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To convert resolutions into joint resolutions not in order....
To the rules.....
To general appropriation bills. (See APPROPRIATION BILLS.)
Additional, may be moved after question taken on those re-
Effect of striking out a paragraph in a Committee of Whole
Not in order by way of instructions on subjects different from
Proposed to Senate amendments must be strictly germane
Motion to commit subject to, unless precluded by ordering pre-
House can not do indirectly by way of recommitment that
Regular progress in case of
Either House may recede from amendment or from disagree-
Motion to recede takes precedence of motion to insist
Motion to insist takes procedence of motion to adhere....
After one House has adhered other may recede or ask for con-
Motion to refer takes precedence of motion to concur or non-
Proposed to Senate amendments must be strictly germane to
Where no new proposition is presented by Senate amendment,
Amendments to the Constitution.
Annals of Congress.
Table showing contents of, by years and Congresses.
Member may appeal from decision of Speaker on question of
Member may appeal from decision of Clerk on question of or-
No member shall speak more than once on appeal from decision
being called to order for transgressing
rules. (XIV, 4)...
No debate allowed on appeal from being called to order for
No debate allowed on appeal from decision on question of order
Statement as to practice
Not allowed from decisions made on questions of order during
When debate not in order
When not in order ....
May be laid on the table and has effect of sustaining decision.
In Committee of the Whole.....
As to closing debate on, in Committee of the Whole
Reconsideration of vote on
After decision on, same question of order can not be renewed..
Apportionment. (See also MEMBERS.)
History of acts making an, under various censuses.....
Appropriation bills, general-
May be reported at any time. (XI, 51) ...................
When reported, shall be referred to Committee of Whole House
Appropriations shall not be reported in, nor amendments in
No provision in, changing existing law shall be in order.
Appropriation bills, general-Continued.
Motion to form Committee of Whole House on state of Union
Shall be first considered in a Committee of the Whole.
Shall have precedence for consideration in Committee of Whole.
Ruling as to amendment to, being a "work or object already in
Private claim not in order in, or as amendment to
Consideration of, in Committee of Whole. (See COMMITTEES
OF THE WHOLE.)
As to right of Senate to originate.
Chronological history of, during first session Fifty-first Con-
All proceedings touching, or bills making, shall be first con-
Estimates of Agricultural Department for, shall be referred to
Bills that do not directly require, do not necessarily go to a
May report general appropriation bills at any time. (XI, 51).
Architect of the Capitol. (See CAPITOL.)
Arrest of Members-
May be ordered when absent without sufficient excuse.
Matters relating to, shall be referred to Joint Committee on
Joint Committee on Library shall assign places to, and have
Shall not be exhibited in Capitol without permission of Joint
Reporters for, allowed seats on floor of House. (XXXVI, 2)........
Majority of votes necessary for election by, except in election
Blanks shall be rejected in counting. (XL)............
Speaker shall vote in case of. (I, 6)...
Members shall not remain by Clerk's desk during counting of.
Rule that Speaker vote in cases of ballot is held to apply to
Bills. (See also APPROPRIATION BILLS; PRIVATE BILLS; REVENUE
BILLS; RIVER AND HARBOR BILLS; VETO.)
How read and considered. (XXI, 1)
Referred or recommitted shall not be brought back on motion
Reported from committees shall be accompanied by written
Prescribing those that may be reported at any time. (XI, 51)
Public, not raising revenue nor appropriating money or prop-
Private, when reported from committees, shall be referred to
Erroneous reference does not confer jurisdiction. (XXII, 2)..
Pending previous question on passage of, motion to commit is
Shall be considered rejected if motion to strike out enacting
Enrollment of. (XI, 50)..
Passage of, shall be certified by Clerk. (III, 3).
Passage by Senate and approval by President shall be entered
Undetermined at close of a session, may be resumed at next
session of same Congress. (XXVII).......
Before co nmittees at close of a Congress shall be delivered to
Rule as to printing. (XLVI).
Introduced "by request" shall be so entered on Journal.
Form of enacting clause of.....
Enacting words shall be used only in first section of..
Sections of, shall be numbered and be limited to single propo-
General appropriation, style and title of.....
For raising revenue shall originate in the House, but may be
Can not be reported by committees unless subject-matter has
Incidentally involving expense do not necessarily go to Com-
Can not be amended to convert them to joint resolutions.....