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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.
Art. 1., Sec. 5.
“ without leave, in cases of, the Sergeant-at-arms may be sent 8
majority .. - - - - - - - 43
Bills may be introduced upon one day's notice - - - - 25
shall be read twice before amendment or reference - ..
shall receive three readings on different days - - - - 26
on second reading, considered as in committee of the whole
Journal . . . . . . . . . . 31
u joint rule relative to printing of - - - . - - 18
Chair to be addressed . . . . . . . . .
how appointed . . . . . . . . . 34
reports of, to lie one day - - - . - - 26
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mous • - - - - - - - - - - 36
amendments to the - - - - - - 43
while papers are reading · · · · · 2||
DEBATE, no member to speak more than twice, in one day, in the same,
without leave . . .
not allowed on a call for reading papers · · ·
Floor of Senate, the persons entitled to admission on the
JOURNAL, to be read on a quorum assembling . . .
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 •
|| MEMBERS, prohibited from speaking to each other during debate - - 2 « present, not a quorum, empowered to send for absent mem
bers - - - - - - - - -
.. 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 - - - - • • . .
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 -
“ of the day, special, unfinished business has preference in . ORDER, interruption of • - - -
" upon a call to, the member shall sit down -
appeals on questions of, may be made from the President's de-
Senate • • • • • • • • • . upon a call to, by a senator, for words spoken, the exceptionable
words shall be taken down - - - • -
PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS not to be printed without special order -
o entitled to admission on floor, the . . . PETITION, before received, contents of, to be stated . ..
how referred. -