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Shall report within one week on resolutions of inquiry directed
Business before, at close of a session shall be resumed by them
at next session of same Congress.
Business before, at close of a Congress shall be delivered to
Member may be appointed on, before he is sworn
Sitting during session of House or recess....
Resolution authorizing committees to sit during recess, etc., is
Amendments of, have precedence....
As to rules governing standing and select committees
Can not receive petitions except through House....
Can not be instructed to do what the House can not do
Having leave to report at all times may report in part at dif-
Right of, to report at any time carries right to consider....
Where dispute arises as to whether report is ordered by
Member making report from, may open and close debate
Select, hold through the Congress unless sooner dissolved by
Witness before, can not refuse to answer criminating questions.
Shall be appointed by Speaker. (X, 2)................
Committees, Joint. (See also under their respective titles.)
Speaker shall appoint following, at commencement of each
(X, 1) ..........
On the Library, to consist of three members. (X)
On Printing, to consist of three members. (X)
On Enrolled Bills. (X)
Shall be appointed by Speaker. (X, 2).
Privilege to sit during session of House generally given to ...
Resolution appointing select committee does not change stand-
Do not hold over session at which appointed unless specially
Committees, Standing. (See also under their respective titles.)
Committee of the Whole-
Speaker shall leave his chair and appoint chairman to preside
over. (XXIII, 1) .......
Chairman of, may order galleries or lobby cleared in case of
Shall resume their sitting if on calling roll a quorum appears.
Motious involving tax or charge upon the people; proceedings
Debate in, may be closed by order of the committee. (XXIII,
Debate allowed on amendments in (XXIII, 5)..
Committee of the Whole-Continued.
When adverse recommendation of, is disagreed to by House,
When without quorum roll shall be called and names of ab-
Two Committees of the Whole recognized under rules
Chairman may administer oaths to witnesses before.....
Quorum is same in, unless otherwise fixed by House..
What motions are not in order in...
Speaker can not rule on what occurred in, unless reported....
Closing debate in
May originate bill....
As to closing debate in....
Can not extend time fixed by House for closing debate in...............
Member may yield the floor for a motion to rise....
As to motion to rise in, when a quorum has not voted
Bill must show on its face with reasonable certainty that addi-
Committee of the Whole-Continued.
When Senate amendment presents no new proposition, not re-
When rules have been suspended a point of order under this
Bill does not lose privileged character by reference to......
How bills are considered in......
A clause or section passed over can not be recurred to in.....
As to unfinished business of.....
Motion to discharge, from further consideration of a bill con-
Amendments reported from, as an entirety, not divisible.
Practice as to bills being considered in the House as in...
Rejection of motion to report bill favorably to House does not
order it to be reported adversely....
Common Parliamentary Law. (See PARLIAMENTARY LAW.)
Accounts of members for pay and mileage shall be kept and
Accounts of members for stationery shall be kept and paid by
Shall be passed as public accounts and paid out of Treasury..
To member elected to fill vacancy shall begin when that of
Balance of, due deceased member, shall be paid to widow...
In cases of vacancies..
How, of members and Congressional employés to be paid in
Effect of negative vote on question of
Concurrent Resolutions. (See also RESOLUTIONS.)
Required to adjourn for more than three days or to any other
Form of, for adjournment of session.
Required for printing extra copies of documents when cost ex-
Precedence of consideration of reports of (XVIII, 1)........................
Prescribing when reports of, in order. (XXIX)............
Reports of, shall give detailed statement of effect of amend-
May be asked in all cases of difference of opinion
Usually consist of three members of each house....
Reports of, shall be signed by majority of committee of each
Sometimes take place after adherence by one house
Separate vote can not be had on different propositions in report
Members of, allowed to be absent from House.
When unable to agree..
Where report of, disagreed to.....
May report agreement as to part and disagreement as to part.