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QUALIFICATIONS of persons nominated to be kept secret. Any remarks
appeal, and the Cbair may call for the sense of the Senate upon them. 6
if made before the subject has gone out of possession of the Senate,
and if made on same day or within two next days of actual session. A 20
absence of the President of the United States, and the Senators shall
ence of petitions, &c., to be made as a matter of course without..... 24
three readings, shall be, “Whether it shall be engrossed and read a
third time?" Should a bill on third reading be committed and an amend-
ment reported, it shall again be read a second time, and the..... 29
as stated in the rule,) shall be referred to the Committee on Printing.
motions are made for reference of the same subject to a select commit-
tee and to a standing committee, the......
final question. When an amendment of the Constitution is under con-
QUESTION may have been decided by the Senate, in which two-thirds of
the members present are necessary to carry the affirmative, any member who votes on that side which prevailed in the question may be at liberty to move for a reconsideration ; and a motion for reconsideration shall be decided by a majority of votes.
When any... QUESTION may move for a reconsideration, which shall be decided by a
majority of votes. When two-thirds are requisite, any member who
votes on that side which prevailed in the...... Question is being put, while the yeas and nays are being called, or while
the ballots are being counted. Messengers are introduced in any state
of business, except while a. QUORUM being present, the business will proceed. The President having
taken the chair, and a. QUORUM, but a small majority of those present, may send for absent
Senators, who shall pay the expenses, unless excused when a quorum is convened. A less number than a.
R. RATIFICATION of treaty, (see Treaty-see Rule)...... RATIFICATION of amendments to treaties and of treaties. Questions on..
(See Rule). Read, to the end that any mistakes may be corrected. The chair being
taken, and a quorum present, the journal will be.... Read any newspaper, while journals or public papers are being read, or a
member is speaking, &c. No member shall speak to another, other
wise interrupt the business of the Senate, or.... Read, no interruption to be made. While the journal or public papers are
being ...... READ before debated. A motion seconded shall be written if desired, de
livered in at table, and... Read. No person shall be admitted in the Senate to present any petition,
address, &c., or hear any such.. READ at the table. A brief statement of petitions, memorials, or papers to
be made before being received or.. READ [Morning) business after the journal is... Read, after which it may be referred to a committee. No bill shall be
committed until it shall have been twice Read a third time?" The tinal question on the second reading of every
bill, &c., shall be, “ Whether it shall be engrossed and.... Read, a second time, &c. Should a bill, &c., on third reading, be com
mitted and an amendment reported, it shall again be.. Read a first time for information only. Every treaty ... Reading of a paper is called for and objected to, it shall be determined by
a vote of the Senate and without debate. When the...
READING. All bills reported by a comunittee to be printed after the first. 25
whether it be the first, second, or third: which readings shall be on
bill shall receive three.......
taken up in Senate, unless otherwise ordered. All bills on second... 28
“Whether it shall be engrossed and read a third time?" The final
sent. No amendment......
amendment, or motion, upon which the vote was taken, shall have
cept a resolution confirming or rejecting a nomination. A motion for 20
was taken, or within the two next days of actual session of the Senate
cision of the Senate has been sent to the President, shall always be
of the majority, before the subject has gone out of the possession of the
shall be furnished, except by special order, &c. The President of the
have the ..
REFERENCE of petitions, memorials, and papers to committees, made as a
matter of course, unless objected to, and then the question to be taken
are made for reference of the same subject to a select committee and to
of the Senate. Resolutions for payment of money out of, or creating
may, on motion, be referred to such committee. When any subject or
the report, or new evidence be producced. Not in order to move to take
papers or rejected claims from the files for the purpose of...... 49
evidence be produced. Not in order to take the papers of a.....
person nominated by the President to office shall be kept secret. All
time, &c., Should a bill on the third reading be committed, and an
numbers, to be accompanied by an estimate of the cost...... ... 34
newal, without error be shown in report, or new evidence produced,
be engrossed and read a third time?" The final question on the second
RESOLUTiOns proposing amendments to the Constitution, or to which the
approbation of the President may be necessary, or which may grant
Senate, in a similar manner with bills. All..
ation, and also reports of committees. All other......
of the Senate, or creating a charge on the same, shall be referred to
the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses......
member shall transgress the.......
modify a rule.....
SEAT, or sit down. When a member has finished speaking he shall take
shall remain shut during the discussion. On motion made and seconded
kept secret until the Senate shall, by their resolution, take off the
or qualifications of any person nominated by the President to office