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INDEX TO RULES AND DIGEST.
Absence of Members-
Prohibited. (VIII, 1)...............
Fifteen members may compel attendance of absentees. (XV, 2).
House shall determine on what conditions members arrested
Less than a quorum may compel attendance of absentees......
How "indefinite leave" terminated.
Mode of reporting to House absentees from a Committee of
Motion to revoke leave of, in order during call of House.....
For stationery of members shall be kept and paid by Clerk.
For pay and mileage of members shall be kept and paid by Ser-
Of disbursement of contingent fund shall be kept by Clerk.
Shall determine amount for which Door-keeper liable for miss-
May report at any time on expenditure of contingent fund.
Shall inquire into violations of rule prohibiting officers and
Reports of, privileged.....
Payments on vouchers approved by, conclusive on all Depart-
Shall fix allowance of stationery for committees and officers of
Conference may be had after vote of adherence by one house..
Motion for, when in order and not debatable. (XVI, 4)...
Only one motion for, in order pending motion to suspend rules.
Hour of, shall be entered on journal. (XVI, 5)
Business in which engaged at time of, when resumed. (XXIV, 3)
Motion for, can not be made while a member is speaking..
Presentation of conference report takes precedence of motion
Motion for, in order after presentation of conference report...
Motion to reconsider vote by which House refused to adjourn
Motion for, may be repeated when any business has intervened
Not in order to ask to be excused from voting on motion for..
Does not take place until pronounced by the Speaker
Decisions as to...
Legislative day does not terminate until adjournment.
For more than three days or to any other place requires con-
For more than three days does not thereby terminate session..
Form of concurrent resolution for adjournment of session.
Sine die, on termination of each Congress
Instance of transaction of business beyond hour of adjourn-
Ruling as to termination of session by
Admission of States-
Subjects relating to, shall be referred to Committee on the Ter-
Rule for, can not be suspended. (XXXIV).
Admission to the Galleries-
List of persons for whom seats shall be reserved (XXXV). 261
Adverse Reports -
Disposition of (XIII, 2)
Member reporting measure entitled to prior recognition until
Among members must be ratified by House to have any parlia-
Estimates of, shall be referred to, and appropriations for re-
Agriculture, Committee on-
Shall consist of fifteen Members and one Delegate. (X,
. 242, 247
Subjects that shall be referred to (XI, 10)..
What, and when in order. (XIX).....................
May be withdrawn before amended or decided. (XIX)........
Previous question may be ordered on. (XVII, 1)
If adopted, original motion can not be withdrawn. (XVI, 2).
May be made to paragraph proposed for insertion before ques-
After a paragraph is inserted it may be amended by adding to
May be made to paragraph proposed to be stricken out before
Not in order to text of bill which has passed both houses....
Of committees have precedence.....
For general legislation on a private bill not in order
For relief of one individual on a bill for relief of another not
Changing public to private bill or vice versa not in order by
Not obnoxious when one of subjects or provisions of pending
When by way of substitute not in order...
Not out of order because inconsistent with one adopted ....
Whenever any portion of amendment is out of order it is suffi-