested after adjournment, have same status as if ar-
rested before.....

238
When in custody not entitled to vote on motion to excuse
themselves...

238
But may vote to excuse another Member...

238
Several, may be discharged from custody and excused by single
resolution or order ...

238
Resolution or motion revoking leave of, does not require
quorum

239
Resolution to deduct from compensation not in order as a
proceeding to compel attendance of....

239
Motion to revoke leave of, in order during a call of the House 239
Less than a quorum can not grant leave of absence, but may

239
When Committee of Whole without quorum, roll must be
called or committee must rise. (See CALL OF THE HOUSE). 239

655

excuse...

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Accounts-

For stationery of Members shall be kept and paid by clerk.
(Rule III, 3)

204
For pay and mileage of Members shall be kept and paid by
Sergeant-at-Arms. (Rule IV, 1)

204
Of disbursement of contingent fund shall be kept by Clerk.
(Rule III, 3).

204
Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)
Shall consist of nine Members. (Rule x, 1). ......

209
Subjects that shall be referred to. (Rule v, 2; Rule XI, 46;
Rule XLIII)......

. 205, 212, 235
Shall determine amount for which Doorkeeper is liable for
missing articles. (Rule v, 2).

205
May report at any time on expenditure of contingent fund.
(Rule XI, 51)

213
Shall inquire into violations of rule prohibiting prosecution

by employés of claims against the Government. (Rule
XLIII)

235
Right of, to report at any time as to all matters of expendi-
ture of the contingent fund....

239
Reports of, privileged......

239
Reports of, subject to point that they must be considered in

Committee of the Whole......
Accounts for Pay and Mileage. (See COMPENSATION.)
Acts, and Addresses of the House-
Shall be signed by Speaker. (Rule 1, 4)

201
Adhere, Motion to
Motions to recede and to insist take precedence of

240
Conference after adherence by one House...

240
(See AMENDMENTS BETWEEN THE TWO HOUSES AND CONFER-

ENCE COMMITTEES.)
Adjournment-

Motion for, always in order, rot debatable. (Rule xvi, 4, 5) .218, 240
Motion to fix day for adjournment to always in order, not
debatable. (Rule XVI, 4, 5).....

218, 240
Precedence of motion for. (Rule XVI, 4)...

218
Only one motion for, in order pending motion to suspend
rules. (Rule XVI, 8)......

219
Hour of, shall be entered on Journal. (Rule XVI)

218, 243
Precedence of motion for......
Motion for, when quorum not present.

240
Motion for, not in order while a Member is speaking..

241
Member speaking may yield for, without losing right to floor 241
Motion for, can not be received when House is voting ...... 241
Presentation of conference reports order pending motion
for, if quorum is present..

211

239

240

venes ....

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Adjournment-Continued.

Motion for, or to fix day, not entertained after House resolves
to go into Committee of the Whole

241
Motion to reconsider vote refusing, not in order..

241
Motion for, can not be amended...

241
Motion to fix the hour to which House shall adjourn not a
privileged motion.....

241
Motion for may be repeated after intervening business... 242
Form of motion for.......

242
Motion for may be repeated, no quorum voting to second
motion to suspend rules ...

242
Votes intervening which will allow repetition of motion for.. 242
Motion to fix day can not be repeated unless business inter-

242
Motion to fix day may be renewed on same legislative day. 242
Motion to fix day constitutes business

242
Motion for, in order before Journal is read..

242
Precedence of motion to fix day

242
Motion to fix day not in order before Journal is read...... 212
Adjournment does not take place until pronounced by the
Speaker....

243
Must be adjournment before legislative day terminates..

243
If declared by error, next day's session new legislative day... 213
Does not take place by reason of arrival of time for daily meet-
ing on Sunday

213
Proceedings to enforce attendence of members may be con-
tinued beyond an adjournment

243
Absent Members taken in custody after, under order continued
beyond, have same status as if taken before......

213
Adjournmont beyond three days—

Neither House shall, without consent of the other, adjourn be-
yond three days...

213
Form of resolution for....

214
Does not terminate session....

214
May by concurrent resolution adjourn to a particular day.... 214
Congress may provide in advance for final adjou upon
failure of quorum on certain day...

244
In case of disagreement between Houses President may ad-
journ Congress..

244
Adjournment sine die-
Form of resolution for.....

244
Resolution for, subject to motion to commit....

244
Pronounced by Speaker (either on or without motion)...... 244
Of final session March 4, how fixed.....

245, 246, 247
Resolution of Continental Congress tixing March 4 as the com-
mencement of the First Congress...

216
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Adjournment-Continued.
Adjournment sine die-Continued.

Provision of Constitution that Representatives be chosen every

second year construed as limiting term to two years from
March 4....

246, 247
Admission of States-

Subjects relating to, shall be referred to Committee on the
Territories. (Rule XI, 17)......

210
Admission to the Floor. (See Floor.)
Persons entitled to. (Rule XXXIV)...

231, 232
Rule for, shall not be suspended. (Rulo XXXIV).

232
Admission to the Galleries-

Persons for whom seats shall be reserved. (Rule xxxv)..... 232
Agriculture, Committee on. (See COMMITTEES.)

Shall consist of fifteen Members and one Delegate. (Rule
XXII)

.207, 214
Subjects which shall be referred to. (Rule xi, 10)

210
Agricultural Department-

Appropriations for, are reported by Committee on Agricul-
ture. (Rule XI, 10)

210
Amendment-

May be amended; order of voting on amendments to. (Rule
XIX)...

. 221, 247
May be withdrawn before amended or decided. (Rule xıx). 221, 247
Precedence of motion to amend (Rule xvi, 4)

218
Previous question may be ordered on. (Rule xvii, 1).......219, 249
To paragraph, not precluded by defeat of motion to strike
out. (Rulo XVI, 7)

219, 248
Subjects different from that under consideration shall not be
adnitted under color of. (Rule XVI, 7)

219, 248
If adopted, original motion can not bo withdrawn. (Rule
XVI, 2)

218
Conference reports shall give detailed statements of effect of.
(Rule xxix)

229
Of Senate to House bills, to be considered in Committee of
Whole, when. (Rule xx)..

221, 256
To general appropriation bills, what, in order. (Rule xxi, 2). 221
In Committee of Whole, five minutes debate on, (Rule XXIII,
5,6)....

.224, 225
Changing law, in order upon a general appropriation bill if
retrenchment thereby effected. (Rule XXI, 2)

222
Substitute is a form of .....

247
To original text, in order before vote on substitute.

247
To substitute agreed to, not in order ...

247
Substitute in order in Committee of Whole before reading of
entire bill if no further, to text of bill.

247

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