[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 111th Congress]
[111st Congress]
[House Document 110-162]
[General Index]
[Pages 1097-1438]
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                  LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES ENACTED IN LAW

Sec. 1130. Congress has, from time to time, passed laws reserving to itself an absolute or limited right of review by approval or disapproval of certain actions of the executive branch or of independent agencies. These laws usually envision some form of congressional action falling into one of three general categories: (1) action by both Houses of Congress on a bill or joint resolution requiring presidential signature; (2) action by one or both Houses of Congress on a simple or concurrent resolution; and (3) action by a congressional committee. Although provisions in the first category remain viable, provisions in the latter two categories should be read in light of Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983). In that case the Supreme Court held unconstitutional as in violation of the presentment clause of article I, section 7, and the doctrine of separation of powers the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act contemplating disapproval of a decision of the Attorney General to allow an otherwise deportable alien to remain in the United States by simple resolution of one House. That same year, the Supreme Court summarily affirmed several lower court decisions invalidating provisions contemplating disapproval of executive actions by methods described in both categories (2) and (3) above. 463 U.S. 1216 (1983). Since then, Congress has amended several ``legislative procedure'' statutes to convert provisions requiring simple or concurrent resolutions to provisions requiring joint resolutions.
[[Page 1098]] change its rules at any time, the Committee on Rules may report a resolution varying the statutorily prescribed procedures for the House. Many ``legislative procedure'' statutes prescribe special procedures for the House to follow when reviewing executive actions. These procedures, termed ``privileged procedures,'' technically are Rules of the House, enacted expressly or impliedly as an exercise of the House's rulemaking authority. At the beginning of each Congress, it is customary for the House to re-incorporate by reference in the resolution adopting its rules such ``legislative procedure'' procedures as may exist in current law. Nevertheless, because the House retains the constitutional right to Other ``legislative procedure'' statutes prescribe no special procedures for the consideration of executive actions. As a result, those statutes contain no provisions that technically are Rules of the House; and thus they are not carried in this Manual. For a recent listing of those statutes, see the House Rules and Manual for the 102d Congress (H. Doc. 101-256). Below is a compilation of the various provisions in ``legislative procedure'' statutes setting forth ``privileged procedures'' to be followed by the House when considering executive actions, together with any annotations of decisions of the Chair interpreting those provisions. Although some annotations provide pertinent legislative history, this compilation does not endeavor to provide a comprehensive record of legislative history for every provision. Excerpts of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, formerly carried after the Congressional Budget Act, have been scaled down and moved to this segment of the Manual for quick reference to the legislative procedures therein. The primary enforcement mechanisms in the statute (such as sequestration) are no longer carried because they are not legislative procedures. However, sections 250, 251, and 252 operate in conjunction with procedural provisions in title III of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, supra. Sections 258, 258A, 258B, and 258C primarily provide for reporting and consideration of legislation in the Senate; therefore, only portions of those sections are carried here. A more thorough understanding of the statutory scheme requires the full statutory text (see 2 U.S.C. 900). Sec. 1130 1. Executive Reorganization. 2. War Powers Resolution. 3. National Emergencies Act. 4. International Emergency Economic Powers Act. 5. District of Columbia Home Rule Act. 6. Title X of the Congressional Budget and Resolutions Privileged for Consideration in the House a. Impoundment Control. b. Line Item Veto Authority. 7. Foreign Spent Nuclear Fuel. 8. Pension Reform Act. 9. Multiemployer Guarantees, Revised Schedules. 10. Atomic Energy Act Provisions on Nuclear Non- Impoundment Control Act of 1974. [[Page 1099]] 11. Trade Provisions. a. Import Relief. b. Freedom of Emigration. c. Nondiscriminatory Treatment. d. ``Fast-Track'' Procedures. e. Narcotics Control Provisions. f. Customs Duties, Negotiation and Implementation Proliferation. g. Trade Promotion Authority. h. U.S. Participation in WTO. i. Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act. j. Prohibition on import restrictions that would of Trade Agreements. 12. Federal Salary Act of 1967. 13. Energy Policy and Conservation Act. 14. Extensions of Emergency Energy Authorities. 15. Nuclear Waste Fund Fees. 16. Arms Export Control. a. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. 36(b). b. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. 36(c). c. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. 36(d). d. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. 3. e. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. Sec. 62-63. f. Arms Export Control Act, Sec. 40(f). 17. Federal Election Commission Regulations. 18. Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976. 19. Crude Oil Transportation Systems. 20. Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation threaten to impair national security. 21. Federal Land Policy and Management Act of Act. a. Land Use Planning. b. Sales. c. Withdrawals. d. Review of Withdrawals. 22. Marine Fisheries Conservation Act. 23. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. 24. Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. a. High-level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear 1976. b. Interim Storage Program. c. Monitored Retrievable Storage. 25. Defense Base Closure and Realignment. a. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of Fuel. b. Limitation on Military Construction Funds. 26. Congressional Accountability Act of 1995. 27. Termination of Cuban Economic Embargo. 28. Congressional Review of Agency Rulemaking. 29. The Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 1990. 30. Andean Counterdrug Initiative. 31. Medicare Cost Containment. 32. Minimum Standards for Identification of Control Act of 1985. Documents. 1. Executive Reorganization [5 U.S.C. 902-12] Sec. 902. definitions For the purpose of this chapter-- [[Page 1100]] (1) ``agency'' means-- (A) an Executive agency or part thereof; and (B) an office or officer in the executive branch; but does include the Government Accountability Office or the Comptroller General of the United States; (2) ``reorganization'' means a transfer, consolidation, coordination, authorization, or abolition, referred to in section 903 of this title; and (3) ``officer'' is not limited by section 2104 of this title. Sec. 1130(1) Sec. 903. reorganization plans (a) Whenever the President, after investigation, finds that changes in the organization of agencies are necessary to carry out any policy set forth in section 901(a) of this title, he shall prepare a reorganization plan specifying the reorganizations he finds are necessary. Any plan may provide for-- (1) the transfer of the whole or a part of an agency, or of the whole or a part of the functions thereof, to the jurisdiction and control of another agency; (2) the abolition of all or a part of the functions of an agency, except that no enforcement function or statutory program shall be abolished by the plan; (3) the consolidation or coordination of the whole or a part of an agency, or of the whole part of the functions thereof, with the whole or a part of another agency or the functions thereof; (4) the consolidation or coordination of a part of an agency or the functions thereof with another part of the same agency or the functions thereof; (5) the authorization of an officer to delegate any of his functions; or (6) the abolition of the whole or a part of an agency which agency or part does not have, or on the taking effect of the reorganization plan will not have, any functions. The President shall transmit the plan (bearing an identification number) to the Congress together with a declaration that, with respect to each reorganization included in the plan, he has found that the reorganization is necessary to carry out any policy set forth in section 901(a) of this title. [[Page 1101]] plans may be pending before the Congress at one time. In his message transmitting a reorganization plan, the President shall specify with respect to each abolition of a function included in the plan the statutory authority for the exercise of the function. The message shall also estimate any reduction or increase in expenditures (itemized so far as practicable), and describe any improvements in management, delivery of Federal services, execution of the laws, and increases in efficiency of Government operations, which it is expected will be realized as a result of the reorganizations included in the plan. In addition, the President's message shall include an implementation section which shall (1) describe in detail (A) the actions necessary or planned to complete the reorganization, (B) the anticipated nature and substance of any orders, directives, and other administrative and operational actions which are expected to be required for completing or implementing the reorganization, and (C) any preliminary actions which have been taken in the implementation process, and (2) contain a projected timetable for completion of the implementation process. The President shall also submit such further background or other information as the Congress may require for its consideration of the plan. (b) The President shall have a reorganization plan delivered to both Houses on the same day and to each House while it is in session, except that no more than three (c) Any time during the period of 60 calendar days of continuous session of Congress after the date on which the plan is transmitted to it, but before any resolution described in section 909 has been ordered reported in either House, the President may make amendments or modifications to the plan, consistent with sections 903-905 of this title, which modifications or revisions shall thereafter be treated as a part of the reorganization plan originally transmitted and shall not affect in any way the time limits otherwise provided for in this chapter. The President may withdraw the plan any time prior to the conclusion of 90 calendar days of continuous session of Congress following the date on which the plan is submitted to Congress. * * * Sec. 905. limitations on powers (a) A reorganization plan may not provide for, and a reorganization under this chapter may not have the effect of-- (1) creating a new executive department or renaming an [[Page 1102]] existing executive department, abolishing or transferring an executive department or independent regulatory agency, or all the functions thereof, or consolidating two or more executive departments or two or more independent regulatory agencies, or all the functions thereof; (2) continuing an agency beyond the period authorized by law for its existence or beyond the time when it would have terminated if the reorganization had not been made; (3) continuing a function beyond the period authorized by law for its exercise or beyond the time when it would have terminated if the reorganization had not been made; (4) authorizing an agency to exercise a function which is not expressly authorized by law at the time the plan is transmitted to Congress; (5) creating a new agency which is not a component or part of an existing executive department or independent agency; (6) increasing the term of an office beyond that provided by law for the office; or (7) dealing with more than one logically consistent subject matter. (b) A provision contained in a reorganization plan may take effect only if the plan in transmitted to Congress (in accordance with section 903(b) of this chapter) on or before December 31, 1984. Sec. 906. effective date and publication of reorganization plans (a) Except as provided under subsection (c) of this section, a reorganization plan shall be effective upon approval by the President of a resolution (as defined in section 909) with respect to such plan, if such resolution is passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, within the first period of 90 calendar days of continuous session of Congress after the date on which the plan is transmitted to Congress. Failure of either House to act upon such resolution by the end of such period shall be the same as disapproval of the resolution. (b) For the purpose of this chapter-- (1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because [[Page 1103]] of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session. (c) Under provisions contained in a reorganization plan, any provision thereof may be effective at a time later than the date on which the plan otherwise is effective. (d) A reorganization plan which is effective shall be printed (1) in the Statutes at Large in the same volume as the public laws and (2) in the Federal Register. Sec. 908. rules of senate and house of representatives on reorganization * * * plans Sections 909 through 912 of this title are enacted by Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions with respect to any reorganization plans transmitted to Congress (in accordance with section 903(b) of this chapter) on or before December 31, 1984; and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. Sec. 909. terms of resolution [[Page 1104]] a resolution which specifies more than one reorganization plan. For the purpose of sections 908 through 912 of this title, ``resolution'' means only a joint resolution of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ Congress approves the reorganization plan numbered _ transmitted to the Congress by the President on ___, 19_.'', and includes such modifications and revisions as submitted by the President under section 903(c) of this chapter. The blank spaces therein are to be filled appropriately. The term does not include Sec. 910. introduction and reference of resolution (a) No later than the first day of session following the day on which a reorganization plan is transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate under section 903, a resolution, as defined in section 909, shall be introduced (by request) in the House by the chairman of the Committee on Government Reform of the House, or by a Member of Members of the House designated by such chairman; and shall be introduced (by request) in the Senate by the chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Senate, or by a Member or Members of the Senate designated by such chairman. (b) A resolution with respect to a reorganization plan shall be referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Government Reform of the House (and all resolutions with respect to the same plan shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. The committee shall make its recommendations to the House of Representatives or the Senate, respectively, within 75 calendar days of continuous session of Congress following the date of such resolution's introduction. Sec. 911. discharge of committee considering resolution [[Page 1105]] Sec. 912. procedure after report or discharge of committee; debate; vote If the committee to which is referred a resolution introduced pursuant to subsection (a) of section 910 (or, in the absence of such a resolution, the first resolution introduced with respect to the same reorganization plan) has not reported such resolution or identical resolution at the end of 75 calendar days of continuous session of Congress after its introduction, such committee shall be deemed to be discharged from further consideration of such resolution and such resolution shall be placed on the appropriate calendar of the House involved. on final passage (a) When the committee has reported, or has been deemed to be discharged (under section 911) from further consideration of, a resolution with respect to a reorganization plan, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) for any Member of the respective House to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. The motion shall not be subject to amendment, or to a motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, the resolution shall remain the unfinished business of the respective House until disposed of. (b) Debate on the resolution, and on all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than ten hours, which shall be divided equally between individuals favoring and individuals opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not debatable. An amendment to, or a motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a motion to recommit the resolution is not in order. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is passed or rejected shall not be in order. (c) Immediately following the conclusion of the debate on the resolution with respect to a reorganization plan, and a single quorum call at the conclusion of the debate if requested in accordance with the rules of the appropriate House, the vote on final passage of the resolution shall occur. (d) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution with respect to a reorganization plan shall be decided without debate. (e) If, prior to the passage by one House of a resolution of that House, that House receives a resolution with respect to the same reorganization plan from the other House, then-- (1) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no [[Page 1106]] resolution had been received from the other House; but (2) the vote on final passage shall be on the resolution of the other House. Section 905(b) was amended by Public Law 98-614 to terminate the authority of the President to submit reorganization plans under this statute on December 31, 1984. These provisions are carried in this compilation because other Acts have incorporated their procedures by reference. Sec. 1130(2) 2. War Powers Resolution, Sec. Sec. 5-7 [50 U.S.C. 1544-1546] Sec. 5. (a) Each report submitted pursuant to section 4(a)(1) shall be transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to the President pro tempore of the Senate on the same calendar day. Each report so transmitted shall be referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate for appropriate action. If, when the report is transmitted, the Congress has adjourned sine die or has adjourned for any period in excess of three calendar days, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate, if they deem if advisable (or if petitioned by at least 30 percent of the membership of their respective Houses) shall jointly request the President to convene Congress in order that it may consider the report and take appropriate action pursuant to this section. (b) Within sixty calendar days after a report is submitted or is required to be submitted pursuant to section 4(a)(1), whichever is earlier, the President shall terminate any use of United States Armed Forces with respect to which such report was submitted (or required to be submitted), unless the Congress (1) has declared war or has enacted a specific authorization for such use of United States Armed Forces, (2) has extended by law such sixty-day period, or (3) is physically unable to meet as a result of an armed attack upon the United States. Such sixty-day period shall be extended for not more than an additional thirty days if the President determines and certifies to the Congress in writing that unavoidable military necessity respecting the safety of United States Armed Forces requires the continued use of such armed forces in the course of bringing about a prompt removal of such forces. [[Page 1107]] territories without a declaration of war or specific statutory authorization, such forces shall be removed by the President if the Congress so directs by concurrent resolution. (c) Notwithstanding subsection (b), at any time that United States Armed Forces are engaged in hostilities outside the territory of the United States, its possessions and This section (and section 7, infra) should be read in light of INS v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983). Sec. 6. (a) Any joint resolution or bill introduced pursuant to section 5(b) at least thirty calendar days before the expiration of the sixty-day period specified in such section shall be referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, as the case may be, and such committee shall report one such joint resolution or bill, together with its recommendations, not later than twenty-four calendar days before the expiration of the sixty-day period specified in such section, unless such House shall otherwise determine by the yeas and nays. (b) Any joint resolution or bill so reported shall become the pending business of the House in question (in the case of the Senate the time for debate shall be equally divided between the proponents and the opponents), and shall be voted on within three calendar days thereafter, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. (c) Such a joint resolution or bill passed by one House shall be referred to the committee of the other House named in subsection (a) and shall be reported out not later than fourteen calendar days before the expiration of the sixty-day period specified in section 5(b). The joint resolution or bill so reported shall become the pending business of the House in question and shall be voted on within three calendar days after it has been reported, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. [[Page 1108]] shall be acted on by both Houses not later than the expiration of such sixty-day period. (d) In the case of any disagreement between the two Houses of Congress with respect to a joint resolution or bill passed by both Houses, conferees shall be promptly appointed and the committee of conference shall make and file a report with respect to such resolution or bill not later than four calendar days before the expiration of the sixty-day period specified in section 5(b). In the event the conferees are unable to agree within 48 hours, they shall report back to their respective Houses in disagreement. Notwithstanding any rule in either House concerning the printing of conference reports in the Record or concerning any delay in the consideration of such reports, such report Sec. 7. (a) Any concurrent resolution introduced pursuant to section 5(c) shall be referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, as the case may be, and one such concurrent resolution shall be reported out by such committee together with its recommendations within fifteen calendar days, unless such House shall otherwise determine by the yeas and nays. (b) Any concurrent resolution so reported shall become the pending business of the House in question (in the case of the Senate the time for debate shall be equally divided between the proponents and the opponents) and shall be voted on within three calendar days thereafter, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. (c) Such a concurrent resolution passed by one House shall be referred to the committee of the other House named in subsection (a) and shall be reported out by such committee together with its recommendations within fifteen calendar days and shall thereupon become the pending business of such House and shall be voted upon within three calendar days, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. (d) In the case of any disagreement between the two Houses of Congress with respect to a concurrent resolution passed by both Houses, conferees shall be promptly appointed and the committee of conference shall make and file a report with respect to such concurrent resolution within six calendar days after the legislation is referred to the committee of conference. Notwithstanding any rule in either House concerning the printing of conference reports in the Record or concerning any delay in the consideration of such reports, such report shall be acted on by both Houses not later than six calendar days after the conference report is filed. In the event the conferees are unable to agree within 48 hours, they shall report back to their respective Houses in disagreement. In the 94th Congress the President was granted authority to implement a ``Sinai early-warning system'' involving the assignment of civilian personnel to noncombat functions. In the same enactment, Congress provided for privileged consideration of a concurrent resolution calling for the removal of such personnel (see 22 U.S.C. 2348 note). [[Page 1109]] tion for a multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon. The joint resolution would have been subject to consideration under the procedural provisions of the statute, but the House adopted a special order reported from the Committee on Rules varying the procedures for consideration of the joint resolution and also providing for consideration of a similar Senate joint resolution (H. Res. 318, Sept. 28, 1983, p. 26108). The House subsequently passed a Senate joint resolution on the subject that changed the Rules of the House and Senate to provide special procedures for consideration of a joint resolution or bill to amend or repeal its provisions (P.L. 98-119, Sept. 29, 1983, p. 26493). In the 98th Congress the Committee on Foreign Affairs reported a joint resolution providing statutory authorization under the War Powers Resolu In the 98th Congress the Act was amended to provide for expedited consideration in the Senate of bills or joint resolutions requiring the removal of U.S. forces engaged in hostilities outside U.S. territory without a declaration of war (P.L. 98-164, Nov. 22, 1983). Those procedures appear in section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976 (P.L. 94-329; 90 Stat. 765). In the 102d Congress the President was granted specific authority within the meaning of section 5(b) of the Act to use U.S. armed forces to enforce United Nations resolutions in response to the occupation of Kuwait by Iraq (P.L. 102-1, Jan. 14, 1991). In the 103d Congress the Committee on Foreign Affairs reported H. Con. Res. 170, directing the President pursuant to 5(c) of the Act to remove United States Armed Forces from Somalia by January 31, 1994. By unanimous consent the House extended by one day the time for privileged consideration of that concurrent resolution under section 7(b) (Nov. 4, 1993, p. 27393). In the 105th Congress the Committee on International Relations (now Foreign Affairs) reported H. Con. Res. 227, directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the Act to remove United States Armed Forces from the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. By unanimous consent the House postponed consideration of the concurrent resolution until a date certain and provided for its consideration under a ``closed'' procedure (Mar. 12, 1998, p. 3398). [[Page 1110]] In the 106th Congress the Committee on International Relations (now Foreign Affairs) reported H. Con. Res. 82, directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the Act to remove United States Armed Forces from their positions in connection with the operations against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, and H. J. Res. 44, pursuant to section 5(b) of the Act and article I, section 8 of the Constitution, declaring a state of war between the United States and the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. The House adopted a special order reported from the Committee on Rules varying the statutory procedures for consideration of both the concurrent resolution and the joint resolution (H. Res. 151, Apr. 28, 1999, p. 7718). Sec. 1130(3) 3. National Emergencies Act [50 U.S.C. 1601, 1621, 1622] title i--terminating existing declared emergencies [50 U.S.C. 1601] Sec. 101. (a) All powers and authorities possessed by the President, any other officer or employee of the Federal Government, or any executive agency, as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code, as a result of the existence of any declaration of national emergency in effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 14, 1976] are terminated two years from the date of such enactment. Such termination shall not affect-- (1) any action taken or proceeding pending not finally concluded or determined on such date; (2) any action or proceeding based on any act committed prior to such date; or (3) any rights or duties that matured or penalties that were incurred prior to such date. (b) For the purpose of this section, the words ``any national emergency in effect'' means a general declaration of emergency made by the President. title ii--declarations of future national emergencies [50 U.S.C. 1621] Sec. 201. (a) With respect to Acts of Congress authorizing the exercise, during the period of a national emergency, of any special or extraordinary power, the President is authorized to declare such national emergency. Such proclamation shall immediately be transmitted to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. [[Page 1111]] (b) Any provisions of law conferring powers and authorities to be exercised during a national emergency shall be effective and remain in effect (1) only when the President (in accordance with subsection (a) of this section), specifically declares a national emergency, and (2) only in accordance with this Act. No law enacted after the date of enactment of this Act shall supersede this title unless it does so in specific terms, referring to this title, and declaring that the new law supersedes the provisions of this title. [50 U.S.C. 1622] Sec. 202. (a) Any national emergency declared by the President in accordance with this title shall terminate if-- (1) there is enacted into law a joint resolution terminating the emergency; or (2) the President issues a proclamation terminating the emergency. Any national emergency declared by the President shall be terminated on the date specified in any joint resolution referred to in clause (1) or on the date specified in a proclamation by the President terminating the emergency as provided in clause (2) of this subsection, whichever date is earlier, and any powers or authorities exercised by reason of said emergency shall cease to be exercised after such specified date, except that such termination shall not affect-- (A) any action taken or proceeding pending not finally concluded or determined on such date; (B) any action or proceeding based on any act committed prior to such date; or (C) any rights or duties that matured or penalties that were incurred prior to such date. (b) Not later than six months after a national emergency is declared, and not later than the end of each six-month period thereafter that such emergency continues, each House of Congress shall meet to consider a vote on a joint resolution to determine whether that emergency shall be terminated. (c)(1) A joint resolution to terminate a national emergency declared by the President shall be referred to the appropriate committee of the House of Representatives or the Senate, as the case may be. One such joint resolution shall be reported out by such committee together with its recommendations within fifteen calendar days after the day on which such resolution is referred to such committee, unless such House shall otherwise determine by the yeas and nays. (2) Any joint resolution so reported shall become the pending business of the House in question (in the case of the Senate the time for debate shall be equally divided between the proponents and the opponents) and shall be voted on within three calendar days after the day on which such resolution is reported, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. [[Page 1112]] and shall be reported out by such committee together within its recommendations within fifteen calendar days after the day on which such resolution is referred to such committee and shall thereupon become the pending business of such House and shall be voted upon within three calendar days after the day on which such resolution is reported, unless such House shall otherwise determine by yeas and nays. (3) Such a joint resolution passed by one House shall be referred to the appropriate committee of the other House (4) In the case of any disagreement between the two Houses of Congress with respect to a joint resolution passed by both Houses, conferees shall be promptly appointed and the committee of conference shall make and file a report with respect to such joint resolution within six calendar days after the day on which managers on the part of the Senate and the House have been appointed. Notwithstanding any rule in either House concerning the printing of conference reports or concerning any delay in the consideration of such reports, such report shall be acted on by both Houses not later than six calendar days after the conference report is filed in the House in which such report is filed first. In the event the conferees are unable to agree within forty-eight hours, they shall report back to their respective Houses in disagreement. (5) Paragraphs (1)-(4) of this subsection (b) of this section, and section 502(b) of this Act are enacted by Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in the House in the case of resolutions described by this subsection; and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. [[Page 1113]] gress a notice stating that such emergency is to continue in effect after such anniversary. (d) Any national emergency declared by the President in accordance with this title, and not otherwise previously terminated, shall terminate on the anniversary of the declaration of that emergency if, within the ninety-day period prior to each anniversary date, the President does not publish in the Federal Register and transmit to the Con A privileged motion to discharge a committee from further consideration of a joint resolution terminating an emergency is available after the measure has been referred to committee for 15 calendar days (Nov. 7, 2005, p. _). Sec. 1130(4) 4. International Emergency Economic Powers Act [50 U.S.C. 1701] Sec. 203. (a)(1) At the times and to the extent specified in section 202, the President may, under such regulations as he may prescribe, by means of instructions, licenses, or otherwise-- (A) investigate, regulate, or prohibit-- (i) any transactions in foreign exchange, (ii) transfers of credit or payments between, by, through, or to any banking institution, to the extent that such transfers or payments involve any interest of any foreign country or a national thereof, (iii) the importing or exporting of currency or securities, by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States; (B) investigate, block during the pendency of an investigation, regulate, direct and compel, nullify, void, prevent or prohibit, any acquisition, holding, withholding, use, transfer, withdrawal, transportation, importation or exportation of, or dealing in, or exercising any right, power, or privilege with respect to, or transactions involving, any property in which any foreign country or a national thereof has any interest by any person, or with respect to any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States; and (C) when the United States is engaged in armed hostilities or has been attacked by a foreign country or foreign nationals, confiscate any property, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, of any foreign person, foreign organization, or foreign country that he determines has planned, authorized, aided, or engaged in such hostilities or attacks against the United States; and all right, title, and interest in any property so confiscated shall vest, when, as, and upon the terms [[Page 1114]] directed by the President, in such agency or person as the President may designate from time to time, and upon such terms and conditions as the President may prescribe, such interest or property shall be held, used, administered, liquidated, sold, or otherwise dealt with in the interest of and for the benefit of the United States, and such designated agency or person may perform any and all acts incident to the accomplishment or furtherance of these purposes. * * * Sec. 207. * * * (b) The authorities described in subsection (a)(1) may not continue to be exercised under this section if the national emergency is terminated by the Congress by concurrent resolution pursuant to section 202 of the National Emergencies Act [50 U.S.C. 1622] and if the Congress specifies in such concurrent resolution that such authorities may not continue to be exercised under this section. Sec. 1130(5) 5. District of Columbia Home Rule Act, Sec. Sec. 303(b), 602(c), 604 Sec. 303. * * * (b) An amendment to the charter ratified by the registered electors shall take effect upon the expiration of the 35- calendar-day period (excluding Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and days on which either House of Congress is not in session) following the date such amendment was submitted to the Congress, or upon the date prescribed by such amendment, whichever is later, unless during such 35- day period, there has been enacted into law a joint resolution, in accordance with the procedures specified in section 604 of this Act, disapproving such amendment. In any case in which any such joint resolution disapproving such an amendment has, within such 35-day period, passed both Houses of Congress and has been transmitted to the President, such resolution, upon becoming law subsequent to the expiration of such 35-day period, shall be deemed to have repealed such amendment, as of the date such resolution becomes law. [[Page 1115]] cumstances, and acts proposing amendments to title IV of this Act, and except as provided in section 462(c) and section 472(d)(1) [relative to borrowing in anticipation of revenues], the Chairman of the Council shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the President of the Senate a copy of each act passed by the Council and signed by the Mayor, or vetoed by the Mayor and repassed by two-thirds of the Council present and voting, each act passed by the Council and allowed to become effective by the Mayor without his signature, and each initiated act and act subject to referendum which has been ratified by a majority of the registered qualified electors voting on the initiative or referendum. Except as provided in paragraph (2), such act shall take effect upon the expiration of the 30-calendar-day period (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, and any day on which neither House is in session because of an adjournment sine die, a recess of more than three days, or an adjournment of more than three days) beginning on the day such act is transmitted by the Chairman to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate, or upon the date prescribed by such act, whichever is later, unless during such 30-day period, there has been enacted into law a joint resolution disapproving such act. In any case in which any such joint resolution disapproving such an act has, within such 30-day period, passed both Houses of Congress and has been transmitted to the President, such resolution, upon becoming law, subsequent to the expiration of such 30-day period, shall be deemed to have repealed such act, as of the date such resolution becomes law. The provisions of section 604, except subsections (d), (e), and (f) of such section, shall apply with respect to any joint resolution disapproving any act pursuant to this paragraph. Sec. 602. * * * (c)(1) Except acts of the Council which are submitted to the President in accordance with the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, any act which the Council determines according to section 412(a), should take effect immediately because of emergency cir [[Page 1116]] sequent to the expiration of such 60-day period shall be deemed to have repealed such act, as of the date such resolution becomes law. The provisions of section 604, relating to an expedited procedure for consideration of joint resolutions, shall apply to a joint resolution disapproving such Act as specified in this paragraph. (2) In the case of any such Act transmitted by the Chairman with respect to any Act codified in title 22, 23, or 24 of the District of Columbia Code, such act shall take effect at the end of the 60-day period beginning on the day such act is transmitted by the Chairman to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate unless, during such 60-day period, there has been enacted into law a joint resolution disapproving such act. In any case in which any such joint resolution disapproving such an act has, within such 60-day period, passed both Houses of Congress and has been transmitted to the President, such resolution, upon becoming law sub (3) The Council shall submit with each Act transmitted under this subsection an estimate of the costs which will be incurred by the District of Columbia as a result of the enactment of the Act in each of the first 4 fiscal years for which the Act is in effect, together with a statement of the basis for such estimate. congressional action on certain district matters Sec. 604. (a) This section is enacted by Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such these provisions are deemed a part of the rule of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described by this section; and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rule (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (b) For the purpose of this section, ``resolution'' means only a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ approves/disapproves of the action of the District of Columbia Council described as follows: ___.'', the blank spaces therein being appropriately filled, and either approval or disapproval being appropriately indicated; but does not include a resolution which specifies more than one action. (c) A resolution with respect to Council action shall be referred to the Committee on Government Reform of the House of Representatives, or the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate, by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. [[Page 1117]] charge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution with respect to the same Council action which has been referred to the committee. (d) If the committee to which a resolution has been referred has not reported it at the end of twenty calendar days after its introduction, it is in order to move to dis (e) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, is highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same action), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (f) If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be renewed, nor may another motion to discharge the committee be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same action. (g) When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of, a resolution, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (h) Debate on the resolution shall be limited to not more than ten hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is not debatable. An amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (i) Motions to postpone made with respect to the discharge from committee or the consideration of a resolution, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (j) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution shall be decided without debate. [[Page 1118]] 74). The D.C. City Council subsequently having been vested with that authority, a motion to discharge the Committee on the District of Columbia (now Oversight and Government Reform) from further consideration of a (joint) resolution disapproving an act of the Council amending the D.C. Criminal Code is privileged after 20 calendar days from introduction of the resolution, if not reported during that time (Oct. 1, 1981, p. 22752; Oct. 14, 1987, p. 27847). It is not in order to offer as privileged a motion to discharge the Committee on the District of Columbia (now Oversight and Government Reform) from a simple (now joint) resolution disapproving an act passed by the D.C. City Council before the time that the Council was vested with the authority to pass the category of act to which the simple resolution disapproval procedure applies (Speaker Albert, Sept. 22, 1976, pp. 31873- Section 604 does not provide a privileged motion to discharge the Committee on the District of Columbia (now Oversight and Government Reform) from a concurrent (now joint) resolution disapproving acts of the D.C. City Council not affecting the D.C. Criminal Code, such concurrent resolutions only being privileged when reported by that committee (Speaker Albert, Sept. 22, 1976, pp. 31873-74). Under section 604(h), debate on a concurrent (now joint) resolution of disapproval can be limited by motion, but otherwise extends not to exceed 10 hours; a concurrent (now joint) resolution disapproving an action of the D.C. Council that does not affect the U.S. Treasury is considered in the House (Dec. 20, 1979, p. 7303). 6. Title X of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of Sec. 1130(6A) 1974 a. impoundment control, Sec. Sec. 1011-13, 1017 [2 U.S.C. 682-84, 688] definitions Sec. 1011. For purposes of this part-- (1) ``deferral of budget authority'' includes-- (A) withholding or delaying the obligation or expenditure of budget authority (whether by establishing reserves or otherwise) provided for projects or activities; or (B) any other type of Executive action or inaction which effectively precludes the obligation or expenditure of budget authority, including authority to obligate by contract in advance of appropriations as specifically authorized by law; (2) ``Comptroller General'' means the Comptroller General of the United States; (3) ``rescission bill'' means a bill or joint resolution which only rescinds, in whole or in part, budget authority proposed to be rescinded in a special message transmitted by the President under section 1012, and upon which the Congress completes action [[Page 1119]] before the end of the first period of 45 calendar days of contin uous session of the Congress after the date on which the President's message is received by the Congress; (4) ``impoundment resolution'' means a resolution of the House of Representatives or the Senate which only expresses its disapproval of a proposed deferral of budget authority set forth in a special message transmitted by the President under section 1013; and (5) continuity of a session of the Congress shall be considered as broken only by an adjournment of the Congress sine die, and the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain shall be excluded in the computation of the 45-day period referred to in paragraph (3) of this section and in section 1012, and the 25-day periods referred to in sections 1016 and 1017(b)(1). If a special message is transmitted under section 1012 during any Congress and the last session of such Congress adjourns sine die before the expiration of 45 calendar days of continuous session (or a special message is so transmitted after the last session of the Congress adjourns sine die), the message shall be deemed to have been retransmitted on the first day of the succeeding Congress and the 45-day period referred to in paragraph (3) of this section and in section 1012 (with respect to such message) shall commence on the day after such first day. rescission of budget authority Sec. 1012. (a) transmittal of special message.--Whenever the President determines that all or part of any budget authority will not be required to carry out the full objectives or scope of programs for which it is provided or that such budget authority should be rescinded for fiscal policy or other reasons (including the termination of authorized projects or activities for which budget authority has been provided), or whenever all or part of budget authority provided for only one fiscal year is to be reserved from obligation for such fiscal year, the President shall transmit to both Houses of Congress a special message specifying-- (1) the amount of budget authority which he proposes to be rescinded or which is to be so reserved; (2) any account, department, or establishment of the [[Page 1120]] Government to which such budget authority is available for obligation, and the specific project or governmental functions involved; (3) the reasons why the budget authority should be rescinded or is to be so reserved; (4) to the maximum extent practicable, the estimated fiscal, economic, and budgetary effect of the proposed rescission or of the reservation; and (5) all facts, circumstances, and considerations relating to or bearing upon the proposed rescission or the reservation and the decision to effect the proposed rescission or the reservation, and to the maximum extent practicable, the estimated effect of the proposed rescission or the reservation upon the objects, purposes, and programs for which the budget authority is provided. (b) requirement to make available for obligation.--Any amount of budget authority proposed to be rescinded or that is to be reserved as set forth in such special message shall be made available for obligation unless, within the prescribed 45-day period, the Congress has completed action on a rescission bill rescinding all or part of the amount proposed to be rescinded or that is to be reserved. Funds made available for obligation under this procedure may not be proposed for rescission again. proposed deferrals of budget authority Sec. 1013. (a) transmittal of special message.--Whenever the President, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the head of any department or agency of the United States, or any officer or employee of the United States proposes to defer any budget authority provided for a specific purpose or project, the President shall transmit to the House of Representatives and the Senate a special message specifying-- (1) The amount of the budget authority proposed to be deferred; (2) any account, department, or establishment of the Government to which such budget authority is available for obligation, and the specific projects or governmental functions involved; (3) the period of time during which the budget authority is proposed to be deferred; (4) the reasons for the proposed deferral, including any legal [[Page 1121]] authority invoked to justify the proposed deferral; (5) to the maximum extent practicable, the estimated fiscal, economic, and budgetary effect of the proposed deferral; and (6) all facts, circumstances, and considerations relating to or bearing upon the proposed deferral and the decision to effect the proposed deferral, including an analysis of such facts, circumstances, and considerations in terms of their application to any legal authority, including specific elements of legal authority, invoked to justify such proposed deferral, and to the maximum extent practicable, the estimated effect of the proposed deferral upon the objects, purposes, and programs for which the budget authority is provided. A special message may include one or more proposed deferrals of budget authority. A deferral may not be proposed for any period of time extending beyond the end of the fiscal year in which the special message proposing the deferral is transmitted to the House and the Senate. (b) consistency with legislative policy.--Deferrals shall be permissible only-- (1) to provide for contingencies; (2) to achieve savings made possible by or through changes in requirements or greater efficiency of operations; or (3) as specifically provided by law. No officer or employee of the United States may defer any budget authority for any other purpose. (c) exception.--The provisions of this section do not apply to any budget authority proposed to be rescinded or that is to be reserved as set forth in a special message required to be transmitted under section 1012. * * * procedure in house and senate Sec. 1017. (a) referral.--Any rescission bill introduced with respect to a special message or impoundment resolution introduced with respect to a proposed deferral of budget authority shall be referred to the appropriate committee of the House of Representatives or the Senate, as the case may be. [[Page 1122]] mittee from further consideration of the bill or resolution or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other rescission bill with respect to the same special message or impoundment resolution with respect to the same proposed deferral, as the case may be, which has been referred to the committee. (b) discharge of committee.--(1) If the committee of which a rescission bill or impoundment resolution has been referred has not reported it at the end of 25 calendar days of continuous session of the Congress after its introduction, it is in order to move either to discharge the com (2) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the bill or resolution, may be made only if supported by one-fifth of the Members of the House involved (a quorum being present), and is highly privileged in the House and privileged in the Senate (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a bill or resolution with respect to the same special message or the same proposed deferral, as the case may be); and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, the time to be divided in the House equally between those favoring and those opposing the bill or resolution, and to be divided in the Senate equally between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (c) floor consideration in the house.--(1) When the committee of the House of Representatives has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of, a rescission bill or impoundment resolution, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the bill or resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (2) Debate on a rescission bill or impoundment resolution shall be limited to not more than 2 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the bill or resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. In the case of an impoundment resolution, no amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution shall be in order. It shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which a rescission bill or impoundment resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. [[Page 1123]] (3) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the consideration of a rescission bill or impoundment resolution, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (4) All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to any rescission bill or impoundment resolution shall be decided without debate. (5) Except to the extent specifically provided in the preceding provisions of this subsection, consideration of any rescission bill or impoundment resolution and amendments thereto (or any conference report thereon) shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other bills and resolutions, amendments, and conference reports in similar circumstances. (d) floor consideration in the senate.--(1) Debate in the Senate on any rescission bill or impoundment resolution, and all amendments thereto (in the case of a rescission bill) and debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than 10 hours. The time shall be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. (2) Debate in the Senate on any amendment to a rescission bill shall be limited to 2 hours, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the bill. Debate on any amendment to an amendment, to such a bill, and debate on any debatable motion or appeal in connection with such a bill or an impoundment resolution shall be limited to 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the bill or resolution, except that in the event the manager of the bill or resolution is in favor of any such amendment, motion, or appeal, the time in opposition thereto, shall be controlled by the minority leader or his designee. No amendment that is not germane to the provisions of a rescission bill shall be received. Such leaders, or either of them, may, from the time under their control on the passage of a rescission bill or impoundment resolution, allot additional time to any Senator during the consideration of any amendment, debatable motion, or appeal. [[Page 1124]] resolution, no amendment or motion to recommit is in order. (3) A motion to further limit debate is not debatable. In the case of a rescission bill, a motion to recommit (except a motion to recommit with instructions to report back within a specified number of days, not to exceed 3, not counting any day on which the Senate is not in session) is not in order. Debate on any such motion to recommit shall be limited to one hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the concurrent resolution. In the case of an impoundment (4) The conference report on any rescission bill shall be in order in the Senate at any time after the third day (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) following the day on which such a conference report is reported and is available to Members of the Senate. A motion to proceed to the consideration of the conference report may be made even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to. (5) During the consideration in the Senate of the conference report on any rescission bill, debate shall be limited to 2 hours, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and minority leader or their designees. Debate on any debatable motion or appeal related to the conference report shall be limited to 30 minutes, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the conference report. (6) Should the conference report be defeated, debate on any request for a new conference and the appointment of conferees shall be limited to one hour, to be equally divided, between, and controlled by, the manager of the conference report and the minority leader or his designee, and should any motion be made to instruct the conferees before the conferees are named, debate on such motion shall be limited to 30 minutes, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the conference report. Debate on any amendment to any such instructions shall be limited to 20 minutes, to be equally divided between, and controlled by the mover and the manager of the conference report. In all cases when the manager of the conference report is in favor of any motion, appeal, or amendment, the time in opposition shall be under the control of the minority leader or his designee. (7) In any case in which there are amendments in disagreement, time on each amendment shall be limited to 30 minutes, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the manager of the conference report and the minority leader or his designee. No amendment that is not germane to the provisions of such amendments shall be received. [[Page 1125]] not prevented by the expiration of the 45-day period following the initial consideration of the bill in the House (Speaker Albert, Mar. 25, 1975, pp. 8484-85). The privileged status given in section 1017(c)(1) to rescission bills within the 45-day period prescribed in section 1011 applies only to the initial consideration of the bill in the House, and consideration of a conference report on any bill containing rescissions of budget authority is subject only to the general rules of the House relating to conference reports and is Sec. 1130(6B) b. line item veto authority, Sec. Sec. 1021-27 [2 U.S.C. 691-91f] line item veto authority In Clinton v. City of New York, 524 U.S. 417 (1998), the Supreme Court held that the cancellation procedures of the Line Item Veto Act violated the presentment clause of article I, section 7 of the Constitution. During the period between the January 1, 1997, effective date of the Act and the Court decision, the President exercised his authority under the Act to cancel dollar amounts of discretionary budget authority (see e.g., H. Doc. 105-147), new direct spending (H. Doc. 105-115), and limited tax benefits (H. Doc. 105-116). Cancellations were effective unless disapproved by law (P.L. 105-159). Although the congressional review procedures remain in the law, the Court's decision makes it unlikely that they will be invoked. Accordingly their text is omitted here but may be found in pp. 1029-45 of the House Rules and Manual for the 105th Congress. The procedures may be summarized as follows: The cancellations were transmitted to the Congress by the President by a special message within five calendar days after the enactment of the law to which the cancellation applied. The Act provided for a congressional review period of 30 calendar days of session with expedited House consideration of bills disapproving the cancellations including: (1) prescribing the text (section 1026(6)); (2) referral to committee with directions to report within seven calendar days subject to a motion to discharge (section 1025(d)); (3) consideration of a disapproval bill in the Committee of the Whole with no amendment in order (except that a Member, supported by 49 other Members, could offer an amendment striking cancellations from the bill), and consideration of the bill for amendment limited to one hour (section 1025(d)); and (4) one-calendar- day availability for a conference report (section 1025(f)). The Act also provided for expedited procedures in the Senate, and was to have no force or effect after January 1, 2005. Sec. 1130(7) 7. Foreign Spent Nuclear Fuel [Department of Energy Act of 1978-- Civilian Applications, Sec. 107 (22 U.S.C. 3224a)] [[Page 1126]] rectly, for the repurchase, transportation or storage of any foreign spent nuclear fuel (including any nuclear fuel irradiated in any nuclear power reactor located outside of the United States and operated by any foreign legal entity, government or nongovernment, regardless of the legal ownership or control of the fuel or the reactor, and regardless of the origin or licensing of the fuel or the reactor, but not including fuel irradiated in a research reactor, and not including fuel irradiated in a power reactor if the President determines that (1) use of funds for repurchase, transportation or storage of such fuel is required by an emergency situation, (2) it is in the interest of the common defense and security of the United States to take such action, and (3) he notifies the Congress of the determination and action, with a detailed explanation and justification thereof, as soon as possible) unless the President formally notifies, with the report information specified herein, the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives of such use of funds thirty calendar days, during such time as either House of Congress is in session, before the commitment, expenditure, or obligation of such funds: And provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that none of the funds appropriated pursuant to this Act or any other funds made available to the Secretary of Energy under any other authorization or appropriation Act shall be used, directly or indirectly, for the repurchase, transportation, or storage of any such foreign spent nuclear fuel for storage or other disposition, interim or permanent, in the United States, unless the use of the funds for that specific purpose has been (1) previously and expressly authorized by Congress in legislation hereafter enacted, (2) previously and expressly authorized by a concurrent resolution, or (3) the President submits a plan for such use, with the report information specified herein, thirty days during which the Congress is in continuous session, as defined in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, prior to such use and neither House of Congress approves a resolution of disapproval of the plan prior to the expiration of the aforementioned thirty-day period. If such a resolution of disapproval has been introduced, but has not been reported by the Committee on or before the twentieth day after transmission of the presidential message, a privileged motion shall be in order in the respective body to discharge the Committee from further consideration of the resolu [[Page 1127]] tion and to provide for its immediate consideration, using the procedures specified for consideration of an impoundment resolution in section 1017 of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 688). Sec. 107. * * * Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, that none of the funds made available to the Secretary of Energy under any other authorization or appropriation Act shall be used, directly or indi This provision should be read in light of INS v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983). Sec. 1130(8) 8. Pension Reform Act, Sec. 4006(b) [29 U.S.C. 1306(b)] Sec. 4006. revised schedule; congressional procedures applicable-- * * * (b)(1) In order to place a revised schedule (other than a schedule described in subsection (a)(2) (C), (D), or (E) of this section) in effect, the corporation shall transmit the proposed schedule, its proposed effective date, and the reasons for its proposal to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate. (2) The succeeding paragraphs of this subsection are enacted by Congress as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described in paragraph (3). They shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith. They are enacted with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any rule of that House. (3) For the purpose of the succeeding paragraphs of this subsection, ``resolution'' means only a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``The proposed revised schedule transmitted to Congress by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on ___ is hereby approved.'', the blank space therein being filled with the date on which the corporation's message proposing the rate was delivered. [[Page 1128]] mittee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate. (4) A resolution shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and to the Com (5) If a committee to which has been referred a resolution has not reported it before the expiration of 10 calendar days after its introduction, it shall then (but not before) be in order to move to discharge the committee from further consideration of that resolution, or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution with respect to the proposed adjustment which has been referred to the committee. The motion to discharge may be made only by a person favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same proposed rate), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be renewed, nor may another motion to discharge the committee be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same proposed rate. (6) When a committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of a resolution, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. Debate on the resolution shall be limited to not more than 10 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is not debatable. An amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. [[Page 1129]] (7) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the discharge from committee, or the consideration of, a resolution and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business shall be decided without debate. Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution shall be decided without debate. By unanimous consent a concurrent resolution approving a revised coverage schedule proposed by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation was considered ``in the House as in Committee of the Whole'' (Nov. 2, 1977, pp. 36644-46). Sec. 1130(9) 9. Multiemployer Guarantees, Revised Schedules [Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, Sec. 4022A (29 U.S.C. 1322a)] multiemployer plan benefits guaranteed Sec. 4022A. * * * (f)(1) No later than 5 years after September 26, 1980, and at least every fifth year thereafter, the corporation shall-- (A) conduct a study to determine-- (i) the premiums needed to maintain the basic-benefit guarantee levels for multiemployer plans described in subsection (c), and (ii) whether the basic-benefit guarantee levels for multiemployer plans may be increased without increasing the basic-benefit premiums for multiemployer plans under this title; and (B) report such determinations to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate. (2)(A) If the last report described in paragraph (1) indicates that a premium increase is necessary to support the existing basic-benefit guarantee levels for multiemployer plans, the corporation shall transmit to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate by March 31 of any calendar year in which congressional action under this subsection is requested-- (i) a revised schedule of basic-benefit guarantees for multiemployer plans which would be necessary in the absence of an increase in premiums approved in accordance with section 4006(b) [29 U.S.C. 1306(b)], (ii) a revised schedule of basic-benefit premiums for multiemployer plans which is necessary to support the existing [[Page 1130]] basic-benefit guarantees for such plans, and (iii) a revised schedule of basic-benefit guarantees for multiemployer plans for which the schedule of premiums necessary is higher than the existing premium schedule for such plans but lower than the revised schedule of premiums for such plans specified in clause (ii), together with such schedule of premiums. (B) The revised schedule of increased premiums referred to in subparagraph (A)(ii) or (A)(iii) shall go into effect as approved by the enactment of a joint resolution. (C) If an increase in premiums is not so enacted, the revised guarantee schedule described in subparagraph (A)(i) shall go into effect on the first day of the second calendar year following the year in which such revised guarantee schedule was submitted to the Congress. (3)(A) If the last report described in paragraph (1) indicates that basic-benefit guarantees for multiemployer plans can be increased without increasing the basic-benefit premiums for multiemployer plans under this title, the corporation shall submit to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives and to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate by March 31 of the calendar year in which congressional action under this paragraph is requested-- (i) a revised schedule of increases in the basic-benefit guarantees which can be supported by the existing schedule of basic-benefit premiums for multiemployer plans, and (ii) a revised schedule of basic-benefit premiums sufficient to support the existing basic-benefit guarantees. (B) The revised schedules referred to in subparagraph (A)(i) or subparagraph (A)(ii) shall go into effect as approved by the Congress by the enactment of a joint resolution. [[Page 1131]] far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any rule of that House. (4)(A) The succeeding subparagraphs of this paragraph are enacted by the Congress as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of joint resolutions (as defined in subparagraph (B)). Such subparagraphs shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith. They are enacted with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so (B) For purposes of this subsection, ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``The proposed schedule described in ___ transmitted to the Congress by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on ___ is hereby approved.'', the first blank space therein being filled with ``section 4022A(f)(2)(A)(ii) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974'', ``section 4022A(f)(2)(A)(iii) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974'', ``section 4022A(f)(3)(A)(i) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974'', or ``section 4022A(f)(3)(A)(ii) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974'' (whichever is applicable), and the second blank space therein being filled with the date on which the corporation's message proposing the revision was submitted. (C) The procedure for disposition of a joint resolution shall be the procedure described in section 4006(b)(4) through (7) [29 U.S.C. 1306(b)(4)-(7)]. * * * (g)(4)(A) No revised schedule of premiums under this subsection, after the initial schedule, shall go into effect unless-- (i) the revised schedule is submitted to the Congress, and (ii) a joint resolution described in subparagraph (B) is not adopted before the close of the 60th legislative day after such schedule is submitted to the Congress. (B) For purposes of subparagraph (A), a joint resolution described in this subparagraph is a joint resolution the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``The revised premium schedule transmitted to the Congress by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation under section 4022A(g)(4) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 on ___ is hereby disapproved.'', the blank space therein being filled with the date on which the revised schedule was submitted. (C) For purposes of subparagraph (A), the term ``legislative day'' means any calendar day other than a day on which either House is not in session because of a sine die adjournment or an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain. [[Page 1132]] scribed in paragraphs (4) through (7) of section 4006(b) [29 U.S.C. 1306(b)(4)-(7)]. (D) The procedure for disposition of a joint resolution described in subparagraph (B) shall be the procedure de 10. Atomic Energy Act Provisions on Nuclear Non-Proliferation [42 U.S.C Sec. 1130(10) 2153-60] cooperation with other nations [42 U.S.C. 2153] Sec. 123. cooperation with other nations.-- No cooperation with any nation, group of nations or regional defense organization pursuant to section 53, 54a., 57, 64, 82, 91, 103, 104, or 144 [42 U.S.C. 2073, 2074(a), 2077, 2094, 2112, 2121, 2133, 2134, or 2164] shall be undertaken until-- a. the proposed agreement for cooperation has been submitted to the President, which proposed agreement shall include the terms, conditions, duration, nature, and scope of the cooperation; and shall include the following requirements: * * * b. the President has submitted text of the proposed agreement for cooperation (except an agreement arranged pursuant to subsection 91(c), 144(b), 144(c), or 144(d) [42 U.S.C. 2121(c), 2164(b), 2164(c), or 2164(d)], together with the accompanying unclassified Nuclear Proliferation Assessment Statement, to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives, the President has consulted with such Committees for a period of not less than thirty days of continuous session (as defined in section 130 [42 U.S.C. 2159]) concerning the consistency of the terms of the proposed agreement with all the requirements of this chapter, and the President has approved and authorized the execution of the proposed agreement for cooperation and has made a determination in writing that the performance of the proposed agreement will promote, and will not constitute an unreasonable risk to, the common defense and security; [[Page 1133]] 2159(g)]): Provided, however, That these committees, after having received such agreement for cooperation, may by resolution in writing waive the conditions of all or any portion of such thirty-day period; and c. the proposed agreement for cooperation (if not an agreement subject to subsection d.), together with the approval and determination of the President, has been submitted to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate for a period of thirty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. [42 U.S.C. [[Page 1134]] for cooperation shall be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130(i) of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(i)]. d. the proposed agreement for cooperation (if arranged pursuant to subsection 91c., 144b., 144c., or 144d. [42 U.S.C. 2121(c), 2164(b), 2164(c), or 2164(d)], or if entailing implementation of section 53, 54a., 103, or 104 [42 U.S.C. 2073, 2074(a), 2133, or 2134] in relation to a reactor that may be capable of producing more than five thermal megawatts or special nuclear material for use in connection therewith) has been submitted to the Congress, together with the approval and determination of the President, for a period of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]) and referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, and in addition, in the case of a proposed agreement for cooperation arranged pursuant to subsection 91c., 144b., 144c., or 144d. [42 U.S.C. 2121(c), 2164(b), 2164(c), or 2164(d)], the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, but such proposed agreement for cooperation shall not become effective if during such sixty-day period the Congress adopts and there is enacted, a joint resolution stating in substance that the Congress does not favor the proposed agreement for cooperation: Provided, That the sixty-day period shall not begin until a Nuclear Proliferation Assessment Statement prepared by the Secretary of State, and any annexes thereto, when required by subsection a., have been submitted to the Congress. Provided further, That an agreement for cooperation exempted by the President pursuant to subsection (a) of this section from any requirement contained in that subsection or an agreement exempted pursuant to section 104(a)(1) of the Henry J. Hyde United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006, shall not become effective unless the Congress adopts, and there is enacted, a joint resolution stating that the Congress does favor such agreement. During the sixty-day period the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate shall each hold hearings on the proposed agreement for cooperation and submit a report to their respective bodies recommending whether it should be approved or disapproved. Any such proposed agreement Following submission of a proposed agreement for co-operation (except an agreement for cooperation arranged pursuant to subsection 91c., 144b., 144c., or 144d. [42 U.S.C. 2121(c), 2164(b), 2164(c), or 2164(d)]) to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Department of State, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Defense shall, upon the request of either of those committees, promptly furnish to those committees their views as to whether the safeguards and other controls contained therein provide an adequate framework to ensure that any exports as contemplated by such agreement will not be inimical to or constitute an unreasonable risk to the common defense and security. If, after March 10, 1978, the Congress fails to disapprove a proposed agreement for cooperation which exempts the recipient nation from the requirement set forth in subsection a.(2), such failure to act shall constitute a failure to adopt a resolution of disapproval pursuant to subsection 128b.(3) [42 U.S.C. 2157(b)(3)] for purposes of the Commission's consideration of applications and requests under section 126a.(2) [42 U.S.C. 2155(a)(2)] and there shall be no congressional review pursuant to section 128 [42 U.S.C. 2157] of any subsequent license or authorization with respect to that until the first such license or authorization which is issued after twelve months from the elapse of the sixty-day period in which the agreement for cooperation in question is reviewed by the Congress. The authority of the President to exempt certain agreements with India under the Henry J. Hyde United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act of 2006 (sec. 104(f), P.L. 109-401) terminated upon enactment of the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act (sec. 101(c), P.L. 110-369). export licensing procedures [42 U.S.C. 2155] Sec. 126. export licensing procedures.-- [[Page 1135]] special nuclear material, including distributions of any material by the Department of Energy under sections 54, 64, or 82 [42 U.S.C. 2074, 2094, 2112], for which a license is required or requested, and no exemption from any requirement for such an export license may be granted by the Commission, as the case may be, until-- * * * a. No license may be issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (the ``Commission'') for the export of any production or utilization facility, or any source material or [[Page 1136]] Provided, That continued cooperation under an agreement for cooperation as authorized in accordance with section 124 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2154] shall not be prevented by failure to meet the provisions of paragraph (4) or (5) of section 127 [42 U.S.C. 2156(4) or (5)] for a period of thirty days after March 10, 1978, and for a period of twenty- three months thereafter if the Secretary of State notifies the Commission that the nation or group of nations bound by the relevant agreement has agreed to negotiations as called for in section 404(a) of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 [42 U.S.C. 2153c(a)]; however, nothing in this subsection shall be deemed to relinquish any rights which the United States may have under agreements for cooperation in force on the date of enactment of this section: Provided further, That if, upon the expiration of such twenty-month period, the President determines that failure to continue cooperation with any group of nations which has been exempted pursuant to the above proviso from the provisions of paragraph (4) or (5) of section 127 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2156(4) or (5)], but which has not yet agreed to comply with those provisions would be seriously prejudicial to the achievement of United States non-proliferation objectives or otherwise jeopardize the common defense and security, he may, after notifying the Congress of his determination, extend by Executive order the duration of the above proviso for a period of twelve months, and may further extend the duration of such proviso by one year increments annually thereafter if he again makes such determination and so notifies the Congress. In the event that the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate reports a joint resolution to take any action with respect to any such extension, such joint resolution will be considered in the House or Senate, as the case may be, under procedures identical to those provided for the consideration of resolutions pursuant to section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159]: * * * b. * * * (2) * * * If, after receiving the proposed license application and reviewing the Commission's decision, the President determines that withholding the proposed export would be seriously prejudicial to the achievement of United States non-proliferation objectives, or would otherwise jeopdarize the common defense and security, the proposed export may be authorized by Executive order: Provided, That prior to any such export, the President shall submit the Executive order, together with his explanation of why, in light of the Commission's decision, the export should nonetheless be made, to the Congress for a period of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]) and shall be referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, but any such proposed export shall not occur if during such sixty-day period the Congress adopts a concurrent resolution stating in substance that it does not favor the proposed export. Any such Executive order shall be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159] for the consideration of Presidential submissions: * * * c. In the event that the House of Representatives or the Senate passes a joint resolution which would adopt one or more additional export criteria, or would modify any existing criteria under this Act, any such joint resolution shall be referred in the other House to the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate or the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives, as the case may be, and shall be considered by the other House under applicable procedures provided for the consideration of resolutions pursuant to section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159]. Subsection b.(2) should be read in light of INS v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983). additional export criterion and procedures [42 U.S.C. 2157] [[Page 1137]] made to any non-nuclear-weapon state which has failed to meet such criterion until the first such license or authorization with respect to such state is submitted to the Congress (together with a detailed assessment of the reasons underlying the President's determination, the judgment of the executive branch required under section 126 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2155], and any Commission opinion and views) for a period of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]) and referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, but such export shall not occur if during such sixty-day period the Congress adopts a concurrent resolution stating in substance that the Congress does not favor the proposed export. Any such license or authorization shall be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159] for the consideration of Presidential submissions. Sec. 128. additional export criterion and procedures.-- * * * b. * * * (1) * * * Provided, That no such export of any production or utilization facility or of any source or special nuclear material (intended for use as fuel in any production or utilization facility) which has been licensed or authorized pursuant to this subsection shall be (2) If the Congress adopts a resolution of disapproval pursuant to paragraph (1), no further export of materials, facilities, or technology specified in subsection a. shall be permitted for the remainder of that Congress, unless such state meets the criterion or the President notifies the Congress that he has determined that significant progress has been made in achieving adherence to such criterion by such state or that United States foreign policy interests dictate reconsideration and the Congress, pursuant to the procedure of paragraph (1), does not adopt a concurrent resolution stating in substance that it disagrees with the President's determination. [[Page 1138]] paragraph, the provisions of paragraph (2) shall apply with respect to further exports to such state. (3) If the Congress does not adopt a resolution of disapproval with respect to a license or authorization submitted pursuant to paragraph (1), the criterion set forth in subsection a. shall not be applied as an export criterion with respect to exports of materials, facilities and technology specified in subsection a. to that state: Provided, That the first license or authorization with respect to that state which is issued pursuant to this paragraph after twelve months from the elapse of the sixty-day period specified in paragraph (1), and the first such license or authorization which is issued after each twelve-month period thereafter, shall be submitted to the Congress for review pursuant to the procedures specified in paragraph (1): Provided further, That if the Congress adopts a resolution of disapproval during any review period provided for by this This provision should be read in light of INS v. Chadha, 462 U.S. 919 (1983). conduct resulting in termination of nuclear exports [42 U.S.C. 2158] Sec. 129. conduct resulting in termination of nuclear exports.--(a) No nuclear materials and equipment or sensitive nuclear technology shall be exported to-- (1) any non-nuclear-weapon state that is found by the President to have, at any time after March 10, 1978, unless the President determines that cessation of such exports would be seriously prejudicial to the achievement of United States non- proliferation objectives or otherwise jeopardize the common defense and security: Provided, That prior to the effective date of any such determination, the President's determination, together with a report containing the reasons for his determination, shall be submitted to the Congress and referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate for a period of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]), but any such determination shall not become effective if during such sixty-day period the Congress adopts, and there is enacted, a joint resolution stating in substance that it does not favor the determination. Any such determination shall be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159] for the consideration of Presidential submissions. * * * congressional review procedures [42 U.S.C. 2159] Sec. 130. congressional review procedures.-- [[Page 1139]] 2160(a)(3), or 2160(f)(1)(A)], the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives, shall each submit a report to its respective House on its views and recommendations respecting such Presidential submission together with a resolution, as defined in subsection f., stating in substance that the Congress approves or disapproves such submission, as the case may be: Provided, That if any such committee has not reported such a resolution at the end of such forty-five day period, such committee shall be deemed to be discharged from further consideration of such submission. If no such resolution has been reported at the end of such period, the first resolution, as defined in subsection f., which is introduced within five days thereafter within such House shall be placed on the appropriate calendar of such House. a. Not later than forty-five days of continuous session of Congress after the date of transmittal to the Congress of any submission of the President required by subsection 126a.(2), 126b.(2), 127b., 129, 131a.(3), or 131f.(1)(A) of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2155(a)(2), 2155(b)(2), 2157(b), 2158, b. When the relevant committee or committees have reported such a resolution (or have been discharged from further consideration of such a resolution pursuant to subsection a. of this section) or when a resolution has been introduced and placed on the appropriate calendar pursuant to subsection a. of this section, as the case may be, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) for any Member of the respective House to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. The motion shall not be subject to amendment, or to a motion to postpone, or to a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, the resolution shall remain the unfinished business of the respective House until disposed of. [[Page 1140]] dures of this section is in order except as provided in subsection d. of this section. c. Debate on the resolution, and on all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than ten hours, which shall be divided equally between individuals favoring and individuals opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not debatable. An amendment to a motion to postpone, or a motion to recommit the resolution, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business is not in order. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. No amendment to any concurrent resolution pursuant to the proce d. Immediately following (1) the conclusion of the debate on such concurrent resolution, (2) a single quorum call at the conclusion of debate if requested in accordance with the rules of the appropriate House, and (3) the consideration of an amendment introduced by the Majority Leader or his designee to insert the phrase, ``does not'' in lieu of the word ``does'' if the resolution under consideration is a concurrent resolution of approval, the vote on final approval of the resolution shall occur. e. Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or of the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to such a resolution shall be decided without debate. f. For the purposes of subsections a. through e. of this section, the term ``resolution'' means a concurrent resolution of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress (does or does not) favor the ___ transmitted to the Congress by the President on ___.'', the blank spaces therein to be appropriately filled, and the affirmative or negative phrase within the parenthetical to be appropriately selected. g. (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), for the purposes of this section-- (A) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and (B) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session. (2) For purposes of this section insofar as it applies to section 123 [42 U.S.C. 2153]-- (A) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die at the end of a Congress; and (B) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session. h. This section is enacted by Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they are [[Page 1141]] deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described by subsection f. of this section; and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. i. (1) For the purposes of this subsection, the term ``joint resolution'' means-- (A) for an agreement for cooperation pursuant to section 123 of this Act, a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress (does or does not) favor the proposed agreement for cooperation transmitted to the Congress by the President on ___.'', (B) for a determination under section 129 of this Act, a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress does not favor the determination transmitted to the Congress by the President on ___.'', or (C) for a subsequent arrangement under section 201 of the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act, a joint resolution, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress does not favor the subsequent arrangement to the Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of India Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy that was transmitted to Congress by the President on September 10, 2008.'', with the date of the transmission of the proposed agreement for cooperation inserted in the blank, and the affirmative or negative phrase within the parenthetical appropriately selected. [[Page 1142]] Committee, or by Members of the House designated by the chairman and ranking minority member; and shall be introduced (by request) in the Senate by the majority leader of the Senate, for himself and the minority leader of the Senate, or by Members of the Senate designated by the majority leader and minority leader of the Senate. If either House is not in session on the day on which such an agreement for cooperation is submitted, the joint resolution shall be introduced in that House, as provided in the preceding sentence, on the first day thereafter on which that House is in session. (2) On the day on which a proposed agreement for cooperation is submitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate under section 123d. [42 U.S.C. 2153(d)], a joint resolution with respect to such agreement for cooperation shall be introduced (by request) in the House by the chairman of the Committee on International Relations, for himself and the ranking minority member of the (3) All joint resolutions introduced in the House of Representatives shall be referred to the appropriate committee or committees, and all joint resolutions introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations and in addition, in the case of a proposed agreement for cooperation arranged pursuant to section 91c., 144b., or 144c. [42 U.S.C. 2121(c), 2164(b), 2164(c)], the Committee on Armed Services. (4) If the committee of either House to which a joint resolution has been referred has not reported it at the end of 45 days after its introduction (or in the case of a joint resolution related to a subsequent arrangement under section 201 of the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act, 15 days after its introduction), the committee shall be discharged from further consideration of the joint resolution or of any other joint resolution introduced with respect to the same matter; except that, in the case of a joint resolution which has been referred to more than one committee, if before the end of that 45-day period (or in the case of a joint resolution related to a subsequent arrangement under section 201 of the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act, 15-day period) one such committee has reported the joint resolution, any other committee to which the joint resolution was referred shall be discharged from further consideration of the joint resolution or of any other joint resolution introduced with respect to the same matter. [[Page 1143]] Rules of the House of Representatives to present for consideration a resolution of the House of Representatives providing procedures for the immediate consideration of a joint resolution under this subsection which may be similiar, if applicable, to the procedures set forth in section 601(b)(4) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Exports Control Act of 1976. (5) A joint resolution under this subsection shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b)(4) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. For the purpose of expediting the consideration and passage of joint resolutions reported or discharged pursuant to the provisions of this subsection, it shall be in order for the Committee on (6) In the case of a joint resolution described in paragraph (1), if prior to the passage by one House of a joint resolution of that House, that House receives a joint resolution with respect to the same matter from the other House, then-- (A) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no joint resolution had been received from the other House; but (B) the vote on final passage shall be on the joint resolution of the other House. subsequent arrangements [42 U.S.C. 2160] Sec. 131. subsequent arrangements.-- * * * f. (1) With regard to any subsequent arrangement under subsection a. (2)(E) (for the storage or disposition of irradiated fuel elements), where such arrangement involves a direct or indirect commitment of the United States for the storage or other disposition, interim or permanent, of any foreign spent nuclear fuel in the United States, the Secretary of Energy may not enter into any such subsequent arrangement, unless: (A)(i) Such commitment of the United States has been submitted to the Congress for a period of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]) and has been referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, but any such commitment shall not become effective if during such sixty-day period the Congress adopts a concurrent resolution stating in substance that it does not favor the commitment, any such commitment to be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159] for the consideration of Presidential submissions; or (ii) if the President has submitted a detailed generic plan for such disposition or storage in the [[Page 1144]] United States to the Congress for a pe riod of sixty days of continuous session (as defined in subsection 130g. of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159(g)]), which plan has been referred to the Committee on International Relations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and has not been disapproved during such sixty-day period by the adoption of a concurrent resolution stating in substance that Congress does not favor the plan; and the commitment is subject to the terms of an effective plan. Any such plan shall be considered pursuant to the procedures set forth in section 130 of this Act [42 U.S.C. 2159] for the consideration of Presidential submissions; * * * Sec. 1130(11A) 11. Trade Provisions a. import relief, Sec. 203 [19 U.S.C. 2253] Sec. 203. action by president after determination of import injury.-- * * * (b) reports to congress.--(1) On the day the President takes action under subsection (a)(1), the President shall transmit to Congress a document describing the action and the reasons for taking the action. If the action taken by the President differs from the action required to be recommended by the Commission under section 202(e)(1), the President shall state in detail the reasons for the difference. (2) On the day on which the President decides that there is no appropriate and feasible action to take under subsection (a)(1) with respect to a domestic industry, the President shall transmit to Congress a document that sets forth in detail the reasons for the decision. (3) On the day on which the President takes any action under subsection (a)(1) that is not reported under paragraph (1), the President shall transmit to Congress a document setting forth the action being taken and the reasons therefor. [[Page 1145]] (c) implementation of action recommended by commission.--If the President reports under subsection (b)(1) or (2) that-- (1) the action taken under subsection (a)(1) differs from the action recommended by the Commission under section 202(e)(1); or (2) no action will be taken under subsection (a)(1) with respect to the domestic industry; the action recommended by the Commission shall take effect (as provided in subsection (d)(2)) upon the enactment of a joint resolution described in section 152(a)(1)(A) within the 90-day period beginning on the date on which the document referred to in subsection (b)(1) or (2) is transmitted to the Congress. The House adopted a special order ``hereby'' laying on the table a joint resolution disapproving a steel-tariff action taken by the President privileged under this section (the joint resolution was reported adversely by the Committee on Ways and Means) (H. Res. 414, May 8, 2002, p. 7136). Sec. 1130(11B) b. freedom of emigration, Sec. 402 [19 U.S.C. 2432] Sec. 402. freedom of emigration in east-west trade.-- * * * (c)(1) During the 18-month period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the President is authorized to waive by Executive order the application of subsections (a) and (b) with respect to any country, if he reports to the Congress that-- (A) he has determined that such waiver will substantially promote the objectives of this section; and (B) he has received assurances that the emigration practices of that country will henceforth lead substantially to the achievement of the objectives of this section. (2) During any period subsequent to the 18-month period referred to in paragraph (1), the President is authorized to waive by Executive order the application of subsections (a) and (b) with respect to any country, if the waiver authority granted by this subsection continues to apply to such country pursuant to subsection (d), and if he reports to the Congress that-- (A) he has determined that such waiver will substantially promote the objectives of this section; and (B) he has received assurances that the emigration practices of that country will henceforth lead substantially to the [[Page 1146]] achievement of the objectives of this section. (3) A waiver with respect to any country shall terminate on the day after the waiver authority granted by this subsection ceases to be effective with respect to such country pursuant to subsection (d). The President may, at any time, terminate by Executive order any waiver granted under this subsection. (d)(1) If the President determines that the further extension of the waiver authority granted under subsection (c) will substantially promote the objectives of this section, he may recommend further extensions of such authority for successive 12-month periods. Any such recommendations shall-- (A) be made not later than 30 days before the expiration of such authority; (B) be made in a document transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate setting forth his reasons for recommending the extension of such authority; and (C) include, for each country with respect to which a waiver granted under subsection (c) is in effect, a determination that continuation of the waiver applicable to that country will substantially promote the objectives of this section, and a statement setting forth his reasons for such determination. If the President recommends the further extension of such authority, such authority shall continue in effect until the end of the 12-month period following the end of the previous 12-month extension with respect to any country (except for any country with respect to which such authority has not been extended under this subsection), unless a joint resolution described in section 153(a) is enacted into law pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (2). (2)(A) The requirements of this paragraph are met if the joint resolution is enacted under the procedures set forth in section 153, and-- (i) the Congress adopts and transmits the joint resolution to the President before the end of the 60-day period beginning on the date the waiver authority would expire but for an extension under paragraph (1), and (ii) if the President vetoes the joint resolution, each House of Congress votes to override such veto on or before the later of the last day of the 60-day period referred to in clause (i) or the last day of the 15-day period (excluding any day [[Page 1147]] described in section 154(b)) beginning on the date the Congress receives the veto message from the President. (B) If a joint resolution is enacted into law under the provisions of this paragraph, the waiver authority applicable to any country with respect to which the joint resolution disapproves of the extension of such authority shall cease to be effective as of the day after the 60- day period beginning on the date of the enactment of the joint resolution. (C) A joint resolution to which this subsection and section 153 apply may be introduced at any time on or after the date the President transmits to the Congress the document described in paragraph (1)(B). (e) This section shall not apply to any country the products of which are eligible for the rates set forth in rate column numbered 1 of the Tariff Schedules of the United States on the date of the enactment of this Act. Sec. 1130(11C) c. nondiscriminatory treatment, Sec. 407 [19 U.S.C. 2437] Sec. 407. procedure for congressional approval or disapproval of extension of nondiscriminatory treatment and presidential reports.--(a) Whenever the President issues a proclamation under section 404 extending nondiscriminatory treatment to the products of any foreign country, he shall promptly transmit to the House of Representatives and to the Senate a document setting forth the proclamation and the agreement the proclamation proposes to implement, together with his reasons therefor. (b) The President shall transmit to the House of Representatives and the Senate a document containing the initial report submitted by him under section 402(b) or 409(b) with respect to a nonmarket economy country. On or before December 31 of each year, the President shall transmit to the House of Representatives and the Senate, a document containing the report required by section 402(b) or 409(b) as the case may be, to be submitted on or before such December 31. [[Page 1148]] tension of nondiscriminatory treatment to the products of the country concerned is enacted into law. (c)(1) In the case of a document referred to in subsection (a), the proclamation set forth in the document may become effective and the agreement set forth in the document may enter into force and effect only if a joint resolution described in section 151(b)(3) that approves of the ex (2) In the case of a document referred to in subsection (b) which contains a report submitted by the President under section 402(b) or 409(b) with respect to a nonmarket economy country, if, before the close of the 90-day period beginning on the day on which such document is delivered to the House of Representatives and to the Senate, a joint resolution described in section 152(a)(i)(B) is enacted into law that disapproves of the report submitted by the President with respect to such country, then, beginning with the day after the end of the 60-day period beginning with the date of the enactment of such resolution of disapproval, (A) nondiscriminatory treatment shall not be in force with respect to the products of such country, and the products of such country shall be dutiable at the rates set forth in rate column numbered 2 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, (B) such country may not participate in any program of the Government of the United States which extends credit or credit guarantees or investment guarantees, and (C) no commercial agreement may thereafter be concluded with such country under this title. If the President vetoes the joint resolution, the joint resolution shall be treated as enacted into law before the end of the 90-day period under this paragraph if both Houses of Congress vote to override such veto on or before the later of the last day of such 90-day period or the last day of the 15-day period (excluding any day described in section 154(b)) beginning on the date the Congress receives the veto message from the President. Sec. 1130(11D) d. ``fast-track'' procedures, Sec. Sec. 151-154 [19 U.S.C. 2191-94] implementing bills, Sec. 151 [19 U.S.C. 2191] Sec. 151. bills implementing trade agreements on nontariff barriers and resolutions approving commercial agreements with communist countries.--(a) rules of house of representatives and senate.--This section and sections 152 and 153 are enacted by the Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of [[Page 1149]] Representatives and the Senate, respec tively, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of implementing bills described in subsection (b)(1), implementing revenues bills described in subsection (b)(2), approval resolutions described in subsection (b)(3), and resolutions described in subsections 152(a) and 153(a); and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (b) definitions.--For purposes of this section-- (1) The term ``implementing bill'' means only a bill of either House of Congress which is introduced as provided in subsection (c) with respect to one or more trade agreements, or with respect to an extension described in section 282(c)(3) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, submitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate under section 102 of this Act, section 282 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, or section 2105(a)(1) of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002, and which contains-- (A) a provision approving such trade agreement or agreements or such extension, (B) a provision approving the statement of administrative action (if any) proposed to implement such trade agreement or agreements, and (C) if changes in existing laws or new statutory authority is required to implement such trade agreement or agreements or such extension, provisions, necessary or appropriate to implement such trade agreement or agreements, either repealing or amending existing laws or providing new statutory authority. (2) The term ``implementing revenue bill'' or resolution means an implementing bill or approval resolution which contains one or more revenue measures by reason of which it must originate in the House of Representatives. (3) The term ``approval resolution'' means only a joint resolution of the two Houses of the Congress, the matter after [[Page 1150]] the resolving clause of which is as fol lows: ``That the Congress approves the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment with respect to the products of ___ transmitted by the President to the Congress on ___.'', the first blank space being filled with the name of the country involved and the second blank space being filled with the appropriate date. (c) introduction and referral.--(1) On the day on which a trade agreement or extension is submitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate under section 102, section 282 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, or section 2105(a)(1) of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002, the implementing bill submitted by the President with respect to such trade agreement or extension shall be introduced (by request) in the House by the majority leader of the House, for himself and the minority leader of the House, or by Members of the House designated by the majority leader and minority leader of the House; and shall be introduced (by request) in the Senate by the majority leader of the Senate, for himself the minority leader of the Senate, or by Members of the Senate designated by the majority leader and minority leader of the Senate. If either House is not in session on the day on which such a trade agreement is submitted, the implementing bill shall be introduced in that House as provided in the preceding sentence, on the first day thereafter on which the House is in session. Such bills shall be referred by the Presiding Officers of the respective Houses to the appropriate committee, or, in the case of a bill containing provisions within the jurisdiction of two or more committees, jointly to such committees for consideration of those provisions within their respective jurisdictions. [[Page 1151]] such agreement shall be introduced in that House, as provided in the preceding sentence, on the first day thereafter on which that House is in session. The approval resolution introduced in the House shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and the approval resolution introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Finance. (2) On the day on which a bilateral commerical agreement, entered into under title IV of this Act after the date of the enactment of this Act, is transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate, an approval resolution with respect to such agreement shall be introduced (by request) in the House by the majority leader of the House, for himself and the minority leader of the House, or by Members of the House designated by the majority leader and minority leader of the House; and shall be introduced (by request) in the Senate by the majority leader of the Senate, for himself and the minority leader of the Senate, or by Members of the Senate designated by the majority leader and minority leader of the Senate. If either House is not in session on the day on which such an agreement is transmitted, the approval resolution with respect to (d) amendments prohibited.--No amendment to an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be in order in either the House of Representatives or the Senate; and no motion to suspend the application of this subsection shall be in order in either House, nor shall it be in order in either House for the Presiding Officer to entertain a request to suspend the application of this subsection by unanimous consent. (e) period for committee and floor consideration.--(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), if the committee or committees of either House to which an implementing bill or approval resolution has been referred have not reported it at the close of the 45th day after its introduction, such committee or committees shall be automatically discharged from further consideration of the bill or resolution and it shall be placed on the appropriate calendar. A vote on final passage of the bill or resolution shall be taken in each House on or before the close of the 15th day after the bill or resolution is reported by the committee or committees of that House to which it was referred, or after such committee or committees have been discharged from further consideration of the bill or resolution. If prior to the passage by one House of an implementing bill or approval resolution of that House, that House receives the same implementing bill or approval resolution from the other House, then-- (A) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no implementing bill or approval resolution had been received from the other House; but (B) the vote on final passage shall be on the implementing bill or approval resolution of the other House. [[Page 1152]] menting revenue bill or resolution was introduced in the Senate), such committee or committees shall be automatically discharged from further consideration of such bill or resolution and it shall be placed on the calendar. A vote on final passage of such bill or resolution shall be taken in the Senate on or before the close of the 15th day after such bill or resolution is reported by the committee or committees of the Senate to which it was referred, or after such committee or committees have been discharged from further consideration of such bill or resolution. (2) The provisions of paragraph (1) shall not apply in the Senate to an implementing revenue bill or resolution. An implementing revenue bill or resolution received from the House shall be referred to the appropriate committee or committees of the Senate. If such committee or committees have not reported such bill at the close of the 15th day after its receipt by the Senate (or, if later, before the close of the 45th day after the corresponding imple (3) For purposes of paragraphs (1) and (2), in computing a number of days in either House, there shall be excluded any day on which that House was not in session. (f) floor consideration in the house.--(1) A motion in the House of Representatives to proceed to the consideration of an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be highly privileged and not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (2) Debate in the House of Representatives on an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be limited to not more than 20 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the bill or resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. It shall not be in order to move to recommit an implementing bill or approval resolution or to move to reconsider the vote by which an implementing bill or approval resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (3) Motions to postpone, made in the House of Representatives with respect to the consideration of an implementing bill or approval resolution, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (4) All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be decided without debate. (5) Except to the extent specifically provided in the preceding provisions of this subsection, consideration of an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other bills and resolutions in similar circumstances. [[Page 1153]] not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (g) floor consideration in the senate.--(1) A motion in the Senate to proceed to the consideration of an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be privileged and (2) Debate in the Senate on an implementing, and all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than 20 hours. The time shall be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. (3) Debate in the Senate on any debatable motion or appeal in connection with an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the bill or resolution, except that in the event the manager of the bill or resolution is in favor of any such motion or appeal, the time in opposition thereto, shall be controlled by the minority leader or his designee. Such leaders, or either of them, may, from time under their control on the passage of an implementing bill or approval resolution, allot additional time to any Senator during the consideration of any debatable motion or appeal. (4) A motion in the Senate to further limit debate is not debatable. A motion to recommit an implementing bill or approval resolution is not in order. [[Page 1154]] Pursuant to section 151(f)(2) of this Act debate on an implementing revenue bill must be equally divided and controlled among those favoring and opposing the bill (absent unanimous-consent agreement for some other distribution of the time); a motion to limit debate on such legislation must be made in the House, and not in the Committee of the Whole, and may be made either pending the motion to resolve into Committee of the Whole or at a later time, after the Committee has risen without completing action on the bill (July 10, 1979, pp. 17812, 17813). An implementing bill reported from committee has been considered as privileged under the Act (Nov. 14, 1980, p. 29617). The House has adopted a special order recommended by the Committee on Rules providing for consideration of both a resolution to deny the extension of ``fast track'' procedures requested by the President under section 1103(b) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 and a resolution to express the sense of the House concerning U.S. negotiating objectives after such an extension (May 23, 1991, p. 12137). The Senate has affirmed its constitutional authority to enact a statutory rule (as in subsection (d) of section 151) prohibiting amendments to specified revenue bills in derogation of its constitutional authority to propose amendments to House revenue bills (presiding officer sustained on appeal) (Nov. 19, 1993, p. 30641). resolutions of disapproval, Sec. 152 [19 U.S.C. 2192] Sec. 152. resolutions disapproving certain actions.--(a) contents of resolution.--(1) For purposes of this section, the term ``resolution'' means only-- (A) a joint resolution of the two Houses of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress does not approve the action taken by, or the determination of the President under section 203 of the Trade Act of 1974 transmitted to the Congress on ___.'', the blank space being filled with the appropriate date; and (B) a joint resolution of the two Houses of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress does not approve ___ transmitted to the Congress on ___.'', with the first blank space being filled in accordance with paragraph (2), and the second blank space being filled with the appropriate date. (2) The first blank space referred to in paragraph (1)(B) shall be filled as follows: in the case of a resolution referred to in section 407(c)(2), with the phrase ``the report of the President submitted under section __ of the Trade Act of 1974 with respect to ___'' (with the first blank space being filled with ``402(b)'' or ``409(b)'', as appropriate, and the second blank space being filled with the name of the country involved). (b) reference to committees.--All resolutions introduced in the House of Representatives shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and all resolutions introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Finance. (c) discharge of committees.--(1) If the committee of either House to which a resolution has been referred has not reported it at the end of 30 days after its introduction, not counting any day which is excluded under section 154(b), it is in order to move either to discharge the committee from further consideration of the resolution or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution introduced with respect to the same matter, except that a motion to discharge-- (A) may only be made on the second legislative day after the calendar day on which the Member making the motion announces to [[Page 1155]] the House his intention to do so; and (B) is not in order after the Committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same matter. (2) A motion to discharge under paragraph (1) may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, and is highly privileged in the House and privileged in the Senate; and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, the time to be divided in the House equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution, and to be divided in the Senate equally between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (d) floor consideration in the house.--(1) A motion in the House of Representatives to proceed to the consideration of a resolution shall be highly privileged and not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (2) Debate in the House of Representatives on a resolution shall be limited to not more than 20 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. No amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution shall be in order. It shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which a resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (3) Motions to postpone, made in the House of Representatives with respect to the consideration of a resolution, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (4) All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to a resolution shall be decided without debate. (5) Except to the extent specifically provided in the preceding provisions of this subsection, consideration of a resolution in the House of Representatives shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other resolutions in similar circumstances. [[Page 1156]] (e) floor consideration in the senate.--(1) A motion in the Senate to proceed to the consideration of a resolution shall be privileged. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (2) Debate in the Senate on a resolution, and all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than 20 hours, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. (3) Debate in the Senate on any debatable motion or appeal in connection with a resolution shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the resolution, except that in the event the manager of the resolution is in favor of any such motion or appeal, the time in opposition thereto, shall be controlled by the minority leader or his designee. Such leaders, or either of them, may, from time under their control on the passage of a resolution, allot additional time to any Senator during the consideration of any debatable motion or appeal. (4) A motion in the Senate to further limit debate on a resolution, debatable motion, or appeal is not debatable. No amendment to, or motion to recommit, a resolution is in order in the Senate. (f) procedures in the senate.--(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the following procedures shall apply in the Senate to a resolution to which this section applies: (A)(i) Except as provided in clause (ii), a resolution that has passed the House of Representatives shall, when received in the Senate, be referred to the Committee on Finance for consideration in accordance with this section. (ii) If a resolution to which this section applies was introduced in the Senate before receipt of a resolution that has passed the House of Representatives, the resolution from the House of Representatives shall, when received in the Senate, be placed on the calendar. If this clause applies, the procedures in the Senate with respect to a resolution introduced in the Senate that contains the identical matter as the resolution that passed the House of Representatives shall be the same as if no resolution had been received from the House of Representatives, except that the vote on passage in the Senate shall be on the resolution that passed the House of Representatives. (B) If the Senate passes a resolution before receiving from the House of Representatives a joint resolution that contains the identical matter, the joint resolution shall be held at the [[Page 1157]] desk pending receipt of the joint resolution from the House of Representatives. Upon receipt of the joint resolution from the House of Representatives, such joint resolution shall be deemed to be read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed. (2) If the texts of joint resolutions described in section 152 or 153(a), whichever is applicable concerning any matter are not identical-- (A) the Senate shall vote passage on the resolution introduced in the Senate, and (B) the text of the joint resolution passed by the Senate shall, immediately upon its passage (or, if later, upon receipt of the joint resolution passed by the House), be substituted for the text of the joint resolution passed by the House of Representatives, and such resolution, as amended, shall be returned with a request for a conference between the two Houses. (3) Consideration in the Senate of any veto message with respect to a joint resolution described in subsection (a)(2)(B) or section 153(a), including consideration of all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to 10 hours, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. Although a motion that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole is not ordinarily subject to the motion to postpone indefinitely (VI, 726), the motion to postpone indefinitely may be offered pursuant to the provisions of this statute, is nondebatable, and represents final adverse disposition of the disapproval resolution (Mar. 10, 1977, p. 7021). resolutions to extend section 402 waivers, Sec. 153 [19 U.S.C. 2193] [[Page 1158]] authority is not approved, and with the clause beginning with ``with- respect-to'' being omitted if the extension of the authority is not approved with respect to any country. Sec. 153. resolutions relating to extension of waiver authority under section 402.--(a) contents of resolutions.--For purposes of this section, the term ``resolution'' means only a joint resolution of the two Houses of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress does not approve the extension of the authority contained in section 402(c) of the Trade Act of 1974 recommended by the President to the Congress on ___ with respect to ___.'', with the first blank space being filled with the appropriate date, and the second blank space being filled with the names of those countries, if any, with respect to which such extension of (b) application of rules of section 152; exceptions.--(1) Except as provided in this section, the provisions of section 152 shall apply to resolutions described in subsection (a). (2) In applying section 152(c)(1), all calendar days shall be counted. (3) That part of section 152(d)(2) which provides that no amendment is in order shall not apply to any amendment to a resolution which is limited to striking out or inserting the names of one or more countries or to striking out or inserting a with-respect-to clause. Debate in the House of Representatives on any amendment to a resolution shall be limited to not more than 1 hour which shall be equally divided between those favoring and those opposing the amendment. A motion in the House to further limit debate on an amendment to a resolution is not debatable. (4) That part of section 152(e)(4) which provides that no amendment is in order shall not apply to any amendment to a resolution which is limited to striking out or inserting the names of one or more countries or to striking out or inserting a with-respect-to clause. The time limit on a debate on a resolution in the Senate under section 152(e)(2) shall include all amendments to a resolution. Debate in the Senate on any amendment to a resolution shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the resolution, except that in the event the manager of the resolution is in favor of any such amendment, the time in opposition thereto shall be controlled by the minority leader or his designee. The majority leader and minority leader may, from time under the control on the passage of a resolution, allot additional time to any Senator during the consideration of any amendment. A motion in the Senate to further limit debate on an amendment to a resolution is not debatable. [[Page 1159]] (c) consideration of second resolution not in order.--It shall not be in order in either the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider a resolution with respect to a recommendation of the President under section 402(d) (other than a resolution described in subsection (a) received from the other House), if that House has adopted a resolution with respect to the same recommendation. (d) procedures relating to conference reports in the senate.--(1) Consideration in the Senate of the conference report on any joint resolution described in subsection (a), including consideration of all amendments in disagreement (and all amendments thereto), and consideration of all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to 10 hours, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the majority leader and the minority leader or their designees. Debate on any debatable motion or appeal related to the conference report shall be limited to 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the mover and the manager of the conference report. (2) In any case in which there are amendments in disagreement, time on each amendment shall be limited to 30 minutes, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the manager of the conference report and the minority leader or his designee. No amendment to any amendment in disagreement shall be received unless it is a germane amendment. special rules for congressional procedure, Sec. 154 [19 U.S.C. 2194] Sec. 154. special rules relating to congressional procedures.--(a) Whenever, pursuant to section 102(e), 203(b), 402(d), or 407 (a) or (b), a document is required to be transmitted to the Congress, copies of such document shall be delivered to both Houses of Congress on the same day and shall be delivered to the Clerk of the House of Representatives if the House is not in session and to the Secretary of the Senate if the Senate is not in session. (b) For purposes of sections 203(c), and 407(c)(2), the 90-day period referred to in such sections shall be computed by excluding-- (1) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain or an adjournment of the Congress sine die, and (2) any Saturday and Sunday, not excluded under paragraph (1), [[Page 1160]] when either House is not in session. Sec. 1130(11E) e. narcotics control provisions--trade act of 1974, Sec. Sec. 801-05 tariff treatment of products of uncooperative major drug producing or [19 U.S.C. 2491-95] drug-transit countries, Sec. 856 [19 U.S.C. 2492] Sec. 802. Tariff treatment of products of uncooperative major drug producing or drug-transit countries. (a) required action by president.--Subject to subsection (b), for every major drug producing country and every major drug-transit country, the President shall, on or after March 1, 1987, and March 1 of each succeeding year, to the extent considered necessary by the President to achieve the purposes of this title-- (1) deny to any or all of the products of that country tariff treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences, the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act, or any other law providing preferential tariff treatment; (2) apply to any or all of the dutiable products of that country an additional duty at a rate not to exceed 50 percent ad valorem or the specific rate equivalent; (3) apply to one or more duty-free products of that country a duty at a rate not to exceed 50 percent ad valorem; (4) take the steps described in subsection (d)(1) or (d)(2), or both, to curtail air transportation between the United States and that country; (5) withdraw the personnel and resources of the United States from participation in any arrangement with that country for the pre-clearance of customs by visitors between the United States and that country; or (6) take any combination of the actions described in paragraphs (1) through (5). [[Page 1161]] (b)(1)(A) Subject to paragraph (3), subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to a country if the President determines and certifies to the Congress, at the time of the submission of the report required by section 481(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, that-- * * * * * * (3) Subsection (a) shall apply to a country without regard to paragraph (1) of this subsection if the Congress enacts, with 45 days of continuous session after receipt of a certification under paragraph (1), a joint resolution disapproving the determination of the President contained in that certification. (4) If the President takes action under subsection (a), that action shall remain in effect until-- (A) the President makes the certification under paragraph (a), a period of 45 days of continuous session of Congress elapses, and during that period the Congress does not enact a joint resolution of disapproval; or (B) the President submits at any other time a certification of the matters described in paragraph (1) with respect to that country, a period of 45 days of continuous session of Congress elapses, and during that period the Congress does not enact a joint resolution of disapproving determination contained in that certification. (5) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under paragraphs (3) and (4)-- (A) a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the Committee on Ways and Means shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives; and (B) a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the Committee on Finance shall be treated as privileged in the Senate. * * * definitions, Sec. 805 [19 U.S.C. 2495] Sec. 805. For purposes of this title-- (1) continuity of a session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment of the Congress sine die, and the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation [[Page 1162]] of the period indicated; * * * * * * Sec. 1130(11F) f. omnibus trade and competitiveness act of 1988, Sec. 1103 sec. 1103. implementation of trade agreements [19 U.S.C. 2903] (a) In general-- (1) Any agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) shall enter into force with respect to the United States if (and only if)-- (A) the President, at least 90 calendar days before the day on which he enters into the trade agreement, notifies the House of Representatives and the Senate of his intention to enter into the agreement, and promptly thereafter publishes notice of such intention in the Federal Register; (B) after entering into the agreement, the President submits a document to the House of Representatives and to the Senate containing a copy of the final legal text of the agreement, together with-- (i) a draft of an implementing bill, (ii) a statement of any administrative action proposed to implement the trade agreement, and (iii) the supporting information described in paragraph (2); and (C) the implementing bill is enacted into law. * * * (b) Application of Congressional ``fast track'' procedures to implementing bills-- (1) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section-- (A) the provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 (hereinafter in this section referred to as ``fast track procedures'') apply to implementing bills submitted with respect to trade agreements entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) of this title before June 1, 1991; and (B) such fast track procedures shall be extended to implementing bills submitted with respect to trade [[Page 1163]] agreements entered into under section 2902(b) or (c) of this title after May 31, 1991, and before June 1, 1993, if (and only if)-- (i) the President requests such extension under paragraph (2); and (ii) neither House of the Congress adopts an extension disapproval resolution under paragraph (5) before June 1, 1991. (2) If the President is of the opinion that the fast track procedures should be extended to implementing bills described in paragraph (1)(B), the President must submit to the Congress, no later than March 1, 1991, a written report that contains a request for such extension, together with-- (A) a description of all trade agreements that have been negotiated under section 1102(b) or (c) of this title and the anticipated schedule for submitting such agreements to the Congress for approval; (B) a description of the progress that has been made in multilateral and bilateral negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, and objectives of this title, and a statement that such progress justifies the continuation of negotiations; and (C) a statement of the reasons why the extension is needed to complete the negotiations. (3) The President shall promptly inform the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations established under section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974 of his decision to submit a report to Congress under paragraph (2). The Advisory Committee shall submit to the Congress as soon as practicable, but no later than March 1, 1991, a written report that contains-- (A) its views regarding the progress that has been made in multilateral and bilateral negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, and objectives of this title; and (B) a statement of its views, and the reasons therefor, regarding whether the extension requested under paragraph (2) should be approved or disapproved. (4) The reports submitted to the Congress under paragraphs (2) and (3), or any portion of the reports, may be classified to the extent the President determines appropriate. (5)(A) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``extension [[Page 1164]] disapproval resolution'' means a resolution of either House of the Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ disapproves the request of the President for the extension, under section 1103(b)(1)(B)(i) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, of the provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 to any implementing bill submitted with respect to any trade agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) of such Act after May 31, 1991, because sufficient tangible progress has not been made in trade negotiations.'', with the blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of the Congress. (B) Extension disapproval resolutions-- (i) may be introduced in either House of the Congress by any member of such House; and (ii) shall be jointly referred, in the House of Representatives, to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules. (C) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (relating to the floor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to extension disapproval resolutions. (D) It is not in order for-- (i) the Senate to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Finance; (ii) the House of Representatives to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules; or (iii) either House of the Congress to consider an extension disapproval resolution that is reported to such House after May 15, 1991. (c) Limitations on use of ``fast track'' procedures-- (1)(A) The fast track procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to a trade agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) if both Houses of the Congress separately agree to procedural disapproval resolutions within any 60-day period. (B) Procedural disapproval resolutions-- (i) in the House of Representatives-- (I) shall be introduced by the chairman or ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means or the chairman or ranking minority member of [[Page 1165]] the Committee on Rules, (II) shall be jointly referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules, and (III) may not be amended by either Committee; and (ii) in the Senate shall be original resolutions of the Committee on Finance. (C) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (relating to the floor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to procedural disapproval resolutions. (D) It is not in order for the House of Representatives to consider any procedural disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Rules. (E) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``procedural disapproval resolution'' means a resolution of either House of the Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the President has failed or refused to consult with Congress on trade negotiations and trade agreements in accordance with the provisions of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, and, therefore, the provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to any trade agreement entered into under section 1102(b) or (c) of such Act of 1988, if, during the 60-day period beginning on the date on which this resolution is agreed to by the ___, the ___ agrees to a procedural disapproval resolution (within the meaning of section 1103(c)(1)(E) of such Act of 1988).'', with the first blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of the Congress and the second blank space being filled with the name of the other House of the Congress. (2) The fast track procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill that contains a provision approving of any trade agreement which is entered into under section 1102(c) with any foreign country if either-- (A) the requirements of section 1102(c)(3) are not met with respect to the negotiation of such agreement; or (B) the Committee on Finance of the Senate or the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives disapproves of the negotiation of such [[Page 1166]] agreement before the close of the 60-day period which begins on the date notice is provided under section 1102(c)(3)(C)(i) with respect to the negotiation of such agreement. (d) Rules of House of Representatives and Senate subsections (b) and (c) of this section are enacted by the Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and as such is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, and such procedures supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and (2) with the full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as any other rule of that House. (e) Computation of certain periods of time--Each period of time described in subsection (c)(1)(A) and (E) and (2) of this section shall be computed without regard to-- (1) the days on which either House of Congress is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain or an adjournment of the Congress sine die; and (2) any Saturday and Sunday, not excluded under paragraph (1), when either House of the Congress is not in session. Sec. 1130(11G) g. trade promotion authority under the bipartisan trade promotion authority act of 2002, Sec. Sec. 2101-13 [19 U.S.C. 3801-13] trade agreements authority sec. 2103. trade agreements authority. (a) Agreements Regarding Tariff Barriers.-- [19 U.S.C. 3803] (1) In general.--Whenever the President determines that one or more existing duties or other import restrictions of any foreign country or the United States are unduly burdening and restricting the foreign trade of the United States and that the purposes, policies, priorities, and objectives of this title [[Page 1167]] will be promoted thereby, the President-- (A) may enter into trade agreements with foreign countries before-- (i) July 1, 2005; or (ii) July 1, 2007, if trade authorities procedures are extended under subsection (c); and (B) may, subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), proclaim-- (i) such modification or continuance of any existing duty, (ii) such continuance of existing duty-free or excise treatment, or (iii) such additional duties, as the President determines to be required or appropriate to carry out any such trade agreement. The President shall notify the Congress of the President's intention to enter into an agreement under this subsection. * * * (b) Agreements Regarding Tariff and Nontariff Barriers.-- (1) In general.--(A) Whenever the President determines that-- (i) one or more existing duties or any other import restriction of any foreign country or the United States or any other barrier to, or other distortion of, international trade unduly burdens or restricts the foreign trade of the United States or adversely affects the United States economy, or (ii) the imposition of any such barrier or distortion is likely to result in such a burden, restriction, or effect, and that the purposes, policies, priorities, and objectives of this title will be promoted thereby, the President may enter into a trade agreement described in subparagraph (B) during the period described in subparagraph (C). (B) The President may enter into a trade agreement under subparagraph (A) with foreign countries providing for-- (i) the reduction or elimination of a duty, restriction, barrier, or other distortion described in subparagraph (A); or (ii) the prohibition of, or limitation on the [[Page 1168]] imposition of, such barrier or other distortion. (C) The President may enter into a trade agreement under this paragraph before-- (i) July 1, 2005; or (ii) July 1, 2007, if trade authorities procedures are extended under subsection (c). (2) Conditions.--A trade agreement may be entered into under this subsection only if such agreement makes progress in meeting the applicable objectives described in section 2102(a) and (b) and the President satisfies the conditions set forth in section 2104. (3) Bills qualifying for trade authorities procedures.--(A) The provisions of section 151 of the Trade Act of 1974 (in this title referred to as ``trade authorities procedures'') apply to a bill of either House of Congress which contains provisions described in subparagraph (B) to the same extent as such section 151 applies to implementing bills under that section. A bill to which this paragraph applies shall hereafter in this title be referred to as an ``implementing bill''. (B) The provisions referred to in subparagraph (A) are-- (i) a provision approving a trade agreement entered into under this subsection and approving the statement of administrative action, if any, proposed to implement such trade agreement; and (ii) if changes in existing laws or new statutory authority are required to implement such trade agreement or agreements, provisions, necessary or appropriate to implement such trade agreement or agreements, either repealing or amending existing laws or providing new statutory authority. (c) Extension Disapproval Process for Congressional Trade Authorities Procedures.-- (1) In general.--Except as provided in section 2105(b)-- (A) the trade authorities procedures apply to implementing bills submitted with respect to trade agreements entered into under subsection (b) before July 1, 2005; and (B) the trade authorities procedures shall be extended to implementing bills submitted with respect to trade agreements entered into under subsection (b) after June [[Page 1169]] 30, 2005, and before July 1, 2007, if (and only if)-- (i) the President requests such extension under paragraph (2); and (ii) neither House of the Congress adopts an extension disapproval resolution under paragraph (5) before July 1, 2005. (2) Report to congress by the president.--If the President is of the opinion that the trade authorities procedures should be extended to implementing bills described in paragraph (1)(B), the President shall submit to the Congress, not later than April 1, 2005, a written report that contains a request for such extension, together with-- (A) a description of all trade agreements that have been negotiated under subsection (b) and the anticipated schedule for submitting such agreements to the Congress for approval; (B) a description of the progress that has been made in negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, priorities, and objectives of this title, and a statement that such progress justifies the continuation of negotiations; and (C) a statement of the reasons why the extension is needed to complete the negotiations. (3) Other reports to congress.-- (A) Report by the advisory committee.--The President shall promptly inform the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations established under section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155) of the President's decision to submit a report to the Congress under paragraph (2). The Advisory Committee shall submit to the Congress as soon as practicable, but not later than May 1, 2005, a written report that contains-- (i) its views regarding the progress that has been made in negotiations to achieve the purposes, policies, priorities, and objectives of this title; and (ii) a statement of its views, and the reasons therefor, regarding whether the extension requested under paragraph (2) should be approved or disapproved. (B) Report by itc.--The President shall promptly inform the International Trade Commission of the President's decision to submit a report to the Congress [[Page 1170]] under paragraph (2). The Inter national Trade Commission shall submit to the Congress as soon as practicable, but not later than June 1, 2005, a written report that contains a review and analysis of the economic impact on the United States of all trade agreements implemented between the date of enactment of this Act and the date on which the President decides to seek an extension requested under paragraph (2). (4) Status of reports.--The reports submitted to the Congress under paragraphs (2) and (3), or any portion of such reports, may be classified to the extent the President determines appropriate. (5) Extension disapproval resolutions.--(A) For purposes of paragraph (1), the term ``extension disapproval resolution'' means a resolution of either House of the Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ disapproves the request of the President for the extension, under section 2103(c)(1)(B)(i) of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002, of the trade authorities procedures under that Act to any implementing bill submitted with respect to any trade agreement entered into under section 2103(b) of that Act after June 30, 2005.'', with the blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of the Congress. (B) Extension disapproval resolutions-- (i) may be introduced in either House of the Congress by any member of such House; and (ii) shall be referred, in the House of Representatives, to the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, to the Committee on Rules. (C) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192(d) and (e)) (relating to the floor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to extension disapproval resolutions. (D) It is not in order for-- (i) the Senate to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Finance; (ii) the House of Representatives to consider any extension disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, by the [[Page 1171]] Committee on Rules; or (iii) either House of the Congress to consider an extension disapproval resolution after June 30, 2005. sec. 2104. consultations and assessment. (d) Commencement of Negotiations.--In order to contribute to the continued economic expansion of the United States, the President shall commence negotiations covering tariff and nontariff barriers affecting any industry, product, or service sector, and expand existing sectoral agreements to countries that are not parties to those agreements, in cases where the President determines that such negotiations are feasible and timely and would benefit the United States. Such sectors include agriculture, commercial services, intellectual property rights, industrial and capital goods, government procurement, information technology products, environmental technology and services, medical equipment and services, civil aircraft, and infrastructure products. In so doing, the President shall take into account all of the principal negotiating objectives set forth in section 2102(b). (a) Notice and Consultation Before Negotiation.--The President, with respect to any agreement that is subject to the provisions of section 2103(b), shall-- (1) provide, at least 90 calendar days before initiating negotiations, written notice to the Congress of the President's intention to enter into the negotiations and set forth therein the date the President intends to initiate such negotiations, the specific United States objectives for the negotiations, and whether the President intends to seek an agreement, or changes to an existing agreement; (2) before and after submission of the notice, consult regarding the negotiations with the Committee on Finance of the Senate and the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, such other committees of the House and Senate as the President deems appropriate, and the Congressional Oversight group convened under section 2107; and (3) upon the request of a majority of the members of the Congressional Oversight Group under section 2107(c), meet with the Congressional Oversight Group before initiating the negotiations or at any other time concerning the negotiations. (b) Negotiations Regarding Agriculture.-- (1) In general.--Before initiating or continuing negotiations [[Page 1172]] the subject matter of which is directly re lated to the subject matter under section 2102(b)(10)(A)(i) with any country, the President shall assess whether United States tariffs on agricultural products that were bound under the Uruguay Round Agreements are lower than the tariffs bound by that country. In addition, the President shall consider whether the tariff levels bound and applied throughout the world with respect to imports from the United States are higher than United States tariffs and whether the negotiation provides an opportunity to address any such disparity. The President shall consult with the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate concerning the results of the assessment, whether it is appropriate for the United States to agree to further tariff reductions based on the conclusions reached in the assessment, and how all applicable negotiating objectives will be met. (2) Special consultations on import sensitive products.--(A) Before initiating negotiations with regard to agriculture, and, with respect to the Free Trade Area for the Americas and negotiations with regard to agriculture under the auspices of the World Trade Organization, as soon as practicable after the enactment of this Act, the United States Trade Representative shall-- (i) identify those agricultural products subject to tariff-rate quotas on the date of enactment of this Act, and agricultural products subject to tariff reductions by the United States as a result of the Uruguay Round Agreements, for which the rate of duty was reduced on January 1, 1995, to a rate which was not less than 97.5 percent of the rate of duty that applied to such article on December 31, 1994; (ii) consult with the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate concerning-- (I) whether any further tariff reductions on the products identified under clause (i) should be appropriate, taking into account the impact of any [[Page 1173]] such tariff reduction on the United States industry producing the product concerned; (II) whether the products so identified face unjustified sanitary or phytosanitary restrictions, including those not based on scientific principles in contravention of the Uruguay Round Agreements; and (III) whether the countries participating in the negotiations maintain export subsidies or other programs, policies, or practices that distort world trade in such products and the impact of such programs, policies, and practices on United States producers of the products; (iii) request that the International Trade Commission prepare an assessment of the probable economic effects of any such tariff reduction on the United States industry producing the product concerned and on the United States economy as a whole; and (iv) upon complying with clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), notify the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate of those products identified under clause (i) for which the Trade Representative intends to seek tariff liberalization in the negotiations and the reasons for seeking such tariff liberalization. (B) If, after negotiations described in subparagraph (A) are commenced-- (i) the United States Trade Representative identifies any additional agricultural product described in subparagraph (A)(i) for tariff reductions which were not the subject of a notification under subparagraph (A)(iv), or (ii) any additional agricultural product described in subparagraph (A)(i) is the subject of a request for tariff reductions by a party to the negotiations, the Trade Representative shall, as soon as practicable, notify the committees referred to in subparagraph (A)(iv) of those products and the reasons for seeking such tariff reductions. (3) Negotiations Regarding the Fishing Industry.--Before [[Page 1174]] initiating, or continuing, negotiations which directly relate to fish or shellfish trade with any country, the President shall consult with the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, and shall keep the Committees apprised of negotiations on an ongoing and timely basis. (c) Negotiations Regarding Textiles.--Before initiating or continuing negotiations the subject matter of which is directly related to textiles and apparel products with any country, the President shall assess whether United States tariffs on textile and apparel products that were bound under the Uruguay Round Agreements are lower than the tariffs bound by that country and whether the negotiation provides an opportunity to address any such disparity. The President shall consult with the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate concerning the results of the assessment, whether it is appropriate for the United States to agree to further tariff reductions based on the conclusions reached in the assessment, and how all applicable negotiating objectives will be met. (d) Consultation With Congress Before Agreements Entered Into.-- (1) Consultation.--Before entering into any trade agreement under section 2103(b), the President shall consult with-- (A) the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate; (B) each other committee of the House and the Senate, and each joint committee of the Congress, which has jurisdiction over legislation involving subject matters which would be affected by the trade agreement; and (C) the Congressional Oversight Group convened under section 2107. (2) Scope.--The consultation described in paragraph (1) shall include consultation with respect to-- (A) the nature of the agreement; (B) how and to what extent the agreement will achieve the applicable purposes, policies, priorities, and [[Page 1175]] objectives of this title; and (C) the implementation of the agreement under section 2105, including the general effect of the agreement on existing laws. (3) Report regarding united states trade remedy laws.-- (A) Changes in certain trade laws.--The President, at least 180 calendar days before the day on which the President enters into a trade agreement under section 2103(b), shall report to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate-- (i) the range of proposals advanced in the negotiations with respect to that agreement, that may be in the final agreement, and that could require amendments to title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 or to chapter 1 of title II of the Trade Act of 1974; and (ii) how these proposals relate to the objectives described in section 2102(b)(14). (B) Certain agreements.--With respect to a trade agreement entered into with Chile or Singapore, the report referred to in subparagraph (A) shall be submitted by the President at least 90 calendar days before the day on which the President enters into that agreement. (C) Resolutions.--(i) At any time after the transmission of the report under subparagraph (A), if a resolution is introduced with respect to that report in either House of Congress, the procedures set forth in clauses (iii) through (vi) shall apply to that resolution if-- (I) no other resolution with respect to that report has previously been reported in that House of Congress by the Committee on Ways and Means or the Committee on Finance, as the case may be, pursuant to those procedures; and (II) no procedural disapproval resolution under section 2105(b) introduced with respect to a trade agreement entered into pursuant to the negotiations to which the report under subparagraph (A) relates has previously been reported in that House of Congress by the Committee on Ways and Means or the [[Page 1176]] Committee on Finance, as the case may be. (ii) For purposes of this subparagraph, the term ``resolution'' means only a resolution of either House of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ finds that the proposed changes to United States trade remedy laws contained in the report of the President transmitted to the Congress on ___ under section 2104(d)(3) of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002 with respect to ___, are inconsistent with the negotiating objectives described in section 2102(b)(14) of that Act.'', with the first blank space being filled with the name of the resolving House of Congress, the second blank space being filled with the appropriate date of the report, and the third blank space being filled with the name of the country or countries involved. (iii) Resolutions in the House of Representatives-- (I) may be introduced by any Member of the House; (II) shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, to the Committee on Rules; and (III) may not be amended by either Committee. (iv)\1\ Resolutions in the Senate-- --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \1\ So in original; two clauses (iv) have been enacted. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- (I) may introduced by any Member of the Senate; (II) shall be referred to the Committee on Finance; and (III) may not be amended. (iv)\2\ It is not in order for the House of Representatives to consider any resolution that is not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, by the Committee on Rules. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- \2\ So in original; two clauses (iv) have been enacted. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- (v) It is not in order for the Senate to consider any resolution that is not reported by the Committee on Finance. (vi) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192(d) and (e)) (relating [[Page 1177]] to floor consideration of certain resolu tions in the House and Senate) shall apply to resolutions. (e) Advisory Committee Reports.--The report required under section 135(e)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 regarding any trade agreement entered into under section 2103(a) or (b) of this Act shall be provided to the President, the Congress, and the United States Trade Representative not later than 30 days after the date on which the President notifies the Congress under section 2103(a)(1) or 2105(a)(1)(A) of the President's intention to enter into the agreement. (f) ITC Assessment.-- (1) In general.--The President at least 90 calendar days before the day on which the President enters into a trade agreement under section 2103(b), shall provide the International Trade Commission (referred to in this subsection as ``the Commission'') with the details of the agreement as it exists at that time and request the Commission to prepare and submit an assessment of the agreement as described in paragraph (2). Between the time the President makes the request under this paragraph and the time the Commission submits the assessment, the President shall keep the Commission current with respect to the details of the agreement. (2) ITC assessment.--Not later than 90 calendar days after the President enters into the agreement, the Commission shall submit to the President and the Congress a report assessing the likely impact of the agreement on the United States economy as a whole and on specific industry sectors, including the impact the agreement will have on the gross domestic product, exports and imports, aggregate employment and employment opportunities, the production, employment, and competitive position of industries likely to be significantly affected by the agreement, and the interests of United States consumers. (3) Review of empirical literature.--In preparing the assessment, the Commission shall review available economic assessments regarding the agreement, including literature regarding any substantially equivalent proposed agreement, and shall provide in its assessment a description of the analyses used and conclusions drawn in such literature, and a discussion [[Page 1178]] of areas of consensus and divergence between the var ious analyses and conclusions, including those of the Commission sec. 2105. implementation of trade agreements. [19 U.S.C. 3805] regarding the agreement. (a) In General.-- (1) Notification and submission.--Any agreement entered into under section 2103(b) shall enter into force with respect to the United States if (and only if)-- (A) the President, at least 90 calendar days before the day on which the President enters into the trade agreement, notifies the House of Representatives and the Senate of the President's intention to enter into the agreement, and promptly thereafter publishes notice of such intention in the Federal Register; (B) within 60 days after entering into the agreement, the President submits to the Congress a description of those changes to existing laws that the President considers would be required in order to bring the United States into compliance with the agreement; (C) after entering into the agreement, the President submits to the Congress, on a day on which both Houses of Congress are in session, a copy of the final legal text of the agreement, together with-- (i) a draft of an implementing bill described in section 2103(b)(3); (ii) a statement of any administrative action proposed to implement the trade agreement; and (iii) the supporting information described in paragraph (2); and (D) the implementing bill is enacted into law. (2) Supporting information.--The supporting information required under paragraph (1)(C)(iii) consists of-- (A) an explanation as to how the implementing bill and proposed administrative action will change or affect existing law; and (B) a statement-- (i) asserting that the agreement makes progress in achieving the applicable purposes, policies, [[Page 1179]] priorities, and objectives of this title; and (ii) setting forth the reasons of the President regarding-- (I) how and to what extent the agreement makes progress in achieving the applicable purposes, policies, and objectives referred to in clause (i); (II) whether and how the agreement changes provisions of an agreement previously negotiated; (III) how the agreement serves the interests of United States commerce; (IV) how the implementing bill meets the standards set forth in section 2103(b)(3); and (V) how and to what extent the agreement makes progress in achieving the applicable purposes, policies, and objectives referred to in section 2102(c) regarding the promotion of certain priorities. (3) Reciprocal benefits.--In order to ensure that a foreign country that is not a party to a trade agreement entered into under section 2103(b) does not receive benefits under the agreement unless the country is also subject to the obligations under the agreement, the implementing bill submitted with respect to the agreement shall provide that the benefits and obligations under the agreement apply only to the parties to the agreement, if such application is consistent with the terms of the agreement. The implementing bill may also provide that the benefits and obligations under the agreement do not apply uniformly to all parties to the agreement, if such application is consistent with the terms of the agreement. (4) Disclosure of commitments.--Any agreement or other understanding with a foreign government or governments (whether oral or in writing) that-- (A) relates to a trade agreement with respect to which the Congress enacts an implementing bill under trade authorities procedures, and (B) is not disclosed to the Congress before an implementing bill with respect to that agreement is introduced in either House of Congress, shall not be considered to be part of the agreement approved by the Congress and shall have no force and effect under United States law or in any dispute settlement body. [[Page 1180]] (b) Limitations on Trade Authorities Procedures.-- (1) For lack of notice or consultations.-- (A) In general.--The trade authorities procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to a trade agreement or trade agreements entered into under section 2103(b) if during the 60-day period beginning on the date that one House of Congress agrees to a procedural disapproval resolution for lack of notice or consultations with respect to such trade agreement or agreements, the other House separately agrees to a procedural disapproval resolution with respect to such trade agreement or agreements. (B) Procedural disapproval resolution.--(i) For purposes of this paragraph, the term ``procedural disapproval resolution'' means a resolution of either House of Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the President has failed or refused to notify or consult in accordance with the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002 on negotiations with respect to ___ and, therefore, the trade authorities procedures under that Act shall not apply to any implementing bill submitted with respect to such trade agreement or agreements.'', with the blank space being filled with a description of the trade agreement or agreements with respect to which the President is considered to have failed or refused to notify or consult. (ii) For purposes of clause (i), the President has ``failed or refused to notify or consult in accordance with the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002'' on negotiations with respect to a trade agreement or trade agreements if-- (I) the President has failed or refused to consult (as the case may be) in accordance with section 2104 or 2105 with respect to the negotiations, agreement, or agreements; (II) guidelines under section 2107(b) have not been developed or met with respect to the negotiations, agreement, or agreements; [[Page 1181]] spect to the negotiations, agreement, or agreements; or (III) the President has not met with the Congressional Oversight Group pursuant to a request made under section 2107(c) with re (IV) the agreement or agreements fail to make progress in achieving the purposes, policies, priorities, and objectives of this title. (2) Procedures for considering resolutions.--(A) Procedural disapproval resolutions-- (i) in the House of Representatives-- (I) may be introduced by any Member of the House; (II) shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, to the Committee on Rules; and (III) may not be amended by either Committee; and (ii) in the Senate-- (I) may be introduced by any Member of the Senate (II) shall be referred to the Committee on Finance; and (III) may not be amended. (B) The provisions of section 152(d) and (e) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192(d) and (e)) (relating to the floor consideration of certain resolutions in the House and Senate) apply to a procedural disapproval resolution introduced with respect to a trade agreement if no other procedural disapproval resolution with respect to that trade agreement has previously been reported in that House of Congress by the Committee on Ways and Means or the Committee on Finance, as the case may be, and if no resolution described in section 2104(d)(3)(C)(ii) with respect to that trade agreement has been reported in that House of Congress by the Committee on Ways and Means or the Committee on Finance, as the case may be, pursuant to the procedures set forth in clauses (iii) through (vi) of such section 2104(d)(3)(C). (C) It is not in order for the House of Representatives to consider any procedural disapproval resolution not reported by the Committee on Ways and Means and, in addition, by the Committee on Rules. (D) It is not in order for the Senate to consider any procedural disapproval resolution not reported by the [[Page 1182]] Committee on Finance. (3) For failure to meet other requirements.--Not later than December 31, 2002, the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and the United States Trade Representative, shall transmit to the Congress a report setting forth the strategy of the executive branch to address concerns of the Congress regarding whether dispute settlement panels and the Appellate Body of the WTO have added to obligations, or diminished rights, of the United States, as described in section 2101(b)(3). Trade authorities procedures shall not apply to any implementing bill with respect to an agreement negotiated under the auspices of the WTO unless the Secretary of Commerce has issued such report in a timely manner. (c) Rules of House of Representatives and Senate.--Subsection (b) of this section, section 2103(c), and section 2104(d)(3)(C) are enacted by the Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and as such are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, and such procedures supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and (2) with the full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as any other rule of that House. Sec. 1130(11H) h. u.s. participation in wto, uruguay round agreements act, Sec. 125 [19 U.S.C. 3535] Sec. 125. review of participation in the wto.-- (a) report on the operation of the wto.--The first annual report submitted to the Congress under section 124-- (1) after the end of the 5-year period beginning on the date on which the WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States, and (2) after the end of every 5-year period thereafter, shall include an analysis of the effects of the WTO Agreement on the [[Page 1183]] interests of the United States, the costs and benefits to the United States of its participation in the WTO, and the value of the continued participation of the United States in the WTO. (b) congressional disapproval of u.s. participation in the wto.-- (1) general rule.--The approval of the Congress, provided under section 101(a), of the WTO Agreement shall cease to be effective if, and only if, a joint resolution described in subsection (c) is enacted into law pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (2). (2) procedural provisions.--(A) The requirements of this paragraph are met if the joint resolution is enacted under subsection (c), and-- (i) the Congress adopts and transmits the joint resolution to the President before the end of the 90-day period (excluding any day described in section 154(b) of the Trade Act of 1974), beginning on the date on which the Congress receives a report referred to in subsection (a), and (ii) if the President vetoes the joint resolution, each House of Congress votes to override that veto on or before the later of the last day of the 90-day period referred to in clause (i) or the last day of the 15-day period (excluding any day described in section 154(b) of the Trade Act of 1974) beginning on the date on which the Congress receives the veto message from the President. (B) A joint resolution to which this section applies may be introduced at any time on or after the date on which the President transmits to the Congress a report described in subsection (a), and before the end of the 90-day period referred to in subparagraph (A). (c) joint resolutions.-- (1) joint resolutions.--For purposes of this section, the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution of the 2 Houses of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress withdraws its approval, provided under section 101(a) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, of the WTO Agreement as defined in section 2(9) of that Act.''. (2) procedures.--(A) Joint resolutions may be introduced in either House of the Congress by any member of such House. (B) Subject to the provisions of this subsection, the [[Page 1184]] provisions of subsections (b), (d), (e), and (f) of section 152 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192(b), (d), (e), and (f)) apply to joint resolutions to the same extent as such provisions apply to resolutions under such section. (C) If the committee of either House to which a joint resolution has been referred has not reported it by the close of the 45th day after its introduction (excluding any day described in section 154(b) of the Trade Act of 1974), such committee shall be automatically discharged from further consideration of the joint resolution and it shall be placed on the appropriate calendar. (D) It is not in order for-- (i) the Senate to consider any joint resolution unless it has been reported by the Committee on Finance or the committee has been discharged under subparagraph (C); or (ii) the House of Representatives to consider any joint resolution unless it has been reported by the Committee on Ways and Means or the committee has been discharged under subparagraph (C). (E) A motion in the House of Representatives to proceed to the consideration of a joint resolution may only be made on the second legislative day after the calendar day on which the Member making the motion announces to the House his or her intention to do so. (3) consideration of second resolution not in order.--It shall not be in order in either the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider a joint resolution (other than a joint resolution received from the other House), if that House has previously adopted a joint resolution under this section. (d) rules of house of representatives and senate.--This section is enacted by the Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and as such is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, and such procedures supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and (2) with the full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the [[Page 1185]] procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as any other rule of that House. In the 106th and 109th Congresses a joint resolution withdrawing the approval of the United States from the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization was considered under a special rule and failed of passage (H. J. Res. 90, June 21, 2000, p. 11704; H. J. Res. 27, June 9, 2005, p. _). Sec. 1130(11I) i. burmese freedom and democracy act, Sec. 9 [50 U.S.C. 1701 note] Sec. 9. duration of sanctions.-- (a) Termination by Request From Democratic Burma.--The President may terminate any provision in this Act upon the request of a democratically elected government in Burma, provided that all the conditions in section 3(a)(3) have been met. (b) Continuation of Import Sanctions.-- (1) Expiration.--The import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) shall expire 1 year from the date of enactment of this Act unless renewed under paragraph (2) of this section. (2) Resolution by congress.--The import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) may be renewed annually for a 1-year period if, prior to the anniversary of the date of enactment of this Act, and each year thereafter, a renewal resolution is enacted into law in accordance with subsection (c). (3) Limitation.--The import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) may be renewed for a maximum of six years from the date of the enactment of this Act. (4) Rule of construction.--For purposes of this subsection, any reference to section 3(a)(1) shall be deemed to include a reference to section 3A(b)(1) and (c)(1). (c) Renewal Resolutions.-- (1) In general.--For purposes of this section, the term ``renewal resolution'' means a joint resolution of the 2 Houses of Congress, the sole matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That Congress approves the renewal of the import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) and section 3A(b)(1) and (c)(1) of the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.''. (2) Procedures.-- [[Page 1186]] (A) In general.--A renewal resolution-- (i) may be introduced in either House of Congress by any member of such House at any time within the 90-day period before the expiration of the import restrictions contained in section 3(a)(1) and section 3A(b)(1) and (c)(1); and (ii) the provisions of subparagraph (B) shall apply. (B) Expedited consideration.--The provisions of section 152(b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2192 (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f)) apply to a renewal resolution under this Act as if such resolution were a resolution described in section 152(a) of the Trade Act of 1974. Sec. 1130(11J) j. prohibition on import restrictions that would threaten to impair national security [19 U.S.C. 1862] Sec. 1862. .Safeguarding national security-- * * * (f) Congressional disapproval of Presidential adjustment of imports of petroleum or petroleum products; disapproval resolution-- (1) An action taken by the President under subsection (c) of this section to adjust imports of petroleum or petroleum products shall cease to have force and effect upon the enactment of a disapprovalresolution, provided for in paragraph (2), relating to that action. (2)(A) This paragraph is enacted by the Congress-- (i) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and as such is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedures to be followed in that House in the case of disapproval resolutions and such procedures supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (ii) with the full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as any other rule of that House. (B) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``disapproval resolution'' means only a joint resolution of either House of Congress the matter after the resolving clause of which is as [[Page 1187]] follows: ``That the Congress disapproves the action taken under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 with respect to petroleum imports under ___ dated ___.'', the first blank space being filled with the number of the proclamation, Executive order, or other Executive act issued under the authority of subsection (c) of this section for purposes of adjusting imports of petroleum or petroleum products and the second blank being filled with the appropriate date. (C)(i) All disapproval resolutions introduced in the House of Representatives shall be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and all disapproval resolutions introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Finance. (ii) No amendment to a disapproval resolution shall be in order in either the House of Representatives or the Senate, and no motion to suspend the application of this clause shall be in order in either House nor shall it be in order in either House for the Presiding Officer to entertain a request to suspend the application of this clause by unanimous consent. Sec. 1130(12) 12. Federal Salary Act of 1967, Sec. 225(h)-(j) [2 U.S.C. 358-60] Sec. 225. citizens' commission on public service and compensation.-- * * * (h) recommendations of the president with respect to pay [2 U.S.C. 358].-- * * * (2) The President shall transmit his recommendations under this subsection to Congress on the first Monday after January 3 of the first calendar year beginning after the date on which the Commission submits its report and recommendations to the President under subsection (g) [2 U.S.C. 357]. (i) effective date of recommendations of the president [2 U.S.C. 359].--(1) None of the President's recommendations under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358] shall take effect unless approved under paragraph (2). [[Page 1188]] (2)(A) The recommendations of the President under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358] shall be considered approved under this paragraph if there is enacted into law a bill or joint resolution approving such recommendations in their entirety. This bill or joint resolution shall be passed by recorded vote to reflect the vote of each Member of Congress thereon. (B)(i) The provisions of this subparagraph are enacted by the Congress-- (I) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives and as such shall be considered as part of the rules of each House, and shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (II) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as they relate to the procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (ii) During the 60-calendar-day period beginning on the date that the President transmits his recommendations to the Congress under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358], it shall be in order as a matter of highest privilege in each House of Congress to consider a bill or joint resolution, if offered by the majority leader of such House (or a designee), approving such recommendations in their entirety. (3) Except as provided in paragraph (4), any recommended pay adjustment approved under paragraph (2) shall take effect as of the date proposed by the President under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358] with respect to such adjustment. (4)(A) Notwithstanding the approval of the President's pay recommendations in accordance with paragraph (2), none of those recommendations shall take effect unless, between the date on which the bill or resolution approving those recommendations is signed by the President (or otherwise becomes law) and the earliest date as of which the President proposes (under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358]) that any of those recommendations take effect, an election of Representatives shall have intervened. (B) For purposes of this paragraph, the term ``election of Representatives'' means an election held on the Tuesday following the first Monday of November in any even-numbered calendar year. (j) effect of recommendations on existing law and prior recommendations [2 U.S.C. 360].--The recommendations of the President taking effect as provided in section 225(i) [2 U.S.C. 359] shall be held and considered to modify, supersede, or render inapplicable, as the case may be, to the extent inconsistent therewith-- (A) all provisions of law enacted prior to the effective date or dates of all or part (as the case may be) of such [[Page 1189]] recommendations (other than any provision of law enacted with respect to such recommendations in the period beginning on the date the President transmits his recommendations to the Congress under subsection (h) [2 U.S.C. 358] and ending on the date of their approval under subsection (i)(2) [2 U.S.C. 359(2)]), and (B) any prior recommendations of the President which take effect under this chapter. In 1985, the Salary Act was amended to require a salary commission report with respect to fiscal year 1987. The President transmitted recommendations concerning that report in the fiscal year 1988 Budget message (Jan. 5, 1987, H. Doc. 100-11). Because not disapproved by the Congress in accordance with the Salary Act (2 U.S.C. 359), those recommendations took effect on March 1, 1987. On return to the normal quadrennial cycle, the President transmitted with the fiscal year 1990 Budget message recommendations concerning a salary commission report with respect to fiscal year 1989 (Jan. 9, 1989, H. Doc. 101-21). Those recommendations were disapproved by Public Law 101-1 (H. J. Res. 129, 101st Cong., Feb. 7, 1989, p. 1708). In 1989, the Salary Act was amended to redesignate the Commission, refine the parameters for quadrennial adjustments, and provide for privileged consideration of legislation to approve adjustments recommended by the President. The quadrennial review contemplated by the statute has not occurred since 1993. Adjustments are to maintain equal levels of pay among the Speaker, the Vice President, and the Chief Justice; among the Majority and Minority Leaders, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and level I of the Executive Schedule; and among Representatives, Senators, certain judges, and level II of the Executive Schedule (2 U.S.C. 362). Under section 311(d) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1988 (2 U.S.C. 60a-2a), the Speaker may adjust pay levels for officers and employees of the House to maintain certain relationships with comparable levels in the Senate and in the other branches of government. This authority to issue ``pay orders'' is stated as follows: ``Sec. 311. * * * (d)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, or any other provision of law, rule, or regulation, hereafter each time the President pro tempore of the Senate exercises any authority pursuant to any of the amendments made by this section with respect to rates of pay or any other matter relating to personnel whose pay is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate, or whenever any of the events described in paragraph (2) occurs, the Speaker of the House of Representatives may adjust the rates of pay (and any minimum or maximum rate, limitation, or allowance) applicable to personnel whose pay is disbursed by the Clerk of the House of Representatives to the extent necessary to ensure-- ``(A) appropriate pay levels and relationships between and among positions held by personnel of the House of [[Page 1190]] Representatives; and ``(B) appropriate pay relationships between-- ``(i) positions referred to in subparagraph (A); and ``(ii)(I) positions under subparagraphs (A) through (D) of section 225(f) of the Federal Salary Act of 1967 [2 U.S.C. 356]; ``(II) positions held by personnel whose pay is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate; and ``(III) positions to which the General Schedule applies. ``(2) The other events permitting an exercise of authority under this subsection are either-- ``(A) an adjustment under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, in rates of pay under the General Schedule; or ``(B) an adjustment in rates of pay for Members of the House of Representatives (other than an adjustment which occurs by virtue of an adjustment described in subparagraph (A)). ``(3) For the purpose of this subsection, the term `Member of the House of Representatives' means a Member of the House of Representatives, a Delegate to the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.'' Sec. 1130(13) 13. Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6421] procedure for congressional review of presidential requests to implement Part C--Congressional Review certain authorities Sec. 551. (a) For purposes of this section, the term ``energy action'' means any matter required to be transmitted, or submitted to the Congress in accordance with the procedures of this section. (b) The President shall transmit any energy action (bearing an identification number) to both Houses of Congress on the same day. If both Houses are not in session on the day any energy action is received by the appropriate officers of each House, for purposes of this section such energy action shall be deemed to have transmitted on the first succeeding day on which both Houses are in session. [[Page 1191]] passes a resolution stating in substance that such House does not favor such action. (c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, if energy action is transmitted to the Houses of Congress, such action shall take effect at the end of the first period of 15 calendar days of continuous session of Congress after the date on which such action is transmitted to such Houses, unless between the date of transmittal and the end of such 15-day period, either House (2) An energy action described in paragraph (1) may take effect prior to the expiration of the 15-calendar-day period after the date on which such action is transmitted, if each House of Congress approves a resolution affirmatively stating in substance that such House does not object to such action. (d) For the purpose of subsection (c) of this section-- (1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of the 15-calendar-day period. (e) Under provisions contained in an energy action, a provision of such an action may take effect on a date later than the date on which such action otherwise takes effect pursuant to the provisions of this section. (f)(1) This subsection is enacted by Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described by paragraph (2) of this subsection; and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that is inconsistent therewith; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of the House. (2) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``resolution'' means only a resolution of either House of Congress described in subparagraph (A) or (B) of this paragraph. (A) A resolution the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the ___ does not object to the energy action numbered __ submitted to the Congress on ___, 19_.'', the first blank space therein being filled with the name of the resolving House and the other blank spaces being appropriately filled; but does not include a resolution which specifies more than one energy action. (B) A resolution the matter after the resolving clause of [[Page 1192]] which is as follows: ``That the ___ does not favor the energy action numbered __ transmitted to Congress on ___, 19_.'', the first blank space therein being filled with the name of the resolving House and other blank spaces therein being appropriately filled; but does not include a resolution which specifies more than one energy action. (3) A resolution once introduced with respect to an energy action shall immediately be referred to a committee (and all resolutions with respect to the same plan shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. (4)(A) If the committee to which a resolution with respect to an energy action has been referred has not reported it at the end of 5 calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to move either to discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution with respect to such energy action which has been referred to the committee. (B) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same energy action), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. (C) If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be renewed, nor may another motion to discharge the committee be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same energy action. [[Page 1193]] (5)(A) When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of, a resolution, it shall be at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. (B) Debate on the resolution referred to in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph shall be limited to not more than 10 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing such resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. An amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which such resolution was agreed to or disagreed to; except that it shall be in order-- (i) to offer an amendment in the nature of a substitute, consisting of the text of a resolution described in paragraph (2)(A) of this subsection with respect to an energy action, for a resolution described in paragraph (2)(B) of this subsection with respect to the same such action, or (ii) to offer an amendment in the nature of a substitute, consisting of the text of a resolution described in paragraph (2)(B) of this subsection with respect to an energy action, for a resolution described in paragraph (2)(A) of this subsection with respect to the same such action. The amendments described in clauses (i) and (ii) of this subparagraph shall not be amendable. (6)(A) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the discharge from committee, or the consideration of a resolution and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (B) Appeals from the decision of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution shall be decided without debate. (7) Notwithstanding any of the provisions of this subsection, if a House has approved a resolution with respect to an energy action, then it shall not be in order to consider in that House any other resolution with respect to the same such action. [[Page 1194]] These statutory procedures have been used for consideration of a motion to discharge a committee from consideration of a resolution disapproving an ``energy action'' under Public Law 94-163 (Apr. 13, 1976, p. 10794; May 27, 1976, p. 15772). Sec. 1130(14) 14. Extensions of Emergency Energy Authorities [42 U.S.C. 8374] Sec. 404. emergency authorities.--(a) coal allocation authority.--(1) If the President-- (A) declares a severe energy supply interruption, as defined in section 3(8) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6202(8)], or (B) finds, and publishes such finding, that a national or regional fuel supply shortage exists or may exist which the President determines-- (i) is, or is likely to be, of significant scope and duration, and of an emergency nature; (ii) causes, or may cause, major adverse impact on public health, safety, or welfare or on the economy; and (iii) results, or is likely to result, from an interruption in the supply of coal or from sabotage, or an act of God; the President may, by order, allocate (and require the transportation thereof) for the use of any electrical powerplant or major fuel-burning installation, in accordance with such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, to insure reliability of electric service or prevent unemployment, or protect public health, safety, or welfare. (2) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``coal'' means anthracite and bituminous coal and lignite (but does not mean any fuel derivative thereof). (b) emergency prohibition on use of natural gas or petroleum.--If the President declares a severe energy supply interruption, as defined in section 3(8) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6202(8)], the President may, by order, prohibit any electric powerplant or major fuelburning installation from using natural gas or petroleum, or both, as a primary energy source for the duration of such interruption. Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, any suspension of emission limitations or other requirements of applicable implementation plans, as defined in section 110(d) of the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7410(d)], required by such prohibition shall be issued only in accordance with section 110(f) of the Clean Air Act [42 U.S.C. 7410(f)]. [[Page 1195]] electric powerplant, if the President finds, and publishes such finding, that an emergency exists, due to national, regional, or systemwide shortages of coal or other alternate fuels, or disruption of transportation facilities, which emergency is likely to affect reliability of service of any such electric powerplant. (c) emergency stays.--The President may, by order, stay the application of any provision of this act, or any rule or order thereunder, applicable to any new or existing (d) duration of emergency orders.--(1) Except as provided in paragraph (3), any order issued by the President under this section shall not be effective for longer than the duration of the interruption or emergency, or 90 days, whichever is less. (2) Any such order may be extended by a subsequent order which the President shall transmit to the Congress in accordance with section 551 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6421]. Such order shall be subject to congressional review pursuant to such section. (3) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the effectiveness of any order issued under this section shall not terminate under this subsection during the 15-calendar-day period during which any such subsequent order described in paragraph (2) is subject to congressional review under section 551 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6421]. Sec. 1130(15) 15. Nuclear Waste Fund Fees [42 U.S.C. 10222] Sec. 302. (a) contracts.--(1) In the performance of his functions under this Act, the Secretary is authorized to enter into contracts with any person who generates or holds title to high-level radioactive waste, or spent nuclear fuel, of domestic origin for the acceptance of title, subsequent transportation, and disposal of such waste or spent fuel. Such contracts shall provide for payment to the Secretary of fees pursuant to paragraphs (2) and (3) sufficient to offset expenditures described in subsection (d). * * * [[Page 1196]] being collected, in order to recover the costs incurred by the Federal Government that are specified in subsection (d), the Secretary shall propose an adjustment to the fee to insure full cost recovery. The Secretary shall immediately transmit this proposal for such an adjustment to Congress. The adjusted fee proposed by the Secretary shall be effective after a period of 90 days of continuous session have elapsed following the receipt of such transmittal unless during such 90- day period either House of Congress adopts a resolution disapproving the Secretary's proposed adjustment in accordance with the procedures set forth for congressional review of an energy action under section 551 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act [42 U.S.C. 6421]. (4) Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall establish procedures for the collection and payment of the fees established by paragraph (2) and paragraph (3). The Secretary shall annually review the amount of the fees established by paragraphs (2) and (3) above to evaluate whether collection of the fee will provide sufficient revenues to offset the costs as defined in subsection (d) herein. In the event the Secretary determines that either insufficient or excess revenues are Sec. 1130(16A) 16. Arms Export Control a. arms export control act, Sec. 36 reports on commercial and governmental military exports; congressional [22 U.S.C. 2776(b)] action A certification transmitted pursuant to this subsection shall be unclassified, except that the information specified in clause (ii) and the details of the description specified in clause (iii) of subsection (a) may be classified if the public disclosure thereof would be clearly detrimental to the security of the United States, in which case the information shall be accompanied by a description of the damage to the national security that could be expected to result from public disclosure of the information. The letter of offer shall not be issued with respect to a proposed sale to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country [[Page 1197]] of such Organization, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand, if the Congress, within fifteen calendar days after receiving such certification, or with respect to a proposed sale to any other country or organization, if the Congress within thirty calendar days after receiving such certification, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed sale, unless the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requires such sale in the national security interests of the United States. If the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requires the proposed sale in the national security interest of the United States, thus waiving the congressional review requirements of this subsection, he shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate the immediate issuance of the letter of offer and a discussion of the national security interests involved. Sec. 36. * * * (b)(1) Subject to paragraph (6), in the case of any letter of offer to sell any defense articles or services under this Act for $50,000,000 or more, any design and construction services for $200,000,000 or more, or any major defense equipment for $14,000,000 or more, before such letter of offer is issued, the President shall submit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and to the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a numbered certification with respect to such offer to sell containing the information specified in * * * subsection (a) * * * (2) Any such joint resolution shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, except that for purposes of consideration of any joint resolution with respect to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country of such Organization, Japan, Australia, or New Zealand, it shall be in order in the Senate to move to discharge a committee to which such joint resolution was referred if such committee has not reported such joint resolution at the end of five calendar days after its introduction. (3) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this subsection, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. * * * [[Page 1198]] Pursuant to this provision, a motion that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole for consideration of a concurrent (now joint; see P.L. 99-247) resolution disapproving an export sale of major defense equipment is highly privileged after the resolution has been reported, subject to the three-day availability requirement of clause 4 of rule XIII (former clause 2(l)(6) of rule XI) (Oct. 14, 1981, pp. 23796, 23871, 23872; May 7, 1986, p. 9716). Sec. 1130(16B) b. arms export control act, Sec. 36 commercial exports of defense articles and defense services [22 U.S.C. 2776(c)] Sec. 36. * * * (c) * * * (2) Unless the President states in his certification [under paragraph (1)] that an emergency exists which requires the proposed export in the national security interests of the United States, a license for export described in paragraph (1)-- (A) in the case of a license for an export to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country of that Organization or Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand, shall not be issued until at least 15 calendar days after the Congress receives such certification, and shall not be issued then if the Congress, within that 15-day period, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed export; and (B) in the case of a license for an export of a commercial communications satellite for launch from, and by nationals of, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, or Kazakhstan, shall not be issued until at least 15 calendar days after the Congress receives such certification, and shall not be issued then if the Congress, within that 15-day period, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed export; and (C) in the case of any other license, shall not be issued until at least 30 calendar days after the Congress receives such certification, and shall not be issued then if the Congress, within that 30-day period, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed export. (3)(A) Any joint resolution under this subsection shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. [[Page 1199]] (B) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this subsection, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. Sec. 1130(16C) c. arms export control act, Sec. 36 commercial manufacturing agreements [22 U.S.C. 2776(d)] Sec. 36. (d)(1) In the case of an approval under section 38 of this Act [22 U.S.C. 2778] of a United States commercial technical assistance or manufacturing licensing agreement which involves the manufacture abroad of any item of significant combat equipment on the United States Munitions List, before such approval is given, the President shall submit a certification with respect to such proposed commercial agreement in a manner similar to the certification required under subsection (c)(1) of this section containing comparable information, except that the last sentence of such subsection shall not apply to certifications submitted pursuant to this subsection. (2) A certification under this subsection shall be submitted-- (A) at least 15 days before approval is given in the case of an agreement for or in a country which is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand; and (B) at least 30 days before approval is given in the case of an agreement for or in any other country; unless the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requires the immediate approval of the agreement in the national security interests of the United States. (3) If the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requires the immediate approval of the agreement in the national security interests of the United States, thus waiving the requirements of paragraph (4), he shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate the immediate approval of the agreement and a discussion of the national security interests involved. [[Page 1200]] (4) Approval for an agreement subject to paragraph (1) may not be given under section 38 if the Congress, within the 15-day or 30-day period specified in paragraph (2)(A) or (B), as the case may be, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting such approval. (5)(A) Any joint resolution under paragraph (4) shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. (B) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under paragraph (4), a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. Sec. 1130(16D) d. arms export control act, Sec. 3 third country transfer of military equipment [22 U.S.C. 2753] Sec. 3. (a) No defense article or defense service shall be sold or leased by the United States Government under this Act to any country or international organization, and no agreement shall be entered into for a cooperative project (as defined in section 27 of this Act [22 U.S.C. 2767]), unless-- * * * (2) the country or international organization shall have agreed not to transfer title to, or possession of, any defense article or related training or other defense service so furnished to it, or produced in a cooperative project (as defined in section 27 of this Act [22 U.S.C. 2767]), to anyone not an officer, employee, or agent of that country or international organization (or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or the specific member countries (other than the United States) in the case of a cooperative project) and not to use or permit the use of such article or related training or other defense service for purposes other than those for which furnished unless the consent of the President has first been obtained; * * * [[Page 1201]] article or related training or of other defense service valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $50,000,000 or more, unless the President submits to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a written certification with respect to such proposed transfer containing-- (d)(1) Subject to paragraph (5), the President may not give his consent under paragraph (2) of subsection (a) or under the third sentence of such subsection, or under section 505(a)(1) or 505(a)(4) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2314(a)(1) or (4)], to a transfer of any major defense equipment valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $14,000,000 or more, or any defense (A) the name of the country or international organization proposing to make such transfer, (B) a description of the article or service proposed to be transferred, including its acquisition cost, (C) the name of the proposed recipient of such article or service, (D) the reasons for such proposed transfer, and (E) the date on which such transfer is proposed to be made. Any certification submitted to Congress pursuant to this paragraph shall be unclassified, except that information regarding the dollar value and number of articles or services proposed to be transferred may be classified if public disclosure thereof would be clearly detrimental to the security of the United States. (2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), unless the President states in the certification submitted pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection that an emergency exists which requires that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately in the national security interests of the United States, such consent shall not become effective until 30 calendar days after the date of such submission and such consent shall become effective then only if the Congress does not enact, within such 30-day period, a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed transfer. [[Page 1202]] (B) In the case of a proposed transfer to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or any member country of such Organization, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand, unless the President states in the certification submitted pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection that an emergency exists which requires that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately in the national security interests of the United States, such consent shall not become effective until fifteen calendar days after the date of such submission and such consent shall become effective then only if the Congress does not enact, with such fifteen-day period, a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed transfer. (C) If the President states in his certification under subparagraph (A) or (B) that an emergency exists which requires that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately in the national security interests of the United States, thus waiving the requirements of that subparagraph, the President shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate immediate consent to the transfer and a discussion of the national security interests involved. (D)(i) Any joint resolution under this paragraph shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. (ii) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this paragraph, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. (3)(A) Subject to paragraph (5), the President may not give his consent to the transfer of any major defense equipment valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $14,000,000 or more, or any defense article or defense service valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $50,000,000 or more, the export of which has been licensed or approved under section 38 of this Act [22 U.S.C. 2778], unless before giving such consent the President submits to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate a certification containing the information specified in subparagraphs (A) through (E) of paragraph (1). Such certification shall be submitted-- (i) at least 15 calendar days before such consent is given in the case of a transfer to a country which is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand; and (ii) at least 30 calendar days before such consent is given in [[Page 1203]] the case may be, and of subparagraph (B)) the President shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately and a discussion of the national security interests involved. the case of a transfer to any other country, unless the President states in his certification that an emergency exists which requires that consent to the proposed transfer become effective immediately in the national security interests of the United States. If the President states in his certification that such an emergency exists (thus waiving the requirements of clause (i) or (ii), as (B) Consent to a transfer subject to subparagraph (A) shall become effective after the end of the 15-day or 30-day period specified in subparagraph (A)(i) or (ii), as the case may be, only if the Congress does not enact, within that period, a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed transfer. (C)(i) Any joint resolution under this paragraph shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. (ii) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under this paragraph, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. (4) This subsection shall not apply-- (A) to transfers of maintenance, repair, or overhaul defense services, or of the repair parts of other defense articles used in furnishing such services, if the transfer will not result in any increase, relative to the original specifications, in the military capability of the defense articles and services to be maintained, repaired, or overhauled; (B) to temporary transfers of defense articles for the sole purpose of receiving maintenance, repair, or overhaul; or (C) to arrangements among members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and any of its member countries-- (i) for cooperative cross servicing, or (ii) for lead-nation procurement if the certification transmitted to the Congress pursuant to section 36(b) of this Act [22 U.S.C. 2776(b)] with regard to such lead- nation procurement identified the transferees on whose behalf the lead-nation procurement was proposed. [[Page 1204]] Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand that does not authorize a new sales territory that includes any country other than such countries, the limitations on consent of the President set forth in paragraphs (1) and (3)(A) shall apply only if the transfer is-- (5) In the case of a transfer to a member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or Australia, (A) a transfer of major defense equipment valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $25,000,000 or more; or (B) a transfer of defense articles or defense services valued (in terms of its original acquisition cost) at $100,000,000 or more. * * * Sec. 1130(16E) e. arms export control act, Sec. Sec. 62, 63 leases of defense articles [22 U.S.C. 2796a, 2796b] Sec. 62. reports to the congress.--(a) Before entering into or renewing any agreement with a foreign country or international organization to lease any defense article under this chapter, or to loan any defense article under chapter 2 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2311], for a period of one year or longer, the President shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and to the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, a written certification which specifies-- (1) the country or international organization to which the defense article is to be leased or loaned; (2) the type, quantity, and value (in terms of replacement cost) of the defense article to be leased or loaned; (3) the terms and duration of the lease or loan; and (4) a justification for the lease or loan, including an explanation of why the defense article is being leased or loaned rather than sold under this Act. [[Page 1205]] the United States. If the President states in his certification that such an emergency exists, he shall set forth in the certification a detailed justification for his determination, including a description of the emergency circumstances which necessitate that the lease be entered into immediately and a discussion of the national security interests involved. (b) The President may waive the requirements of this section (and in the case of an agreement described in section 63 [22 U.S.C. 2796b], may waive the provisions of that section) if he states in his certification, that an emergency exists which requires that the lease or loan be entered into immediately in the national security interests of (c) The certification required by subsection (a) shall be transmitted-- (1) not less than 15 calendar days before the agreement is entered into or renewed in the case of an agreement with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country of that Organization or Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand; and (2) not less than 30 calendar days before the agreement is entered into or renewed in the case of an agreement with any other organization or country. Sec. 63. legislative review.--(a)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), in the case of any agreement involving the lease under this chapter, or the loan under chapter 2 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 [22 U.S.C. 2311], to any foreign country or international organization for a period of one year or longer of any defense articles which are either (i) major defense equipment valued (in terms of its replacement cost less any depreciation in its value) at $14,000,000 or more, or (ii) defense articles valued (in terms of their replacement cost less any depreciation in their value) at $50,000,000 or more, the agreement may not be entered into or renewed if the Congress, within the 15-day or 30- day period specified in section 62(c) (1) or (2), as the case may be, enacts a joint resolution prohibiting the proposed lease or loan. (2) In the case of an agreement described in paragraph (1) that is entered into with a member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, or New Zealand, the limitations in paragraph (1) shall apply only if the agreement involves a lease or loan of-- (A) major defense equipment valued (in terms of its replacement cost less any depreciation in its value) at $25,000,000 or more; or (B) defense articles valued (in terms of their replacement cost less any depreciation in their value) at $100,000,000 or [[Page 1206]] more. (b) Any joint resolution under subsection (a) shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. (c) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions under subsection (a), a motion to proceed to the consideration of any such resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. Sec. 1130(16F) transactions with countries supporting acts of international terrorism. f. arms export control act, Sec. 40 [22 U.S.C. 2780] Sec. 40. Transactions with Countries Supporting Acts of International Terrorism. * * * (f) Rescission.--(1) A determination made by the Secretary of State under subsection (d) may not be rescinded unless the President submits to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate-- (A) before the proposed rescission would take effect, a report certifying that-- (i) there has been a fundamental change in the leadership and policies of the government of the country concerned; (ii) that government is not supporting acts of international terrorism; and (iii) that government has provided assurances that it will not support acts of international terrorism in the future; or (B) at least 45 days before the proposed rescission would take effect, a report justifying the rescission and certifying that-- (i) the government concerned has not provided any support for international terrorism during the preceding 6-month period; and (ii) the government concerned has provided assurances that it will not support acts of international terrorism [[Page 1207]] in the future. (2) (A) No rescission under paragraph (1)(B) of a determination under subsection (d) may be made if the Congress, within 45 days after receipt of a report under paragraph (1)(B), enacts a joint resolution the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the proposed rescission of the determination under section 40(d) of the Arms Export Control Act pursuant to the report submitted to the Congress on ___ is hereby prohibited.'', the blank to be completed with the appropriate date. (B) A joint resolution described in subparagraph (A) and introduced within the appropriate 45-day period shall be considered in the Senate and the House of Representatives in accordance with paragraphs (3) through (7) of section 8066(c) of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (as contained in Public Law 98-473), except that references in such paragraphs to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall be deemed to be references to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, respectively. * * * Sec. 1130(17) 17. Federal Election Commission Regulations, Sec. 311(d) [2 U.S.C. 438(d)] Sec. 311. * * *(d)(1) Before prescribing any rule, regulation, or form under this section or any other provision of this Act, the Commission shall transmit a statement with respect to such rule, regulation, or form to the Senate and the House of Representatives, in accordance with this subsection. Such statement shall set forth the proposed rule, regulation, or form, and shall contain a detailed explanation and justification of it. (2) If either House of the Congress does not disapprove by resolution any proposed rule or regulation submitted by the Commission under this section within 30 legislative days after the date of the receipt of such proposed rule or regulation or within 10 legislative days after the date of receipt of such proposed form, the Commission may prescribe such rule, regulation, or form. [[Page 1208]] House of Representatives, any calendar day on which the House of Representatives is in session. (3) For purposes of this subsection, the term ``legislative day'' means, with respect to statements transmitted to the Senate, any calendar day on which the Senate is in session, and with respect to statements transmitted to the (4) For purposes of this subsection, the terms ``rule'' and ``regulation'' mean a provision or series of interrelated provisions stating a single, separate rule of law. (5)(A) A motion to discharge a committee of the Senate from the consideration of a resolution relating to any such rule, regulation, or form or a motion to proceed to the consideration of such a resolution, is highly privileged and shall be decided without debate. (B) Whenever a committee of the House of Representatives reports any resolution relating to any such form, rule or regulation, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion is highly privileged and is not debatable. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed with. 18. Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976, Sec. Sec. 8, 9 [15 Sec. 1130(18) U.S.C. 719f, 719g] congressional review Sec. 8. * * * (c) For purposes of this section-- (1) continuity of session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of the 60-day calendar period. (d)(1) This subsection is enacted by Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of each House of Congress, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described by paragraph (2) of this subsection; and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent therewith; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as those rules relate to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of such [[Page 1209]] House. (2) For purposes of this Act, the term ``resolution'' means (A) a joint resolution, the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the House of Representatives and Senate approve the Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system submitted to the Congress on ___, 19_, and find that any environmental impact statements prepared relative to such system and submitted with the President's decision are in compliance with the Natural [so in original] Environmental Policy Act of 1969.''; the blank space therein shall be filled with the date on which the President submits his decision to the House of Representatives and the Senate; or (B) a joint resolution described in subsection (g) of this section. (3) A resolution once introduced with respect to a Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system shall be referred to one or more committees (and all resolutions with respect to the same Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system shall be referred to the same committee or committees) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. (4)(A) If any committee to which a resolution with respect to a Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system has been referred has not reported it at the end of 30 calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to move either to discharge such committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge such committee from consideration of any other resolution with respect to such Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system which has been referred to such committee. (B) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than 1 hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. [[Page 1210]] (C) If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same Presidential decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system. (5)(A) When any committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of, a resolution, but in no case earlier than 30 days after the date or receipt of the President's decision to the Congress, it shall be at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. (B) Debate on the resolution described in subsection (d)(2)(A) shall be limited to not more than 10 hours and on any resolution described in subsection (g) to one hour. This time shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing such resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. An amendment to, or motion to recommit the resolution shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which such resolution was agreed to or disagreed to or, thereafter within such 60-day period, to consider any other resolution respecting the same Presidential decision. (6)(A) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the discharge from committee, or the consideration of a resolution and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (B) Appeals from the decision of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedures relating to a resolution shall be decided without debate. * * * (g)(1) At any time after a decision designating a transportation system is submitted to the Congress pursuant to this section, if the President finds that any provision of law applicable to actions to be taken under subsection (a) or (c) of section 9 (15 U.S.C. 719g(a) or (c)) require waiver in order to permit expeditious construction and initial operation of the approved transportation system, the President may submit such proposed waiver to both Houses of Congress. [[Page 1211]] of) within the first period of 60 calendar days of continuous session of Congress beginning on the date after the date of receipt by the Senate and House of Representatives of such proposal. (2) Such provision shall be waived with respect to actions to be taken under subsection (a) or (c) of section 9 [15 U.S.C. 719g(a) or (c)] upon enactment of a joint resolution pursuant to the procedures specified in subsection (c) and (d) of this section (other than subsection (d)(2) there (3) The resolving clause of the joint resolution referred to in this subsection is as follows: ``That the House of Representatives and Senate approve the waiver of the provision of law (___) as proposed by the President, submitted to the Congress on ___, 19_.'' The first blank space therein being filled with the citation to the provision of law and the second blank space therein being filled with the date on which the President submits his decision to the House of Representatives and the Senate. (4) In the case of action with respect to a joint resolution described in this subsection, the phrase ``a waiver of a provision of law'' shall be substituted in subsection (d) for the phrase ``the Alaska natural gas transportation system.''. authorizations Sec. 9. (a) To the extent that the taking of any action which is necessary or related to the construction and initial operation of the approved transportation system requires a certificate, right-of-way, permit, lease, or other authorization to be issued or granted by a Federal officer or agency, such Federal officer or agency shall-- (1) to the fullest extent permitted by the provisions of law administered by such officer or agency, but (2) without regard to any provision of law which is waived pursuant to section 8(g) [15 U.S.C. 719f(g)] issue or grant such certificates, permits, rights-of-way, leases, and other authorizations at the earliest practicable date. * * * [[Page 1212]] portation system or those the inclusion of which would otherwise prevent or impair in any significant respect the expeditious construction and initial operation of such transportation system. (c) Any certificate, right-of-way, permit, lease, or other authorization issued or granted pursuant to the direction under subsection (a) shall include the terms and conditions required by law unless waived pursuant to a resolution under section 8(g) [15 U.S.C. 719f(g)], and may include terms and conditions permitted by law, except that with respect to terms and conditions permitted but not required, the Federal officer or agency, notwithstanding any such other provision of law, shall have no authority to include terms and conditions as would compel a change in the basic nature and general route of the approved trans Pursuant to section 8(d)(6)(A) of this statute (15 U.S.C. 719f(d)(6)(A)) a privileged motion to resolve into the Committee of the Whole to consider a joint resolution providing a waiver of law under the statute is subject to a nondebatable motion to postpone to a day certain (or indefinitely) (Dec. 8, 1981, pp. 29972-73). Sec. 1130(19) 19. Crude Oil Transportation Systems [43 U.S.C. 2008] Sec. 508. procedures for waiver of federal law.--(a) waiver of provisions of federal law.--The President may identify those provisions of Federal law (including any law or laws regarding the location of a crude oil transportation system but not including any provision of the antitrust laws) which, in the national interest, as determined by the President, should be waived in whole or in part to facilitate construction or operation of any such system approved under section 507 [43 U.S.C. 2007] or of the Long Beach-Midland project, and he shall submit any such proposed waiver to both Houses of the Congress. The provisions so identified shall be waived with respect to actions to be taken to construct or operate such system or project only upon enactment of a joint resolution within the first period of 60 calendar days of continuous session of Congress beginning on the date of receipt by the House of Representatives and the Senate of such proposal. [[Page 1213]] the purposes of this subsection, the phrase ``a waiver of provisions of law'' shall be substituted in section 8(d) [15 U.S.C. 719f(d)] each place where the phrase ``an Alaska natural gas transportation system'' appears. (b) joint resolution.--The resolving clause of the joint resolution referred to in subsection (a) is as follows: ``That the House of Representatives and Senate approve the waiver of the provisions of law (___) as proposed by the President, submitted to the Congress on ___, 19_.''. The first blank space therein being filled with the citation to the provisions of law proposed to be waived by the President and the second blank space therein being filled with the date on which the President submits his decision to waive such provisions of law to the House of Representatives and the Senate. Rules and procedures for consideration of any such joint resolution shall be governed by section 8 (c) and (d) of the Alaskan Natural Gas Transportation Act [15 U.S.C. 719f(c) and (d)], other than paragraph (2) of section 8(d) [15 U.S.C. 719f(d)], except that for Sec. 1130(20) 20. Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Sec. Sec. 1502, 1503 [16 U.S.C. 3232, 3233] national need mineral activity recommendations [16 U.S.C. 3232] Sec. 1502. (a) recommendation.--At any time after December 2, 1980, the President may transmit a recommendation to the Congress that mineral exploration, development, or extraction not permitted under this Act or other applicable law shall be permitted in a specified area of the lands referred to in section 1501 [16 U.S.C. 3231]. Notice of such transmittal shall be published in the Federal Register. No recommendation of the President under this section may be transmitted to the Congress before ninety days after publication in the Federal Register of notice of his intention to submit such recommendation. * * * (d) approval.--Any recommendation under this section shall take effect only upon enactment of a joint resolution approving such recommendation within the first period of one hundred and twenty calendar days of continuous session of Congress beginning on the date after the date of receipt by the Senate and House of Representatives of such recommendation. Any recommendation of the President submitted to Congress under subsection (a) shall be considered received by both Houses for purposes of this section on the first day on which both are in session occurring after such recommendation is submitted. (e) one-hundred-and-twenty-day computation.--For purposes of this section-- (1) continuity of session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of the one-hundred-and-twenty-day [[Page 1214]] calendar period. expedited congressional review [16 U.S.C. 3233] Sec. 1503. (a) rulemaking.--This subsection is enacted by Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of each House of Congress, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in the House in the case of resolutions described by subsection (b) of this section and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as those relate to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of such House. (b) resolution.--For purposes of this section, the term ``resolution'' means a joint resolution, the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the House of Representatives and Senate approve the recommendation of the President for ___ in ___ submitted to the Congress on ___, 19_.'', the first blank space therein to be filled in with appropriate activity, the second blank space therein to be filled in with the name or description of the area of land affected by the activity, and the third blank space therein to be filled with the date on which the President submits his recommendation to the House of Representatives and the Senate. Such resolution may also include material relating to the application and effect of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 [42 U.S.C. 4321] to the recommendation. (c) referral.--A resolution once introduced with respect to such Presidential recommendation shall be referred to one or more committees (and all resolutions with respect to the same Presidential recommendation shall be referred to the same committee or committees) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. [[Page 1215]] (d) other procedures.--Except as otherwise provided in this section the provisions of section 8(d) of the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act [15 U.S.C. 719f(d)] shall apply to the consideration of the resolution. Sec. 1130(21A) 21. Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 [43 U.S.C. 1701] a. land use planning [43 U.S.C. 1712] Sec. 202. (a) The Secretary shall, with public involvement and consistent with the terms and conditions of this Act, develop, maintain, and, when appropriate, revise land use plans which provide by tracts or areas for the use of the public lands. Land use plans shall be developed for the public lands regardless of whether such lands previously have been classified, withdrawn, set aside, or otherwise designated for one or more uses. * * * (d) Any classification of public lands or any land use plan in effect on October 21, 1976, is subject to review in the land use planning process conducted under this section, and all public lands, regardless of classification, are subject to inclusion in any land use plan developed pursuant to this section. The Secretary may modify or terminate any such classification with such land use plans. (e) The Secretary may issue management decisions to implement land use plans developed or revised under this section in accordance with the following: (1) Such decisions, including but not limited to exclusions (that is, total elimination) of one or more of the principal or major uses made by a management decision shall remain subject to reconsideration, modification, and termination through revision by the Secretary or his delegate, under the provisions of this section, of the land use plan involved. (2) Any management decision or action pursuant to a management decision that excludes (that is, totally eliminates) one or more of the principal or major uses for two or more years with respect to a tract of land of one hundred thousand acres or more shall be reported by the Secretary to the House of Representatives and the Senate. If within ninety days from the giving of such notice (exclusive of days on which either House has adjourned for more than three consecutive days), the Congress adopts a concurrent resolution of nonapproval of the [[Page 1216]] management decision or action, then the management decision or action shall be promptly terminated by the Secretary. If the committee to which a resolution has been referred during the said ninety day period has not reported it at the end of thirty calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to either discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge the committee from consideration of any other resolution with respect to the management decision or action. A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported such a resolution), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same management decision or action. When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of a resolution, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. Sec. 1130(21B) b. sales [43 U.S.C. 1713] [[Page 1217]] tion. If the committee to which a resolution has been referred during the said ninety day period has not reported it at the end of thirty calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to either discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge the committee from consideration of any other resolution with respect to the designation. A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported such a resolution), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same designation. When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of a resolution, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. Sec. 203. * * * (c) Where a tract of the public lands in excess of two thousand five hundred acres has been designated for sale, such sale may be made only after the end of the ninety days (not counting days on which the House of Representatives or the Senate has adjourned for more than three consecutive days) beginning on the day the Secretary has submitted notice of such designation to the Senate and the House of Representatives, and then only if the Congress has not adopted a concurrent resolution stating that such House does not approve of such designa Sec. 1130(21C) c. withdrawals [43 U.S.C. 1714] [[Page 1218]] tives, if the Congress has adopted a concurrent resolution stating that such House does not approve the withdrawal. If the committee to which a resolution has been referred during the said ninety day period has not reported it at the end of thirty calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to either discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge the committee from consideration of any other resolution with respect to the Presidential recommendation. A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported such a resolution), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same Presidential recommendation. When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of a resolution, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. Sec. 204. * * * (c)(1) On and after the dates of approval of this Act a withdrawal aggregating five thousand acres or more may be made (or such a withdrawal or any other withdrawal involving the aggregate five thousand acres or more which terminates after such date of approval may be extended) only for a period of not more than twenty years by the Secretary on his own motion or upon request by a department or agency head. The Secretary shall notify both Houses of Congress of such a withdrawal no later than its effective date and the withdrawal shall terminate and become effective at the end of ninety days (not counting days on which the Senate or the House of Representatives has adjourned for more than three consecutive days) beginning on the day notice of such withdrawal has been submitted to the Senate and to the House of Representa Sec. 1130(21D) d. review of withdrawals [43 U.S.C. 1714] [[Page 1219]] the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and the National System of Trails; and (2) all public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and of lands in the National Forest System (except those in wilderness areas, and those areas formally identified as primitive or natural areas or designated as national recreation areas) which closed the lands to appropriation under the Mining Law of 1872 (17 Stat. 91, as amended; 30 U.S.C. 22) or to leasing under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (41 Stat. 437, as amended; 30 U.S.C. 181). Sec. 204. * * * (l)(1) The Secretary shall, within fifteen years of October 21, 1976, review withdrawals existing on the date of approval of this Act, in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming of (1) all Federal lands other than withdrawals of the public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and of lands which, on the date of approval of this Act, were part of Indian reservations and other Indian holdings, the National Forest System, the National Park System, the National Wildlife Refuge System, other lands administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service or the Secretary through [[Page 1220]] the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same Presidential recommendation. When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of a resolution, it shall at any time thereafter be in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion was agreed to or disagreed to. (2) In the review required by paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Secretary shall determine whether, and for how long, the continuation of the existing withdrawal of the lands would be, in his judgment, consistent with the statutory objectives of the programs for which the lands were dedicated and of the other relevant programs. The Secretary shall report his recommendations to the President, together with statements of concurrence or nonconcurrence submitted by the heads of the departments or agencies which administer the lands. The President shall transmit this report to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, together with his recommendations for action by the Secretary, or for legislation. The Secretary may act to terminate withdrawals other than those made by Act of the Congress in accordance with the recommendations of the President unless before the end of ninety days (not counting days on which the Senate and the House of Representatives has adjourned for more than three consecutive days) beginning on the day the report of the President has been submitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives the Congress has adopted a concurrent resolution indicating otherwise. If the committee to which a resolution has been referred during the said ninety day period has not reported it at the end of thirty calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to either discharge the committee from further consideration of such resolution or to discharge the committee from consideration of any other resolution with respect to the Presidential recommendation. A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported such a resolution), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to Sec. 1130(22) 22. Marine Fisheries Conservation Act, Sec. 203 [16 U.S.C. 1823] Sec. 203. congressional oversight of international fishery agreements.--(a) in general.--No governing international fishery agreement, bycatch reduction agreement, or Pacific Insular Area fishery agreement shall become effective with respect to the United States before the close of the first 120 days (excluding any days in a period for which the Congress is adjourned sine die) after the date on which the President transmits to the House of Representatives and to the Senate a document setting forth the text of such governing international fishery agreement, bycatch reduction agreement, or Pacific Insular Area fishery agreement. A copy of the document shall be delivered to each House of Congress on the same day and shall be delivered to the Clerk of the House of Representatives, if the House is not in session, and to the Secretary of the Senate, if the Senate is not in session. (b) referral to committees.--Any document described in subsection (a) shall be immediately referred in the House of Representatives to the Committee on Resources, and in the Senate to the Committees on Commerce and Foreign Relations. (c) congressional procedures.--(1) rules of the house of representatives and senate.--The provisions of this section are enacted by the Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and the Senate, respectively, and they are [[Page 1221]] deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of fishery agreement resolutions described in paragraph (2), and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as they relate to the procedure of that House) at any time, and in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (2) definition.--For purposes of this subsection, the term ``fishery agreement resolution'' refers to a joint resolution of either House of Congress-- (A) the effect of which is to prohibit the entering into force and effect of any governing international fishery agreement, bycatch reduction agreement, or Pacific Insular Area fishery agreement the text of which is transmitted to the Congress pursuant to subsection (a); and (B) which is reported from the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Commerce or the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, not later than 45 days after the date on which the document described in subsection (a) relating to that agreement is transmitted to the Congress. (3) placement on calendar.--Any fishery agreement resolution upon being reported shall immediately be placed on the appropriate calendar. (4) floor consideration in the house.-- (A) A motion in the House of Representatives to proceed to the consideration of any fishery agreement resolution shall be highly privileged and not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (B) Debate in the House of Representatives on any fishery agreement resolution shall be limited to not more than 10 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate shall not be debatable. It shall not be in order to move to recommit any fishery agreement resolution or to move to reconsider the vote by which any fishery agreement resolution is agreed to or [[Page 1222]] disagreed to. (C) Motions to postpone, made in the House of Representatives with respect to the consideration of any fishery agreement resolution, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (D) All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to any fishery agreement resolution shall be decided without debate. (E) Except to the extent specifically provided in the preceding provisions of this subsection, consideration of any fishery agreement resolution shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other bills and resolutions in similar circumstances. Sec. 1130(23) 23. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, Sec. 8 [43 U.S.C. 1337] Sec. 8. (a)(1) The Secretary is authorized to grant to the highest responsible qualified bidder or bidders by competitive bidding, under regulations promulgated in advance, any oil and gas lease on submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf which are not covered by leases meeting the requirements of subsection (a) of section 6 of this Act [43 U.S.C. 1335(a)]. * * * * * * (4)(A) The Secretary of Energy shall submit any bidding system authorized in subparagraph (H) of paragraph (1) to the Senate and House of Representatives. The Secretary may institute such bidding system unless either the Senate or the House of Representatives passes a resolution of disapproval within thirty days after receipt of the bidding system. (B) Subparagraphs (C) through (J) of this paragraph are enacted by Congress-- (i) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but they are applicable only with respect to the procedures to be followed in that House in the case of resolutions described by [[Page 1223]] this paragraph, and they supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (ii) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (C) A resolution disapproving a bidding system submitted pursuant to this paragraph shall immediately be referred to a committee (and all resolutions with respect to the same request shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be. (D) If the committee to which has been referred any resolution disapproving the bidding system of the Secretary has not reported the resolution at the end of ten calendar days after its referral, it shall be in order to move either to discharge the committee from further consideration of the resolution or to discharge the committee from further consideration of any other resolution with respect to the same bidding system which has been referred to the committee. (E) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the resolution, shall be highly privileged (except that it may not be made after the committee has reported a resolution with respect to the same recommendation), and debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (F) If the motion to discharge is agreed to or disagreed to, the motion may not be renewed, nor may another motion to discharge the committee be made with respect to any other resolution with respect to the same bidding system. [[Page 1224]] to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (G) When the committee has reported, or has been discharged from further consideration of, a resolution as provided in this paragraph, it shall be at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. The motion shall be highly privileged and shall not be debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, and it shall not be in order (H) Debate on the resolution is limited to not more than two hours, to be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is not debatable. An amendment to, or motion to recommit, the resolution is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (I) Motions to postpone, made with respect to the discharge from the committee, or the consideration of a resolution with respect to a bidding system, and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business, shall be decided without debate. (J) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution with respect to a bidding system shall be decided without debate. Sec. 1130(24A) a. high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, Sec. Sec. 111- 24. Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 [42 U.S.C. 10101] 125 [42 U.S.C. 10131-10145] review of repository site selection, Sec. 115 [42 U.S.C. 10135] [[Page 1225]] tains; and the last blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the date of such submission. Sec. 115. (a) definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``resolution of repository siting approval'' means a joint resolution of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That there hereby is approved the site at ___ for a repository, with respect to which a notice of disapproval was submitted by ___ on ___''. The first blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the name of the geographic location of the proposed site of the repository to which such resolution pertains; the second blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the designation of the State Governor and legislature or Indian tribe governing body submitting the notice of disapproval to which such resolution per (b) state or indian tribe petitions.--The designation of a site as suitable for application for a construction authorization for a repository shall be effective at the end of the 60-day period beginning on the date that the President recommends such site to the Congress under section 114, unless the Governor and the legislature of the State in which such site is located, or the governing body of an Indian tribe on whose reservation such site is located, as the case may be, has submitted to the Congress a notice of disapproval under section 116 or 118. If any such notice of disapproval has been submitted, the designation of such site shall not be effective except as provided under subsection (c). (c) congressional review of petitions.--If any notice of disapproval of a repository site designation has been submitted to the Congress under section 116 or 118 after a recommendation for approval of such site is made by the President under section 114, such site shall be disapproved unless, during the first period of 90 calendar days of continuous session of the Congress after the date of the receipt by the Congress of such notice of disapproval, the Congress passes a resolution of repository siting approval in accordance with this subsection approving such site, and such resolution thereafter becomes law. (d) procedures applicable to the senate.--[see 42 U.S.C. 10135(d)] * * * (e) procedures applicable to the house of representatives.--(1) The provisions of this section are enacted by the Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of the House, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in the House in the case of resolutions of repository siting approval, and such provisions supersede other rules of the House only to the extent that they are inconsistent with such other rules; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of the House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of the House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same [[Page 1226]] extent as in the case of any other rule of the House. (2) Resolutions of repository siting approval shall, upon introduction, be immediately referred by the Speaker of the House to the appropriate committee or committees of the House. Any such resolution received from the Senate shall be held at the Speaker's table. (3) Upon the expiration of 60 days of continuous session after the introduction of the first resolution of repository siting approval with respect to any site, each committee to which such resolution was referred shall be discharged from further consideration of such resolution, and such resolution shall be referred to the appropriate calendar, unless such resolution or an identical resolution was previously reported by each committee to which it was referred. (4) It shall be in order for the Speaker to recognize a Member favoring a resolution to call up a resolution of repository siting approval after it has been on the appropriate calendar for 5 legislative days. When any such resolution is called up, the House shall proceed to its immediate consideration and the Speaker shall recognize the Member calling up such resolution and a Member opposed to such resolution for 2 hours of debate in the House, to be equally divided and controlled by such Members. When such time has expired, the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the resolution to adoption without intervening motion. No amendment to any such resolution shall be in order, nor shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which such resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (5) If the House receives from the Senate a resolution of repository siting approval with respect to any site, then the following procedures shall apply: (A) The resolution of the Senate with respect to such site shall not be referred to a committee. (B) With respect to the resolution of the House with respect to such site-- (i) the procedure with respect to that or other resolutions of the House with respect to such site shall be the same as if no resolution from the Senate with respect to such site had been received; but (ii) on any vote on final passage of a resolution of the House with respect to such site, a resolution from the Senate with respect to such site where the text is identical shall be automatically substituted for the [[Page 1227]] resolution of the House. (f) computation of days.--For purposes of this section-- (1) continuity of session of Congress is broken only by an adjournment sine die; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than 3 days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of the 90-day period referred to in subsection (c) and the 60-day period referred to in subsections (d) and (e). * * * The first time the House considered a measure under these procedures was to address the proposed Yucca Mountain Repository Site (H. J. Res. 87, May 8, 2002, p. 7145). A privileged joint resolution of approval called up under these procedures is subject to a point of order under section 425 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (relating to unfunded mandates) (May 8, 2002, p. 7145). Sec. 1130(24B) b. interim storage program, Sec. Sec. 131-37 [42 U.S.C. 10151-57] review of storage sites and state participation, Sec. 135 [42 U.S.C. 10155] [[Page 1228]] storage capacity at such site was disapproved by such Governor or legislature or the governing body of such Indian tribe. Sec. 135. * * * (d) * * * (6)(A) Upon deciding to provide an aggregate of 300 or more metric tons of storage capacity under subsection (a)(1) at any one site, the Secretary shall notify the Governor and legislature of the State where such site is located, or the governing body of the Indian tribe in whose reservation such site is located, as the case may be, of such decision. During the 60-day period following receipt of notification by the Secretary of his decision to provide an aggregate of 300 or more metric tons of storage capacity at any one site, the Governor or legislature of the State in which such site is located, or the governing body of the affected Indian tribe where such site is located, as the case may be, may disapprove the provision of 300 or more metric tons of storage capacity at the site involved and submit to the Congress a notice of such disapproval. A notice of disapproval shall be considered to be submitted to the Congress on the date of the transmittal of such notice of disapproval to the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate. Such notice of disapproval shall be accompanied by a statement of reasons explaining why the provision of such (B) Unless otherwise provided by State law, the Governor or legislature of each State shall have authority to submit a notice of disapproval to the Congress under subparagraph (A). In any case in which State law provides for submission of any such notice of disapproval by any other person or entity, any reference in this subtitle to the Governor or legislature of such State shall be considered to refer instead to such other person or entity. (C) The authority of the Governor and legislature of each State under this paragraph shall not be applicable with respect to any site located on a reservation. (D) If any notice of disapproval is submitted to the Congress under subparagraph (A), the proposed provision of 300 or more metric tons of storage capacity at the site involved shall be disapproved unless, during the first period of 90 calendar days of continuous session of the Congress following the date of the receipt by the Congress of such notice of disapproval, the Congress passes a resolution approving such proposed provision of storage capacity in accordance with the procedures established in this paragraph and subsections (d) through (f) of section 115 and such resolution thereafter becomes law. For purposes of this paragraph, the term ``resolution'' means a joint resolution of either House of the Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That there hereby is approved the provision of 300 or more metric tons of spent nuclear fuel storage capacity at the site located at ___, with respect to which a notice of disapproval was submitted by ___ on ___.''. The first blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the geographic location of the site involved; the second blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the designation of the State Governor and legislature or affected Indian tribe governing body submitting the notice of disapproval involved; and the last blank space in such resolution shall be filled with the date of submission of such notice of disapproval. (E) For purposes of the consideration of any resolution described in subparagraph (D), each reference in subsections (d) and (e) of section 115 to a resolution of repository siting approval shall be considered to refer to the resolution described in such subparagraph. [[Page 1229]] * * * Sec. 1130(24C) c. monitored retrievable storage, Sec. Sec. 141-49 secretarial proposal, Sec. 141 [42 U.S.C. 10161] Sec. 141. * * * (b) submission of proposal by secretary.--(1) On or before June 1, 1985, the Secretary shall complete a detailed study of the need for and feasibility of, and shall submit to the Congress a proposal for, the construction of one or more monitored retrievable storage facilities for high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel. Each such facility shall be designed-- (A) to accommodate spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste resulting from civilian nuclear activities; (B) to permit continuous monitoring, management, and maintenance of such spent fuel and waste for the foreseeable future; (C) to provide for the ready retrieval of such spent fuel and waste for further processing or disposal; and (D) to safely store such spent fuel and waste as long as may be necessary by maintaining such facility through appropriate means, including any required replacement of such facility. * * * * * * (h) participation of states and indian tribes.--Any facility authorized pursuant to this section shall be subject to the provisions of sections 115, 116(a), 116(b), 116(d), 117, and 118. For purposes of carrying out the provisions of this subsection, any reference in sections 115 through 118 to a repository shall be considered to refer to a monitored retrievable storage facility. site selection, Sec. 145 [42 U.S.C. 10165] [[Page 1230]] Sec. 145. (a) in general.--The Secretary may select the site evaluated under section 144 that the Secretary determines on the basis of available information to be the most suitable for a monitored retrievable storage facility that is an integral part of the system for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste established under this Act. * * * notice of disapproval, Sec. 146 [42 U.S.C. 10166] Sec. 146. (a) in general.--The selection of a site under section 145 shall be effective at the end of the period of 60 calendar days beginning on the date of notification under such subsection, unless the governing body of the Indian tribe on whose reservation such site is located, or, if the site is not on a reservation, the Governor and the legislature of the State in which the site is located, has submitted to Congress a notice of disapproval with respect to such site. If any such notice of disapproval has been submitted under this subsection, the selection of the site under section 145 shall not be effective except as provided under section 115(c). (b) references.--For purposes of carrying out the provisions of this subsection, references in section 115(c) to a repository shall be considered to refer to a monitored retrievable storage facility and references to a notice of disapproval of a repository site designation under section 116(b) or 118(a) shall be considered to refer to a notice of disapproval under this section. Sec. 1130(25A) 25. Defense Base Closure and Realignment a. defense base closure and realignment act of 1990, Sec. Sec. 2903, 2904, 2908 [10 U.S.C. 2687 note] recommendations for base closures and realignments, Sec. 2903 Sec. 2903. * * * (c) dod recommendations.--(1) The Secretary may, by no later than April 15, 1991, April 15, 1993, and April 15, 1995, publish in the Federal Register and transmit to the congressional defense committees and to the Commission a list of the military installations inside the United States that the Secretary recommends for closure or realignment * * * [[Page 1231]] to the President a report containing the Commission's findings and conclusions based on a review and analysis of the recommendations made by the Secretary, together with the Commission's recommendations for closures and realignments of military installations inside the United States. (d) review and recommendations by the commission.-- * * * (2)(A) The Commission shall, by no later than July 1 of each year in which the Secretary transmits recommendations to it pursuant to subsection (c), transmit * * * (e) review by the president.--(1) The President shall, by no later than July 15 of each year in which the Commission makes recommendations under subsection (d), transmit to the Commission and to the Congress a report containing the President's approval or disapproval of the Commission's recommendations. (2) If the President approves all the recommendations of the Commission, the President shall transmit a copy of such recommendations to the Congress, together with a certification of such approval. (3) If the President disapproves the recommendations of the Commission, in whole or in part, the President shall transmit to the Commission and the Congress the reasons for that disapproval. The Commission shall then transmit to the President, by no later than August 15 of the year concerned, a revised list of recommendations for the closure and realignment of military installations. (4) If the President approves all of the revised recommendations of the Commission transmitted to the President under paragraph (3), the President shall transmit a copy of such revised recommendations to the Congress, together with a certification of such approval. (5) If the President does not transmit to the Congress an approval and certification described in paragraph (2) or (4) by September 1 of any year in which the Commission has transmitted recommendations to the President under this part, the process by which military installations may be selected for closure or realignment under this part with respect to that year shall be terminated. closure and realignment of military installations, Sec. 2904 Sec. 2904. (a) in general.--Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary shall-- (1) close all military installations recommended for closure [[Page 1232]] by the Commission in each report transmitted to the Congress by the President pursuant to section 2903(e); (2) realign all military installations recommended for realignment by such Commission in each such report; (3) carry out the privatization in place of a military installation recommended for closure or realignment by the Commission in the 2005 report only if privatization in place is a method of closure or realignment of the military installation specified in the recommendations of the Commission in such report and is determined by the Commission to be the most cost- effective method of implementation of the recommendation; (4) initiate all such closures and realignments no later than two years after the date on which the President transmits a report to the Congress pursuant to section 2903(e) containing the recommendations for such closures or realignments; and (5) complete all such closures and realignments no later than the end of the six-year period beginning on the date on which the President transmits the report pursuant to section 2903(e) containing the recommendations for such closures or realignments. (b) congressional disapproval.--(1) The Secretary may not carry out any closure or realignment recommended by the Commission in a report transmitted from the President pursuant to section 2903(e) if a joint resolution is enacted, in accordance with the provisions of section 2908, disapproving such recommendations of the Commission before the earlier of-- (A) the end of the 45-day period beginning on the date on which the President transmits such report; or (B) the adjournment of Congress sine die for the session during which such report is transmitted. (2) For purposes of paragraph (1) of this subsection and subsections (a) and (c) of section 2908, the days on which either House of Congress is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain shall be excluded in the computation of a period. [[Page 1233]] * * * congressional consideration of commission report, Sec. 2908 Sec. 2908. (a) terms of the resolution.--For purposes of section 2904(b), the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution which is introduced within the 10-day period beginning on the date on which the President transmits the report to the Congress under section 2903(e), and-- (1) which does not have a preamble; (2) the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That Congress disapproves the recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission as submitted by the President on ___'', the blank space being filled in with the appropriate date; and (3) the title of which is as follows: ``Joint resolution disapproving the recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.''. (b) referral.--A resolution described in subsection (a) that is introduced in the House of Representatives shall be referred to the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives. A resolution described in subsection (a) introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate. (c) discharge.--If the committee to which a resolution described in subsection (a) is referred has not reported such resolution (or an identical resolution) by the end of the 20-day period beginning on the date on which the President transmits the report to the Congress under section 2903(e), such committee shall be, at the end of such period, discharged from further consideration of such resolution, and such resolution shall be placed on the appropriate calendar of the House involved. [[Page 1234]] out such prior announcement if the motion is made by direction of the committee to which the resolution was referred. All points of order against the resolution (and against consideration of the resolution) are waived. The motion is highly privileged in the House of Representatives and is privileged in the Senate and is not debatable. The motion is not subject to amendment, or to a motion to postpone, or to a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, the respective House shall immediately proceed to consideration of the joint resolution without intervening motion, order, or other business, and the resolution shall remain the unfinished business of the respective House until disposed of. (d) consideration.--(1) On or after the third day after the date on which the committee to which such a resolution is referred has reported, or has been discharged (under subsection (c)) from further consideration of, such a resolution, it is in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) for any Member of the respective House to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution. A Member may make the motion only on the day after the calendar day on which the Member announces to the House concerned the Member's intention to make the motion, except that, in the case of the House of Representatives, the motion may be made with (2) Debate on the resolution, and on all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than 2 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. An amendment to the resolution is not in order. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not debatable. A motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a motion to recommit the resolution is not in order. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to is not in order. (3) Immediately following the conclusion of the debate on a resolution described in subsection (a) and a single quorum call at the conclusion of the debate if requested in accordance with the rules of the appropriate House, the vote on final passage of the resolution shall occur. (4) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution described in subsection (a) shall be decided without debate. (e) consideration by other house.--(1) If, before the passage by one House of a resolution of that House described in subsection (a), that House receives from the other House a resolution described in subsection (a), then the following procedures shall apply: (A) The resolution of the other House shall not be referred to a committee and may not be considered in the House receiving it except in the case of final passage as provided in subparagraph [[Page 1235]] (B)(ii). (B) With respect to a resolution described in subsection (a) of the House receiving the resolution-- (i) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no resolution had been received from the other House; but (ii) the vote on final passage shall be on the resolution of the other House. (2) Upon disposition of the resolution received from the other House, it shall no longer be in order to consider the resolution that originated in the receiving House. (f) rules of the senate and house.--This section is enacted by Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of a resolution described in subsection (a), and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent with such rules; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. * * * [[Page 1236]] The House has considered joint resolutions pursuant to this section in the full House by special rule (July 30, 1991, p. 20315) and by unanimous consent (Sept. 8, 1995, p. 24129), and in the Committee of the Whole by motion (Oct. 27, 2005, p. _), in which case the Committee rose without motion at the conclusion of debate and the question on passage was put without intervening motion. Managers in the Committee of the Whole yielded control of portions of their time by unanimous consent (Oct. 27, 2005, p. _). The manager calling up a joint resolution pursuant to this section is entitled to close debate thereon (even when opposed, as in the case of a joint resolution reported adversely) (Oct. 27, 2005, p. _). The House by special rule restricted the availability of the motion to proceed to consider a joint resolution pursuant to this section (Sept. 29, 2005, p. _). Sec. 1130(25B) b. emergency supplemental appropriations and rescissions for the department of defense to preserve and enhance military readiness act of 1994, Sec. 112 [P.L. 104-6; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note] department of defense--military construction Sec. 112. None of the funds made available to the Department of Defense for any fiscal year for military construction or family housing may be obligated to initiate construction projects upon enactment of this Act for any project on an installation that-- (1) was included in the closure and realignment recommendations submitted by the Secretary of Defense to the Base Closure and Realignment Commission on February 28, 1995, unless removed by the Base Closure and Realignment Commission, or (2) is included in the closure and realignment recommendation as submitted to Congress in 1995 in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended (Public Law 101-510): Provided, That the prohibition on obligation of funds for projects located on an installation cited for realignment are only to be in effect if the function or activity with which the project is associated will be transferred from the installation as a result of the realignment: Provided further, That this provision will remain in effect unless the Congress enacts a Joint Resolution of Disapproval in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended (Public Law 101-510). 26. Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, Sec. 304 [2 U.S.C. 1384] Sec. 1130(26) Sec. 304. substantive regulations. (a) regulations.-- (1) in general.--The procedures applicable to the regulations of the Board issued for the implementation of this Act, which shall include regulations the Board is required to issue under title II (including regulations on the appropriate application [[Page 1237]] of exemp tions under the laws made applicable in title II) are prescribed in this section. (2) rulemaking procedure.--Such regulations of the Board-- (A) shall be adopted, approved, and issued in accordance with subsection (b); and (B) shall consist of 3 separate bodies of regulations, which shall apply, respectively, to-- (i) the Senate and Employees of the Senate; (ii) the House of Representatives and employees of the House of Representatives; and (iii) all other covered employees and employing offices. (b) adoption by the board.--The Board shall adopt the regulations referred to in subsection (a)(1) in accordance with the principles and procedures set forth in section 553 of title 5, United States Code, and as provided in the following provisions of this subsection: (1) proposal.--The Board shall publish a general notice of proposed rulemaking under section 553(b) of title 5, United States Code, but, instead of publication of a general notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register, the Board shall transmit such notice to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate for publication in the Congressional Record on the first day on which both Houses are in session following such transmittal. Such notice shall set forth the recommendations of the Deputy Director for the Senate in regard to regulations under subsection (a)(2)(B)(i), the recommendations of the Deputy Director for the House of Representatives in regard to regulations under subsection (a)(2)(B)(ii), and the recommendations of the Executive Director for regulations under subsection (a)(2)(B)(iii). (2) comment.--Before adopting regulations, the Board shall provide a comment period of at least 30 days after publication of a general notice of proposed rulemaking. (3) adoption.--After considering comments, the Board shall adopt regulations and shall transmit notice of such action together with a copy of such regulations to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate for publication in the Congressional Record on the first [[Page 1238]] day on which both Houses are in session following such transmittal. (4) recommendation as to method of approval.--The Board shall include a recommendation in the general notice of proposed rulemaking and in the regulations as to whether the regulations should be approved by resolution of the Senate, by resolution of the House of Representatives, by concurrent resolution, or by joint resolution. (c) approval of regulations.-- (1) in general.--Regulations referred to in paragraph (2)(B)(i) of subsection (a) may be approved by the Senate by resolution or by the Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. Regulations referred to in paragraph (2)(B)(ii) of subsection (a) may be approved by the House of Representatives by resolution or by the Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. Regulations referred to in paragraph (2)(B)(iii) may be approved by Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. (2) referral.--Upon receipt of a notice of adoption of regulations under subsection (b)(3), the presiding officers of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall refer such notice, together with a copy of such regulations, to the appropriate committee or committees of the House of Representatives and of the Senate. The purpose of the referral shall be to consider whether such regulations should be approved, and, if so, whether such approval should be by resolution of the House of Representatives or of the Senate, by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. (3) joint referral and discharge in the senate.--The presiding officer of the Senate may refer the notice of issuance of regulations, or any resolution of approval of regulations, to one committee or jointly to more than one committee. If a committee of the Senate acts to report a jointly referred measure, any other committee of the Senate must act within 30 calendar days of continuous session, or be automatically discharged. (4) one-house resolution or concurrent resolution.--In the case of a resolution of the House of Representatives or the Senate or a concurrent resolution referred to in paragraph (1), the matter after the resolving clause shall be the following: ``The following regulations issued by the Office of Compliance [[Page 1239]] on ___ are hereby approved:'' (the blank space being appropriately filled in, and the text of the regulations being set forth). (5) joint resolution.--In the case of joint resolution referred to in paragraph (1), the matter after the resolving clause shall be the following: ``The following regulations issued by the Office of Compliance on ___ are hereby approved and shall have the force and effect of law:'' (the blank space being appropriately filled in, and the text of the regulations being set forth). (d) issuance and effective date.-- (1) publication.--After approval of regulations under subsection (c), the Board shall submit the regulations to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate for publication in the Congressional Record on the first day on which both Houses are in session following such transmittal. (2) date of issuance.--The date of issuance of regulations shall be the date on which they are published in the Congressional Record under paragraph (1). (3) effective date.--Regulations shall become effective not less than 60 days after the regulations are issued, except that the Board may provide for an earlier effective date for good cause found (within the meaning of section 553(d)(3) of title 5, United States Code) and published with the regulation. (e) amendment of regulations.--Regulations may be amended in the same manner as is described in this section for the adoption, approval, and issuance of regulations, except that the Board may, in its discretion, dispense with publications of a general notice of proposed rulemaking of minor, technical, or urgent amendments that satisfy the criteria for dispensing with publication of such notice pursuant to section 553(b)(B) of title 5, United States Code. * * * [[Page 1240]] In the 104th Congress the House agreed to a concurrent resolution approving with changes regulations promulgated by the Office of Compliance under this provision (S. Con. Res. 51, Apr. 15, 1996, p. 7515). On December 19, 1995, the House agreed to a resolution and a concurrent resolution providing ``provisional'' approval of regulations not yet promulgated (H. Res. 311, p. 37590; H. Con. Res. 123, p. 37632). Sec. 1130(27) 27. Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, Sec. 204(e) [22 U.S.C. 6064] Sec. 204. termination of the economic embargo of cuba. (a) presidential actions.--Upon submitting a determination to the appropriate congressional committees under section 203(c)(1) that a transition government in Cuba is in power, the President, after consultation with the Congress, is authorized to take steps to suspend the economic embargo of Cuba and to suspend the right of action created in section 302 [22 U.S.C. 6082] with respect to actions thereafter filed against the Cuban Government, to the extent that such steps contribute to a stable foundation for a democratically elected government in Cuba. * * * (e) review of suspension of economic embargo.-- (1) review.--If the President takes action under subsection (a) to suspend the economic embargo of Cuba, the President shall immediately so notify the Congress. The President shall report to the Congress no less frequently than every 6 months thereafter, until he submits a determination under section 203(c)(3) that a democratically elected government in Cuba is in power, on the progress being made by Cuba toward the establishment of such a democratically elected government. The action of the President under subsection (a) shall cease to be effective upon the enactment of a joint resolution described in paragraph (2). (2) joint resolutions.--For purposes of this subsection, the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution of the 2 Houses of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress disapproves the action of the President under section 204(a) of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 to suspend the economic embargo of Cuba, notice of which was submitted to the Congress on ___.'', with the blank space being filled with the appropriate date. (3) referral to committees.--Joint resolutions introduced in [[Page 1241]] the House of Representatives shall be re ferred to the Committee on International Relations and joint resolutions introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (4) procedures.--(A) Any joint resolution shall be considered in the Senate in accordance with the provisions of section 601(b) of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976. (B) For the purpose of expediting the consideration and enactment of joint resolutions, a motion to proceed to the consideration of any joint resolution after it has been reported by the appropriate committee shall be treated as highly privileged in the House of Representatives. (C) Not more than 1 joint resolution may be considered in the House of Representatives and the Senate in the 6-month period beginning on the date on which the President notifies the Congress under paragraph (1) of the action taken under subsection (a), and in each 6-month period thereafter. 28. Congressional Review of Agency Rulemaking [5 U.S.C. 801, 802, 804] Sec. 1130(28) The following excerpts of chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, do not contain privileged procedures for the consideration of a measure in the House. They are depicted here because they constitute Rules of the House and potentially affect the legislative process. Detailed procedures for the consideration in the Senate of a joint resolution disapproving an agency rule may be found in the statute (5 U.S.C. 802). Sec. 801. congressional review. (a)(1)(A) Before a rule can take effect, the Federal agency promulgating such rule shall submit to each House of the Congress and to the Comptroller General a report containing-- (i) a copy of the rule; (ii) a concise general statement relating to the rule, including whether it is a major rule; and (iii) the proposed effective date of the rule. (B) On the date of the submission of the report under subparagraph (A), the Federal agency promulgating the rule shall submit to the Comptroller General and make available to each House of Congress-- (i) a complete copy of the cost-benefit analysis of the rule, [[Page 1242]] if any; (ii) the agency's actions relevant to sections 603, 604, 605, 607, and 609; (iii) the agency's actions relevant to sections 202, 203, 204, and 205 of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 [2 U.S.C. 1532-35]; and (iv) any other relevant information or requirements under any other Act and any relevant Executive orders. (C) Upon receipt of a report submitted under subparagraph (A), each House shall provide copies of the report to the chairman and ranking member of each standing committee with jurisdiction under the rules of the House of Representatives or the Senate to report a bill to amend the provision of law under which the rule is issued. (2)(A) The Comptroller General shall provide a report on each major rule to the committees of jurisdiction in each House of the Congress by the end of 15 calendar days after the submission or publication date as provided in section 802(b)(2). The report of the Comptroller General shall include an assessment of the agency's compliance with procedural steps required by paragraph (1)(B). (B) Federal agencies shall cooperate with the Comptroller General by providing information relevant to the Comptroller General's report under subparagraph (A). (3) A major rule relating to a report submitted under paragraph (1) shall take effect on the latest of-- (A) the later of the date occurring 60 days after the date on which-- (i) the Congress receives the report submitted under paragraph (1); or (ii) the rule is published in the Federal Register, if so published; (B) if the Congress passes a joint resolution of disapproval described in section 802 relating to the rule, and the President signs a veto of such resolution, the earlier date-- (i) on which either House of Congress votes and fails to override the veto of the President; or (ii) occurring 30 session days after the date on which the Congress received the veto and objections of the President; or (C) the date the rule would have otherwise taken effect, if not for this section (unless a joint resolution of disapproval [[Page 1243]] under section 802 is enacted). (4) Except for a major rule, a rule shall take effect as otherwise provided by law after submission to Congress under paragraph (1). (5) Notwithstanding paragraph (3), the effective date of a rule shall not be delayed by operation of this chapter beyond the date on which either House of Congress votes to reject a joint resolution of disapproval under section 802. (b)(1) A rule shall not take effect (or continue), if the Congress enacts a joint resolution of disapproval, described under section 802, of the rule. (2) A rule that does not take effect (or does not continue) under paragraph (1) may not be reissued in substantially the same form, and a new rule that is substantially the same as such a rule may not be issued, unless the reissued or new rule is specifically authorized by a law enacted after the date of the joint resolution disapproving the original rule. (c)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section (except subject to paragraph (3)), a rule that would not take effect by reason of subsection (a)(3) may take effect, if the President makes a determination under paragraph (2) and submits written notice of such determination to the Congress. (2) Paragraph (1) applies to a determination made by the President by Executive order that the rule should take effect because such rule is-- (A) necessary because of an imminent threat to health or safety or other emergency; (B) necessary for the enforcement of criminal laws; (C) necessary for national security; or (D) issued pursuant to any statute implementing an international trade agreement. (3) An exercise by the President of the authority under this subsection shall have no effect on the procedures under section 802 or the effect of a joint resolution of disapproval under this section. (d)(1) In addition to the opportunity for review otherwise provided under this chapter, in the case of any rule for which a report was submitted in accordance with subsection (a)(1)(A) during the period beginning on the date occurring-- (A) in the case of the Senate, 60 session days, or (B) in the case of the House of Representatives, 60 [[Page 1244]] Congress first convenes its next session, section 802 shall apply to such rule in the succeeding session of Congress. legislative days, before the date the Congress adjourns a session of Congress through the date on which the same or succeeding (2)(A) In applying section 802 for purposes of such additional review, a rule described under paragraph (1) shall be treated as though-- (i) such rule were published in the Federal Register (as a rule that shall take effect) on-- (I) in the case of the Senate, the 15th session day, or (II) in the case of the House of Representatives, the 15th legislative day, after the succeeding session of Congress first convenes; and (ii) a report on such rule were submitted to Congress under subsection (a)(1) on such date. (B) Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to affect the requirement under subsection (a)(1) that a report shall be submitted to Congress before a rule can take effect. (3) A rule described under paragraph (1) shall take effect as otherwise provided by law (including other subsections of this section). * * * (f) Any rule that takes effect and later is made of no force or effect by enactment of a joint resolution under section 802 shall be treated as though such rule had never taken effect. (g) If the Congress does not enact a joint resolution of disapproval under section 802 respecting a rule, no court or agency may infer any intent of the Congress from any action or inaction of the Congress with regard to such rule, related statute, or joint resolution of disapproval. Sec. 802. congressional disapproval procedure. [[Page 1245]] (a) For purposes of this section, the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution introduced in the period beginning on the date on which the report referred to in section 801(a)(1)(A) is received by Congress and ending 60 days thereafter (excluding days either House of Congress is adjourned for more than 3 days during a session of Congress), the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the ___ relating to ___, and such rule shall have no force or effect.'' (The blank spaces being appropriately filled in). (b)(1) A joint resolution described in subsection (a) shall be referred to the committees in each House of Congress with jurisdiction. (2) For purposes of this section, the term ``submission or publication date'' means the later of the date on which-- (A) the Congress receives the report submitted under section 801(a)(1); or (B) the rule is published in the Federal Register, if so published. * * * (f) If, before the passage by one House of a joint resolution of that House described in subsection (a), that House receives from the other House a joint resolution described in subsection (a), then the following procedures shall apply: (1) The joint resolution of the other House shall not be referred to a committee. (2) With respect to a joint resolution described in subsection (a) of the House receiving the joint resolution-- (A) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no joint resolution had been received from the other House; but (B) the vote on final passage shall be on the joint resolution of the other House. * * * Sec. 804. definitions. For purposes of this chapter-- (1) The term ``Federal agency'' means any agency as that term is defined in section 551(1). (2) The term ``major rule'' means any rule that the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget finds has resulted in or is likely to result in-- (A) an annual effect on the economy of $100,000,000 or more; (B) a major increase in costs or prices for consumers, individual industries, Federal, State, or local government agencies, or geographic regions; or (C) significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation, or on [[Page 1246]] the ability of United States-based enter prises to compete with foreign-based enterprises in domestic and export markets. The term does not include any rule promulgated under the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the amendments made by that Act. (3) The term ``rule'' has the meaning given such term in section 551, except that such term does not include-- (A) any rule of particular applicability, including a rule that approves or prescribes for the future rates, wages, prices, services, or allowances therefor, corporate or financial structures, reorganizations, mergers, or acquisitions thereof, or accounting practices or disclosures bearing on any of the foregoing; (B) any rule relating to agency management or personnel; or (C) any rule of agency organization, procedure, or practice that does not substantially affect the rights or obligations of non-agency parties. * * * In compliance with the requirement of the Act that ``major'' final regulations submitted later than a certain number of days before the end of a legislative session be treated as though received on a legislative day certain in the next session, the Congressional Record of that subsequent legislative day contained a notice of the resubmission of all such ``grandfathered'' regulations (e.g., Mar. 1, 2000, p. 1851; Mar. 4, 2002, p. 2354; Mar. 1, 2004, p. _). 29. Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act [2 U.S.C. 904(i), Sec. 1130(29) 907a-907d] SEC. 254. REPORTS AND ORDERS. * * * * * These excerpts are provided for quick reference. They include the provisions of the Act that relate directly to House procedure. Sections 258, 258A, 258B, and 258C primarily provide for reporting and consideration of legislation in the Senate; therefore, only portions of those sections are carried here. A more thorough understanding of the statutory scheme requires the full statutory text (see 2 U.S.C. 900). [[Page 1247]] (i) Low-Growth Report.--At any time, CBO shall notify the Congress if-- (1) during the period consisting of the quarter during which such notification is given, the quarter preceding such notification and the 4 quarters following such notification, CBO or OMB has determined that real economic growth is projected or estimated to be less than zero with respect to each of any 2 consecutive quarters within such period; or (2) the most recent of the Department of Commerce's advance preliminary or final reports of actual real economic growth indicate that the rate of real economic growth for each of the most recently reported quarter and the immediately preceding * * * * * SEC. 258. SUSPENSION IN THE EVENT OF WAR OR LOW GROWTH. quarter is less than one percent. (a) Procedures in the Event of a Low-Growth Report.-- (1) Trigger.--Whenever CBO issues a low-growth report under section 254(j), the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives may, and the Majority Leader of the Senate shall, introduce a joint resolution (in the form set forth in paragraph (2)) declaring that the conditions specified in section 254(j) are met and suspending the relevant provisions of this title, titles III and VI of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, and section 1103 of title 31, United States Code. (2) Form of joint resolution.-- (A) The matter after the resolving clause in any joint resolution introduced pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be as follows: ``That the Congress declares that the conditions specified in section 254(j) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 are met, and the implementation of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, chapter 11 of title 31, United States Code, and part C of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 are modified as described in section 258(b) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.''. (B) The title of the joint resolution shall be ``Joint resolution suspending certain provisions of law pursuant [[Page 1248]] to section 258(a)(2) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.''; and the joint resolution shall not contain any preamble. (3) Committee action.--Each joint resolution introduced pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be referred to the appropriate committees of the House of Representatives or the Committee on the Budget of the Senate, as the case may be; and such Committee shall report the joint resolution to its House without amendment on or before the fifth day on which such House is in session after the date on which the joint resolution is introduced. If the Committee fails to report the joint resolution within the five-day period referred to in the preceding sentence, it shall be automatically discharged from further consideration of the joint resolution, and the joint resolution shall be placed on the appropriate calendar. (4) Consideration of joint resolution.--(A) A vote on final passage of a joint resolution reported to the Senate or discharged pursuant to paragraph (3) shall be taken on or before the close of the fifth calendar day of session after the date on which the joint resolution is reported or after the Committee has been discharged from further consideration of the joint resolution. If prior to the passage by one House of a joint resolution of that House, that House receives the same joint resolution from the other House, then-- (i) the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no such joint resolution had been received from the other House, but (ii) the vote on final passage shall be on the joint resolution of the other House. When the joint resolution is agreed to, the Clerk of the House of Representatives (in the case of a House joint resolution agreed to in the House of Representatives) or the Secretary of the Senate (in the case of a Senate joint resolution agreed to in the Senate) shall cause the joint resolution to be engrossed, certified, and transmitted to the other House of the Congress as soon as practicable. * * * * * [[Page 1249]] (b) Suspension of Sequestration Procedures.--Upon the enactment of a declaration of war or a joint resolution described in subsection (a)-- (1) the subsequent issuance of any sequestration report or any sequestration order is precluded; (2) sections 302(f), 310(d), 311(a), and title VI of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are suspended; and (3) section 1103 of title 31, United States Code, is suspended. (c) Restoration of Sequestration Procedures.--(1) In the event of a suspension of sequestration procedures due to a declaration of war, then, effective with the first fiscal year that begins in the session after the state of war is concluded by Senate ratification of the necessary treaties, the provisions of subsection (b) triggered by that declaration of war are no longer effective. SEC. 258A. MODIFICATION OF PRESIDENTIAL ORDER. (2) In the event of a suspension of sequestration procedures due to the enactment of a joint resolution described in subsection (a), then, effective with regard to the first fiscal year beginning at least 12 months after the enactment of that resolution, the provisions of subsection (b) triggered by that resolution are no longer effective. (a) Introduction of Joint Resolution.--At any time after the Director of OMB issues a final sequestration report under section 254 for a fiscal year, but before the close of the twentieth calendar day of the session of Congress beginning after the date of issuance of such report, the majority leader of either House of Congress may introduce a joint resolution which contains provisions directing the President to modify the most recent order issued under section 254 or provide an alternative to reduce the deficit for such fiscal year. After the introduction of the first such joint resolution in either House of Congress in any calendar year, then no other joint resolution introduced in such House in such calendar year shall be subject to the procedures set forth in this section. (b) Procedures for Consideration of Joint Resolutions.-- * * * * * (7) Resolution from other house.--If, before the passage by the Senate of a joint resolution of the Senate introduced under subsection (a), the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a joint resolution introduced under subsection [[Page 1250]] (a), then the following procedures shall apply: (A) The joint resolution of the House of Representatives shall not be referred to a committee and shall be placed on the calendar. (B) With respect to a joint resolution introduced under subsection (a) in the Senate-- (i) the procedure in the Senate shall be the same as if no joint resolution had been received from the House; but (ii)(I) the vote on final passage shall be on the joint resolution of the House if it is identical to the joint resolution then pending for passage in the Senate; or (II) if the joint resolution from the House is not identical to the joint resolution then pending for passage in the Senate and the Senate then passes the Senate joint resolution, the Senate shall be considered to have passed the House joint resolution as amended by the text of the Senate joint resolution. (C) Upon disposition of the joint resolution received from the House, it shall no longer be in order to consider the resolution originated in the Senate. (8) Senate action on house resolution.--If the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a joint resolution introduced under subsection (a) after the Senate has disposed of a Senate originated resolution which is identical to the House passed joint resolution, the action of the Senate with regard to the disposition of the Senate originated joint resolution shall be deemed to be the action of the Senate with regard to the House originated joint resolution. If it is not identical to the House passed joint resolution, then the Senate shall be considered to have passed the joint resolution of the House as amended by the SEC. 258B. FLEXIBILITY AMONG DEFENSE PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, AND ACTIVITIES. text of the Senate joint resolution. [[Page 1251]] in additional outlay reductions, the President may provide for lesser reductions in new budget authority and unobligated balances for other programs, projects, or activities within major functional category 050 for such fiscal year, but only to the extent that the resulting outlay increases do not exceed the additional outlay reductions, and no such program, project, or activity may be increased above the level actually made available by law in appropriation Acts (before taking sequestration into account). In making calculations under this subsection, the President shall use account outlay rates that are identical to those used in the report by the Director of OMB under section 254. (a) Subject to subsections (b), (c), and (d), new budget authority and unobligated balances for any programs, projects, or activities within major functional category 050 (other than a military personnel account) may be further reduced beyond the amount specified in an order issued by the President under section 254 for such fiscal year. To the extent such additional reductions are made and result (b) No actions taken by the President under subsection (a) for a fiscal year may result in a domestic base closure or realignment that would otherwise be subject to section 2687 of title 10, United States Code. (c) The President may not exercise the authority provided by this paragraph for a fiscal year unless-- (1) the President submits a single report to Congress specifying, for each account, the detailed changes proposed to be made for such fiscal year pursuant to this section; (2) that report is submitted within 5 calendar days of the start of the next session of Congress; and (3) a joint resolution affirming or modifying the changes proposed by the President pursuant to this paragraph becomes law. (d) Within 5 calendar days of session after the President submits a report to Congress under subsection (c)(1) for a fiscal year, the majority leader of each House of Congress shall (by request) introduce a joint resolution which contains provisions affirming the changes proposed by the President pursuant to this paragraph. (e)(1) The matter after the resolving clause in any joint resolution introduced pursuant to subsection (d) shall be as follows: ``That the report of the President as submitted on [Insert Date] under section 258B is hereby approved.''. (2) The title of the joint resolution shall be ``Joint resolution approving the report of the President submitted under section 258B of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.''. * * * * * [[Page 1252]] (3) Such joint resolution shall not contain any preamble. (l) If, before the passage by the Senate of a joint resolution of the Senate introduced under subsection (d), the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a joint resolution introduced under subsection (d), then the following procedures shall apply: (1) The joint resolution of the House of Representatives shall not be referred to a committee. (2) With respect to a joint resolution introduced under subsection (d) in the Senate-- (A) the procedure in the Senate shall be the same as if no joint resolution had been received from the House; but (B)(i) the vote on final passage shall be on the joint resolution of the House if it is identical to the joint resolution then pending for passage in the Senate; or (ii) if the joint resolution from the House is not identical to the joint resolution then pending for passage in the Senate and the Senate then passes the Senate joint resolution, the Senate shall be considered to have passed the House joint resolution as amended by the text of the Senate joint resolution. (3) Upon disposition of the joint resolution received from the House, it shall no longer be in order to consider the joint resolution originated in the Senate. [[Page 1253]] (m) If the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a joint resolution introduced under subsection (d) after the Senate has disposed of a Senate originated joint resolution which is identical to the House passed joint resolution, the action of the Senate with regard to the disposition of the Senate originated joint resolution shall be deemed to be the action of the Senate with regard to the House originated joint resolution. If it is not identical to the House passed joint resolution, then the Senate shall be considered to have passed the joint resolution of the House as amended by the text of the Senate joint resolution. Sec. 1130(30) emergency supplemental act, 2000 Sec. 3204 [p.l. 106-246, 114 stat. 511, 576, as amended by p.l. 107-115, 115 stat. 2131 and p.l. 108-199, 118 30. Andean Counterdrug Initiative Sec. 3204. limitations on support for plan colombia and on the assignment of united states personnel in colombia. stat. 210] (a) limitation on support for plan colombia.-- (1) limitation.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by any Act shall be available for support of Plan Colombia unless and until-- (A) the President submits a report to Congress requesting the availability of such funds; and (B) Congress enacts a joint resolution approving the request of the President under subparagraph (A). (2) exceptions.--The limitation in paragraph (1) does not apply to-- (A) appropriations made by this Act, the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2001, the Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2001, the Commerce, Justice, State and the Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2001, the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 2001, or the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2001, for the purpose of support of Plan Colombia; or (B) the unobligated balances from any other program used for their originally appropriated purpose to combat drug production and trafficking, foster peace, increase the rule of law, improve human rights, expand economic development, and institute justice reform in the countries covered by Plan Colombia. (3) waiver.--The limitations in subsection (a) may be waived by an Act of Congress. (b) limitation on assignment of united states personnel in colombia.-- (1) limitation.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), none of [[Page 1254]] the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act (including funds described in subsection (c)) may be available for-- (A) the assignment of any United States military personnel for temporary or permanent duty in Colombia in connection with support of Plan Colombia if that assignment would cause the number of United States military personnel so assigned in Colombia to exceed 400, or (B) the employment of any United States individual civilian retained as a contractor in Colombia if that employment would cause the total number of United States individual civilian contractors employed in Colombia in support of Plan Colombia who are funded by Federal funds to exceed 400. (2) exception.--The limitation contained in paragraph (1) shall not apply if-- (A) the President submits a report to Congress requesting that the limitation not apply; and (B) Congress enacts a joint resolution approving the request of the President under subparagraph (A). (c) waiver.--The President may waive the limitation in subsection (b)(1) for a single period of up to 90 days in the event that the Armed Forces of the United States are involved in hostilities or that imminent involvement by the Armed Forces of the United States in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances. (d) statutory construction.--Nothing in this section may be construed to affect the authority of the President to carry out any emergency evacuation of United States citizens or any search or rescue operation for United States military personnel or other United States citizens. (e) report on support for plan colombia.--Not later than June 1, 2001, and not later than June 1 and December 1 of each of the succeeding 4 fiscal years, the President shall submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees setting forth any costs (including incremental costs incurred by the Department of Defense) incurred by any department, agency, or other entity of the executive branch of Government during the two previous fiscal quarters in support of Plan Colombia. Each such report shall provide an itemization of expenditures by each such department, agency or entity. [[Page 1255]] thereafter, the President shall submit a report to the appropriate congressional committees that shall include the aggregate number, locations, activities, and lengths of assignment for all temporary and permanent United States military personnel and United States individual civilians retained as contractors involved in the antinarcotics campaign in Colombia. (f) quarterly reports.--Beginning within 90 days of the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 90 days (g) congressional priority procedures.-- (1) joint resolutions defined.-- (A) For purposes of subsection (a)(1)(B), the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution introduced not later than 10 days of the date on which the report of the President under subsection (a)(1)(A) is received by Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That Congress approves the request of the President for additional funds for Plan Colombia contained in the report submitted by the President under section 3204(a)(1) of the 2000 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act.''. (B) For purposes of subsection (b)(2)(B), the term ``joint resolution'' means only a joint resolution introduced not later than 10 days of the date on which the report of the President under subsection (a)(1)(A) is received by Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That Congress approves the request of the President for exemption from the limitation applicable to the assignment of personnel in Colombia contained in the report submitted by the President under section 3204(b)(2)(B) of the 2000 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act.''. (2) procedures.--Except as provided in subparagraph (B), a joint resolution described in paragraph (1)(A) or (1)(B) shall be considered in a House of Congress in accordance with the procedures applicable to joint resolutions under paragraphs (3) through (8) of section 8066(c) of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1985 (as contained in Public Law 98-473; 98 Stat. 1936). [[Page 1256]] expand economic development, and institute justice reform. * * * * * (h) plan colombia defined.--In this section, the term ``Plan Colombia'' means the plan of the Government of Colombia instituted by the administration of President Pastrana to combate drug production and trafficking, foster peace, increase the rule of law, improve human rights, department of defense appropriations act, 1985 Sec. 8066(c) [P.L. 98- 473; 98 stat. 1904, 1936-37] Sec. 8066 * * * (c) (c)(3) A resolution described in paragraph (1) introduced in the House of Representatives shall be referred to the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives. A resolution described in paragraph (1) introduced in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate. Such a resolution may not be reported before the eighth day after its introduction. (4) If the committee to which is referred a resolution described in paragraph (1) has not reported such resolution (or an identical resolution) at the end of fifteen calendar days after its introduction, such committee shall be discharged from further consideration of such resolution and such resolution shall be placed on the appropriate calendar of the House involved. (5)(A) When the committee to which a resolution is referred has reported, or has been deemed to be discharged (under paragraph (4)) from further consideration of, a resolution described in paragraph (1) notwithstanding any rule or precedent of the Senate, including Rule 22, it is at any time thereafter in order (even though a previous motion to the same effect has been disagreed to) for any Member of the respective House to move to proceed to the consideration of the resolution, and all points of order against the resolution (and against consideration of the resolution) are waived. The motion is highly privileged in the House of Representatives and is privileged in the Senate and is not debatable. The motion is not subject to amendment, or to a motion to postpone, or to a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to the consideration of the resolution is agreed to, the resolution shall remain the unfinished business of the respective House until disposed of. [[Page 1257]] between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion further to limit debate is in order and not debatable. An amendment to, or a motion to postpone, or a motion to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a motion to recommit the resolution is not in order. A motion to reconsider the vote by which the resolution is agreed to or disagreed to is not in order. (B) Debate on the resolution, and all debatable motions and appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than ten hours, which shall be divided equally (C) Immediately following the conclusion of the debate on a resolution described in paragraph (1), and a single quorum call at the conclusion of the debate if requested in accordance with the rules of the appropriate House, the vote on final passage of the resolution shall occur. (D) Appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to a resolution described in paragraph (1) shall be decided without debate. (6) If, before the passage by the Senate of a resolution described in paragraph (1), the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a resolution described in paragraph (1), then the following procedures shall apply: (A) The resolution of the House of Representatives shall not be referred to a committee. (B) With respect to a resolution described in paragraph (1) of the Senate-- (i) the procedure in the Senate shall be the same as if no resolution had been received from the House; but (ii) the vote on final passage shall be on the resolution of the House. (C) Upon disposition of the resolution received from the House, it shall no longer be in order to consider the resolution originated in the Senate. (7) If the Senate receives from the House of Representatives a resolution described in paragraph (1) after the Senate has disposed of a Senate originated resolution, the action of the Senate with regard to the disposition of the Senate originated resolution shall be deemed to be the action of the Senate with regard to the House originated resolution. (8) This subsection is enacted by Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, and as such it is deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House [[Page 1258]] in the case of a resolution described in paragraph (1), and it supercedes other rules only to the extent that it is inconsistent with such rules; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. 31. Medicare Cost Containment; Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, Sec. Sec. 802-804 [31 U.S.C. 1105, 1105 Sec. 1130(31) note] Sec. 1105. budget contents and submission to Congress. * * * (h)(1) If there is a medicare funding warning under section 801(a)(2) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 made in a year, the President shall submit to Congress, within the 15-day period beginning on the date of the budget submission to Congress under subsection (a) for the succeeding year, proposed legislation to respond to such warning. (2) Paragraph (1) does not apply if, during the year in which the warning is made, legislation is enacted which eliminates excess general revenue medicare funding (as defined in section 801(c) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003) for the 7-fiscal-year reporting period, as certified by the Board of Trustees of each medicare trust fund (as defined in section 801(c)(5) of such Act) not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of such legislation. Sec. 803. procedures in the house of representatives. [31 U.S.C. 1105 note] (a) Introduction and Referral of President's Legislative Proposal.-- (1) Introduction.--In the case of a legislative proposal submitted by the President pursuant to section 1105(h) of title 31, United States Code, within the 15-day period specified in [[Page 1259]] paragraph (1) of such section, the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives (or his designee) and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives (or his designee) shall introduce such proposal (by request), the title of which is as follows: ``A bill to respond to a medicare funding warning.'' Such bill shall be introduced within 3 legislative days after Congress receives such proposal. (2) Referral.--Any legislation introduced pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be referred to the appropriate committees of the House of Representatives. (b) Direction to the Appropriate House Committees.-- (1) In general.--In the House, in any year during which the President is required to submit proposed legislation to Congress under section 1105(h) of title 31, United States Code, the appropriate committees shall report medicare funding legislation by not later than June 30 of such year. (2) Medicare funding legislation.--For purposes of this section, the term ``medicare funding legislation'' means-- (A) legislation introduced pursuant to subsection (a)(1), but only if the legislative proposal upon which the legislation is based was submitted within the 15-day period referred to in such subsection; or (B) any bill the title of which is as follows: ``A bill to respond to a medicare funding warning.''. (3) Certification.--With respect to any medicare funding legislation or any amendment to such legislation to respond to a medicare funding warning, the chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the House shall certify-- (A) whether or not such legislation eliminates excess general revenue medicare funding (as defined in section 801(c)) for each fiscal year in the 7-fiscal-year reporting period; and (B) with respect to such an amendment, whether the legislation, as amended, would eliminate excess general revenue medicare funding (as defined in section 801(c)) for each fiscal year in such 7-fiscal-year reporting period. [[Page 1260]] (c) Fallback Procedure for Floor Consideration if the House Fails to Vote on Final Passage by July 30.-- (1) After July 30 of any year during which the President is required to submit proposed legislation to Congress under section 1105(h) of title 31, United States Code, unless the House of Representatives has voted on final passage of any medicare funding legislation for which there is an affirmative certification under subsection (b)(3)(A), then, after the expiration of not less than 30 calendar days (and concurrently 5 legislative days), it is in order to move to discharge any committee to which medicare funding legislation which has such a certification and which has been referred to such committee for 30 calendar days from further consideration of the legislation. (2) A motion to discharge may be made only by an individual favoring the legislation, may be made only if supported by one- fifth of the total membership of the House (a quorum being present), and is highly privileged in the House. Debate thereon shall be limited to not more than one hour, the time to be divided in the House equally between those favoring and those opposing the motion. An amendment to the motion is not in order, and it is not in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (3) Only one motion to discharge a particular committee may be adopted under this subsection in any session of a Congress. (4) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), it shall not be in order to move to discharge a committee from further consideration of medicare funding legislation pursuant to this subsection during a session of a Congress if, during the previous session of the Congress, the House passed medicare funding legislation for which there is an affirmative certification under subsection (b)(3)(A). (d) Floor Consideration in the House of Discharged Legislation.-- (1) In the House, not later than 3 legislative days after any committee has been discharged from further consideration of legislation under subsection (c), the Speaker shall resolve the House into the Committee of the Whole for consideration of the legislation. (2) The first reading of the legislation shall be dispensed with. All points of order against consideration of the legislation are waived. General debate shall be confined to the [[Page 1261]] legislation and shall not exceed five hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the legislation. After general debate the legislation shall be considered for amendment under the five- minute rule. During consideration of the legislation, no amendments shall be in order in the House or in the Committee of the Whole except those for which there has been an affirmative certification under subsection (b)(3)(B). All points of order against consideration of any such amendment in the Committee of the Whole are waived. The legislation, together with any amendments which shall be in order, shall be considered as read. During the consideration of the bill for amendment, the chairman of the Committee of the Whole may accord priority in recognition on the basis of whether the Member offering an amendment has caused it to be printed in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of Rule XVIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives. Debate on any amendment shall not exceed one hour, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the amendment, and no pro forma amendments shall be offered during the debate. The total time for debate on all amendments shall not exceed 10 hours. At the conclusion of consideration of the legislation for amendment, the Committee shall rise and report the legislation to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the legislation and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion except one motion to recommit with or without instructions. If the Committee of the Whole rises and reports that it has come to no resolution on the bill, then on the next legislative day the House shall, immediately after the third daily order of business under clause 1 of Rule XIV of the Rules of the House of Representatives, resolve into the Committee of the Whole for further consideration of the bill. (3) All appeals from the decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to any such legislation shall be decided without debate. (4) Except to the extent specifically provided in the preceding provisions of this subsection, consideration of any [[Page 1262]] such legislation and amendments thereto (or any conference report thereon) shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other bills and resolutions, amendments, and conference reports in similar circumstances. (e) Legislative Day Defined.--As used in this section, the term ``legislative day'' means a day on which the House of Representatives is in session. (f) Restriction on Waiver.--In the House, the provisions of this section may be waived only by a rule or order proposing only to waive such provisions. (g) Rulemaking Power.--The provisions of this section are enacted by the Congress-- (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the House of Representatives and, as such, shall be considered as part of the rules of that House and shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of that House to change the rules (so far as they relate to the procedures of that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. Sec. 804. procedures in the senate. [31 U.S.C. 1105 note] * * * The House has provided that section 803 not apply during a Congress (sec. 3(e), H. Res. 5, Jan. 6, 2009, p. _) or a portion thereof (July 24, 2008, p. _). Sec. 1130(32) 32. Minimum Standards for Identification of Documents; Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, Sec. 7220 [49 U.S.C. 44901 note] Sec. 7220. identification standards. (a) Proposed Standards.-- (1) In general.--The Secretary of Homeland Security-- (A) shall propose minimum standards for [[Page 1263]] identification documents required of domestic commercial airline passengers for boarding an aircraft; and (B) may, from time to time, propose minimum standards amending or replacing standards previously proposed and transmitted to Congress and approved under this section. (2) Submission to congress.--Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit the standards under paragraph (1)(A) to the Senate and the House of Representatives on the same day while each House is in session. (3) Effective date.--Any proposed standards submitted to Congress under this subsection shall take effect when an approval resolution is passed by the House and the Senate under the procedures described in subsection (b) and becomes law. (b) Congressional Approval Procedures.-- (1) Rulemaking power.--This subsection is enacted by Congress-- (A) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they are deemed a part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in that House in the case of such approval resolutions; and it supersedes other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (B) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change the rules (so far as relating to the procedure of that House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. (2) Approval resolution.--For the purpose of this subsection, the term ``approval resolution'' means a joint resolution of Congress, the matter after the resolving clause of which is as follows: ``That the Congress approves the proposed standards issued under section 7220 of the 9/11 Commission Implementation Act of 2004, transmitted by the President to the Congress on ___'', the blank space being filled in with the [[Page 1264]] appropriate date. (3) Introduction.--Not later than the first day of session following the day on which proposed standards are transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate under subsection (a), an approval resolution-- (A) shall be introduced (by request) in the House by the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, for himself or herself and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, or by Members of the House of Representatives designated by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the House; and (B) shall be introduced (by request) in the Senate by the Majority Leader of the Senate, for himself or herself and the Minority Leader of the Senate, or by Members of the Senate designated by the Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the Senate. (4) Prohibitions.-- (A) Amendments.--No amendment to an approval resolution shall be in order in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. (B) Motions to suspend.--No motion to suspend the application of this paragraph shall be in order in either House, nor shall it be in order in either House for the Presiding Officer to entertain a request to suspend the application of this paragraph by unanimous consent. (5) Referral.-- (A) In general.--An approval resolution shall be referred to the committees of the House of Representatives and of the Senate with jurisdiction. Each committee shall make its recommendations to the House of Representatives or the Senate, as the case may be, within 45 days after its introduction. Except as provided in subparagraph (B), if a committee to which an approval resolution has been referred has not reported it at the close of the 45th day after its introduction, such committee shall be automatically discharged from further consideration of the resolution and it shall be placed on the appropriate calendar. (B) Final passage.--A vote on final passage of the resolution shall be taken in each House on or [[Page 1265]] before the close of the 15th day after the resolution is reported by the committee or committees of that House to which it was referred, or after such committee or committees have been discharged from further consideration of the resolution. (C) Computation of days.--For purposes of this paragraph, in computing a number of days in either House, there shall be excluded any day on which that House is not in session. (6) Coordination with action of other house.--If prior to the passage by one House of an approval resolution of that House, that House receives the same approval resolution from the other House, then the procedure in that House shall be the same as if no approval resolution has been received from the other House, but the vote on final passage shall be on the approval resolution of the other House. (7) Floor consideration in the house of representatives.-- (A) Motion to proceed.--A motion in the House of Representatives to proceed to the consideration of an approval resolution shall be highly privileged and not debatable. An amendment to the motion shall not be in order, not shall it be in order to move to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to or disagreed to. (B) Debate.--Debate in the House of Representatives on an implementing bill or approval resolution shall be limited to not more than 4 hours, which shall be divided equally between those favoring and those opposing the resolution. A motion to further limit debate shall not be debatable. It shall not be in order to move to recommit an approval resolution or to move to reconsider the vote by which an approval resolution is agreed to or disagreed to. (C) Motion to postpone.--Motions to postpone made in the House of Representatives with respect to the consideration of an approval resolution and motions to proceed to the consideration of other business shall be decided without debate. (D) Appeals.--All appeals from the decisions of [[Page 1266]] the Chair relating to the application of the Rules of the House of Representatives to the procedure relating to an approval resolution shall be decided without debate. (E) Rules of the house of representatives.-- Except to the extent specifically provided in subparagraphs (A) through (D), consideration of an approval resolution shall be governed by the Rules of the House of Representatives applicable to other resolutions in similar circumstances. (8) Floor consideration in the Senate.-- * * * (c) Default Standards.-- 4(1) In general.--If the standards proposed under subsection (a)(1)(A) are not approved pursuant to the procedures described in subsection (b), then not later than 1 year after rejection by a vote of either House of Congress, domestic commercial airline passengers seeking to board an aircraft shall present, for identification purposes-- * * * * * ======================================================================== [[Page 1267]] * * * ======================================================================== [[Page 1269]] INDEX I N D E X __________ Section Section Absence. See also Attendance; Quorum. Attendance required. Arrest of Members for absence................................. 1021-1023 Arrest of Members attending committee meetings during call of the House notwithstanding leave for committee to sit.................................. 324 Call of House................................................ 1025, 1026 Call of House in old form..................................... 1021-1024 Deductions from pay of Members on account of absence.. 86, 671 House may excuse, during call of the House............ 1022 Jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 729 Members to be present unless excused.................. 671 Failure of quorum in Committee of the Whole........... 982 Of chair in committee................................. 793 Rule of Parliament as to.............................. 311 Leave of. Presentation of requests for.......................... 671 Revoked but not granted during call of the House...... 1022 Accounts. In the House, jurisdiction as to.......................... 724 Of receipt and expenditures of public money to be published............................................. 143 Accusation. Common fame as ground for................................. 341 Right of accused to be informed of in criminal cases...... 213 Acts. Signed by Speaker...................................... 624, 626 States reciprocally to give full faith and credit to public................................................ 183 Addresses. Signed by Speaker......................................... 624 Of and to the early Presidents............................ 316 Adhere, motion to. See Amendments between the Houses. Adjourn, motion to. See also Adjournment. [[Page 1270]] Nature and conditions of. Amendment of................................................... 585, 912 Repetition of......................................... 918 General conditions of.......................................... 911, 912 May be held dilatory.................................. 903 Precedence of. High privilege and precedence of.......................... 439, 911, 912 In order after ordering of yeas and nays.............. 80 In order before reading of the Journal................ 621 In order in House as in Committee of the Whole........ 427 Not in order in Committee of the Whole.................... 333, 334, 912 When not in order in House............................ 912 Not to interrupt Member having the floor in debate............. 393, 946 One in order pending motion for suspension of rules... 890 One in order pending report from Committee on Rules... 857 Privileged over motion to reconsider.................. 1003 Privileged over questions of privilege................ 698 Yields to presentation but not consideration of conference reports................................ 1077 Relation of, to quorum. In order in absence of quorum.................................. 52, 1022 In order during call of the House............................ 1025, 1026 Not in order when Committee of the Whole rises to report proceedings incident to securing quorum.... 912 To fix the day. General conditions of motion to fix the day to which the House shall adjourn.................................................. 911, 913 Adjournment. See also Adjourn, motion to. Of the House alone. At the end of the term of a Congress.................. 6 Emergency postponement of reconvening time...................... 83, 639 For three days or less...................................... 82, 83, 639 Hours of, entered on the Journal...................... 647 House has adjourned for more than one day before election of Speaker............................... 83 Pronounced by the Speaker............................. 587 Speaker takes Chair at hour to which House has adjourned......................................... 621 Of Congress--Requirements as to. Adjournment during pleasure effected by a recess...... 586 Case in which President may cause..................... 171 Neither House to adjourn for more than three days without consent of other......................................................... 82, 83 Joint leadership recall authority under adjournment resolutions to another time or place............................................. 82-84 Of a session as related to constitutional day of [[Page 1271]] meeting........................................... 45 Parliamentary law as to the adjournment of the Lords and Commons....................................... 584 Prohibited before completion of congressional budget process....... 1127 (sec. 310) Session not terminated by an adjournment of Congress for a fixed time over three days.................. 590 Time of............................................... 6 To be in July with certain exceptions................. 1106 Of Congress--Manner of. For more than three days by privileged concurrent resolution........................................ 84 Jurisdiction of resolutions for final, of Congress.... 733 Manner of closing a session by action of the two Houses............................................ 591 Resolutions relating to, not presented to President for approval...................................... 115 Of Congress--Effect of. As affecting signing of enrolled bills................ 577 As affecting the functions of committees.............. 589 As related to action on a veto message................ 107 Conferences not interrupted by........................ 533 Duties of clerks as to committee papers at............ 695 Effect of, as to bills in hands of President.......... 111 Effect of adjournment to day certain, as to bills in hands of President................................ 113 Impeachment not interrupted by................................. 592, 620 Journal of last day not approved................................ 74, 621 Obsolete law as to business at time of................ 385 Parliamentary law as to business at the termination of a session......................................... 592 Of a debate. Of a debate, obsolete practice as to.................. 444 Administrative oversight. Former subcommittee on.................................... 744 Administrator of General Services. Bills that become law deposited with................... 105, 109 Admiralty. Judicial power extends to cases of........................ 178 Admission. See Floor; Galleries. Advance appropriations. Point of order against.................................... 1127 Adverse Reports. See Committees, Reports of. Affirmation. See also Oath. In lieu of oath........................................... 196 [[Page 1272]] In support of certain warrants............................ 211 Senators on, for trial of impeachments.................... 615b Affrays. See Decorum. Age. As qualification of a Representative...................... 9 As qualification of a Senator............................. 35 As qualification of the President of the United States.... 154 Reference to, as a qualification of suffrage.............. 226 Right to vote extended to persons 18 years or older....... 257 Aging. Former select committee on................................ 784 Agree, motion to. Amendments in order on motion to.......................... 487 Negative of, equivalent to affirmative of disagree........ 487 Order of precedence of............... 486, 528, 528a, 528b, 528d Precedence of motion to amend over motion to agree or disagree.................................... 528, 528b, 528d Priority of amendments over..................... 456, 528b, 528d Agreements among States. See States. Agriculture. Committee on, history and jurisdiction of................. 715 Aid to enemies of United States. See Treason. Alliance among States. See States. Alteration of a bill. See Bills. Ambassadors. Admitted to the floor of the House........................ 678 Duty of President to receive.............................. 172 Gallery for use of........................................ 682 Judicial power extends to cases affecting................. 178 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in cases affecting.......... 179 President appoints........................................ 166 Amend, motion to. General conditions of. Conditions, form, and precedence of the motion.................. 922-927 In order to amend motion to commit with instructions unless previous question ordered.................. 917 Must be germane................................................. 928-940 Not to be applied to a conference report.............. 550 Not in order in third degree................................... 454, 923 Precedence of.................................................. 911, 926 Precedence of motion to, over motion to agree or disagree.... 528, 528a, 528b, 528d Precedence of motion to, over one to strike or agree.. 456 Rule as to offering, degree of........................ 922 [[Page 1273]] Substitute............................................ 922 To title of a bill........................................ 427, 512, 922 Withdrawal of......................................... 925 Yields precedence to motion to refer.................. 449 Relations of. Application of previous question to............................ 450, 994 Not applicable to the previous question........................ 452, 927 Relations of, to motion to postpone.................. 449, 451, 453, 927 Relations of, to other motions........................ 927 Relations of, to points of order...................... 924 Striking and inserting. Matter to be inserted not divisible............................ 920, 921 Negative of motion to strike not a bar to further amendment.... 920, 921 Relations to motion to strike enacting words.......... 988 To strike and insert not divisible............................. 920, 921 Amendments. General conditions of. Amending portions of bill already amended............. 469 Form, conditions, precedence of................................. 922-927 Commemoratives prohibited............................. 823 Conferees restricted as to action on Senate amendments proposing appropriations.......................... 1076 Copies of, furnished by Clerk......................... 978 Co-offerors not permitted...................................... 825, 923 Closing debate on..................................... 959 Divisibility of amendments............................. 921, 1042, 1063a Do not have several readings as in case of bills...... 496 En bloc..................................................... 1042, 1063a Modification of....................................... 922 Not in order in the third degree............................... 454, 923 Of a conference report not in order................... 542 Of motion to adjourn........................................... 585, 927 On general appropriation bills, limited...................... 1039-1063a On general appropriation bills, en bloc..................... 1042, 1063a Priority of, over motions to strike or agree.......... 456 Proposing a commemorative prohibited.................. 823 Proposing an appropriation prohibited................. 1065 Proposing settlement of certain claims prohibited..... 822 Proposing taxes or tariffs............................. 1066-1068, 1076a Reading, motion to dispense with, in Committee of the Whole............................................. 986 Relation of, to division of the question for voting............ 482, 921 [[Page 1274]] Self-executed adoption of amendments by special rule.......... 928, 1065 Relation of point of order to motion to amend......... 924 Right of Member who has spoken to the main question to speak to an amendment...................................................... 465, 959 Senate may concur with, on revenue bills.............. 102 Separate vote on Senate, if not germane............... 1091 Speaker not to decide as to legislative or legal effect or consistency of................................................. 466, 629 Germane. Required to be germane................................ 928 Amendment being considered, which would have been subject to a point of order, may be perfected by amendments germane to it.......................... 1052 Amendments imposing conditions, qualifications and limitations....................................... 940 Amendments to bills amending existing law............. 939 Amendments to special orders reported from Rules Committee......................................... 928 Committee jurisdiction as test of germaneness......... 934 Fundamental purpose as test of germaneness............ 933 General provision not germane to a specific subject... 937 Instructions to committees and amendments thereto must be germane........................................ 930 One individual proposition not germane to another..... 936 Parliamentary law as to germaneness................... 467 Proposition to which amendment must be germane........ 929 Senate amendments and matter contained in conference reports, procedure for consideration if not germane.............. 931, 1090, 1091 Specific subjects germane to general propositions of the class......................................... 938 Subject matter as test of germaneness................. 932 Various tests of germaneness are not exclusive........ 935 Striking and inserting. Application of the motion to strike................... 472 Conditions of repetition of motions to strike and insert............................................ 471 Conditions of striking an amendment already agreed to. 474 Effect of affirmative vote on motion to strike and insert............................................ 473 Motions to strike and insert not divisible..................... 920, 921 Negative decision on motion to strike not bar to further amendment 920, 921 Principles as to perfecting, before inserting or striking.......................................... 469 Priority of perfecting amendments over................ 456 Reading the motion and putting the question on motion to strike and insert.............................. 470 [[Page 1275]] To strike certain words of a bill..................... 468 Of bills. Action of House on those, reported from a committee... 423 Clerk makes corrections of section numbers of......... 479 For joining and dividing bills........................ 476 For transposing the sections.......................... 477 In ``House as in Committee of the Whole''............. 427 Method of noting amendments to a bill................. 417 Numerical designations of amendments printed in Record 987 Of bills in standing and select committees............ 412 Offered after second reading and before engrossment and third reading........................................................ 428, 497 Order of amending bills in the House.................. 413 To the preamble....................................... 414 To title of a bill, parliamentary law as to............... 427, 512, 922 In Committee of the Whole. Dispensing with reading of certain amendments in Committee of the Whole............................ 986 Amendments preempted by motion to rise after appropriation bill read.................................................. 1039, 1040, 1044b Numerical designations of amendments printed in Record 987 On general appropriation bills, en bloc..................... 1042, 1063a Pro forma, in Committee of the Whole.................. 981 Printing in Record of proposed, 10 minutes debate required on, in Committee of the Whole............ 987 Reading concurrent resolution on budget for amendment. 990 Rule as to consideration of, in Committee of the Whole.... 978, 980, 981 Withdrawal of, in Committee of the Whole....................... 925, 978 By Committee of the Whole. Consideration and report of, by Committee of the Whole 336 Consideration of, by the House after report from Committee of the Whole............................ 337 For filling blanks, and amending numbers.............. 455 For filling blanks as to time......................... 475 For filling blanks left by the other House............ 478 Automatic de novo votes in House where Delegates' votes decisive in Committee of the Whole.......... 985 Not to be withdrawn when reported from Committee of the Whole......................................... 335 Of Journal. Cut off when previous question is ordered on motion to approve Journal......................................................... 74, 621 Nature of............................................. 74 Precedence of................................................... 74, 621 [[Page 1276]] Scope of.............................................. 71 To the Constitution. Differences as to, committed to conference............ 530 Jurisdiction over..................................... 729 Methods of making............................................... 190-193 Not approved by the President......................... 115 The twenty-seven................................................ 208-258 Two-thirds vote on conference report as to..................... 192, 549 Two-thirds vote not necessary on amendments to a resolution proposing a constitutional amendment... 192 Two-thirds vote required on amendment of other House to joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment......................................... 192 Yeas and nays not necessarily taken on................ 76 Amendments between the Houses. General principles as to. Amendments to Senate amendment may not contain appropriation on legislative bill................. 1065 Degree of amendments between the Houses............... 529 Discussion of, in Jefferson's Manual............................ 521-529 Germaneness, separate vote on Senate amendments included in conference reports or reported in disagreement if not germane...... 931, 1090, 1091 Germaneness, amendments to Senate amendment should be germane...... 931, 1091 Germaneness, reference of nongermane Senate amendments to committee...................................... 874 Senate amendments to legislative bills containing appropriations 1076, 1065 Senate amendments to appropriation bills containing legislation... 1076, 1084 Senate amendments containing taxes or tariffs............... 1066, 1076a Stage of disagreement on............................... 528a, 528c, 1074 Status of, after rejection of a conference report............. 551, 1090 Text to which both Houses have agreed not to be changed....... 527, 1088 Two-thirds vote required on agreeing to amendment of the other House to a constitutional amendment..... 224 Parliamentary principles relative to motions as to. Adherence and conference, relations of......................... 553, 554 [[Page 1277]] Disagree, amendments in order on motion to............ 487 Disagreeing, insisting, and adhering................ 521, 522, 526, 528b Division of question on....................................... 525, 528d Receding, discussion in Jefferson's Manual...................... 523-526 Receding, one House not to recede from its own amendment with an amendment; or depart from form fixed by adherence.............. 524, 526 Receding, practice of the House as to receding from its own amendment to a bill of the other House.... 524 Receding, practice of the House as to receding from disagreement to amendment of the other House...... 525 Previous question, motion to amend not in order when demanded on motion to concur...................... 486 Previous question, motion to recede not in order when ordered on motion to adhere....................... 525 Previous question, effect of demanding or ordering on the motion to refer...................................................... 486, 1002 To lay on the table................................ 519, 528b, 528d, 914 To refer........................................... 486, 528d, 916, 1002 To reject nongermane matter in............................... 1089, 1091 To send to conference, see Conferences. Precedence of motions as to. Precedence of motions for disposition of...... 486, 519, 525, 528, 528a, 528b, 528d, 916, 1002, 1084, 1089, 1091 Precedence of motions before stage of disagreement...... 486, 528, 528a, 528b, Precedence of motions after stage of disagreement........ 486, 525, 528, 528a, 528d, Precedence of motions to dispose of nongermane matter in conference reports........................................... 1089, 1090 Precedence of motions to dispose of nongermane matter reported in disagreement................................................. 1089, 1091 Precedence of motion to insist as to legislative amendment to appropriation bill................... 1084 Precedence of motion to adhere.......................... 486, 528b, 528d Equivalent questions as to. Discussion of equivalent questions on motions relating to....... 485-488 Equivalent questions on motions to agree and disagree as related to amendments.......................... 487 No equivalent questions on motions to recede, insist, and adhere........................................ 488 Consideration of. Consideration, generally............. 528, 528a, 1072, 1073, 1075, 1076a Debate on amendments reported in disagreement......... 1086 [[Page 1278]] Senate amendments in House.............. 528a, 873, 874, 1071-1073, 1075 Legislative amendments to appropriation bills......... 1084 Nongermane Senate amendments in conference reports or reported in disagreement.................................................. 1089-1091 Senate amendments carrying a tax or tariff.................. 1066, 1076a Senate amendments in Committee of the Whole............ 528a, 1072, 1073 When privileged....................................... 1075 Reference of Senate amendments from Speaker's table... 528a, 873, 874 When consideration of Senate amendments should be in Committee of the Whole.................................................... 528a, 1073 Conferences on. See Conferences. Announcement of vote. See Voting. Answer. In an impeachment...................................... 612, 613 Right of accused to be heard before an investigating committee............................................. 803 Apology of Members to the House for disorder. See Decorum. Appeal. From decisions of Speaker......................... 379, 627, 628 Debate on................................................. 628 Guaranty against arbitrary control of Speaker............. 629 House controls decisions of the Speaker by................ 379 From decisions of the Clerk at organization............... 643 None on a question of recognition and on counts by Chair 629, 949 None on decision as to dilatory motions................ 629, 903 None on catastrophic quorum failure report................ 1024 None on refusal to entertain prohibited point of order of no quorum............................................. 629 None from responses to parliamentary inquiries............ 629 On timeliness of an objection............................. 629 On questions as to priority of business decided without debate................................................ 884 Withdrawal of............................................. 629 Appearance. Of respondent in an impeachment................... 608, 610, 611 Right of accused to be heard before investigating committee............................................. 803 Appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court. See Supreme Court. Application of laws to legislative branch. See Congressional Accountability. Appointments. President makes........................................... 166 Power of Congress as to................................... 166 In recess of the Senate by the President.................. 167 Of select and conference committees, rules and practice as to.................................................... 317, 637, 782 [[Page 1279]] Apportionment. Of committee staff, see Committee staffs. Adjustment by districts................................ 226, 227 First and last............................................ 15 Jurisdiction of matters relating to interstate compacts on apportionment of water for irrigation purposes........ 731 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to generally............ 724 Of Representatives among the several States............... 226 Old provision for......................................... 14 Questions as to elections in relation to congressional districts............................................. 228 Reduction of basis of, for abridgment of the suffrage..... 226 Requirement that congressional districts be equally populated............................................. 229 Appropriation bills, general. Privilege and consideration of. Considered in Committee of the Whole.................. 973 Designated emergencies................................ 1041 Exempt from Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.............. 1127 Hearings and reports to be available three days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) in advance of consideration of bills.............. 852 Not privileged against Calendar Wednesday............. 901 Offsetting amendments to.................................... 1042, 1063a Point of order against motion to rise on an appropriation bill where the bill exceeds a section 302(b) allocation................ 1044b Precedence of, in Committee of the Whole.............. 977 Precedence of, in order of business................... 856 Privileged for report and consideration........................ 853, 855 Public, placed on Union Calendar...................... 828 Reported by Committee on Appropriations only.......... 717 Report on must describe changes in existing law....... 847 Restrictions on conferees............................. 1076 Vote on, by yeas and nays............................. 1033 Authorizations, legislation, and limitations. Authorization of law for appropriations................ 1036, 1038, 1045 Authorization for claims and salaries................. 1046 Authorization for committee expenses.................. 763 Authorization for public works........................ 1047 Burden of proof on those proposing appropriation on... 1044 Continuation of a public work by appropriations....... 1048 Continuation of a public work, examples illustrating.. 1049 Continuation of a public work, new buildings at existing institutions as a........................ 1050 Continuation of a public work, new vessels for naval and other services as in.......................... 1051 Legislation on appropriation bills: [[Page 1280]] Contingencies and congressional action............ 1055 Construing or amending existing law............... 1056 Generally......................................... 1052 Imposing duties or requiring determinations....... 1054 Mandating expenditures............................ 1057 Retrenching expenditures in order (Holman rule)... 1038, 1040, 1062 Rule prohibiting.............................. 1038-1040 Senate amendments...................... 1076, 1058, 1084 Waivers; amending legislation permitted to remain. 1058 Limitations on appropriation bills generally...... 1053 Limitations on, in order..................................... 1040, 1053 Effect of, on executive discretion................ 1054 Consistent with existing law................. 1040, 1056 Amendments at end of reading in Committee of the Whole......................................... 1040 Points of order on general appropriation bills........ 1044 Unauthorized appropriations and legislation on general appropriation bills............................... 1036 Unexpended balances not to be included unless in continuation of public work already commenced................................ 1037, 1063 Appropriations. Conditions of. Advance, point of order against....................... 1127 Annual, committee endeavor to insure.................. 755 Estimates of, transmission and reference.............. 827 Jurisdiction of....................................... 716 Necessary for drawing money from Treasury............. 143 None for armies for a longer term than two years...... 129 Propositions for, considered in Committee of the Whole 973 Senate amendments proposing, may not be agreed to by House conferees under certain conditions.......... 1076 To be made by law..................................... 143 Committee on. Budget Act procedures for, including referral to, of bills providing new entitlement authority......... 745 Must show, in report on general appropriation bill, effect of any provisions changing existing law.................................... 847 Staff for................................................. 772, 776, 778 Subcommittee markup of all appropriation bills before report of first regular appropriation bill........ 835 Rescissions of appropriations, jurisdiction over...... 716 Separate headings for rescissions and transfers of unexpended balances required in certain bills and [[Page 1281]] Sequential referral to, of bills containing new entitlement authority exceeding budget resolution allocation........ 1128 (sec. 401) reports........................................... 716 Budget hearings, within 30 days after transmittal of budget............................................ 745 Hearings and reports of, to be available three days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) before consideration of appropriation bills....... 852 Powers and duties concerning appointments, qualifications of staff 763, 773, 778, 779 To study existing permanent appropriations with view to reducing....................................... 747 To study organization and operation of agencies....... 743 Committees not having jurisdiction of. May not report an appropriation....................... 1065 Point of order may be made at any time................ 1065 Point of order may be made against amendment to Senate amendment......................................... 1065 Approval. Of bills by President. See also Enrolled bills. As to approval of concurrent resolutions by........... 396 Errors as to.......................................... 106 Notice of............................................. 106 Of bills, effect of intervening recess on............. 814 Of joint resolutions.................................. 397 Of orders, resolutions, and votes, as to presentation for............................................... 115 Parliamentary law as to presenting a bill for the King's assent..................................... 572 President's approval given by signature............... 104 Presentation of enrolled bills to..................... 577 Signing of enrolled bills for presentation to the President......................................... 575 Time and conditions of signature.......................... 104, 105, 111 In general...................................................... 73, 621 Amendment precedes.................................... 74 Place of, in order of business........................ 869 Architect of the Capitol. Office of................................................. 1125e Admitted to floor of the House............................ 678 Armed Services, Committee on. History, jurisdiction and duties of....................... 718 Special oversight functions of............................ 744 Armies. Congress to raise and support............................. 129 [[Page 1282]] Congress to make rules for................................ 131 No appropriation for a longer term than two years......... 129 States not to keep troops in time of peace................ 148 Arming. Of the militia............................................ 133 Arms. Right of people to keep and bear.......................... 209 Army. Officers in, disqualified as Members...................... 98 President, Commander in Chief of.......................... 160 Trial for crimes in....................................... 212 Arrest. See also Absence. House releases a Member under............................. 305 Jefferson's discussion of privilege of Member of Congress as to.............................................. 288, 289 Members liable to, for absence although attending a committee with leave to sit........................... 324 Of Members for absence................................ 1021-1023 Privileges of Members of Parliament as to......... 287, 305, 307 Privilege of Senators and Representatives from........... 90, 91 Speaker's power to order, doubtful........................ 622 Arsenals. Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 718 Art. Works of, duty of Committee on House Administration as to. 724 Articles of impeachment. See Impeachment. Assaults. Arrest and imprisonment in case of, on Member returning... 91 Members punished for................................. 62-66, 294 On clerk of a committee in the Capitol a question of privilege............................................. 773 On Members for words spoken in debate..................... 92 On Members, power of House to punish for.................. 294 Proceedings in cases of, on the floor..................... 367 Speaker takes Chair to quell disorder from, in Committee of the Whole.................................. 331, 332, 622 Assembly. Of Congress at least once every year.................... 45, 242 Rights of people as to.................................... 208 Assent. See Approval. Attainder. No bill of, to be passed.................................. 139 States not to pass bill of................................ 146 Limitations of, for treason............................... 182 Attendance. See also Absence; Quorum. [[Page 1283]] Count of Members present to secure a quorum of record..... 1020 At committee meetings when House is in session............ 801 Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 679 Leave for committee to sit does not release its members from, during call of the House........................ 324 Names of absent, reported when quorum fails in Committee of the Whole.......................................... 982 Members may be compelled to attend........................ 52-55 Members privileged from arrest during.................... 90, 91 Members to be present unless excused...................... 671 Of Commons and House of Representatives at an impeachment trial.............................................. 616, 617 Secured by call of the House................... 1014, 1021, 1025 Attending Physician. Office of................................................. 1125d Attest. Of Clerk on bills, writs.................................. 648 Attire. Of Members............................................. 622, 962 Attorneys. Admission of, in investigations........................... 348 Role in impeachment..................................... 601-620 Auditing. Of accounts against contingent fund (applicable accounts of the House)......................................... 724 Authorization of Law. See Appropriation bills. Authors. Congress may provide for copyrights for................... 124 Aviation programs, funding for. Point of order............................................ 1064a Bail. Excessive not to be required.............................. 215 Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act. See Budget. Ballot. Rule for voting by........................................ 1034 House of Representatives elects President by.............. 221 Members not to remain by Clerk's desk during count of..... 962 Presidential electors vote, by in several States.......... 219 Record of, in Journal..................................... 72 Speaker required to vote on............................... 631 Banking and Financial Services, [now Financial Services] Committee on............................................................ 722 Bankruptcy. Power of Congress to make laws on......................... 120 [[Page 1284]] Bar, of House. Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 729 Method of examining witnesses at.......................... 343 Trials at, and arraignment of contumacious witnesses at... 344 Bells (legislative call system)................................... 1016 Bicentennial Office of House...................................... 669 Bill of Attainder. None to be passed......................................... 139 States not to pass........................................ 146 Bills. Forms, printing, loss, alteration. Distinction between a bill and a joint resolution..... 397 Indorsement of the title on an engrossed bill......... 431 Loss of............................................... 352 Improper alteration................................... 352 Introduction of. By request............................................ 826 Commemoratives prohibited............................. 823 Cosponsorship of public............................... 825 Cosponsorship of public, more than one Member designated as first sponsor....................... 825 Obsolete provisions as to introduction and readings of.......... 398-400 Signing of, by chief sponsor.......................... 825 Speaker's authority to reserve certain bill numbers... 825 Reference of. By Speaker to committees.............................. 816 Committal of, on third reading............................ 494, 916, 994 Correction of, error of reference......................... 824, 825, 869 Custody of, in committees............................. 695 Delivery of bills to committees....................... 403 House may send to any committee................................ 816, 820 House bills returned with Senate amendments on a different subject 873, 874 Not to be brought back from committees on motion to reconsider........................................ 1011 Parliamentary law (largely obsolete) as to reference [[Page 1285]] of................................................ 401 Public......................................................... 816, 825 Recommittal of, to select or standing committees or Committee of the Whole.......................................... 420, 994, 1001-1002c Referral procedures, multiple referral or referral to ad hoc committee...........................................816, 816a, 816b, 820 With amendments between the Houses... 486, 528-528d, 873, 874, 916, 1002 Consideration by committees and report. See Committees. In Committee of the Whole. See also Amendments; Calendar Wednesday; Committee of the Whole. Consideration of nonprivileged bills, after call of committees..... 882, 883 Construction of the rule requiring consideration in... 973 Debate in Committee of the Whole................ 948, 957, 978, 979, 987 Designation of public works, consideration prohibited............. 1068a Elimination of portions of general appropriation bills 1044 Forms of going into Committee of the Whole............ 328 General practice as to consideration.................. 973 Old parliamentary usage as to consideration of matters as modified by House rules and practice........... 326 Order of House to consider certain bills in Committee of the Whole precludes report of others........... 335 Precedence of revenue and appropriation bills in Committee of the Whole............................ 977 Precedence of motion to go into Committee of the Whole to consider general appropriation bills........... 856 Question of order on appropriation bills.............. 1044 Reading and amendment under five-minute rule.......... 980 Recommittal of bills to Committee of the Whole........... 420, 988, 1001 Revenue and appropriation bills considered in Committee of the Whole............................ 973 Subjects not requiring consideration in Committee of the Whole.... 528a, 973 Subjects requiring consideration in Committee of the Whole............................................. 973 Unfinished business in Committee of the Whole......... 879 Withdrawal of amendments in Committee of the Whole.... 925 Consideration and amendment in House. Action on, in the House after being reported from committee......................................... 423 Amended after second reading.......................... 428 Amendments of, before third reading................... 497 Amendments for joining and dividing................... 476 Amendment to the title of............................. 922 Amendment to the title of, in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''.................................... 427 As to possession of, by the House..................... 437 Consideration of a preamble........................... 414 Consideration of, when reported from Committee of the Whole............................................. 337 [[Page 1286]] Filling blanks left in by the other House............. 478 House in perfecting does not agree to paragraph or sections of, individually......................... 456 Order of considering and amending in the House........ 413 Obsolete requirement as to reading of amendments to... 496 Parliamentary law as to amendment to the title........ 512 Presumed to have gone through the stages when reported from Committee of the Whole....................... 335 Prohibition against retroactive income tax rate increase.......................................... 1068 Transposition of sections of, by amendments........... 477 Reading, engrossment, and passage. Reading, engrossment, and passage of.................. 941 First and second readings............................. 942 Manner of reading a bill the second time.............. 428 Third reading by title after engrossment....................... 941, 943 Debate in relation to third reading................... 498 Test of strength on engrossment after amendment....... 429 Test of strength on a bill before amending............ 430 Obsolete requirements as to third reading and passage.......... 492, 493 Putting the question on the passage of................ 499 Clerk certifies to passage of all..................... 648 Question on rejection of, comes indirectly............ 484 Division of, not in order, on vote on engrossment or passage........................................... 921 Three-fifths vote to increase income tax rates........ 1067 Voting on............................................. 944 Yeas and nays automatically ordered on appropriation and tax measures and on concurrent resolution on the budget........................................ 1033 Speaker's discretionary authority to postpone further proceedings on the question of passage............ 1030 Effect of rejection or passage of. Action on similar bill after rejection................ 944 Once rejected not to be brought up again at the same session........................................... 515 Exceptions to the rule against bringing up a matter once rejected..................................... 517 Expedients for changing the effect of bills once passed............................................ 516 Bills not altered after their passage................. 500 Use of joint resolution to correct error in bill sent to the President.................................. 518 Passage of supplementary bills........................ 518 Obsolete parliamentary practice as to riders.......... 495 [[Page 1287]] Procedure on loss of.................................. 352 Improper alteration of................................ 352 Action of the two Houses on. Both Houses pass identical..................................... 873, 944 Fail when both Houses continue to insist or adhere.... 522 For raising revenue to originate in House............. 102 From the other House laid on the table................ 519 Information from the other House as to................ 520 Lost when conference report is not acted on........... 549 Not to be noticed in other House until communicated... 308 Rejection of, communicated to the other House......... 568 Votes by which they are passed not communicated....... 567 When neglected by the other House..................... 570 Enrollment and presentation to President for approval. Enrollment, signing, and presentation to the President for approval........................................................ 572-577 Former duties of Committee on House Administration as to enrollment................................................ 577, 724, 754 Report as to accuracy of enrolled..................... 625 Reports as to accuracy of enrolled, privileged........ 648 Rule of Parliament as to enrollment................... 573 Speaker signs enrolled......................................... 624, 625 Speaker declines to sign enrolled, when motion to reconsider is pending............................. 1007 Speaker pro tempore signs under conditions............ 632 Speaker's signature vacated........................... 625 Presented to the President for approval................... 104, 105, 110 Errors in when sent to the President.................. 110 Become laws without President's approval under conditions....... 111-113 Effect of recess of Congress before approval.......... 814 Method of approval........................................ 104, 105, 110 Method of disapproval........................................... 104-109 Notice of approval.................................... 106 Notice and action as to disapproval................... 104 When signed by President deposited with Archivist..... 105 When vetoed and passed deposited with Archivist....... 109 Private. See Private bills. Bills of credit. States not to emit........................................ 146 Blanks. Rule as to filling by amendment........................... 455 Amendments, filling as to time............................ 475 Filling those left by the other House..................... 478 [[Page 1288]] Blood, corruption of. Not counted in vote by ballot............................. 1034 For treason............................................... 182 Bonded debt. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 741 Books. Not to be taken from the Clerk's table during debate...... 364 Borrow. Power of Congress to borrow money......................... 118 Botanic Garden. Under control of Committees on House Administration and Transportation and Infrastructure.................. 724, 739 Boundary lines. Jurisdiction of bills relating to...................... 723, 729 Bounties. Debt incurred for, certain not to be questioned........... 232 Breach of the peace. Members not privileged from arrest for................... 90, 91 Relation of privilege to cases of...................... 305, 306 Bribery. An impeachable offense.................................... 173 Power of House to punish attempts at, on Members....... 293, 294 Bridges. Bills for construction of certain banned.................. 822 Broadcasting. Press coverage of committee hearings.................... 807-812 Of House proceedings, rule for............................ 684 Budget. Committee on. History, composition, jurisdiction, and duties................. 719, 758 Special oversight functions of........................ 748 Studies and reports required of....................... 748 Staff for, former rule on appointment of.............. 778 Submissions to, from standing committees.............. 756 Quorum requirements in................................ 800 Privileged reports by................................. 853 Concurrent resolution on. Amendments to must be mathematically consistent and contain certain matter............................ 990 Consideration of........................................ 1127 (sec. 305) Considered read after general debate.................. 990 Definition of............................................. 1127 (sec. 3) Limitation on reconciliation directive in......................... 1068b Procedures contained in................................. 1127 (sec. 301) Timetable for budget process............................ 1127 (sec. 300) [[Page 1289]] Yeas and nays automatically ordered................... 1033 Congressional budget process. Application of points of order to unreported measures............. 1068c Definitions............................................... 1127 (sec. 3) Timetable............................................... 1127 (sec. 300) Advance budget and revenue authority ineligible for consideration before adoption of concurrent resolution................ 1127 (sec. 303) Budget Committee must handle budget legislation....... 1127 (sec. 306) Appropriation bills reported before June 10............. 1127 (sec. 307) July adjournment not in order-- Until House passes appropriation bills....... 1127 (sec. 309) Until reconciliation legislation completed... 1127 (sec. 310) Reports, summarized projections......................... 1127 (sec. 308) Reconciliation process.................................. 1127 (sec. 310) Budget authority and revenue legislation to be within appropriate limits.................................................. 1127 (sec. 311) Rule establishing public debt limit as part of, rule for............................................... 1104 Provisions to improve fiscal procedures. Bills providing certain entitlement authority may not be considered.............................................. 1128 (sec. 401) Certain bills providing entitlement authority to be referred to Committee on Appropriations........................ 747, 1128 (sec. 401) Cost estimate by Congressional Budget Office............ 1128 (sec. 407) Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act..... 1128 Budget Enforcement Act of 1990........................ 1129 Generally. Budget Act procedures by Appropriations Committee..... 747 Congressional Budget Office, functions of... 748, 845, 1081, 1119, 1127, 1128 Emergency designations in appropriation bills......... 1041 Hearings on by Appropriations Committee............... 746 Legislation not to increase deficit or reduce surplus. 1068e Point of order against motion to rise on an appropriation bill where the bill exceeds a section 302(b) allocation................ 1044b Program review and evaluation......................... 1010 Transmittal of budget by President.................... 169 Year-ahead requests for new budget authority.......... 1129 [[Page 1290]] Buildings, office. Impoundment Control Act and line item veto authority. Line item veto authority....................................... 1130(6b) Procedures on rescission bills and impoundment resolutions..... 1130(6a) Assignment of rooms in.................................... 1114 Buildings, public. Appropriations for, as in continuance of a public work.... 1037, 1050 Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Jurisdiction as to, generally............................. 739 Jurisdiction as to buildings abroad....................... 723 Jurisdiction as to marine hospitals....................... 721 Jurisdiction of bills for penitentiaries.................. 729 Burden of proof. On proponent of amendment, as to germaneness.............. 928 On those proposing items in a general appropriation bill.. 1044 Business. See also Order of business. In general. As related to election of Clerk....................... 30 May be transacted only by quorum............................ 52, 55, 510 Not transacted before approval of Journal............. 621 Parliamentary law as to that pending at the end of a session........................................... 592 Obsolete law as to, at end of a session............... 385 Resumption of business of a preceding session of Congress.......................................... 814 Order of. Jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 733 Unfinished. See Unfinished business. Cabinet. Majority of and Vice President to determine Presidential inability............................................. 255 President may require opinions from members of............ 161 Of President, gallery for use of.......................... 682 Calendar Wednesday. Rule for order of business on............................. 900 In order to consider President's veto..................... 901 Privilege of general appropriation bills limited on.... 856, 901 Calendars. Corrections Calendar, former, see Corrections Calendar, former. The three for reports of committees....................... 828 Adverse reports........................................ 832, 893 For motions to discharge committees.................... 830, 892 Former, for unanimous consent and decisions............... 899 Rreports filed with the Clerk for reference to............ 831 Of Committee of the Whole, order of taking up bills on.... 977 Publication and distribution of........................... 649 Call of committees. [[Page 1291]] In order on Calendar Wednesday............................ 900 Interruption of, for consideration of nonprivileged bills in Committee of the Whole.......................... 882, 883 Place of, in order of business............................ 869 Rule and practice for consideration of bills during.... 880, 881 Unfinished business in.................................. 876-879 Call of the House. See also Absence. Motion for, in order in absence of quorum................. 55 After previous question is ordered........................ 1029 Arrest of Members.................................... 1021, 1023 Call of the House.................................... 1025, 1026 Call of the House in the old form..................... 1021-1024 Clerks to tell Members present............................ 1025 Count of those not voting to make a quorum of record on a record vote........................................... 1020 Dispensing with, after quorum appears................ 1025, 1028 Electronic equipment for.................................. 1014 Motions during a call of the House........................ 1024 Ordering and conducting the call of the House in the old form......................................... 1022 Power to compel attendance............................... 52, 55 Rule of Parliament as to.................................. 311 Speaker may recognize for motion for at any time.......... 1028 Call to order. For disorder in debate................................. 960, 961 May interrupt Member having floor......................... 393 Campaign contributions. Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 724 Prohibition on distribution of in Hall of House........... 683 Capitation tax. To be in proportion to census............................. 140 Capitol. Speaker's control of House wing of........................ 623 Architect of, admitted to floor of the House.............. 678 Preservation Commission................................... 1125a Police, duties of Sergeant-at-Arms as to.................. 656 Captures. Congress to make rules concerning......................... 127 Caucus. Held in Hall of House..................................... 677 Party caucuses nominate Members for election to standing committees............................................ 757 Majority caucus nominates chairs of standing committees... 761 Membership is required for committee membership........ 760, 782 [[Page 1292]] Cemeteries, national. Early organizational...................................... 1126 Jurisdiction of bills relating to...................... 731, 740 Censure. Course of a Member, when subject of debate as to.......... 375 For assault on Member for words spoken in debate.......... 94 Instances of.............................................. 65 Of a Delegate............................................. 675 Of a counsel before investigating committees.............. 803 Of Member when called to order in debate............... 960, 961 Procedure of punishment by................................ 65 Punishment for personalities in debate.................... 363 Reprimand................................................. 64 Speaker not to administer, of own authority............... 622 Census. Taken as basis of apportionment........................... 15 Capitation or direct taxes to be proportioned to.......... 140 Ceremonies. As to participation of the House in.................... 387, 388 Use of Hall of the House for.............................. 677 Certificates. Of the electoral vote, transmittal and opening......... 151, 219 Currency, jurisdiction of subjects relating to............ 722 Chair. Speaker takes it at hour of meeting, not waiting for ascertainment of a quorum.......................... 310, 621 Speaker takes, to restore order in Committee of the Whole. 622 To be addressed when a Member desires to interrupt in debate............................................ 364 Chairs. Of standing or select committee. Of standing committees elected by the House.................... 317, 761 Administers oaths to witnesses............................ 343, 346, 805 Duties relating to appointment, qualification, compensation of staff...................................................... 767, 771-781 May be delegated power to issue subpoenas............. 805 Presides over committee............................... 317 Prior claim of, to recognition........................ 953 Procedure of, in investigations....................... 803 Procedure of, in submitting reports from standing or select committees................................. 418 Reports to the House by, must be made promptly........ 834 Resignation of, presents question of privilege........ 699 Signs subpoenas issued by committee (or subcommittee). 805 Speaker appoints, of select and conference committees. 637 Usually reports from a standing or select committee............ 317, 415 [[Page 1293]] Vacancy or absence in the position of................. 761 Vice chair presides in absence of..................... 793 Of subcommittees. Former authority to appoint staff..................... 767 Of Committee of the Whole. Selection of................................................... 327, 970 Seating of............................................ 328 Administers oaths to witnesses................................. 343, 346 Always reports from Committee of the Whole............ 415 Causes roll to be called on failure of a quorum and reports unless proceedings are vacated............ 982 Functions of.......................................... 971 Power to preserve order............................... 970 Report of, alone recognized........................... 335 Of joint committee. Of a joint committee.................................. 325 Challenge. Of the right of a Member to take the oath.............. 202, 203 Chaplain. Election and oath of...................................... 640 Offers prayer.......................................... 640, 665 Place in order of business of prayer by................... 869 Charges. Against a Member or Senator in course of an inquiry..... 321-323 Course of Member when charges against such Member are debated............................................... 375 Chief Administrative Officer. Election, oath, and removal of............................ 640 Duties of................................................. 661 Duty to cooperate in the performance of reviews and audits 663 Financial and operational reports to Committee on House Administration........................................ 662 Chief Justice. Pay of.................................................... 86 Role in impeachment proceedings............ 608a, 615, 615a, 618 Citizens. Limitations on suits of, against States................... 218 Of the United States and the several States............... 225 Of States, judicial power extends to cases affecting certain............................................... 178 Privileges and immunities not to be abridged.............. 225 Privileges and immunities of, in States other than their own................................................... 184 Right to vote of those eighteen years of age or older..... 257 Those of the United States as to voting................... 234 Citizenship. [[Page 1294]] As qualification of Representative........................ 9, 10 As qualification of a Senator............................. 35 As a qualification of the President of the United States.. 154 Reference to, as a qualification for suffrage............. 226 Civil aviation. Jurisdiction over subjects related to generally........... 739 Jurisdiction over research and development................ 735 Civil offices. May be removed by impeachment............................. 173 Members not to be appointed to certain.................... 96 Civil Service. Jurisdiction over, including intergovernmental personnel.. 732 Claims. In general. Amendments proposing settlement of certain, banned.... 822 Bills for settlement of certain, banned............... 822 Authorization of payment of, on general appropriation bills............................................. 1046 Bills referring to Court of Claims considered in Committee of the Whole............................ 973 Consideration of, on Tuesdays......................... 895 Constitution not to prejudice certain................. 188 Ex-Members interested in, not admitted to the floor... 678 Jurisdiction of, generally............................ 729 Jurisdiction of war claims............................ 729 Jurisdiction of, paid from Indian funds............... 731 Jurisdiction of private land claims................... 731 Jurisdiction as to certain foreign.................... 723 Jurisdiction of, against the United States............ 729 Jurisdiction relating to international and other...... 723 Reference of bills for private, restricted to certain committees........................................ 817 Relation of officers and employees of House to........ 1102 Those for slaves not to be paid....................... 232 Withdrawal of papers relating to...................... 696 Claims, Court of. Status of reports of, on the calendars.................... 828 Classes. Of Senators............................................... 33 Classified information. See Information. Clerical staff of committees. See Committee staffs. Clerk. Election and oath of. [[Page 1295]] Election, oath, and removal of........................ 640 Election of, as related to business and adoption of rules........ 30, 59 Oath administered to, by Speaker...................... 198 In absence of, designated official acts............... 651 Duties at organization of House. Continues in office until successor is elected........ 642 Duties of, at organization of the House............... 643 Makes up the roll for organization.................... 644 Officiates at election of Speaker.............................. 312, 643 Sergeant-at-Arms maintains order under direction of, pending election of Speaker....................... 648 Legislative duties of. Allowing no papers to be taken from the table or out of custody........................................ 352 Amending section numbers of a bill.................... 479 Announcing pairs...................................... 1031 Attesting and sealing writs, warrants, subpoenas...... 648 Authority to receive messages when House is in recess or is not in session.............................. 652 Calendars, publication and distribution of............ 649 Call of the House............................................ 1021, 1025 Calling the roll...................................... 1015 Certifying to passage of bills........................ 648 Collecting and transferring noncurrent records........ 695 Committees formerly to make accounting of funds to.... 780 Copies of amendments offered in Committee of the Whole 978 Custody of committee papers........................... 695 Custody of oath not to disclose classified information 1095 Delivering resolutions of inquiry..................... 865 Distribution of Journal and documents................. 647 Former insertions in the Congressional Record relating to committee staff................................ 780 Engrossment and enrollment of bills................... 648 Introduction of bills................................. 818 Making no changes in enrolling a bill................. 573 Motions to discharge committees....................... 892 Noting Members to make a quorum on a vote of record... 1020 Noting questions of order with the decisions in the Journal........................................... 647 Papers on file........................................ 696 Reading motions....................................... 904 Referring reports to calendars........................ 831 Stands while reading.................................. 428 Taking a vote by clerk tellers........................ 1012 [[Page 1296]] Taking a vote by the yeas and nays.................... 504 Executive duties of. Administration of vacant Member's office.............. 653 As member of Federal Elections Commission............. 642 Delivery of documents................................. 650 Deposits noncurrent records with Archivist............ 695 Discretionary authority as to printing................ 642 Duty to furnish to Members list of certain reports.... 646 Duty to cooperate in the performance of reviews and audits............................................ 655 Duty under the gift rule.............................. 1100 Financial and operational reports to Committee on House Administration.............................. 654 Formerly kept contingent and stationery accounts and furnished stationery.............................. 642 Formerly made certain contracts....................... 642 Maintains House library............................... 650 Maintains list of Members to act as Speaker pro tempore in the case of vacancy in Office of the Speaker........................................... 632 Role in payment of officers and employees............. 642 Receives testimony taken in election cases............ 642 Clerks. Of Members, allowance for................................. 88 Of committees, see Committee staffs...................... Of Speaker, Leaders, and Whips............................ 88 Clerk's desk (or table). Disorderly words taken down at......................... 960, 961 Members may address the House from........................ 945 Members not to write at, or take books or papers from, during debate......................................... 364 No Member to remain near, during record vote.............. 962 Cloakrooms. Exclusion of persons from................................. 679 Closing debate. See Debate. Coast Guard. Bills to correct certain discharge records banned......... 822 Coastal zone management. Jurisdiction over subjects related to.................. 731, 739 Code of Official Conduct. See Official conduct. Codification. Of laws, jurisdiction of, bills for....................... 729 Coexisting questions. See Questions. Coin. Congress to regulate value of............................. 121 [[Page 1297]] Congress may provide punishment for counterfeiting the.... 122 States to make gold and silver only a tender for payment of debts.............................................. 146 Power of Congress relating to coinage (including foreign). 121 Colleges, agricultural. Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 715 Comfort. To enemies of the United States........................ 181, 232 Commander in Chief. See President. Commemoratives prohibited......................................... 823 Commerce. Energy and Commerce, Committee on......................... 721 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to financial aid to..... 722 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to, with foreign nations 723 Power of Congress to regulate............................. 119 No regulation shall give preferences to any ports......... 142 Commissions. Congressional Mailing Standards........................... 1113 House Office Building..................................... 1114 Tom Lantos Human Rights................................... 1125g U.S. Capitol Preservation................................. 1125a Democracy Assistance Commission........................... 1125f President to issue, to officers........................... 172 For recess appointments of the President.................. 167 Created by law, to sit after expiration of a Congress..... 589 Places on, not incompatible offices....................... 98 Primary and supplemental expense resolutions for.......... 763 Commit, motion to. See also Recommit. Precedence and use of. Precedence and general conditions of............... 911, 916, 1001-1002c Debate on motion to........................................... 917, 1002 Relation of, to early use of the previous question............. 448, 449 Has precedence of motion to amend..................... 449 Instructions with............................................ 917, 1002b May not be postponed.................................. 451 Not to be suppressed by another privileged motion..... 450 Not used in Committee of the Whole.................... 916 Repetition of......................................... 918 Use of................................................ 446 Application of, to bills. After previous question ordered, Committee on Rules limited as to 857, 1001 After previous question ordered......................... 994, 1001, 1002 In order as to bill on third reading.................. 494 [[Page 1298]] Method of dividing a bill by, with instructions....... 476 Not applied to reports from Committee on Rules pending previous question................................. 857 Opposition have preference in recognition for, after previous question is ordered......................................... 1001, 1002c Ten minutes debate permitted on motion to recommit bill or joint resolution.................................................. 1001, 1002a On bills with amendments between Houses...... 486, 528b, 528d, 916, 1002 Committee of the Whole. In general. House may attend impeachment trial in................. 617 No control over admission to floor.................... 678 Powers and privileges of Delegates and Resident Commissioner in.... 675, 970 Procedure of the House as in.................................... 424-427 Rare case of investigation conducted by............... 343 Relations of, to the Congressional Record............. 688 Two continuing committees of.......................... 332 Chair of. Chair preserves order................................. 970 Functions of.......................................... 971 Discretionary authority as to quorum calls............ 982 Discretionary authority as to five-minute votes on questions in sequence...................................................... 984, 1032 Parliamentary method of selecting..................... 327 Selection of Chair.................................... 970 Quorum of. Quorum of...................................................... 329, 982 Call of, by electronic device or clerks....................... 982, 1019 When failure of may be raised......................... 982 Rising and reports as related to quorum............... 983 Short or notice quorum call at discretion of Chair.... 982 Sitting, rising. Automatic de novo vote in House where Delegates' votes decisive.......................................... 985 Informal rising to receive a message........................... 330, 563 Informal rising for signing of enrolled bill.......... 625 May take a recess only with consent of the House...... 586 Motion to rise privileged...................................... 334, 983 Motion to rise not in order during time yielded for general debate.................................... 979 Motion to rise prior amendments offered after reading [[Page 1299]] Point of order against motion to rise on an appropriation bill exceeding a section 302(b) allocation............................. 1044b of general appropriation bills.................... 1040 Report from Committee on Rules not in order after House votes to go into............................ 857 Rising after disorder in.............................. 331 Rising when a quorum fails............................... 982, 983, 1027 Rising with unfinished business................................ 333, 334 Motions to go into. Form of............................................... 328 Privileged motion to go into, to consider and general appropriation bills............................... 856 Consideration of nonprivileged bills in, after call of, committees 882, 883 Nonprivileged public bills in, considered on Calendar Wednesday......................................... 900 Place in order of business for motions to consider nonprivileged bills in............................ 869 Speaker's declaration into............................ 972 Subjects considered in. Subjects requiring consideration in................... 973 As to origination of business in...................... 412 Bill must show on face falls within the rule.......... 973 Conference report not referred to..................... 550 Construction of the rule requiring consideration in... 973 Elimination of portions of general appropriation bills by................................................ 1044 General practice as to consideration in............... 973 Old parliamentary usage as to consideration of matters in, as modified by House rules and practice....... 326 Questions of order on appropriation bill in........... 1044 Recommittal of bills to................................. 420, 1001-1002c Reference of Senate bills from Speaker's table to.............. 873, 874 Senate amendments considered in.............................. 1072, 1073 Subjects not requiring consideration in....................... 528a, 973 Procedure in, as to motions. Amendments not to be withdrawn in..................... 925 Application of House rules to.................................. 340, 992 Five-minute recorded vote in, immediately following quorum call....................................... 982 Five-minute recorded votes in, on questions in sequence....... 984, 1032 Unanimous consent to modify special orders entertained [[Page 1300]] in................................................ 993 Motions for previous question and to adjourn not used in....... 333, 912 Motion to reconsider not in order in.................. 1003 Recorded vote in....................................... 1012, 1030, 1032 Relations of motion to strike enacting words to................ 988, 990 Yeas and nays not taken in............................ 76 Debate in. Closing the five-minute debate........................ 987 General debate in..................................... 978 Hour rule of debate applicable to..................... 957 Motion to close general debate........................ 979 Relevancy of debate in................................ 948 Ten minutes debate on amendments submitted in advance and printed in Record............................. 987 Reading in. See also Amendments. Reading of bill in.................................... 942 Reading of concurrent resolution on the budget in..... 990 Order of business in. Order of business in.................................. 977 Calendars for the business of......................... 828 Unfinished business in................................ 879 Reports of, and consideration in House. Action of the House on amendment reported from........ 423 Amendments of, considered in the House......................... 336, 337 Bills from, considered in the House................... 338 Discharge of.......................................... 339 Duties of Speaker and House as to reception of reports of................................................ 335 Automatic de novo votes in House where Delegates' votes decisive in Committee of the Whole.......... 985 Recommitted when report ruled out by House............ 335 Parliamentary law as to reports from........................... 334, 983 Disorder in. Action in case of disorderly words in.......................... 960, 961 Disorderly words taken down in, reported to the House..... 369, 960, 961 Effect of breaking up of, by disorder.......................... 332, 622 Quarrels in, and duty of the Speaker as to............ 331 Questions of privilege in............................. 667 Sergeant-at-Arms enforces order in.................... 648 Speaker restores order in............................. 622 Committee staffs. Admitted to floor of House under certain conditions....... 678 Consultants and training.............................. 774, 1095 Subcommittee staff appointments formerly by chair and [[Page 1301]] ranking minority member............................... 767 Expense resolution for committee staffs................... 763-d Former clerical/professional staff distinction.............. 779 Former professional/investigative staff distinction....... 777 Interrogation of witnesses................................ 802 Staff of committees, number and appointment........ 767, 771-781 Reduction in staff for 104th Congress....................... 773 Minority staff.................................... 767, 773, 779 Staff duties.............................................. 773 Associate or shared staff.............................. 776, 779 Duties of House Administration as to......... 724, 773, 776, 779 Duties as to papers....................................... 695 Former reports on staff................................... 780 Printed amendments submitted to........................... 986 Rate of pay for........................................... 777 Staff for Committees on Appropriations and (formerly) Budget............................................. 776, 778 Permission of Committee on House Administration required for appointment of staff from Governmental agencies... 779 Nonpartisan staff......................................... 780 Committee stenographers. Appointment of............................................ 685 Committees. Constitution and election of. Appointment of Members under indictment or conviction to....... 305, 306 Clerks of, see Committee staffs. Delegates and Resident Commissioner may vote in....... 675 Election of, by ballot................................ 1034 Establishment of subcommittees limited................ 762 Former rule regarding election of ranking minority member to Budget Committee........................ 719 General power of Delegates and Resident Commissioner in........ 675, 676 House elects the standing committees on nominations by caucuses.......................................... 757 Member-elect may be appointed on, before taking the oath.............................................. 300 Members' committee assignments limited................ 760 Membership on, contingent upon membership in party caucus............................................ 760 Names and number of the standing................................ 714-741 Old and modern requirements as to constitution of..... 402 Select committees, see Select committees. Rules and practice as to the appointment of.................... 317, 757 Selection of chairs of select and of standing committees........................................ 761 [[Page 1302]] Service of Resident Commissioner and Delegates on.............. 675, 676 Speaker appoints select and conference committees.............. 637, 782 Serve through a Congress.............................. 317 Subcommittees limited................................. 762 Vacancies in, filled by election by House............. 762 Vice chair of......................................... 793 Jurisdiction of, and reference to. For jurisdiction and history of, individually, see Jurisdiction. Act only on matters referred to them.................. 412 Bills not to be brought back from, on motion to reconsider........................................ 1011 Commemoratives prohibited............................. 823 Delivery of bills to.................................. 403 Duty of, in case of recommittal with instructions..... 420 Functions of, in correcting errors of reference of bills....... 824, 825 Jurisdiction as to creation, and duties of............ 733 Jurisdiction of, as affected by errors in reference of bills............................................. 824, 825 Nearly all business of the House considered in........ 446 Papers not read in House on ordinary reference to..... 436 Parliamentary law (largely obsolete) as to reference of bills to....................................... 401 Private claims to be referred to certain.............. 817 Private claims bills banned in certain cases.......... 822 Receive petitions only through the House.............. 320 Recommittal to select or standing, or of the Whole.... 420 Referral of bills and other matters, procedures for............ 816-816b Sittings and procedure of. Additional and special meetings....................... 793 Authorization to go to conference..................... 791 Broadcasting and press coverage of meetings and hearings........ 807-812 Clerks of, see Committee staffs. Debate in............................................. 318 Decorum in................................................ 369, 787, 803 Executive sessions of..................................... 796, 798, 803 Intelligence, Select Committee on, special procedures for............................................... 785 May be empowered to sit during recesses of a Congress. 589 May only act when together................................ 407, 793, 799 Former rule proscribing sitting during five-minute rule........ 324, 801 Meetings and action of..................................... 408, 793-805 Meeting when chair fails to call...................... 793 Meetings open to public........................................ 746, 798 [[Page 1303]] Method of voting amendments to a bill in.............. 417 Noting amendments to bill in committee................ 417 Parliamentary law governing consideration of bills in. 412 Postponement of votes in.............................. 800a Power of, over body and title of a bill............... 411 Power to sit and act.................................. 805 Presence of Member of the House in a select........... 410 Procedure in generally......................................... 427, 792 Proxy voting prohibited............................... 797 Quorum of a select or standing.................. 343, 409, 799, 800, 805 Quorum must be present when perjurious testimony is given to support charge of perjury...................................... 343, 409 Quorum to release testimony received in executive session........................................... 803 Quorum for taking testimony........................... 800 Quorum for reporting a measure........................ 799 Quorum for issuing a subpoena.................................. 343, 805 Vice chair or ranking member presides in absence of chair...... 761, 793 Reading of investigative or oversight reports waived.. 788 Recess of a committee................................. 787 Reconsideration of a vote in.......................... 416 Record of actions by, to be kept...................... 794 Regular meetings...................................... 793 Rise when the House sits unless leave be given to remain sitting (obsolete)......................... 324 Rules of committee same as House...................... 787 Rules of committees must be written and published in Record............................................ 791 Secrecy of procedure...................................... 319, 798, 803 Subcommittees subject to direction of full committee.. 787 Subpoena power........................................ 805 Time of hearings and subject matter to be placed in daily Congressional Record and entered into committee scheduling service of House Information Resources......................................... 798 Transcripts of meetings and hearings paid from contingent fund (applicable accounts of the House) 789 Vice chair............................................ 793 Votes in, available for inspection.................... 794 Witnesses before committees, see Witnesses. Hearings. Exclusion of Members and public from.................. 798 Five-minute rule when examining witnesses in.......... 802 On appropriation bills hearings and reports to be [[Page 1304]] Rules to be adhered to in................................. 746, 798, 803 Broadcasting and press coverage of.............................. 807-812 available three days in advance of consideration.. 852 Executive hearings open to noncommittee Members....... 798 Hearings open to public................................... 746, 798, 803 Hearings to be preserved in Library of Congress....... 1107 Notice requirement for hearings....................... 798 Five-minute rule applicable during interrogation of witnesses......................................... 802 Quorum must be present when perjurious testimony is given to support charge of perjury...................................... 343, 409 Quorum to release testimony received in executive session........................................... 803 Quorum for taking testimony........................... 800 Quorum to close hearing to discuss or receive certain testimony or evidence....................................................... 798, 803 Witnesses before committees, see Witnesses. Reports of, generally. Action of the House on amendments reported from....... 423 Action of the House on reports from................... 422 Activities report..................................... 790 Adverse.............................................. 832, 853, 861, 893 Adverse reports from Committee on Rules........................ 861, 893 Amendments reported by, should be germane............. 928 Authorization, signing, and validity of..... 407, 408, 415, 799, 831-852 Availability in electronic form....................... 796 Availability of, before floor consideration.................... 850, 851 By whom made......................................... 317, 834, 804, 850 Calendars on which reports of, await action of the House........ 828-899 Calling up reports made in order by adoption of a resolution by the House........................... 862 Direction of, for making its report....................... 317, 415, 845 Filing of, by chair or majority.................................834, 835 From Committee on Rules, not divisible................ 919 Hearings and reports of Appropriations Committee to be available three days in advance of consideration of bills.......................................... 852 Joint Economic Committee, report of................... 1108 Layover requirements.................................. 850 Limitations on reports from Committee on Rules........ 857 Origin and effect of the rule giving privilege to certain reports................................... 854 Placing adverse reports on the Calendars............. 853, 861, 832, 893 Practice as to reading reports of, in the House....... 435 [[Page 1305]] Prior claim of Member in charge of bill to recognition 953 Prior right of Members of, to recognition for debate.. 955 Privileged reports of........................................... 853-868 Privilege of individual committees to report.......... 855 Privilege of reports from Committee on Rules.......... 857 Recommittal of................................ 405, 420, 917, 1001-1002c Reports to the House must be made promptly............ 834 Restriction on reporting bill containing an appropriation..................................... 1065 Select committee, report of........................... 419 Speaker does not decide on sufficiency of............. 628 Submitting reports............................................. 317, 418 Single volume......................................... 837 Supplemental, filing of........................................ 804, 838 To be in writing and to be printed.................... 833 Reports, contents required in. Appropriations Committee reports on general appropriation bills must state effect of any provision changing existing law................... 847 Congressional Accountability Act, requirements under.. 842 Constitutional authority statement.................... 841 Cover must reflect inclusion of certain matters....... 804 Former ``Dynamic estimate'' of changes in revenues expected to result from enactment of ``major'' tax legislation (discretionary)....................... 849 Macroeconomic analyses of tax proposals............... 849 Estimate of cost844............................................... Estimate and comparison of Congressional Budget Office 840 Estimate and comparison of funding levels...................... 840, 844 Filing after hours if views........................... 788 Former reporting requirement relating to committee staff............................................. 780 General performance goals and objectives.............. 840 Investigative and oversight reports considered as read 788 Joint reports......................................... 788 Minority, supplemental, and additional views.............. 804, 833, 836 New budget authority and tax expenditures, statement as to............................................. 840 Obsolete provision for directing a committee to withdraw and report............................... 404 Oversight findings and recommendations......................... 742, 840 Former oversight findings and recommendations of Committee on Government Reform................................................... 749 Report on bills amending or repealing statutes must show by typographical device parts of statute [[Page 1306]] affected.......................................... 846 Rules Committee reports on resolutions repealing or amending Rules of the House must show by typographical device parts of Rules affected...... 848 Resolutions of inquiry, requirements for reports of............. 864-867 Tax complexity................................................ 849, 1092 Unfunded Mandates................................... 790, 843, 845, 1127 Vote totals and names on amendments and motion to report............................................ 839 Oversight functions. Ad hoc oversight committees........................... 743 General oversight by committees as to laws within their jurisdiction.................................................... 742-743 General oversight findings and recommendations to be included in reports............................... 840 Establishment of oversight subcommittees required..... 743 Oversight of Committee on Oversight and Government Reform............................................ 743 Oversight plans submitted to Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and House Administration.... 743 General oversight of Committee on Appropriations............... 742, 743 Special oversight functions........................... 744 Additional functions.................................. 745 Budget hearings....................................... 746 Budget Act procedures......................................... 747, 1127 Budget Committee, additional functions of............. 748 Oversight and Government Reform Committee, additional functions of...................................... 749 Discharge, instructions. Motion to discharge and instruct............................... 406, 892 Motion to discharge from consideration of vetoed bill. 108 Motion to discharge under certain public laws...................... 1130 Obsolete provision for direction to withdraw and bring back a bill....................................... 404 Recommittal with directions to report forthwith....... 405 Speaker usually does not judge of fidelity of, to instructions...................................... 628 Call of. Place of, in order of business........................ 869 Calendar Wednesday.................................... 900 Morning hour.......................................... 880 In general. Availability of publications in electronic form....... 796 Conferences held by means of select joint............. 532 [[Page 1307]] Correction of error in Journal by..................... 583 Custody of papers of.................................. 695 Duties of, as to resolutions of inquiry........................ 864, 867 Establishment of subcommittees limited................ 762 Expenses of, primary, additional, and interim funding. 768 Exception to initial funding.......................... 766 Points of order in House against committee procedure.. 798 Records of, to be accessible to all Members........... 796 Reference in debate to proceedings of................. 360 Rights as to motions to suspend the rules............. 885 Verbatim meeting and hearing transcripts.............. 794 Staff of. See Committee staffs. Committees, joint. Number and functions of............................... 1108-1113 Compliance with clause 2(a) of rule XI.................... 783 Conferences held by means of.............................. 532 Expiration of select...................................... 419 Taxation, formerly rendered ``dynamic estimate'' on ``major'' tax legislation............................. 849 Taxation, renders ``macroeconomic analyses'' of tax proposals............................................. 849 Membership on contingent on party membership.............. 782 Quorum, chair, and voting in.............................. 325 Common defense. Power of Congress to provide for.......................... 117 Common fame. As a ground for impeachment............................... 605 As foundation for investigation........................... 341 Common law. Jury trial for suits at................................... 214 Rules of, in courts....................................... 214 Communications. Rule for reference of............................. 816, 873, 874 Executive, transmission of, to House...................... 827 Compacts. States not to make, without consent of Congress........... 148 Jurisdiction of, over interstate, generally............... 729 Jurisdiction of, relating to apportionment of waters for irrigation purposes................................... 731 Jurisdiction of, over interstate energy................... 721 Compensation. See also Pay. For private property taken for public use................. 212 Of spouses of Members and employees....................... 1095 Compliance, Office of. See Congressional accountability. Compulsory process. [[Page 1308]] Concur, motion to. See also Agree, motion to. For obtaining witnesses................................... 213 Relative to striking enacting words....................... 988 Concurrent resolutions. Nature and use of......................................... 396 As to approval of, by the President....................... 396 Adjournment for more than three days by................... 84 On the budget.................................... 719, 990, 1127 legislative procedure provisions utilizing................ 1130 Confederation. Validity of debts of...................................... 194 States not to make........................................ 146 Conferees. See Conferences. Conferences. Objects and nature of. By means of select committees......................... 532 Effect of recess of Congress on....................... 814 Free and simple in modern practice.................... 540 Free or instructed.................................... 557 Over matters other than differences as to amendments.. 531 Obsolete provision as to conference on first reading.. 559 Parliamentary law as to free and simple............... 539 Parliamentary law as to purposes for which conferences may be held....................................... 558 Questions asked of other House by, rather than by message........................................... 569 Relations of adherence and conference under the parliamentary law and in Congress.................................... 528b, 528d, 553, 554 Usually asked over differences as to amendments....... 530 As to requests for. Adherence does not prevent granting requests for...... 522 Generally................................ 528a, 530, 533, 535, 1069-1093 Motions to request, precedence of..... 528a, 528b, 528d, 535, 1069, 1070 Motions to request, authorization in committee................ 791, 1070 Requests declined or neglected................................ 534, 1070 Separate vote on certain amendments between the Houses when request is made.............................................. 1070, 1072 Managers and their powers. As affected by free and simple conference................. 539, 540, 557 Managers of, appointment, removal, and function................ 536, 637 Managers of, motion to instruct or discharge.................. 541, 1079 Managers restricted to the disagreements of the two Houses.... 546, 1088 Managers may not agree to Senate amendments making [[Page 1309]] appropriations.................................... 1076 Managers may not agree to Senate amendments to appropriation bills containing legislation........ 1076 May report a germane modification within the scope of disagreement where one House strikes all after enacting clause of bill of other House and inserts new language...................................... 1088 Meeting and action of managers................................ 548, 1093 Open conference meetings.............................. 1093 Quorum, evidence of................................... 543 Reappointment of managers at second or subsequent..... 537 Remedy where managers exceed their authority.......... 547 Speaker appoints...................................... 637 Text to which both Houses have agreed not to be changed by managers unless by authority of both Houses................... 527, 1088 Vacancies in managers................................. 538 Reports of managers. Accompanying statement................................ 1080 Accompanying statement, Speaker decides as to sufficiency of.................................... 628 Action on a report in the two Houses.................. 549 As to consideration in Committee of the Whole......... 973 Consideration in House not in order until report available for three days and copies available at least two hours................................... 1082 Considered as read if available....................... 1085 Considered rejected if conferees have improperly closed meeting.................................... 1093 Debate on, equally divided between parties............ 1086 Effect of disagreement to a conference report............ 551, 954, 1091 Form of conference reports............................... 542, 543, 1080 Have precedence of motion to reconsider............... 1003 High privilege of..................................... 1077 Legislation contained in amendments in disagreement, procedure for consideration....................... 1084 Limited to scope of matter committed to conference.... 527, 546, 1088 Motions in order during action on a report............... 550, 1089-1091 May report germane modification of amendment in nature of substitute..................................... 1088 May not differ from text agreed to by managers........ 1094 Nongermane matter contained in conference agreements, procedure for consideration............................................ 1089, 1090 Nongermane matter in amendments in disagreement, procedure for consideration................................................ 1089, 1091 Not to interrupt reading of Journal................... 621 [[Page 1310]] Parliamentary law as to reports of managers........... 542 Partial reports....................................... 544 Postponing record votes on agreeing to................ 1030 Precedence of, over report from Committee on Rules.... 857 Printing in Record of amendment in total disagreement. 1083 Recommittal of.................................... 550, 1001-1002c, 1088 Printing of reports and statements in the Record...... 1082 Rejection of, status of amendments after................. 551, 1089-1091 Reports of inability to agree................................. 545, 1083 Retroactive income tax rate increase prohibited in.... 1068 Quorum, evidence of................................... 543 Signing of.................................................... 543, 1093 Speaker decides as to validity of reports............. 627 Statements relating to Federal unfunded mandates............. 1081, 1127 Three-day layover and two-hour availability before consideration..................................... 1082 Three-fifths vote to increase income tax rates........ 1067 To be in writing...................................... 542 To be entered in the Journal.......................... 542 Unamendable........................................... 542 When on constitutional amendments agreed to by two- thirds vote....................................... 192 Yeas and nays automatically ordered on adoption of certain........................................... 1033 Custody of papers in. After an effective conference......................... 555 When managers fail to agree........................... 556 When asked before disagreement........................ 552 Confession. In cases of treason....................................... 181 Confirmation. Congress, of President's nominee as Vice President........ 256 Congress. Meeting, term. Meets once a year............................................... 45, 242 Term and adjournment of............................... 6 Adjourns in July with certain exceptions.............. 1106 Neither House to adjourn for more than three days or to another place without consent of the other.......................... 82, 82a, 84 Place of meeting, see Place. Power of President to convene or adjourn Houses of.............. 82, 171 President to give information of the state of the [[Page 1311]] Union to.......................................... 168 Prohibited from adjourning sine die before completion of congressional budget process............................ 1127 (sec. 310) Powers of--legislative and general. Legislative........................................... 3 As to migration of importation of persons............. 137 Consent of, to acceptance of certain gifts............ 144 To establish patents and copyrights................... 124 To establish post offices and post roads.............. 123 To make laws to carry its powers into effect.......... 136 To provide for legislative veto of executive actions.. 1130 To regulate coinage, weights, and measures............ 121 To regulate commerce.................................. 119 To regulate naturalization and bankruptcy............. 120 Powers of--as to taxes, money, property, and territory. To lay and collect taxes.............................. 117 To borrow money....................................... 118 Money to be drawn only on appropriations by........... 143 Over the seat of Government and ceded places................... 134, 135 Over the territory and other property of the United States............................................ 188 Powers of--as to war. To declare war, grant letters of marque............... 127 To support armies..................................... 129 To provide a navy..................................... 130 To make rules for land and naval forces............... 131 To provide for calling out the militia................ 132 To provide for organization of militia................ 133 Relative powers of Congress and the President......... 128 Powers of--as to elections, sufferage. As to apportionment and establishment of districts............. 226, 227 Determines time of choosing electors.................. 153 May by law provide for cases in which President-elect nor Vice President-elect shall qualify............ 244 May choose President and Vice President in certain cases........ 221-223 May confirm nomination to fill vacancy in Vice Presi- dency........................................................ 253, 256 Instances in which House and Senate have confirmed nominee as Vice President......................... 256 May decide termination of Presidential disability..... 255 May provide for case wherein death occurs among those from whom House and Senate may choose President and Vice President................................ 246 May provide for succession to Presidency or new election....... 155, 244 Power to make or alter regulations as to elections of [[Page 1312]] To legislate to enforce the 13th, 14th, 15th, 23d, and 24th amendments to the Constitution.................. 224, 233, 234, 250, 251 Representatives................................... 42 To remove political disabilities...................... 230 Powers of--as to courts. Regulates jurisdiction of Supreme Court............... 179 To establish inferior courts................................... 125, 177 To fix places for trial of crimes..................... 180 To regulate the proving of acts, records, and judicial proceedings of the States......................... 183 Powers of--as to the States. As to admission, consolidation, or division of States. 187 May revise and control certain State laws............. 147 No State to lay imposts or duties on exports or imports without consent of........................ 147 Consent of, for certain acts of States as to duties, troops, war, and compacts......................... 148 Powers of--to provide certain punishments. Each House may punish its Members for disorderly behavior.......................................... 62 To provide punishment for counterfeiting.............. 122 To provide punishment for piracies.................... 126 To declare punishment of treason...................... 182 Powers of--as to amending Constitution. As to amendments to the Constitution.................. 190 To propose amendments to the Constitution or call a convention........................................ 190 Jurisdiction of proposed amendments to................ 729 Powers of--limitations on. As related to writ of habeas corpus................... 138 As to religion, free speech, the press, or right of assembly and petition............................. 208 Laws of, not binding on House in judging elections.... 51 Limitation on capitation or other direct tax.......... 140 No bill of attainder or ex post facto law to be passed 139 No export duties to be laid........................... 141 No preferences to be given as to commerce by water.... 142 No titles of nobility to be granted................... 144 Congressional accountability. Approval of regulations with respect to................ 1130(26) Committee reports accompanying measures must contain statement relating to................................. 842 Former rule on application of laws to Congress............ 1101 Office of Compliance...................................... 1116 [[Page 1313]] Point of order for insufficient committee report.......... 842 Settlements under approval by House Administration........ 754 Congressional Budget Office. See Budget. legislative procedure, laws providing mechanisms for.............. 1130 Congressional Record. Reports of debates. Correction of............................................. 689, 967, 968 Duties of Joint Committee on Printing in relation to.. 1111 General control of Committee on House Administration over.............................................. 728 Jurisdiction relating to improvement of............... 1111 ``Leave to print'' in, including cost of.............. 692 Not the official record of proceedings................ 69 Pledge of Allegiance printed in................................ 687, 869 Power of chair of Committee of the Whole over......... 972 Privilege of Member to revise remarks................. 691 Privilege of propositions to correct........................... 685, 690 Relation of Committee of the Whole to................. 688 Remarks uttered not under recognition not printed in.. 687 Reporters of debates.................................. 685 Substantially verbatim account of remarks............ 687, 691, 967, 968 Unparliamentary remarks printed in............................. 687, 961 Matters recorded in. Amendments to be offered during five-minute rule may be printed in advance, and given a numerical designation....................................... 987 Certain messages printed in........................... 815 Clerk supervises daily insertions in.................. 1111 Committee meetings and hearings inserted in........... 1111 Former ``bullet'' symbols in.......................... 692 House activities of previous day inserted in.......... 1111 Index daily of proceedings of previous day............ 1111 Introduction of bills, petitions, resolutions entered in................................................ 818 Legislative program for the day to be inserted........ 1111 Messages from President entered in.................... 875 Names of Members signing discharge petitions.......... 892 Printing of conference reports in..................... 1082 Reference of public bills, memorials entered in................ 825, 826 Substantially verbatim account of remarks................. 691, 967, 968 Titles of reported bills entered in................... 831 Congressional Research Service.................................... 1117 Consent. Unanimous. See Unanimous consent. Of Congress. For acceptance of certain gifts....................... 144 For certain acts of States as to duties, troops, war, [[Page 1314]] and compacts...................................... 148 No State to tax imports or exports without............ 147 Of a State. Required before its equal suffrage in the Senate may be disturbed...................................... 190 Conservation. Energy resources, jurisdiction of matters relating to..... 721 Petroleum (naval), jurisdiction of matters relating to.... 718 Radium, jurisdiction of matters relating to............... 731 Soil, jurisdiction of matters relating to................. 715 Wildlife, jurisdiction of matters relating to............. 731 Consideration, question of. Form and history of....................................... 906 Conditions of raising.................................. 862, 907 Not to be raised against a report from Committee on Rules. 857 On Calendar Wednesday..................................... 901 Questions subject to...................................... 908 Automatic with regard to measures containing an emergency designation for purposes of pay-as-you-go principles 1068e To dispose of points of order raised under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act............................... 909, 1127 To dispose of certain points of order regarding congressional earmarks, tax benefits, and tariff benefits.............................................. 1068d Relation of, to other motions............................. 907 Relation of, to points of order....................... 909, 1077 Where quorum fails on yea-and-nay vote and adjournment intervenes............................................ 76 Consistency. Speaker not to decide questions of..................... 466, 628 Constituency. Apportionment and establishment of districts........... 226, 227 Status of, as related to right to take the oath........... 204 Constitution of the United States. Establishment. Enumerated rights of, and those reserved to people.... 216 Established by the people............................. 1 Formation of.......................................... 2 Disabilities arising from violation of the oath to support........................................... 230 Jefferson's discussion of privilege of Members of Congress under the............................................................ 288, 289 Judicial power extends to cases of law and equity arising under..................................... 178 Nothing in it to prejudice certain claims............. 188 Oath to support....................................... 196 [[Page 1315]] Officers of House sworn to support.................... 640 Powers delegated to the United States by.............. 217 President sworn to preserve........................... 158 Supreme law of the land............................... 195 Ratification and amendment of. Amendments to, jurisdiction over...................... 729 Differences as to amendment to, committed to conference........................................ 530 Extension of time for ratification of proposed amendment......................................... 192 Joint resolution for amendment of, not approved by President......................................... 115 Limitation on amendment of............................ 190 Methods of amending............................................. 190-192 Ratification of....................................... 207 The 27 amendments of............................................ 208-258 Two-thirds vote on conference report as to............ 549 Yeas and nays not necessarily taken on amendments to.. 76 Constitutional conventions. Relation of, to State legislatures, in fixing times of elections............................................. 43 May be called for purpose of proposing amendments to Constitution.......................................... 190 Constitutional prerogatives. Of House as to revenue legislation........................ 102 Questions of, committed to conference..................... 531 Questions relating to, treated as of privilege............ 698 Precedence of questions of................................ 698 Constitutional privilege. Questions relating to................................... 698-702 Constitutions. Those of States subordinate to that of United States...... 195 Consular service. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 723 Consuls. President appoints........................................ 166 Consultants. Training.................................................. 774 Lobbying by............................................... 1095 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in cases affecting.......... 179 Judicial power extends to cases affecting................. 178 Contempts. Committee reports on, privileged for immediate consideration without three-day layover....... 299, 699, 850 Power of the House to punish for........................ 293-299 Contestants. In election cases, admitted to the floor.................. 678 [[Page 1316]] Contested elections. Relations of, to incompatible offices..................... 100 Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 724 Contests affected by death................................ 18 Clerk receives testimony taken in contests................ 642 Contingency fund (applicable accounts of the House). Duties of Committee on House Administration as to...... 724, 763 Clerk formerly kept account of disbursements out of....... 642 Commission and other entity expenses, payment from........ 763 Committee expenses, payment from.......................... 763 Committee transcripts, cost of printing paid from......... 789 Early organization caucuses funded from................... 1126 Privileged reports on..................................... 853 Continuation of a public work. Appropriations for.............................. 1036, 1048-1051 Examples illustrating..................................... 1049 New buildings at existing institutions as a............... 1050 Unexpended balances may be appropriated for.......... 1037, 1063 Contractors. Not ineligible as Members................................. 98 Contracts. Obligations of, no State to impair........................ 146 Clerk formerly made or approved certain................... 644 Controversies. To which the judicial power extends....................... 178 Convening of Congress. At least once in every year............................. 45, 242 Emergency postponement of reconvening of the House...... 83, 639 Laws appointing a different day for....................... 243 Reconvening (recall) authority under adjournment resolution, to reconvene at another time or to another place, See Reconvene. Convention. To amend the Constitution, method of calling of........... 190 Conviction. Two-thirds vote for, in impeachments...................... 38 Evidence for, for treason................................. 181 For crime as basis for involuntary servitude.............. 224 In impeachments......................................... 41, 619 Members should refrain from voting and committee participation following............................... 939 Copyrights. Copyright royalties, limitation on........................ 1099 Correction. Bills for, of military and naval records are banned....... 822 [[Page 1317]] Of Congressional Record............ 685, 689, 690, 744, 967, 968 Of reference of public bills, place of, in order of business.............................................. 869 Of reference of bills from Speaker's table............. 873, 874 Of reference of bills, correction in errors............... 824 Corrections Calendar, former. Former rule providing for................................. 898 Corridors. Speaker's control of...................................... 623 Corruption. Of blood, for treason..................................... 182 Cosponsorship, of bills. See Bills. Cost, limit of. On public works........................................... 1047 Coughing. Not in order during debate................................ 364 Counsel. General, Office of........................................ 670 Floor privileges for respondent counsel in disciplinary proceeding............................................ 678 For accused in criminal prosecutions...................... 213 In cases of expulsion..................................... 66 Admission of, in investigations........................ 348, 803 May be censured and excluded from hearings................ 803 Count. Electoral. Constitutional provision for.......................... 219 Jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 728 In the Hall of the House.............................. 220 On a division or other vote. Appeal from Chair's count prohibited........................... 629, 630 Decision by voice of majority--tie votes.............. 508 Decision of points of order during.................... 507 Division of the House after determination by sound............ 501, 1012 Duty of Speaker to make an honest count............... 1012 Interruption of, by demand for yeas and nays.......... 77 Messages not received during rising vote or by tellers 562 Not to be interrupted by conference report............ 1077 Parliamentary provisions as to division, not applicable in the House........................... 502 Questions of order arising during, decided peremptorily...................................... 628 Rule as to voting by division......................... 1012 Two-thirds votes...................................... 509 [[Page 1318]] Of a quorum. Certain business suspended by failure of a quorum.............. 510, 832 By Speaker, to ascertain as to quorum after previous question is ordered............................... 1029 Not to be verified by tellers or on appeal...................... 54, 629 Of House when absence of quorum is observed........... 310 On record vote and otherwise by Speaker........................ 54, 1020 Counterfeiting. Congress may provide punishment for....................... 122 Courthouses. Jurisdiction as to bills for construction of.............. 739 Courts. Of the United States. Appointment of officers of............................ 166 Congress to constitute inferior....................... 125 Determination of relevancy of materials subpoenaed from House........................................ 291a Inferior, their judges................................ 177 Judges bound by Constitution and laws................. 195 Judicial power vested in supreme and inferior......... 177 Jurisdiction of, in general........................... 178 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court......................... 179 Limitations of judicial power in suits of law or equity............................................ 218 Tenure, compensation of judges........................ 177 Trials of suits at common law in...................... 214 As related to proceedings of Congress. Privilege of Members of Congress as to demands of..... 290, 291a, 697 Relations of Members of Parliament to................. 287 Relations of State courts to election cases........... 50 Status of reports of Court of Claims on calendars..... 828 Reference of claims to Court of Claims considered in Committee of the Whole............................ 973 Judicial appearances on behalf of House............... 291b Jurisdiction as to certain, in District of Columbia... 732 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to.................. 729 Jurisdiction as to, in foreign lands.................. 723 In insular possessions and territories................ 731 Credentials. See also Members. As related to the right of a Member to take the oath...... 204 Prima facie effect of, dependent on vacancy............... 23 House Administration Committee may consider questions as to................................................. 724, 728 Credit. For public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of a [[Page 1319]] State in other States................................. 183 Power of Congress to borrow money on...................... 118 States not to emit bills of............................... 146 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to public............... 722 Crimes. Abridgment of suffrage for................................ 226 As to what are high....................................... 175 Extradition for........................................... 185 High impeachable offenses................................. 175 Involuntary servitude as punishment for................... 224 Members refrain from voting and committee action when convicted of.......................................... 1095 Persons to be held to answer for, only on conditions...... 212 Trial of all, except in impeachments, to be by jury....... 180 Criminal law. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 729 Criminal prosecutions. Rights of accused in all.................................. 213 Security as to accusations, and trial..................... 212 Criticism. See also Debate. Of the House and its proceedings, in debate............... 361 Of the Speaker............................................ 362 Of the motives of Members................................. 363 Cruel punishments. Not to be inflicted....................................... 215 Custody. Procuring attendance of witness in, from other House...... 345 Customhouses. Customs, jurisdiction as to............................... 741 Jurisdiction as to buildings for.......................... 739 Special oversight jurisdiction............................ 744 Damages to property. Bills of payments for, banned with exceptions............. 822 Dams. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to................... 731, 739 Dean of the House. Administers oath to Speaker............................... 198 Death. Bills for payment of certain claims against the United States for, banned.................................... 822 Ceremonies for deceased Members........................... 724 Of officers of House, vacancies caused by may be filled temporarily by Speaker................................ 640 Of Member, vacancy caused by.............................. 18 Of President or Vice President of United States... 155, 244, 252 [[Page 1320]] Debate. Of Speaker................................................ 28 Exhibits. Use of in debate.............................. 622, 963, 964 Freedom of. Members not to be questioned for, in another place.... 92 Members of Parliament exempted from question as to.... 287, 302, 309 Not to be interfered with by other House by notice of. 308 Privilege of Members of Parliament as to.............. 287 Obtaining the floor for. Conditions under which a Member's right to the floor is subjected to the will of the House............. 355 Member to speak but once, except one Member in reply.. 959 Member who has spoken to the main question may speak to an amendment...................................................... 465, 959 Member's right to close debate on amendment considered under five-minute rule............................ 959 Morning-hour debate................................... 951 Motion to be stated before............................ 904 Obtaining the floor in debate......................... 945 One-minute speeches................................... 950 Oxford-style debates.................................. 952 Parliamentary law as to recognition by the Speaker.... 356 Procedure of the Member in seeking recognition........ 354 Recognition of Members by the Speaker for debate, generally..... 949-956 Right of a Member to be heard a second time........... 357 Special-order speeches................................ 950 Rights of Member as to opening and closing in debate.. 958 The hour rule for debate.............................. 957 Interruptions of. Interruptions in...................................... 364 Interruption of a Member in debate.................... 946 Certain motions only in order when a question is under 911 Member having the floor in, not to be interrupted by motions........................................... 393 Member in, may be interrupted by conference report.... 1077 Messages received during.............................. 561 The call to order in debate.................................... 960, 961 Words taken down in debate..................................... 960, 961 Disorder in. Calls to order............................................ 364, 960, 961 Disorder and interruptions during..................... 364 Disorderly words taken down and reported from Committee of the Whole............................ 369 [[Page 1321]] Impertinent, superfluous, or tedious speaking......... 359 Members censured for disorder in...................... 65 Parliamentary law as to taking down disorderly words.. 368 Parliamentary method of silencing a tedious Member.... 365 Rules of debate restraint on captiousness of Members.. 285 Warm words and assaults............................... 367 Personalities, references to other House, committees. Criticism of the Speaker.............................. 362 Debate, proceedings, and Members of the other House....... 371, 372, 945 Decorum and abstention from personalities...................... 361, 945 Duty of the Speaker to prevent expressions offensive to the other House................................ 374 Language reflecting on the House...................... 360 Motives of Members not to be arraigned......................... 363, 945 Reference to proceedings of committees................ 360 Reference to the Executive..................................... 370, 945 Reference to presumptive major-party nominee for President......................................... 370 Reference to occupants of galleries................... 966 Relevancy of................................................... 945, 948 Closing of, in the House. Effect of order of yeas and nays in closing........... 80 Effect of previous question on........................ 994 Not precluded until the negative has been put......... 490 Limitations on. Forty minutes of: After previous question is ordered................ 999 On motion to suspend the rules.................... 891 On certain nongermane amendments between the Houses................................... 1070, 1072 On nongermane Senate amendments included in conference report......................... 1089-1091 Recognition for................................... 955 Limit of, on appeals........................................... 627, 629 Morning-hour debate................................... 951 On conference reports, and on certain motions relating to amendments between the Houses................................ 1084, 1086 On certain secondary motions.......................... 911 On question of order, within Speaker's discretion..... 628 On questions of privilege............................. 698 On motion to instruct conferees....................... 1078 On motion to reconsider............................... 1010 [[Page 1322]] On motion to strike enacting words.................... 989 On rescission bills and deferral resolutions................... 1130(6a) One-minute speeches................................... 950 Oxford-style debates.................................. 952 Special-order speeches................................ 950 Strictly enforced..................................... 957 Ten minutes of: On amendments submitted in advance and printed in Record........................................ 987 On motion to recommit....................... 1001, 1002a Twenty minutes of: On motions to discharge........................... 892 On question of consideration with regard to congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits.............................................. 1068d On question of consideration with regard to unfunded mandates.............................................. 1127 Under various laws permitting congressional approval.. 1130 General debate in Committee of the Whole. Closing of, in Committee of the Whole.......................... 978, 979 In Committee of the Whole under the old parliamentary usage............................................. 326 Five-minute debate. Closing five-minute................................... 987 Closing five-minute, in Committee of the Whole........ 987 Member's right to close debate on amendment considered under the five-minute rule........................ 959 Reading and amendment under the five-minute rule...... 980 Recognition for, under the five-minute rule........... 980 Rule as to five-minute, in Committee of the Whole..... 978 Ten minutes on amendments previously printed in Record even though debate under is limited............... 987 Time not yielded under five-minute.................... 980 Questions not debatable. Amendment to title decided without.................... 922 Appeals as to priority of business decided without.... 884 Correction of reference of public bills to be made without........................................... 825 Motions to adjourn, lay on the table, and for the previous question not debatable................... 911 Motion that Journal be read........................... 621 Motion to discharge a committee not debatable (except under clause 2, rule XV).................................................... 406, 867 Under former rule XXX, questions as to reading of [[Page 1323]] papers were determined without.................... 965 Record of. See Congressional Record. Relevancy of Requirement of........................................ 945 Application of rule................................... 948 Irrelevant remarks removed from Record by unanimous consent only...................................... 687 In general. Course of the Member when business concerning that Member is debated................................. 375 In standing and select committees..................... 318 Morning-hour debate................................... 951 Obsolete practice as to adjournment of debate......... 444 Obsolete practice as to Member's advice during points of order.......................................... 507 On bills, usually occurs before engrossment and third reading........................................... 498 One-minute speeches................................... 950 Oxford-style debates.................................. 952 Participation of the Speaker in debate......................... 358, 947 Quorum necessary during......................................... 54, 510 Special-order speeches................................ 950 Under reservation of right to object to a unanimous-consent request........................................................ 381, 872 Debt. Claims for slaves......................................... 232 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to bonded............... 741 None incurred in aid of insurrection to be paid........... 232 Power of Congress to pay public........................... 117 States restricted as to tender in payment of.............. 146 Validity of those contracted before the Constitution...... 194 Validity of debt of the United States not to be questioned 232 Debt limit, rule for establishment of statutory........... 1104 Decisions. See Appeal. Declarations of war. Congress to make.......................................... 127 Jurisdiction as to........................................ 723 War Powers Resolution................................... 1130(2) Declination. Of seat by Member......................................... 20 Decorum. See also Debate. As to sitting in place.................................... 353 Assaults and affrays...................................... 367 Attire................................................. 622, 962 [[Page 1324]] Call to order for transgressions in............... 364, 960, 961 Clerk to preserve, at organization of the House........... 643 Committees, preservation of....................... 369, 787, 803 Conduct of counsel in investigation....................... 803 Conduct of Members in the Hall............................ 962 Decorum of Members in debate, see Debate. Disorder in Committee of the Whole........................ 331 Member may speak from any place on floor.................. 945 Members' presence when business concerning Member debated. 375 Movements of Member during voting......................... 506 Power of House to punish and expel for breaches of........ 62 Exhibits, use of.................................. 622, 963, 964 Speaker preserves, on floor............................ 331, 622 Smoking forbidden......................................... 962 Use of wireless telephone or personal computer forbidden.. 962 Wearing of hats forbidden.............................. 377, 962 Deductions. From the compensation of Members........................ 86, 671 From the compensation of Members for State income taxes... 648 Defense. Power of Congress to provide for public................... 117 Counsel for, in criminal cases............................ 213 Defense production. Jurisdiction over subjects related to..................... 722 Degree. Of amendments.......................................... 922, 923 Of amendments between the Houses.......................... 529 Delegated powers. Of the Constitution....................................... 217 Delegates. Admitted to floor of House................................ 678 Clerk formerly kept stationery accounts of................ 642 Clerk to distribute certain documents to.................. 647 Compensation of........................................... 86 De novo votes in House where vote decisive in Committee of Whole................................................. 985 Elected to committees..................................... 675 Establishment and nature of office........................ 675 From District of Columbia, formerly required to be elected to the former Committee on District of Columbia....... 675 Impeachment began at instance of a........................ 603 May have been appointed a teller.......................... 1013 May be appointed chair of Committee of the Whole.......... 970 May be appointed a conferee............................... 676 May be appointed to select committee...................... 676 [[Page 1325]] May call a Member to order............................. 960, 961 Powers and privileges of, on floor and in committee....... 603, 675, 676, 960, 970, 1030 Powers and privileges of, in Committee of the Whole....... 675 Rooms of, in office buildings............................. 1114 Sergeant-at-Arms formerly disbursed pay of................ 648 Sworn..................................................... 675 Departments. See Executive departments and agencies. Deposition authority. Of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform....... 749 Desertion. Certain private bills to correct records are banned....... 822 Designation of public works. Consideration prohibited.................................. 1068a Desk, Clerk's. See Clerk's desk. Dilatory motions. Amendments printed in Record may not be................... 987 Forbidden pending report from Committee on Rules.......... 857 Not to be entertained by the Speaker...................... 903 One motion to adjourn only in order pending motion to suspend rules......................................... 890 Right to demand yeas and nays not to be overruled as...... 77 Direct tax. See also Taxes and tariffs. Director of Non-legislative and Financial Services. Former position and functions of.......................... 664 Disabilities. Of President or Vice President.................... 155, 244, 252 Political, arising from disloyalty........................ 232 Consideration of bills removing........................... 729 Of President-elect or Vice President-elect................ 244 Disagree, motion to. See Amendments between the Houses. Disagreement. President may adjourn Congress in a certain case of....... 171 Stage of, see Amendments between the Houses. Disapproval provisions. Expedited procedures with respect to executive actions.... 1130 Discharge. Motions to, of a committee............................. 406, 892 Motions to, under certain public laws...................... 1130 Motions as to Committee of the Whole not privileged....... 339 Motion to discharge a committee from consideration of vetoed bill........................................... 108 Of a committee, from a resolution of inquiry.............. 867 Discipline. Of the militia............................................ 133 [[Page 1326]] Discoveries. Of Members.............................................. 62, 806 Congress may provide exclusive rights to.................. 124 Disorder. Disorderly words taken down....................... 369, 960, 961 Galleries or lobby, cleared by Speaker for................ 622 In Committee of the Whole......................... 331, 332, 622 May interrupt reading of Journal.......................... 621 Parliamentary law as to taking down disorderly words...... 368 Parliamentary law as to taking down words in Committee of the Whole............................................. 369 Power of chair of Committee of the Whole as to, in galleries and lobby................................... 970 Power of each House to punish for......................... 62-66 Proceedings in case of, on the floor...................... 367 Disqualification. As judgment in impeachment.............................. 41, 619 Members not to hold incompatible offices................. 97-101 Service of Committee on Standards of Official Conduct..... 806 Disqualifying interest. Of a Member as to voting.......................... 376, 671, 672 District of Columbia. In general. Bills relating to, as unfinished business............. 879 Home Rule Act, disapproval procedures under..................... 1130(5) Jurisdiction as to Government buildings within........ 739 Jurisdiction as to parks in........................... 731 Power of Congress as to legislation over....................... 134, 135 Representation in Electoral College of................ 250 Second and fourth Mondays for business of............. 894 Former Committee on. Jurisdiction transferred.............................. 732 Delegate from, powers of. See Delegates. Districts. Adjustment of, to apportionment........................... 227 Questions as to elections in relation to.................. 228 Requirement that districts be equally populated........... 229 Disturbance. Galleries or lobby cleared by Speaker for................. 622 Of another in debate not in order......................... 364 Division. Of papers for reference. Of matter for reference to committees..................... 421, 816, 818 Of bills for reference................................ 816 Voting by. Rule as to voting by.................................. 1012 [[Page 1327]] Business suspended by failure of quorum............... 510 Decision by voice of majority--tie votes.............. 508 Decisions of points of order during................... 507 Division of the House after determination by sound............ 501, 1012 Interruption of, by demand for yeas and nays.......... 77 Messages not received during rising vote or vote by tellers........................................... 562 Not to be interrupted by conference report............ 1077 Parliamentary provisions as to division, not applicable in the House........................... 502 Questions of order arising during, decided peremptorily...................................... 628 Repetition of demand for division..................... 1012 Two-thirds votes...................................... 509 Of the question for a vote. As related to debate on amendment..................... 482 Into substantive propositions.................................. 919, 921 Jefferson's discussion of............................. 481 Motion to recede and concur divisible......................... 525, 528d Motion to strike and insert not divisible...................... 920, 921 Offsetting amendments to appropriation bills indivisible.... 1042, 1063a Parliamentary law as to............................... 480 Principles governing.................................. 921 Resolutions or orders reported by Committee on Rules not divisible 919, 921 Resolutions electing standing committees not divisible 919 Dockyards. Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Documents. Reading of those, accompanying President's message........ 170 Clerk to distribute certain, to Members................... 650 Domestic violence. States may ask protection from............................ 189 Doorkeeping. Doorkeeping duties of Sergeant-at-Arms................. 380, 658 History of former Office of the Doorkeeper................ 663a Doors. Of the House kept by Sergeant-at-Arms.................. 380, 658 Closed on call of the House when ordered by Speaker....... 1019 Drug testing. Rule providing for drug testing of Members, officers, and employees............................................. 635 Due process of law. No person to be deprived of life, liberty, or property without............................................... 212 No State to deprive a person of life, liberty, or property [[Page 1328]] Duties. See Taxes and tariffs. Earmarks. without............................................... 225 Point of order against certain............................ 1068d Question of consideration to dispose of certain points of order against......................................... 1068d Responsibilities as to the Code of Official Conduct....... 1095 Rules Committee may not waive certain points of order against............................................... 1068d Economic and Educational Opportunities, Committee on. See Education and Labor, Committee on. Economic Committee, Joint......................................... 1108 Economic report. Time for filing of, by President.......................... 169 Education. Jurisdiction of subjects on............................ 720, 723 Education and Labor, Committee on................................. 720 Education and the Workforce, Committee on. See Education and Labor, Committee on. Effects. Security of, as to searches and seizures.................. 211 Elections. Of officers of the two Houses. Of officers of the House except Speaker......................... 29, 640 Of officers of House, except that Speaker may fill vacancies temporarily by appointment.............. 640 Of officers of the Senate............................. 37 Of President pro tempore of the Senate................ 313 Of Speaker...................................................... 26, 312 Of Speaker and other officers of House........................... 26, 30 Of Speaker pro tempore................................ 314 Motion to proceed to election of Speaker of higher privilege than motion to correct the roll......... 644 Rule for, by ballot................................... 1034 Of Representatives. See also Contested elections. Apportioned among the States according to numbers..... 226 Apportionment of, jurisdiction as to.................. 729 Apportionment of (obsolete provision)................. 14 Apportionments, first and last and minimum basis of... 15 By the people......................................... 5 Campaign contributions, jurisdiction of matters relating to....................................... 724 Clerk receives testimony taken in contests............ 642 Contests affected by death............................ 18 Each House judge of............................................... 46-51 Election by districts.......................................... 228, 229 [[Page 1329]] Of Members, questions relating to, considered by House Administration Committee....................................... 724, 728 Power of each House to judge as related to State laws............. 47-50 Functions of State executive.......................... 24 Jurisdiction as to laws relating............................... 724, 728 Power to judge as related to law of Congress.......... 51 Prima facie title, enrollment by Clerk not conclusive as to............................................. 644 Qualifications of electors............................ 7 Question of final right as related to oath............ 204 Questions as to elections in relation to congressional districts......................................... 228 Regulation of times, places, and manner of....................... 42, 43 Federal Elections Commission, disapproval of regulations....... 1139(17) Special elections in extraordinary circumstances........ 17, 43, 53, 310 Suffrage not to be abridged for race, color........... 234 To fill vacancies..................................... 17 Of Senators. Of Senators................................................. 32, 34, 236 Congress not to interfere as to place of choosing Senators.......................................... 42 Vice President votes in case of tie in cases of contest in Senate................................. 36 Of President of the United States and Vice President........... 149-153, 219-223, 249 Of electors of President and Vice President........... 151 No person to be elected President more than twice..... 249 Power of Congress to provide for special, for President......................................... 155 Majority of electors required to choose a President of the United States................................. 221 Qualifications of electors of President as to loyalty. 230 Jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 724 Election of President by House in certain cases................. 221-223 Election of Vice President by Senate in certain cases........... 221-223 Congress to provide for case wherein death occurs among those from whom House and Senate choose President and Vice President respectively......... 246 Electoral count. Constitutional provision for........................... 219, 220 Jurisdiction of matters relating to.................... 724, 728 Electoral votes. Transmittal and count of.................................. 220 Electors. [[Page 1330]] Of President, appointment and numbers of............... 151, 250 Of President, qualifications of loyalty................... 226 Of President, voting of, and count of the votes........... 219 Of Senators, qualifications of......................... 236, 238 Qualifications of Electors............................. 151, 152 Electronic equipment and form of publication. Committee publications available in electronic form....... 796 Wireless telephone and personal computer forbidden in Chamber............................................... 962 Voting and quorum calls by, see Voting. Emancipation. Of slaves, no compensation for............................ 232 Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and Operations. Office of................................................. 1125c Emoluments. Conditions on acceptance of, by officers.................. 144 Of civil office under United States, increase of during term bars Senators and Representatives................ 96 Employees. Admission of, to the floor.............................. 678-681 Appointed by officers of the House........................ 640 Application of employment laws to legislative branch, see Congressional accountability. Clerk formerly disbursed pay of........................... 642 Code of conduct for....................................... 1095 Compensation, retirement, and benefits, jurisdiction over. 724 Consultant contractors.................................... 1095 Sergeant-at-Arms responsible for conduct of............... 658 Drug testing of, see Drug testing. Duties of Committee on House Administration as to......... 724 Former rule on fair employment practices.................. 1101 Former, admission of to floor.......................... 678, 921 Nondiscrimination in relation to.......................... 1095 Of committees, see Committee staffs. Of House, relations to claims............................. 1102 Prohibition on distribution of campaign contributions by.. 683 Spouses of, employment of................................. 1095 To be assigned only to duties for which they are appointed 640 Enacting words, striking. Rule relating to motion................................... 988 Practice as to use of motion.............................. 989 Enemies. Treason to consist in adhering to or aiding............... 181 [[Page 1331]] Energy matters. See also Nuclear energy. Aid or comfort to those of the United States.............. 232 Energy and Commerce, Committee on................................. 721 Jurisdiction over. Coastal zone management........................................ 731, 739 Commercial application of energy technology........... 721 Conservation of energy resources...................... 721 Energy information generally.......................... 721 Energy research and development....................... 735 Interstate energy compacts............................ 721 Interstate transmission of power...................... 721 Mineral resources of public lands and mining.......... 731 National energy policy generally...................... 721 Naval petroleum and oil shale reserves................ 718 Water power........................................... 739 Engagements. Validity of those entered into before adoption of Constitution.......................................... 194 Engrossment. Of a bill, question on, and procedure.................. 941, 943 Properly done after a bill is amended..................... 428 Reading in full not required........................... 941, 943 Test of strength on....................................... 429 Endorsement of the title on an engrossed bill............. 431 Enrolled bills. As to raising a question of privilege over delay of, in reaching the President................................ 572 As to signing of, by Speaker pro tempore.................. 625 Authority of pro tempore presiding officers to sign enrolled bills..................................... 576, 632 Clerk, duties in connection with.......................... 648 Conditions of signing by the Speaker................... 624, 625 Parliamentary law as to enrollment........................ 573 Practice of the two Houses of Congress as to enrollment... 574 Presentation of, to the President......................... 577 Privileged reports relative to............................ 853 Report as to accuracy..................................... 625 Signing of, for presentation to the President............. 575 Signature vacated......................................... 625 Enumeration. Of people for apportionment............................... 15 Capitation or direct taxes to be proportioned to.......... 140 Equal protection. Of law, guaranteed........................................ 225 Equity. Judicial power extends to all cases of.................... 178 [[Page 1332]] Equivalent questions. See Question; Amendments between the Houses. Errors. Limitation of judicial power in suits of.................. 218 Cancellation of signatures of an enrolled bill for..... 575, 625 Correction of, in enrollment of a bill.................... 573 Correction of, in messages................................ 565 Correction of, in reference of a bill to a calender....... 828 Correction of, in reference of bills, petitions........ 824, 825 Correction of, in reference of bills from Speaker's table 873, 874 Correction of, in the Journal by a committee.............. 583 In a yea-and-nay vote..................................... 1017 In bills sent to the President............................ 110 In former vote by tellers................................. 1013 Questions of privilege affect integrity of proceedings.... 698 Rectifying of, after report by tellers.................... 503 Use of joint resolutions to correct bills sent to the President............................................. 518 Establishment. Of religion, Congress to make no law respecting........... 208 Estimates. Of appropriations, transmission of, to Congress........... 827 Ethics. Code of Official Conduct.................................. 1095 Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, see Standards of Official Conduct, Committee on. Financial disclosure...................................... 1103 Former Select Committee on................................ 738 Limitations on use of frank............................... 1097 Limitations on outside earned income...................... 1099 Office of Congressional Ethics............................ 1125h Sanctions for ethical violations...........................62-66 Unofficial office accounts prohibited..................... 1096 Evidence. Methods of taking............................. 341-348, 802, 803 Duties of committee clerks as to.......................... 695 Ex-Members. See Former Members. Ex post facto law. None to be passed......................................... 139 States not to pass........................................ 146 Examination. See Witnesses. Excessive bail or fines. Not to be required........................................ 215 Excises. See Taxes and tariffs. Exclusion. Of certain private bills.................................. 822 Of commemoratives......................................... 823 [[Page 1333]] Of Member for holding incompatible offices................ 101 Of Member-elect for disqualification.................... 12, 205 Of petitions, bills for cause.......................... 819, 824 Excuses. See Absence. Executive. See President; Executive departments and agencies. Executive communications. Transmission to House..................................... 827 Reference of...................................... 816, 873, 874 Executive departments and agencies. Appropriations Committee to study organization and operation of.......................................... 742 Congress may vest appointment of certain inferior officers in heads of........................................... 166 Congressional review of agency rulemaking.............. 1130(28) Gallery for use of heads of............................... 682 Heads of, admitted to the floor of the House.............. 678 Jurisdiction of matters relating to reorganization of..... 732 No employees of, detailed to committee may be employed on professional staff except under certain conditions.... 779 Of Government, power of Congress to legislate as to....... 136 5 U.S.C. 3101; authority to authorize appropriation for salary of clerks...................................... 1046 Reference of papers from............................... 873, 874 Resolutions of inquiry of............................... 864-868 President may require opinions from officers of........... 161 Privilege of, as to papers from files..................... 696 Executive expenses. Jurisdiction of appropriations for........................ 716 Executive of State. May apply for protection against domestic violence........ 189 Power to demand fugitives from justice.................... 185 Executive officers. Bound by oath to support the Constitution................. 196 Executive power. Vested in the President................................... 149 Expedited Procedures. For consideration of measures reviewing executive actions. 1130 Exhibits. Use of in debate.................................. 622, 963, 964 Expenditures. Of public money, account to be published.................. 143 Experiment stations. Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 715 Explanation. [[Page 1334]] Of Member called to order in debate.................... 960, 961 Personal, made by unanimous consent....................... 945 Export duties. See Taxes and tariffs. Expulsion. Power of the two Houses to punish by................. 62, 63, 66 Course of Member when subject to debate as to............. 375 Of a Delegate, question as to............................. 675 Of Member-elect before taking the oath.................... 300 Expunging. Of entries of Journal..................................... 71 Extradition. Of fugitives from justice in any State.................... 185 Extraordinary occasions. Power of President to convene Congress on................. 171 Fact. Privilege of the Speaker to speak as to................... 358 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court as to....................... 179 Fair employment practices and application of certain laws. History of former rules................................... 1101 Faith. For public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of a State in other States................................. 183 Falsehood. Not to be charged on Members in debate.................... 363 Fame, common. As foundation for investigation........................... 341 As a ground for impeachment............................... 605 Federal mandates. Statements for conference reports relating to........ 1081, 1127 Committee reports must contain effect of accompanying measures on............................. 790, 843, 845, 1127 Effective date of Unfunded Mandates Reform Act............ 1127 Motion to strike.......................................... 991 Question of consideration to dispose of points of order raised under the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 910, 1127 Rules Committee activity report to include waivers relating to....................................... 790, 1127 Rules Committee may not waive certain points of order under Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995............ 1127 Felony. Conviction of Member for, nonparticipation in committee and House business.................................... 1095 Senators and Representatives not privileged from arrests for.................................................. 90, 91 Relation of privilege to cases of...................... 305, 306 [[Page 1335]] Congress to punish, on the high seas...................... 126 Extradition for........................................... 185 Files. See Papers. Financial audits. By Inspector General...................................... 667 House officers to cooperate in performance of..... 655, 660, 663 Of House and joint entities............................... 667 Financial disclosure. By Members, officers, principal assistants, and committee professional staff.................................... 1103 Ethics in Government Act.................................. 1103 Financial audits of House and joint entities.............. 667 Financial Services, Committee on.................................. 722 Fines. Excessive, not to be imposed.............................. 215 As condition of discharging Member arrested for absence... 55 First reading. See Reading. Five-minute rule. Applicability to committee hearings....................... 802 Closing of debate under................................... 987 Former rule proscribing committee sittings during...... 324, 801 Debate must be on the subject............................. 948 Debate on amendments submitted in advance and printed in Record................................................ 987 Debate on appeal in Committee of the Whole................ 629 Reading and amendment of bills under...................... 980 Pro forma amendments...................................... 981 Fix the day and hour, motion to. See Adjourn, motion to. Flag. Pledge of Allegiance................................... 687, 869 Floor, Hall of House. Abuse of privilege of..................................... 679 Admission of representative of press and radio to...... 693, 694 Admission of certain former Members....................... 680 Prohibition on distribution of campaign contributions on 650a, 683 Decorum of Members on, see Decorum. Duty of Sergeant-at-Arms to clear of nonprivileged persons 658 Electoral count held in................................... 220 Exhibits, use of, see Exhibits. Persons and officials admitted during sessions of the House......................................... 678, 680, 681 Sergeant-at-Arms enforces rules relating to privilege of.. 658 Speaker preserves order on............................. 331, 622 Use of.................................................... 677 [[Page 1336]] Forces. Yielding of, in debate, see Debate. Conditions to make rules for land and naval............... 131 Land or naval, trial for crimes in........................ 212 Foreign affairs. International commodity agreements, jurisdiction over..... 723 International economic policy, jurisdiction over.......... 723 International education, jurisdiction over................ 723 International financial and monetary organizations, jurisdiction over.................................. 722, 744 International fishing agreements, jurisdiction over.... 731, 744 International waters, jurisdiction over................... 723 Limitation on loans to foreign entities................ 1013(32) Non-proliferation and nuclear export agreements... 723, 1130(10) President's relations to.................................. 165 Foreign Affairs, Committee on. History and jurisdiction of............................... 723 Special oversight functions of............................ 744 Reports private bills..................................... 817 Foreign coin. See Coin. Foreign gifts and decorations. Constitutional prohibition................................ 144 House rules regarding................................. 753, 1100 Law regulating acceptance................................. 145 Foreign ministers. Admitted to the floor of the House........................ 678 Gallery for use of........................................ 682 Foreign nations. Judicial power extends to cases affecting certain......... 178 Limitations on suits of subjects of, against.............. 218 Power of Congress to regulate commerce with............... 119 States not to make engagements with, except on conditions. 148 Titles, gifts from.................................... 144, 1100 Forest reserves and forestry. Jurisdiction of bills relating to...................... 715, 731 Forfeiture. In cases of, treason...................................... 182 Form of government. Republican, guaranteed to the State....................... 189 Former Members, admission to floor. See Floor. Forms. Of putting question: For viva voce vote.................................... 630 On question of consideration.......................... 906 On engrossment and third reading of a bill............ 941 [[Page 1337]] On the passage of a bill.............................. 499 Of resolutions of inquiry................................. 865 Of reports from Committee of the Whole................. 333, 334 Of salutation of reception of messages.................... 564 Of going into Committee of the Whole...................... 328 Of oath of Members........................................ 197 Forthwith. Reference with instructions to report..................... 917 Forts. Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Forty minutes' debate. See Debate. Fourteen days. Discharge of resolutions of inquiry..................... 864-867 Franking privilege. House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards....... 1113 Limitation on use of...................................... 1097 Fraud. In introduction of a bill................................. 821 Free conference. See Conference. Freedom. Of religion, speech, the press, and right of assembly and petition.............................................. 208 Fugitives. From justice, extradition of.............................. 185 From service or labor, return of.......................... 186 Galleries. As to right to demand clearing of......................... 382 Distribution, admission, and control of................... 682 Members may not introduce occupants in, to House.......... 966 Power of chair of Committee of the Whole as to order in... 970 Speaker may order, to be cleared.......................... 622 The Press Gallery......................................... 693 The Radio/TV Gallery...................................... 694 Government Accountability Office, assistance to committees........ 1115 General appropriation bills. See Appropriations. General Counsel. Office of............................................ 670, 1125b General debate. See Debate. General revenue sharing. Jurisdiction over......................................... 732 General welfare. Power of Congress to provide for.......................... 117 Germane. [[Page 1338]] Amendments required to be germane......................... 928 Amendment being considered, which would have been subject to a point of order, may be perfected by amendments germane to it......................................... 1058 Amendments imposing conditions, qualifications, and limitations........................................... 940 Amendments to bills amending existing law................. 939 Burden of proof as to germaneness......................... 928 Committee jurisdiction as test of germaneness............. 934 Fundamental purpose as test of germaneness................ 933 A general provision not germane to a specific subject..... 937 Instructions to committees and amendments thereto must be germane............................................... 930 One individual proposition not germane to another......... 936 Parliamentary law as to germaneness....................... 467 Proposition to which amendment must be germane............ 929 Senate amendments and matter contained in conference reports, separate vote if not germane....... 931, 1089, 1090 Specific subjects germane to general propositions of the class................................................. 938 Subject matter as test of germaneness..................... 932 Various tests of germaneness are not exclusive............ 935 Gifts. Acceptance of by House Administration Committee........... 753 Foreign................................................... 144 Gift rule................................................. 1100 Government. Economy and efficiency in, jurisdiction over.............. 732 Intergovernmental relationships, jurisdiction over........ 732 Republican form of, guaranteed to the States.............. 189 Right of people to petition............................... 208 Government Operations, Committee on. See Oversight and Government Reform, Committee on. Government Reform, Committee on. See Oversight and Government Reform, Committee on. Government Reform and Oversight, Committee on. See Oversight and Government Reform, Committee on. Government, seat of. Power of President to convene Congress at another place..... 82, 82a, 84, 171 Power of Congress to legislate for........................ 134 Governors of States. Admitted to the floor of the House........................ 678 Fill certain vacancies in Senate.......................... 34 Issue writs to fill vacancies in representation.......... 17, 24 May apply for protection against domestic violence........ 189 [[Page 1339]] Grand Jury. Power to demand fugitives from justice.................... 185 Indictment by, as related to trial for crime.............. 212 Grants. Of land, judicial power extends to cases affecting certain 178 Grievances. Right of people to petition for redress of................ 208 Grounds. Jurisdiction as to occupied or improved................... 739 Habeas corpus. Suspension of writ of..................................... 138 Hall of the House. See Floor, Hall of House; Galleries. Harbors. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to the improvement of... 739 Hats. Not to be worn by Members in the House................. 377, 962 Heads of departments. See also Departments. Admitted to the floor of the House........................ 678 Congress may vest appointment of certain inferior officers in.................................................... 166 Gallery for use of Cabinet................................ 682 Rule for reference of papers from...................... 873, 874 Health. Care and facilities supported by general revenues, jurisdiction over..................................... 721 Care supported by payroll deductions, jurisdiction over... 741 Biomedical research and development, jurisdiction over.... 721 Public health and quarantine, jurisdiction over........... 721 Veterans' health care, jurisdiction over.................. 740 Human nutrition, jurisdiction over........................ 715 Hearings. Exclusion of Members and public from...................... 798 Five-minute rule when examining witnesses in.............. 802 On appropriation bills hearings and reports to be available three days in advance of consideration...... 852 Rules to be adhered to in......................... 746, 798, 803 High crimes and misdemeanors, impeachable offenses. See Impeachment. High seas. Punishment of piracies and felonies on.................... 126 Hissing. Not in order during debate................................ 364 Historian. Office of House........................................... 669 Holman rule. Decisions under Holman rule (in brief).................... 1062 Homeland Security. [[Page 1340]] Committee on.............................................. 723a Former select committees on............................... 723b Honorarium. Limitations on................................. 1095, 1099, 1103 Hour of meeting. Speaker takes Chair at.................................... 621 Fixed..................................................... 621 Standing order as to, expires with the session............ 386 Jurisdiction of orders as to daily........................ 733 Motion to fix.......................................... 911, 913 Hour rule. Of debate................................................. 957 House Administration, Committee on. Allowances of Members and committees, authority to adjust 86, 88 Approval of reserve fund for committee expenses........... 763 Availability for one day of reports on committee expense resolutions................................... 851, 764, 765 Chair and four members serve on Joint Committee on the Library............................................... 1110 Chair and four members serve on Joint Committee on Printing.............................................. 1111 Details to committees from Government agencies permitted by.................................................... 779 Duty as to acceptance of gifts............................ 679d Duty as to approval of certain employment settlements..... 679e Duty as to relations of officers and employees to claims.. 1102 Duty as to direction of Inspector General................. 752 Former duty as to enrolled bills.......................... 754 Duty as to termination of LSOs.............................. 88a Former Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight........... 744 History, jurisdiction, and duties of................... 724, 750 Oversight responsibilities................................ 743 Privileged reports from................................... 853 Reports on committee expense resolutions............... 763, 764 Reports on election cases................................. 853 Responsibilities relating to committee staff........... 776, 779 House as in Committee of the Whole. Procedure in............................................ 424-427 Procedure in generally applicable to House committees...... 407, 792 House Calendar. Certain bills placed on, to await action of House......... 828 Bills on, considered on Calendar Wednesday................ 900 Bills on, considered during ``Morning Hour''.............. 880 House of Commons. Members of. [[Page 1341]] Common fame as ground for investigation of............ 341 Privilege of.......................................... 287-289, 305, 307 Relation to the sovereign............................. 309 Powers of and Procedure in. Call of the House..................................... 311 Election of Speaker................................... 312 Entry of votes in Journal of................................... 581, 582 Jurisdiction of as to impeachments.................... 601 Motion to strike...................................... 468 Parliamentary law as to the adjournment of the Lords and Commons....................................... 584 Possession of a bill by............................... 437 Power to punish for contempt.......................... 296 Previous question.............................................. 461, 463 Principles as to disagreeing, insisting, and adhering. 521 Privileged motions.................................... 447 Proceedings in cases of assaults and affrays.......... 367 Receipt of address.................................... 316 Rules as related to the privilege of minorities....... 283 Sessions of Parliament.................................... 588 Voting in...................................................... 502, 505 House of Representatives. Part of Congress.......................................... 3 Accounts, jurisdiction of matters relating to............. 724 Assignment of rooms in office buildings................... 1114 Attendance of, at an impeachment trial.................... 617 Authority as to treaties................................ 594-599 Bicentennial, Office of................................... 669 Bills for raising revenue to originate in................... 102 Choice of President by................................. 221, 222 Chooses Speaker and other officers................... 26-30, 640 Composed of Members chosen by people...................... 5-7 Confirms nomination of Vice President..................... 253 Contingent fund (applicable accounts of the House), leave to report on expenditures at any time................. 853 Contingent fund (applicable accounts of the House), jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 724 Door of, kept by Sergeant-at-Arms...................... 380, 658 Early organization of..................................... 1126 Electoral votes to be counted in presence of.............. 219 Employment of persons, jurisdiction of matters relating to 724 Has power of impeachment.................................. 31 Historian for............................................. 669 Indecent language against, not permitted in debate........ 360 Its power to make rules................................... 58-60 [[Page 1342]] Leadership, compensation, and emoluments of.............. 86, 89 Library, Clerk's.......................................... 650 Library, jurisdiction of matters relating to.............. 724 May it prescribe qualifications of Members?............... 12 Meets at 12 m............................................ 6, 621 Members, see Members. Officers, see Officers. Place of meeting, see Place. Power of President to convene or adjourn.................. 171 Power to punish and expel its Members..................... 62-66 Questions of privilege affecting........................ 698-668 Required to keep a Journal................................ 68 Rules, see Rules. Services, jurisdiction of matters relating to............. 724 Use of Hall of............................................ 677 Vacancies in.............................................. 17-25 House office buildings. Administration of, jurisdiction of matters relating to.... 724 Assignment of rooms in.................................... 1114 Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 739 House Recording Studio. See Recording Studio. House restaurant. See Restaurant. Houses. Relation between two of Congress. Provisions of Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 applicable to both.......................................................... 1106-1107 Bill from one laid on the table in the other.......... 520 Communicate fact of rejection of a bill............... 568 Complaint by one House of conduct of a Member of the other............................................. 373 Debate and proceedings in the other House not to be noticed in debate................................. 371 Duty of the Speaker to prevent expressions offensive to the other House................................ 374 Do not communicate votes by which bills are passed.... 567 Each judge of elections............................... 46 Information transmitted as to bills................... 520 Messages between to be sent only when both are sitting under former rule................................. 560 Messages from the President usually sent to both at once.............................................. 571 Neither should encroach on the other.................. 308 Procedure when an inquiry in one, implicates a Member of the other...................................... 323 Procuring attendance of witness in custody of other House............................................. 345 Questions asked by committee, not by message.......... 569 [[Page 1343]] Questions as to prerogatives committed to conference.. 531 Relations of, as to summoning Members or officers as witnesses......................................... 292 Right of each, to inspect Journal of the other........ 582 The other House and its Members not to be criticized in debate......................................... 372 Private. Security of, as to searches and seizures.............. 211 As to quartering of soldiers in....................... 210 Immigration. Power of Congress over.................................... 137 Immunities. Of citizens not to be abridged............................ 225 Of citizens in States other than their own................ 184 Of witnesses before committees............................ 343 Impeachment. Civil officers removable by............................... 173 As to who is a civil officer.............................. 174 Nature of impeachable offenses............................ 175 Later impeachment inquiries............................... 176 Cases of, not to be tried by jury......................... 180 House has sole power of................................... 31 Senate alone tries........................................ 38 Conviction by two-thirds only............................. 38 Judgment in cases of...................................... 41 President not to pardon in cases of....................... 162 Jurisdiction of Lords and Commons as to................... 601 Parliamentary law as to accusation in..................... 602 Inception of proceedings in the House of Representatives.. 603 A proposition to impeach a question of privilege.......... 604 Investigation of charges.................................. 605 Procedure of committee in investigating................... 606 Common fame as ground for investigation with view to...... 341 Carried to the Senate..................................... 607 The writ of summons for appearance of respondent.......... 608 Exhibition and form of articles........................... 609 Parliamentary law as to appearance of respondent.......... 610 Requirements of the Senate as to appearance of respondent. 611 Answer of respondent...................................... 612 Other pleadings........................................... 613 Examination of witnesses.................................. 614 Attendance of the Commons................................. 616 Attendance of the House of Representatives................ 617 Voting on the articles in the trial....................... 618 [[Page 1344]] Judgment in............................................... 619 Not interrupted by adjournments........................... 620 Continued before the Senate from session to session....... 592 Importation. Of persons, power of Congress over........................ 137 Of intoxicating liquors................................... 248 Imports. See Taxes and tariffs. Imposts. See Taxes and tariffs. Impoundment. Control Act of 1974.................................... 1130(6a) Impoundment resolutions, definitions, and procedures for consideration of................................... 1130(6a) Deferral of appropriations, jurisdiction over.......... 716, 717 Imprisonment. Of person who assaulted a Member.......................... 91 As to termination of an order of.......................... 386 Inability. Of President or Vice President.................... 155, 254, 255 Of President-elect or Vice President-elect................ 244 Inauguration. Ceremonies of............................................. 159 Joint Committee on........................................ 1112 Of President when day falls on Sunday..................... 150 Incapacity. See also Vacancy. Of Members-elect.......................................... 205 Of the President.......................................... 256 Income. Limitation on outside earned.............................. 1099 Incompatible offices. Relation of Members to................................... 97-101 As to what are............................................ 98 Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 729 Indefinite postponement. Use of the motion for..................................... 443 Index. Of the Journal, Clerk to make............................. 647 Indians. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to................... 720, 731 Authority of House as to Indian treaties.................. 598 Power of Congress to regulate commerce with............... 119 Excluded from basis of representation where not taxed..... 226 Indictment. See also Impeachment. [[Page 1345]] Informal rising of Committee of the Whole. See Committee of the Whole. Information. Of grand jury as related to trial for crime............... 212 Classified, oath not to disclose.......................... 1095 To be given to Congress by the President............... 169, 170 Inhabitancy. As qualification of a Member.............................. 11 As qualification of a Senator............................. 35 As qualification of the President of the United States.... 154 As modifying the vote of presidential electors............ 219 As a condition of citizenship in the United States and the States................................................ 225 Inquiry. Resolution of. As related to the Executive........................... 868 Discharge of committee from........................... 867 Form and delivery of.................................. 865 Privileged status of.................................. 866 Rule relating to...................................... 864 For an investigation. See Investigations. Parliamentary. No appeal from responses to........................... 629 Insert, motion to. See Amendment. Insist, motion to. See Amendments between the Houses. Inspection laws. Rights of States to levy duties or imposts, to execute.... 147 Inspector General. Office of................................................. 667 Instructions. See Commit; Conference; Discharge; Recommit; Recommittal; Refer. Insular affairs. Jurisdiction of revenue matters........................... 741 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to, generally........... 731 Insult. Member censured for, to the House......................... 65 Bills or petitions excluded for being insulting........ 818, 891 Insurrection. Suppression of............................................ 132 Debts incurred in suppressing, not to be questioned....... 232 Debts incurred in aid of, not to be paid.................. 232 Participation in, as a disqualification for office........ 230 Intelligence, Permanent Select Committee on. History and jurisdiction of............................... 785 Oversight jurisdiction of................................. 744 [[Page 1346]] Interest. Procedures for disclosure of classified information... 785, 1095 Disqualifying personal, as to voting.............. 376, 671, 672 Internal Revenue Taxation, Joint Committee on..................... 1109 International Relations, Committee on. See , Foreign Affairs, Committee on. Interparliamentary Affairs. Office of................................................. 1124 Interruptions. Procedure as to, during debate............................ 364 Member having the floor not to be interrupted by motions.. 946 Of Member having the floor in debate...................... 945 Of Member having the floor, by a call to order............ 393 Of business or debate, by conference report............... 1077 Of a record vote.......................................... 1018 Of record vote by recess not permitted.................... 586 Of the call of committees................................. 881 Interstate compacts. See Compacts. Intervening questions. See Privileged Questions; Privilege, questions of. Intoxicating liquors. Jurisdiction as to prohibited traffic in.................. 730 Jurisdiction as to sale of, in District of Columbia....... 732 Transportation and importation under the 21st amendment... 248 Introducer, right to speak twice. See Debate. Introduction of bills. See Bills. Invasions. Repelling of.............................................. 132 States to be protected against............................ 189 Suspension of writ of habeas corpus for................... 138 Inventors. Congress may provide for patents for...................... 124 Investigation. See also Committees; Contempt; Counsel; Impeachment; Witnesses. Common fame as a ground for............................... 341 Earlier and later practice as to, inquiries at the bar of the House............................................. 344 Jurisdiction of resolutions ordering...................... 733 Method of obtaining testimony of a Member of the other House................................................. 347 Procedure when a Member or Senator is involved.......... 321-323 Procuring attendance of a witness in custody of the other House................................................. 345 Involuntary servitude. Not to exist except for punishment for crime.............. 224 Jefferson's Manual. [[Page 1347]] As source of general parliamentary law.................... 60 Part of rules of House.................................... 1105 Purposes and methods of preparation of (footnote)......... 283 Text of................................................. 283-620 Jeopardy. Of life and limb, not to occur twice...................... 212 Joint committees. See Committees, joint. Joint resolutions. Nature and use of......................................... 397 Clerk certifies to passage of............................. 648 For amendments to Constitution, not approved by President. 115 Division of, not in order on vote on engrossment or passage............................................... 921 Signed by Speaker......................................... 624 Use of, to correct an error in a bill sent to the President............................................. 518 Used for abrogating treaties.............................. 599 Used for amendment to the Constitution.................... 191 Joint rules. Jurisdiction as to........................................ 733 Abrogated............................................... 61, 316 Reference to.............................................. 1105 Joint sponsorship. See Bills; Memorials. Journal. The official record. Clerk to publish and distribute....................... 647 House required to keep and publish.................... 68 Not to go out of Clerk's custody...................... 352 Secrecy of portions of................................ 68 The official record............................................. 69, 582 Entries in. Record of proceedings only............................ 70 Clerk to note questions of order in............................ 628, 647 Conditions under which reports are printed in......... 422 Control of House over................................. 71 Of amendments......................................... 580 Of certain messages................................... 815 Of conference reports................................. 542 Of hour of adjournment................................ 790 Of introduction of bills, petitions, and resolutions in................................................ 818 Of Members noted to make a quorum..................... 1020 Of messages from President............................ 875 Of motions............................................ 902 Of motions (obsolete provisions as to)................ 578 Of motions to discharge committees.................... 892 Of names of absentees when quorum fails in Committee of the Whole...................................... 982 [[Page 1348]] Of names of Members appearing during call of the House 1021 Of President's objection to a vetoed bill............. 104 Of questions and answers in, at examinations at the bar of the House.......................................................... 343, 344 Of questions postponed or laid on the table........... 579 Of record of votes.................................... 72 Of former recorded teller votes in Committee of the Whole or in House................................. 1013 Of reference of public bills, memorials........................ 825, 826 Of report of enrolled bills presented to the President 577 Of titles of reported bills........................... 831 Of votes in, in the House of Commons.................. 581 Of yeas and nays generally........................................ 75-80 Of yeas and nays on vetoed bill....................... 104 Relations of, to presence of a quorum.......................... 55, 1027 Words of censure...................................... 65 Reading of. For approval.......................................... 621 As related to quorum........................................... 55, 1027 Business not transacted before........................ 621 Disorder during....................................... 621 Interruption of....................................... 621 Member sworn in before......................................... 201, 621 Motion to adjourn before.............................. 621 Motion that, be read in full only upon rejection of Speaker's approval................................ 621 Place in order of business............................ 869 Reading of, not interrupted by conference report...... 1077 Reading of, may be interrupted by a question of privilege......................................... 710 Amendment and approval. Amendment of.................................................... 74, 621 Approval of, by House........................................... 73, 621 Correction of, through a committee.................... 583 Postponement of record vote on, approval of........... 1030 Preliminary approval by Speaker....................... 621 Judges. Bound by Constitution and laws............................ 195 Of Supreme Court, President appoints...................... 166 Of Supreme Court, admitted to the floor................... 678 Of Supreme Court, gallery for use of...................... 682 Tenure and compensation of................................ 177 As to impeachable offenses by........................... 174-176 Judgment in impeachments. See Impeachment. Judicial officers. [[Page 1349]] Judicial power. Bound by oath to support the Constitution................. 196 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court............................. 179 Limitations of, in suits in law and equity................ 218 Scope of.................................................. 178 Vested in supreme and inferior courts..................... 177 Judicial proceedings. States reciprocally to give full faith and credit to...... 183 Judiciary, Committee on the. History and jurisdiction of............................... 729 Reports private claims bills........................... 729, 817 Records transferred to from former Committee on Internal Security.............................................. 729 Jurisdiction. Of committees of the House. Conferred by uncorrected error in reference of public bill.............................................. 825 Not conferred by erroneous reference of private bill.. 824 Of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.............. 744, 785 Referrals to assure each committee opportunity to report on subjects within......................... 816 Of the standing committees, severally Agriculture........................................... 715 Appropriations........................................ 716 Armed Services........................................ 718 Budget................................................ 719 Energy and Commerce................................... 721 District of Columbia, former Committee on............. 732 Education and Labor................................... 720 Financial Services.................................... 722 Oversight and Government Reform....................... 732 Homeland Security..................................... 723a House Administration.................................. 724 Foreign Affairs....................................... 723 Judiciary............................................. 729 Merchant Marine and Fisheries, former Committee on... 718, 731, 735, 739 Post Office and Civil Service, former Committee on.... 732 Natural Resources..................................... 731 Rules................................................. 733 Science and Technology................................ 735 Small Business........................................ 736 Standards of Official Conduct......................... 737 Transportation and Infrastructure..................... 739 Veterans' Affairs..................................... 740 Ways and Means........................................ 741 Of the United States. [[Page 1350]] As related to citizenship............................. 225 Slavery and involuntary servitude forbidden in places under............................................. 224 Of the Supreme Court. Original and appellate, of Supreme Court.............. 179 Jurors. All cases of crimes to be tried by, except in impeachments 180 Grand, indictment by, as related to trial for crime....... 212 Privilege of Members of Congress as to summons as...... 290, 291 Privilege of members of Parliament as to summons as....... 287 Relation of trial by, to impeachment...................... 615 Right to trial by, in criminal prosecutions............... 213 Suits at common law tried by.............................. 214 Justice. Extradition of fugitives from............................. 185 Kings. Gifts, titles, to be accepted on conditions............... 144 Labor. Return of fugitives from.................................. 186 Jurisdiction of regulation or prevention of importation of contract labor........................................ 720 Jurisdiction of matters relating to transportation labor.. 739 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to, generally........... 720 Land forces. Congress to make rules for................................ 131 Lands. Indian, jurisdiction as to................................ 731 Irrigation of, jurisdiction as to......................... 731 Judicial power extends to cases affecting certain grants.. 178 Jurisdiction as to occupied or improved grounds........... 739 Jurisdiction of private claims to...................... 679, 817 Mineral, jurisdiction of matters relating to.............. 731 Public, jurisdiction of matters relating to............... 731 Law. As related to legislative functions. As agency for prescribing qualifications.............. 12 As related to power of House to elect officers........... 29, 30 Application of laws to legislative branch, see Congressional accountability. Appropriations to be made by.......................... 143 Authority to administer oaths conferred by............ 59 Bill to be approved before becoming................... 104 Civil and criminal, jurisdiction of subjects related to................................................ 729 [[Page 1351]] Fixes compensation of Representatives and Senators.... 86 Meeting of Congress by.......................................... 45, 279 Of Congress as related to power to judge elections.... 51 Of State as related to House's power of judging elections......... 48-50 Passed over veto by two-thirds........................ 104 Procedures contained in, for congressional vetoes of executive action.................................. 1130 Relation of, to power to determine rules.................. 59, 388, 1130 Revision of, jurisdiction of subjects relating to..... 729 That of 1789 relating to administration of oath at organization...................................... 198 Parliamentary. General, before adoption of rules..................... 60 Jefferson's Manual as a statement of the parliamentary 284 Relations of the parliamentary law to the early practice of Congress.............................. 285 Making and execution of. Congress to provide for calling forth militia to execute........................................... 132 Power of Congress to make............................. 136 President to see that laws are faithfully executed.... 172 When made in pursuance of the Constitution the supreme law of the land................................... 195 Relations of judicial power to. Congress may fix places for trial of certain crimes by 180 Judicial power extends to all cases of................ 178 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court as to................... 179 Jury trial for suits at common........................ 214 Limitation of judicial power in suits of.............. 218 Of United States, judicial power extends to cases arising under..................................... 178 Rules of, in courts................................... 214 Guarantees of liberty and property. Due process of, no person to be deprived of life, liberty, or property without...................... 212 Due process of, no person to be deprived of life, liberty, or property by a State without........... 225 Equal protection of, guaranteed....................... 225 Impairing obligations of contract, no State to pass... 146 No ex post facto, to be passed........................ 139 States not to pass ex post facto...................... 146 In General. Application of laws to legislative branch, see Congressional accountability. Certain, of States subject to revision and control of [[Page 1352]] Congress.......................................... 147 Of nations, offenses against.......................... 126 Punishment of, additional to impeachment.............. 41 Treaties abrogated by................................. 599 Law Librarian. Admitted to floor of the House............................ 678 Law Revision Counsel. Office of, establishment and duties of.................... 1120 Lay on the table, motion to. Conditions, precedence, and effect of. Precedence and general effect and conditions of................ 911, 914 Conditions of, repetition of.......................... 918 Effect of, as to main question and secondary questions 914 May intervene before Member in charge begins debate... 955 Not debatable......................................... 911 Not in order in Committee of the Whole................ 914 Older and modern use of............................... 445 Relations to other motions. May be applied to other secondary motions............. 914 Not in order after previous question is ordered....... 914 Relations of, to motion to reconsider................. 1009 Relations of, to the previous question................ 998 Application of. Applicable to bills from the other House.............. 519 Applicable to preamble of a resolution................ 414 Applicable to vetoed bill............................. 108 Applicable to Senate amendments....................... 528d Not applied to a conference report.................... 550 Leadership. Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group, members of............... 670 Coordination of oversight plans........................... 743 Joint recall authority.................................... 84 Member designated by on Budget Committee.................. 758 Special order hours....................................... 950 Staff allowances.......................................... 89 Staff floor privileges.................................... 678 Clearance of certain unanimous-consent requests........... 857 Leave for committees to report at any time. See Committees. Leaves of absence. See Absence. Leave to print in Congressional Record. See Congressional Record. Legal tender. [[Page 1353]] Legislation. States restricted as to making............................ 146 On general appropriation bills prohibited, see Appropriation Bills. Power of Congress as to District of Columbia and ceded places................................................ 134 Power of Congress to legislate to enforce the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments........................... 224, 233, 234 Territorial, revision of, jurisdiction as to.............. 731 Legislative call system........................................... 1016 Legislative Counsel, Office of.................................... 1118 Legislative day. Speaker takes Chair on each............................... 621 Journal dated as of....................................... 69 Legislative expenses. Jurisdiction of appropriations for........................ 716 Legislative oversight by standing committees. See Committees. Legislative powers. See also Congress, powers of. Of Congress............................................ 117, 136 Vested in Congress........................................ 3 Legislative service organizations................................. 88a Legislative veto. Laws providing mechanisms for legislative procedure....... 1130 Legislatures of States. Function of, in prescribing times of elections of Representatives...................................... 42, 43 As related to qualifications of Electors.................. 7 Choose Senators (obsolete)................................ 32 Constitutional convention to be called on application of.. 190 In recess of, governor appoints Senator (obsolete)........ 34 May apply for protection against domestic violence........ 189 May empower State executive to make temporary appointment of Senator............................................ 236 Power as to joining or dividing of their States........... 187 Direct manner of appointment of electors of President..... 151 Power of Congress over places purchased with consent of... 134 Members of, bound by oath to support the Constitution..... 196 Ratification of constitutional amendments by.............. 190 Letters of Marque. And reprisal, Congress to grant........................... 127 States not to grant....................................... 146 Liberty. No person to be deprived of it without due process of law. 212 No State to deprive a person of, without due process of law................................................... 225 Librarian. Preserves committee hearings.............................. 1107 [[Page 1354]] Of Congress, admitted to floor of House................... 678 Assistant in Law Library admitted to floor of House....... 678 Library. See also Congressional Research Service. Of Congress, jurisdiction of Committee on House Administration as to.................................. 727 Of Congress, jurisdiction of matters relating to buildings and grounds........................................... 739 Of Clerk's office, certain books and documents to be retained in........................................... 650 Preserves committee hearings.............................. 1107 Joint Committee on........................................ 1110 Lie. Not to be charged against Member in debate................ 363 Life. No person to be deprived of it without due process of law. 212 No State to deprive a person of, without due process of law................................................... 225 Persons not to be put twice in jeopardy of................ 212 Limitations. On general appropriation bills, see Appropriation bills. On outside earned income.................................. 1099 On use of frank........................................... 1097 Line item veto authority. Presidential authority................................. 1130(6b) Lists. Presidential electors to make certain..................... 219 Loans (foreign). Jurisdiction of matters relating to.................... 723, 729 Lobby. Speaker may order, to be cleared.......................... 622 Power of chair of Committee of the Whole as to order in... 970 Lobbying. By committee consultants.................................. 1095 Gifts from lobbyists........................... 1095, 1100, 1103 Floor privileges of lobbyists............................. 680 Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 729 Loss of a bill. See Bills. Loyalty. As related to the oath and qualifications.............. 205, 230 Removal of disabilities as to............................. 231 Mace. Symbol of Sergeant-at-Arms................................ 657 Magazines. Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Mail. Delivery of............................................... 668 [[Page 1355]] Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 732 House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards....... 1113 Majority. Required in elections. Necessary for election on ballot vote................. 1034 Of Senators for choice of a Vice President............ 263 President chosen by................................... 263 Speaker elected by.............................................. 27, 312 In procedure of the House. Constitutes quorum of a standing or select committee for certain actions.............................................. 409, 798, 799, 805 Constitutes quorum of House...................................... 52, 53 Decisions of the House reached by..................... 508 May reconsider a vote ordering yeas and nays.......... 79 Questions as to priority of business decided by....... 884 To send bill to conference on motion.............. 791, 1069, 1070, 1071 Rules to be a restraint on............................ 283 Special requirements as to two-thirds vote............ 509 Managers of a conference. See Conference. Manner of elections. See Elections. Manual, Jefferson's. See Jefferson's Manual. Marine affairs. Jurisdiction over subjects related to..................... 731 Marine hospitals. Jurisdiction as to........................................ 721 Maritime jurisdiction. Judicial power extends to cases of........................ 178 Mass mailing. Franking of............................................... 1097 Measures. Congress to fix standard of............................... 121 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 735 Meeting. Of Congress. Once every year................................................. 45, 242 Laws appointing different day for..................... 243 Power of President to convene......................... 171 Other power to convene................................ 171 Time of............................................... 6 Jurisdiction of bills to change date of............... 729 Duties of Clerk at organization of the House.................... 643-645 Administration of the oath at organization...................... 198-204 Of the House. Speaker takes Chair at hour of........................ 621 Standing order as to daily hour of, expires with the [[Page 1356]] session........................................... 386 Jurisdiction of orders as to.......................... 733 Of committees. Of committees............................................. 407, 793, 805 Former rule proscribing sittings during five-minute rule....... 324, 801 Prohibited during joint meetings and sessions......... 801 Of managers of a conference........................... 548 Of presidential electors in the several States........ 262 Power to sit and act inside United States............. 805 When chair refuses to call............................ 793 Members. Election of. See Elections; Contested elections. Vacancies by death, resignation. See Vacancies. Qualifications of. See Qualifications. Relations of, to oaths. See Oath. Compensation, seats, rooms, and clerks. Admission to floor of House, see Floor. Clerk to distribute certain documents to.............. 649 Clerk formerly kept stationery accounts of............ 642 Clerk to furnish to, a list of certain reports........ 646 Committee on House Administration may adjust certain allowances..... 86, 88 Compensation of.............................................. 85-88, 258 Compensation may not vary until intervening Congress.. 258 Family and card galleries for use of.................. 682 Franking privilege........................................... 1097, 1113 Jurisdiction over subjects related to................. 724 Jurisdiction over travel matters of................... 724 Mileage of, determined by a committee........................... 85, 724 Nondiscrimination in employment by.................... 1095 Members' Representational Allowance................... 88 Outside earned income of.............................. 1099 Rooms of, in office building.......................... 1114 Sergeant-at-Arms formerly disbursed pay and mileage of 648 Spouses of, employment of............................. 1095 Travel on official business, designation by Speaker... 636 Unofficial office allowances prohibited............... 1096 Privilege of. Questions of privilege affecting, defined by rule..... 698 Arrest, privilege of Members from................................ 90, 91 Arrest, parliamentary law as to arrest of a Member.... 307 Attitude of the House as to demands of the courts.............. 291, 697 Privilege of Members.................................. 698 [[Page 1357]] Jefferson's discussion as to going and returning...... 289 Jefferson's discussion as to rights of courts to summon as witnesses and jurors.................... 290 Jefferson's review of privilege of members of Parliament........................................ 287 Members of Congress under the Constitution............ 288 Neither House to exercise authority over those of the other............................................. 373 Not to be questioned in another place for speech or debate....... 92, 93 Scope of privilege of speech and debate......................... 93, 301 Parliamentary law as to questioning for speech or debate............................................ 302 Parliamentary law of privilege as related to treason, felony............................................ 305 Power of the House to punish for attempts against.............. 293, 299 Precedence of questions of personal privilege......... 698 Privilege of, of Parliament........................... 287 Raising questions of privilege........................ 698 Relations of, to privilege............................ 301 Relations of the courts to parliamentary privilege.... 303 Rule for responding to subpoenas...................... 697 Relations of sovereign to members of Parliament....... 309 Status of Member-elect as to.......................... 300 Attendance of. See Attendance. Decorum of. See Decorum. Drug testing of. See Drug testing. Introduction of bills and petitions by. See Bills; Petitions. In debate. See Debate. Right to seat. Leave to report matters relating to at any time....... 853 Rights of, as to motion. Conditions of motion to reconsider by........................ 1003, 1004 In charge of bill, relations of, to previous question. 997 Motions reduced to writing on demand of............... 902 Rights of, as to motions to discharge committees...... 892 Rights of, as to motions to suspend the rules.................. 885, 888 Rights to demand question of consideration............ 906 Rights to have papers read. Do not necessarily have a right to have papers read on plea of privilege................................. 433 Former rights of, as to reading of papers in their places..... 434, 964, 965 Right of, to have paper read once.............................. 432, 964 But no right where question is not put................ 433 General rights as to procedure. [[Page 1358]] As to right to attend a select committee.............. 410 As to right to attend committee hearing............... 798 Impeachment may be instituted on responsibility of.... 603 May appeal from decisions of Speaker........................... 627, 629 May not enter protests on the Journal................. 70 Right of, to cause a secret session................... 969 Right of, as to calling up bills taken from committees on motions to discharge........................... 892 Rights of, as to placing adverse reports on the calendar....... 832, 893 Rights of, to demand the execution of a subsisting order....... 381, 872 Rights of, to inspect the Journal..................... 582 Rights of, access to committee files.................. 796 Voting of. See Voting. In general. Memorial Day for deceased, jurisdiction of matters relating to....................................... 724 Prohibition on distribution of campaign contributions in Hall of House.................................. 683 Members-elect. Admitted to floor of the House............................ 678 Election of, to an incompatible office.................... 99 Punishment of............................................. 62-66 Franking privilege........................................ 1113 Oath of, as related to quorum............................. 56 Questions as to seating under disabilities of fourteenth amendment............................................. 231 Relations of, to incompatible offices.................... 98-101 Status of, as to privilege, oath, committee service....... 300 Memorials. Introduction and reference of..................... 816, 818, 825 Joint sponsorship of...................................... 825 Correction of reference of............................. 824, 825 Duties of Speaker and Members in presenting............... 818 Exclusion of.............................................. 824 Introduction by request................................... 826 Nature of................................................. 389 Merchant marine. Jurisdiction of, subjects relating to.................. 718, 739 Merchant Marine and Fisheries, former Committee on. Former jurisdiction transferred.............. 718, 731, 735, 739 Messages. Usages as to. [[Page 1359]] As to neglected bills................................. 570 At organization of two Houses......................... 56 Between the Houses as to vetoed bills................. 106 Certain, entered in Journal and Record................ 815 Certain required by law............................... 169 Confidential, from the President or Senate............ 969 Correction and return of messages..................... 565 Disposal of messages after reception.................. 566 From the Senate, reference of.................................. 873, 874 From the Senate, Clerk may receive in adjournment..... 652 Information by message as to bills passed............. 567 Information by message as to rejection of bills....... 568 Informal rising of Committee of the Whole, to receive.......... 330, 563 Questions asked by conference, not by message......... 569 Quorum not required during receipt of................. 1027 Received during a record vote......................... 1018 Received, but not read in absence of quorum........... 55 Received during debate................................ 561 Reception during voting, absence of a quorum.......... 562 Salutation of messengers by the Speaker............... 564 Sent only when both Houses are sitting................ 560 Of the President. Clerk may receive in period of adjournment or recess.. 652 To Congress............................................... 168, 169, 571 Notice of approval of bills by President sent by...... 106 Reception and action on............................... 170 Reading and action on, when bill is vetoed............ 107 Entered on Journal and Record......................... 875 Rule of reference of............................................ 873-875 Reference and distribution of annual.................. 875 Migration. Of persons, power of Congress as to....................... 137 Mileage, allowance of. Of Representatives........................................ 86 Sergeant-at-Arms formerly disbursed....................... 648 Committee on House Administration ascertains.............. 724 Military and naval records. Bills to correct, banned.................................. 822 Militia. Congress to provide for calling forth..................... 132 Congress to provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining.......................................... 133 Right to bear arms........................................ 290 President Commander in Chief of, in certain cases......... 160 [[Page 1360]] Miners, welfare of. Trials for crimes in...................................... 212 Jurisdiction of matters relating to.................... 720, 731 Ministers, public. Duty of President to receive.............................. 172 Foreign, admitted to the floor of the House............... 678 Gallery for use of foreign................................ 682 Judicial power extends to cases affecting................. 178 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in cases affecting.......... 179 President appoints........................................ 166 Minority. Committee staff for, see Committee staffs. Debate equally divided for, on conference reports and amendments in disagreement............................ 1086 Of managers of a conference may not submit a report....... 543 Reference of views of, on committee reports to Calendar... 831 Rules for the protection of............................... 283 Signing and filing of views of......................... 833, 804 Misdemeanors. As to what are............................................ 175 Impeachable offenses.............................. 173, 175, 176 Mondays. First, in December of meeting of Congress (obsolete)...... 45 Every Monday for suspension of rules...................... 885 Second and fourth, for District of Columbia bills and motions to discharge committees.................... 892, 894 Money. Account of public, to be published........................ 143 Appropriations of, considered in Committee of the Whole... 973 Congress to coin and regulate the value of................ 121 Jurisdiction over deposit of public....................... 741 No appropriation of, for armies for longer term than two years................................................. 129 Not to be drawn from Treasury except on appropriation..... 143 Power of Congress to borrow............................... 118 Proper application of, and enforcement of payment of, jurisdiction as to.................................... 732 Public bills appropriating, placed on Union Calendar...... 828 States not to coin or issue............................... 146 Morning hour. Rule and practice for consideration of bills in........ 880, 881 For call of committees, place of, in order of business.... 869 Unfinished business in.................................... 879 Interruption of........................................ 882, 883 [[Page 1361]] Motions. Debates................................................... 951 In general. Calls for orders of the day, obsolete................. 393 Certain, only in order in absence of quorum.................... 55, 1022 Conditions of withdrawal.............................. 904 Considered to be pending as to recommendations of Committee of the Whole............................ 338 For practice as to, in rejection and second reading of bills............................................. 484 In some cases considered as pending................... 945 In order during call of the House............................ 1024, 1026 Incidental questions intervening during consideration of main question.................................. 457 Intervening questions relating to reading of papers, obsolete.......................................... 459 Matters of privilege as intervening questions....................... 457 None to be made except by rising and addressing the Chair............................................. 394 Not to interrupt Member having the floor.............. 393 Obsolete parliamentary law as to entry of, in the Journal........................................... 578 Parliamentary law as to making and reading............ 392 Parliamentary law as to withdrawal of.......................... 392, 460 Reading or statement of........................................ 392, 904 Reduced to writing and entered on the Journal......... 902 Repetition of motions................................. 918 Second no longer required for ordinary................ 392 Usually required before debate may proceed............ 945 Coexisting and equivalent. Jefferson's discussion of coexisting.................. 483 Equivalent, in general................................ 485 Where negative of one amounts to affirmative of another......... 485-488 Dilatory. Debate for 10 minutes not allowed when offering of amendments printed in Record is................... 987 Not admitted pending motion to suspend the rules...... 890 Not admitted pending report from Committee on Rules... 857 Right to demand yeas and nays not to be overruled as.. 77 To be ruled out generally............................. 903 In Committee of the Whole. To adjourn and for the previous question not in order in Committee of the Whole................................................... 333, 334 To close general debate............................... 979 [[Page 1362]] To reconsider, not used in Committee of the Whole..... 416 To strike enacting words....................................... 988, 989 Those admitted in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''........ 425-427 To rise and report at conclusion of reading general appropriation bill................................ 1040 Putting the question on. See Putting the question. Privileged motions, generally. See also Privileged questions. General principles of priority of motions............. 449 Jefferson's discussion of certain privileged motions.. 441 Laws attaching privilege to congressional disapproval procedures........................................ 1130 Matters of privilege as intervening business............... 458, 698-713 Obsolete intervening questions relating to reading of papers............................................ 459 Obsolete parliamentary law governing orders of the day 440 Obsolete provisions as to priority of privileged motions........................................... 448 One privileged or secondary motion not to be suppressed by another............................. 450 Precedence and conditions of.................................... 911-917 Privileged interruptions of daily order of business............ 870, 871 Privileged motions in the Senate and in Parliament.... 447 Theory as to privileged motions....................... 438 For motions in order when question is under debate, see: Adjourn, motion to. Previous question, motion for. Postpone, motion to. Refer, motion to; Reference. Amend, motion to; Amendments. Question of consideration. See Consideration, question of. Motion to instruct conferees. See Conferences. Motion to recommit. See Recommit, motion to; Commit. Motion to reconsider. See Reconsider, motion to. Motion to suspend the rules. See Suspension of rules. Motions used in adjusting amendments between the Houses. See Amendments between Houses; Conferences. Motions relating to reading of papers and amendments. See Reading. Motion to discharge a committee. See Discharge. Miscellaneous motions. See also Privileged questions. By Majority Leader under former rule proscribing committee sittings during five-minute rule........ 801 For a recess.............................................. 586, 911, 913 For a recess in committee............................. 787 Motion to strike Federal unfunded mandate............. 991 To read the Journal................................... 621 To rescind a special order not privileged under the [[Page 1363]] Motives. rules............................................. 734 Of Members not to be arraigned............................ 363 Mover. Right of, to speak twice.................................. 959 Right to close debate on amendment considered under five- minute rule........................................... 959 Natural Resources, Committee on. History and jurisdiction of............................... 731 Special oversight functions of............................ 744 Naturalization. Power of Congress to establish rule of.................... 120 Relations to citizenship.................................. 225 Jurisdiction as to........................................ 729 Naval and military records. Private bills to correct, banned.......................... 822 Naval vessels. Appropriations for, as in continuance of a public work.... 1050 Navigation. Between States not to be hampered by duties............... 147 Navy. Bills to correct certain records banned................... 822 Congress to provide and maintain.......................... 130 Congress to make rules for................................ 131 President, Commander in Chief of.......................... 160 States not to maintain.................................... 148 Trial for crimes in....................................... 212 Navy yards. Power of Congress over places purchased for............... 134 Negative. Of one question amounting to the affirmative of another 485-488 Newspapers, admission to the floor. See Floor. Nobility. Titles of, not to be granted.............................. 144 No State to grant title of................................ 146 Foreign gifts and decorations accepted with consent of Congress.............................................. 145 Nuclear energy. Jurisdiction of Committee on Energy and Commerce.......... 721 Military applications..................................... 718 Non-proliferation and export agreements................... 723 Regulation of domestic industry........................... 721 Research and development.................................. 735 [[Page 1364]] Oath. See also Affirmation. Oversight jurisdiction................................. 721, 744 Of Senators, Representatives, officers, and employees of the House. Administration of, at organization of the House....... 198 Administration, as related to quorum........................ 53, 56, 200 Administered to Member before reading of Journal...... 621 As related to qualifications.......................... 9 Challenge of right to take...................................... 202-204 Consideration of objections to taking of.............. 203 Dean administers to Speaker........................... 198 Disabilities arising from violation of................ 230 Form of............................................... 197 Function of Speaker in administering.................. 231 Member-elect named on committee, expelled, or permitted to resign before taking............................................... 63, 66, 300 Names of Members not entered on roll for yeas and nays until sworn....................................... 300 Not to disclose classified information................ 1095 Of Chief Justice in impeachments...................... 615a Of Senators, for trial of impeachment.......................... 38, 615b Officers of House sworn............................... 640 Precedence of......................................... 198 Privilege of administration of........................ 201 Quorum not required during administration of.......... 1027 Relation of credentials to right to take.............. 204 Sanity and loyalty as related to...................... 205 Senators, Representatives, and other officers bound by 196 In general. Of President of the United States..................... 158 Right to administer, given by law rather than by rule. 59 Speaker, Members, and chairs may administer to witnesses...... 343, 346, 805 In support of certain warrants........................ 211 Objections. See also Unanimous consent. Challenge of right of a Member to take the oath........ 202, 205 Ten Members required under former rule proscribing committee sittings during five-minute rule............ 801 Of President to a bill.................................... 104 To administration of oath to Members by the Speaker....... 199 Obligation. Of contracts, State not to pass bills impairing........... 146 Obscenity. Bills for petitions rejected for....................... 818, 824 Occasions, extraordinary. Power of President to convene Congress on................. 171 [[Page 1365]] Offenses. Other power of convening.................................. 171 Power of President to grant pardons for................... 162 Against law of nations.................................... 126 Office. In general. As to meaning of word............................................ 97, 98 Acceptance of, conditions of, from certain sources.... 144 Acceptance of gifts by holders of, conditions of...... 144 Compilation of House and Congressional offices............... 1113-1125c Electors, no person holding office of trust or profit under United States to be an elector.............. 151 Impeachment from............................................... 173, 174 Jurisdiction as to abolition.......................... 732 Of judges, held during good behavior.................. 177 Religious test for, none required under United States. 196 Term of President's....................................... 149, 150, 249 Incompatible. As to what are incompatible........................... 98 Appointment of Members-elect to....................... 99 Holding of, under the United States disqualifies Mem- ber........ 97-101 Jurisdiction of matters relating to................... 729 Members not to be appointed to certain................ 96 Procedure in case of acceptance of, by Member......... 101 Relations of contestants to........................... 100 Office accounts. Prohibition of unofficial................................. 1096 Office buildings. Assignment of rooms in.................................... 1114 Office of Technology Assessment................................... 1121 Officers. Of the United States. Accountability of, jurisdiction as to................. 732 Bound by oath to support the Constitution............. 228 Civil, may be removed by impeachment........................... 173, 174 Congress may determine agency for appointing of inferior.......................................... 166 Of departments, President may require opinions from... 161 Of the militia........................................ 133 Of United States, as related to legislative power..... 136 Of United States, and the States, qualifications of as to loyalty........................................ 230 President appoints.................................... 166 President to commission............................... 172 Senators not civil officers who may be impeached...... 174 Of the House of Representatives. [[Page 1366]] Audits of............................................. 667 Clerk formerly disbursed pay of....................... 642 Compensation, retirement, and benefits, jurisdiction over.............................................. 724 Continue in office until successors are chosen........ 640 Drug testing of, see Drug testing. Election of, and terms....................................... 26-30, 640 Election of, except Speaker..................................... 29, 640 Neither House to exercise authority over those of the other............................................. 373 Nondiscrimination in employment by.................... 1095 Oath, administered to, by Speaker.............................. 198, 199 Oversight of.......................................... 744 Privilege of floor extended to present and former..... 678 Prohibition on distribution of campaign contributions by................................................ 683 Relations to claims................................... 1102 Removal of..................................................... 315, 640 Vacancies, Speaker may fill by temporary appointment of................................................ 640 Of the Senate. Vice President and voting............................. 36 Choice of President pro tempore and other officers.... 37 Official conduct. Code of, for Members, officers, and employees............. 1095 Committee on Standards of................................. 737 Financial disclosure...................................... 1103 Outside earned income..................................... 1099 Revisions of remarks in debate, standard of............ 967, 968 Use of Frank.............................................. 1097 Unofficial office accounts................................ 1096 Official record. Journal as................................................ 582 Official reporters. Of debates, appointment and removal of................. 724, 685 One-fifth. Of those present order yeas and nays..................... 75, 78 Of quorum order recorded vote (or formerly teller vote)... 1012 One-minute speeches............................................... 950 Opening. Of debate, rights of Member as related to closing......... 958 Opinions. President may require from heads of departments........... 161 Not entered on Journal.................................... 70 Opposition. Preference in recognition given to, for motion to recommit [[Page 1367]] after previous question is ordered.................... 911 Right to prior recognition passes to, when essential motion is lost........................................ 954 Order. Of the House and preservation of. Breach of, for Speaker to refuse to put a question in order............................................. 304 Call to, for disorder in debate................................ 960, 961 Call to, may interrupt Member......................... 393 Clerk to preserve, at organization of the House................ 643, 645 Necessity of rules for preservation of................ 285 Parliamentarylawastotakingdowndisorderlywords.................. 368, 369 Power of chair of Committee of the Whole to preserve, in galleries and lobby...................................................... 970, 971 Proceedings in case of disorder on the floor.......... 367 Sergeant-at-Arms maintains, under direction of the Speaker........................................... 648 Sergeant-at-Arms bears mace while enforcing........... 657 Speaker calls House to................................ 621 Speaker preserves, on floor, in lobby, and galleries.. 622 Speaker may restore in Committee of the Whole............. 331, 332, 622 Questions of. As to delay in decision of questions of............... 378 Clerk to decide at organization of the House................... 643, 645 Clerk to note in Journal.............................. 649 Decided by Speaker............................................. 624, 628 Decision of, during a division........................ 507 Decisions of questions of, by chair of Committee of the Whole......................................... 972 House controls decisions of, by appeal................ 379 Practice governing Speaker in deciding................ 628 Raising of, on appropriation bills in Committee of the Whole............................................. 1044 Raising of, at any time against appropriation in legislative bills or amendments................... 1065 Raising of, at any time against tax or tariff in certain bills or amendments....................... 1066 Relation of question of consideration to.............. 909 Reserving, as to general appropriation bills................. 1044, 1035 Speaker to be heard first in matters of............... 358 Time of raising, as to consideration of bills in Committee of the Whole............................ 973 Order of business. See also Business. Rule and conditions of. The rule prescribing.................................. 869 [[Page 1368]] Advantage of an order of.............................. 349 Conditions of the old and modern orders of business... 350 Early discretion of Speaker as to..................... 349 Jurisdiction as to.................................... 733 Obsolete parliamentary law governing orders of the day 440 Recognition by the Speaker in accordance with requirements of... 949-956 Right of a Member to demand the execution of a subsisting order.... 381, 872 The calendars on which reports of committees await action of the House........................................................... 828-899 Interruptions of. Business of District of Columbia on second and fourth Mondays........................................... 894 Business on Tuesdays for consideration of the Private Calendar.......................................... 895 Call of Committees on Calendar Wednesday.............. 900 Consideration of amendments between Houses, when privileged.... 528-528d Consideration of a motion to reconsider............... 1005 Effect of privileged reports on....................... 854 Effect of special orders on Tuesday business.......... 895 High privilege of general appropriation bills......... 856 Interruption by request for unanimous consent......... 872 Intervening questions as to privilege on reading of papers..... 458, 459 Intervening questions of order........................ 457 Intervention of private business on Tuesday........... 895 Making and use of special orders...................... 734 Motion for leave for a committee to sit during sessions not privileged........................... 324 Precedence of questions of privilege............................ 698-713 Privilege of conference reports....................... 1077 Privileged interruptions of order of business......... 870 Privileged interruptions specified.................... 871 Privileged legislative veto provisions............................. 1130 Privileged reports from certain committees...................... 853-868 Speaker's table. Business on, disposal of...................................... 528a, 873 Matters on, for action by the House or by Speaker alone............................................. 874 Messages on, parliamentary law as to disposal of...... 566 Messages from the President on, consideration of...... 170 Messages from the President on, reference of.......... 875 Unfinished business. [[Page 1369]] Rule for unfinished business.......................... 876 Business unfinished in periods set apart for classes of business....................................... 879 Construction of rule as to unfinished business........ 877 Consideration of unfinished business............................ 876-879 Priority of unfinished business in Committee of the Whole............................................. 977 Precedence of a question on which previous question is ordered........................................... 877 Procedure in the morning hour......................... 881 Rules and practice for call of committees...................... 880, 881 The morning hour for the call of committees........... 880 Call of Committees--Interruption to go into Committee of the Whole. Conditions of the motion to go into Committee of the Whole at the end of one hour...................... 883 Interruption of the call of committees by motion to go into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union......................................... 882 Rule for consideration of bills in Committee of the Whole after call of committees............................................. 882, 883 Orders of the day. Orders of the day now obsolete........................ 384 Parliamentary law as to proceeding with orders of the day............................................... 383 In Committee of the Whole. On calendars of Committee of the Whole................ 977 Orders. As to presentation of, to President for approval.......... 115 Nature and use of, as compared with resolutions........... 395 Standing, reference to.................................... 1105 As to termination of, with reference to the end of the session............................................... 386 Execution of a subsisting order not to be demanded while a Member has the floor in debate........................ 393 Obsolete reference to, in order of business............... 869 Right of a Member to demand the execution of a subsisting order.............................................. 381, 872 Intervening questions of.............................. 457 Orders, special. Application of motion to postpone to................... 734, 915 Effect of, on Tuesday business............................ 895 Privilege of reports of................................ 853, 857 Use and method of making.................................. 734 Organization of the two Houses of Congress. Administration of the oath at............................. 198 [[Page 1370]] Clerk's duties at...................................... 643, 645 Clerk makes up the roll of Members-elect for.............. 644 Challenge of the right to take the oath................. 202-204 Early organization........................................ 1126 Election of Speaker and other officers.................... 26-30 Election of Speaker and Clerk as related to adoption of rules................................................. 59 House has adjourned for more than one day before election of the Speaker........................................ 83 Messages received before.................................. 562 President's power to convene Congress..................... 171 Other power to convene.................................... 171 Procedure before adoption of rules........................ 60 Quorum in two Houses as related to........................ 56 Relation of credentials to the right to take the oath..... 204 Right of the House to determine its order of proceeding in effecting............................................. 388 Sanity and loyalty as related to the oath................. 205 Speaker's function in administering oath at............... 199 Taking oath as related to presence of quorum............ 56, 200 Vice President votes in case of tie as to................. 36 Yeas and nays may be ordered before....................... 76 Outside earned income. Limitations on............................................ 1099 Oversight and Government Reform, Committee on. Authority as to depositions............................... 749 Executive agencies must submit to any information requested relating to matter within its jurisdiction 342, 732 Former requirement that oversight findings of to be included in reports of other committees............... 840 General oversight functions of......................... 743, 749 History and jurisdiction of............................... 732 Responsibility as to commemoratives....................... 823 Oxford-style debates. Structure of.............................................. 952 Pairs. Forms and announcement of................................. 1031 Not to be announced out of order.......................... 1015 In order in Committee of the Whole........................ 1031 Papers. Security of private. Security of, as to searches and seizures.............. 211 In possession of the House. Attitude of one House as to the demands of the other for............................................... 292 Certain, not to go out of Clerk's custody............. 352 Certain, in Clerk's custody, not open to public....... 642 [[Page 1371]] Court demands for..................................... 291 Noncurrent deposited with Archivist................... 695 Not to be taken from the Clerk's table during debate.. 364 Oath not to disclose classified records............... 1095 Of committees, custody of...................................... 695, 796 President allowed to withdraw certain, accompanying a message........................................... 571 Withdrawal of, from files............................. 696 Relations of, to conference. Custody of, when a conference is asked before disagreement...................................... 552 Custody of, after an effective conference............. 555 Custody of, when managers fail to agree............... 556 House must possess, before acting on a conference report............................................ 549 Request for a conference always by House possessed of. 530 Reading of. By consent of the House under former rule XXX......... 965 Committee reports not read except on order or in debate............................................ 435 Criticizing the Senate or Senators not to be read..... 372 Intervening questions as to........................... 459 Member not always privileged to read...................... 434, 964, 965 Not necessarily to be read on plea of privilege....... 433 Objections to under former rule XXX............................ 964, 965 On demand of a Member................................. 964 On reference.......................................... 436 Parliamentary law as to............................... 432 President's messages.................................. 188 Return of to other House. Privileged status of requests for return of papers.... 565 Paragraphs. Amendment of bills by.................................. 413, 980 Amendments should be germane to........................... 929 House does not agree to, severally in perfecting a bill... 456 Reading of bills by.................................... 413, 980 Transposition of, in a bill by motion to amend............ 477 Pardons. Power of President to grant............................ 162, 164 Parks, District of Columbia. Jurisdiction over subjects related to..................... 731 Parliament. See House of Commons. Parliamentarian. Office of................................................. 1122 Precedents compiled by.................................... 1122 Parliamentary inquiries. [[Page 1372]] No appeal from responses to............................... 629 Recognition to propound................................... 628a Parliamentary law. As used before adoption of rules.......................... 60 Jefferson's Manual as a statement of...................... 284 Relations of, to the early practice of Congress........... 286 Passage of bills. See Bills. Passages. Speaker's control of, in House wing....................... 623 Patents. Power of Congress to provide for.......................... 124 Pay. Clerk formerly disbursed that of employees and certifies that of Members in recess............................. 642 Cost of living adjustments................................... 86 Of committee staff, see Committee staffs. Of department officers, jurisdiction as to................ 723 Of judges................................................. 177 Of Members during recess, Clerk certifies to (obsolete)... 647 Of officers and employees, Clerk formerly disbursed....... 642 Of President of the United States......................... 157 Of Representatives and Senators........... 85, 86, 258, 1130(12) Of Speaker and leadership................................ 86, 89 Of witnesses.............................................. 813 Pay orders............................................. 1130(12) Quadrennial commission................................. 1130(12) Sergeant-at-Arms formerly disbursed that of Members....... 648 Penalties. For absent Members........................................ 52 Paygo. Pay-as-you-go point of order.............................. 1068e Exception under the Congressional Budget Act.............. 1127 (sec. 302) Pensions. Certain bills for, banned................................. 822 Debt incurred for certain, not to be questioned........... 232 Jurisdiction of appropriations for........................ 716 Of all wars, jurisdiction of bills for.................... 740 Pension Reform Act, disapproval procedures in........... 1130(8) People. Establish the Constitution................................ 1 Powers reserved to, by the Constitution................... 216 Quartering soldiers among................................. 424 Representatives chosen by................................. 5 Right of, to keep and bear arms........................... 209 Rights reserved to........................................ 217 [[Page 1373]] Security of, as to accusations, trials, and property...... 212 Security of, as to searches and seizures.................. 211 Their right of assembly and petition...................... 208 Perjury. To sustain a conviction of, a quorum of a committee must be in attendance when perjurious testimony is given.... 343, 409 Person. Security of, as to searches and seizures.................. 211 Personal explanations. Made by unanimous consent................................. 945 Personal interest. Disqualifying as to voting........................ 376, 671, 673 Personal privilege. Method of presentation of questions of personal, as distinguished from general............................ 698 Precedence of questions of.............................. 698-668 Privilege of the Member................................... 698 Procedure of Member in presenting question of............. 945 Personalities. Arraignment of motives of Members not in order............ 363 Member must refrain from, in debate....................... 945 Members censured for...................................... 65 Not permitted in debate................................... 361 Persons. No State to deprive, of life, liberty, or property unlawfully, or deny equal protection of the laws to... 225 Petition. Introduction and reference of.......................... 816, 818 Division of, for reference............................. 421, 816 Duties of Speaker and Members in presenting............... 819 Correction of reference of................................ 824 Exclusion of.............................................. 824 Nature of................................................. 389 Parliamentary law as to reception of...................... 391 Received by committees only through the House............. 320 Right of petition guaranteed.............................. 208 Signing and presentation of............................... 390 Pictures. Taking of, in committee hearings.......................... 811 Piracies. Congress to punish........................................ 126 Place. Ceremonial functions in another place................... 82, 82a Neither House to adjourn to another, without consent of [[Page 1374]] other House..................................... 82, 82a, 84 Power of President to convene Congress away from seat of Government..................................... 82, 82a, 171 Places of elections. Regulation of............................................ 42, 43 Pleadings. In an impeachment...................................... 612, 613 Pledge of Allegiance.............................................. 869 Pocket veto. Bills retained by President after Congress adjourns....... 112 Effect of adjournment to day certain...................... 113 Points of order. Decisions on. Chair of Committee of the Whole decides............... 971 Clerk to decide, at organization of the House.................. 643, 645 Constitutional.................................................. 60, 628 Procedure if point of order against motion to rise and report an appropriation bill where bill exceeds section 302(b) allocation is sustained......................................................... 1044b Decisions of, during a division....................... 507 House by appeal controls decisions on................. 379 Obsolete practice as to Members' advice on............ 507 Power of Speaker to delay decisions................... 378 Practice governing Speaker in deciding................ 628 In general. Clerk to note certain, in Journal..................... 649 In House on procedure in committee.................................. 798 On appropriation bills................................ 1044 On conference reports.................................... 547, 1089-1091 On nongermane portions of conference reports and amendments in disagreement.................................................. 1089-1091 On resolutions, raised before reading completed....... 628 Relation of. To conference reports................................. 547 To general appropriation bills........................ 1044 To retroactive increases in income tax rates.......... 1068 To motions to amend................................... 924 To committee procedure............................... 798, 799, 842, 843 To question of consideration............................. 909, 910, 1127 Reserving of. Against general appropriation bills.......................... 1035, 1044 Against conference reports............................ 547 Time of raising. At any time against an appropriation in legislative [[Page 1375]] bills or amendments............................... 1065 At any time against tax or tariff provisions in certain bills or amendments....................... 1066 Former rule with respect to reporting a measure from committee......................................... 839 On appropriation bills in Committee of the Whole...... 1044 On consideration of bills in Committee of the Whole... 973 On conference reports where conferees met in closed session........................................... 1093 On motions to amend................................... 924 On resolutions........................................ 628 With respect to committee procedure................... 798 Waivers. See Rules. Police, Capitol. See Capitol. Political disabilities. Arising from disloyalty................................... 230 Consideration of bills removing........................... 895 Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 729 Poll tax. Right to vote not denied for failure to pay............... 251 Population. The basis of representation............................... 226 Ports. Of one State not to be favored............................ 142 Possession. Of a bill by the House.................................... 437 Post Office and Civil Service, former Committee on. Jurisdiction transferred.................................. 732 Post offices. Congress may establish.................................... 123 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 732 Jurisdiction as to buildings for.......................... 739 Post roads. Congress may establish.................................... 123 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to construction......... 739 Postmaster. Former election and oath of............................... 668 Former superintendent of House post office................ 668 Postpone, motion to. Precedence and general conditions of................... 911, 915 Application of previous question to....................... 450 Applied to motion to resolve into Committee of the Whole.. 915 As to application to a special order...................... 805 [[Page 1376]] Debate on................................................. 911 Discussion of relations of, to early use of the previous question........................................... 448, 449 May be amended............................................ 453 Nature of the motion to postpone to a day certain......... 444 Not to be applied to other secondary motions.............. 451 Not to be entertained after previous question is ordered.. 915 Not to be suppressed by another privileged motion......... 450 Relation of, to motion to amend........................... 449 Relations of, to the previous question.................... 998 Repetition of............................................. 918 Use of, to put off indefinitely....................... 443, 1130 Postponement. Of proceedings Authority of Speaker notwithstanding operation of previous question................................. 1000a Of votes Authority of Speaker as to certain.................... 1030 Authority of Chair of Committee of the Whole as to certain........................................... 984 Powers. Of Congress--General legislative. Legislative........................................... 3 As to migration or importation of persons............. 137 Consent of, to acceptance of certain gifts..................... 144, 145 No preferences to be given as to commerce by water.... 142 To establish patents and copyrights................... 124 To establish post offices and post roads.............. 123 To make laws to carry its powers into effect.......... 136 To provide punishment for counterfeiting.............. 122 To regulate coinage, weights, and measures............ 121 To regulate commerce.................................. 119 To regulate naturalization and bankruptcy............. 120 To provide for disapproval of executive action........ 1130 Of Congress--As to elections and political disabilities. As to apportionment and establishment of districts............. 226, 227 Determines time of choosing electors.................. 153 May by law provide for case in which neither President-elect nor Vice President-elect shall qualify........................................... 244 May provide for succession to presidency or new election....... 155, 244 Power to make or alter regulations as to election of Representatives................................... 42 To remove political disabilities...................... 230 Of Congress--Over revenue and expenditures. [[Page 1377]] To lay and collect taxes.............................. 117 To borrow money....................................... 118 Money to be drawn from Treasury only on appropriations 143 Limitation on capitation or other direct tax.......... 140 No export duties to be laid........................... 141 Of Congress--As to commerce, currency, mails, patents. To regulate commerce.................................. 119 To regulate bankruptcy................................ 120 To regulate coinage, weights, and measures............ 121 To provide punishment for counterfeiting.............. 122 To establish post offices and post roads.............. 123 To establish patents and copyrights................... 124 No preferences to be given as to commerce by water.... 142 Of Congress--As to courts, crimes. To regulate jurisdiction of Supreme Court............. 179 To establish inferior courts................................... 125, 177 To regulate the proving of acts, records, and judicial proceedings of the States......................... 183 To fix places for trial of certain crimes............. 180 To provide punishment for piracies.................... 126 To declare punishment of treason...................... 182 As related to writ of habeas corpus................... 138 No bill of attainder or ex post facto law to be passed 139 Of Congress--As to wars. To declare war, grant Letters of Marque........................ 127, 163 To support armies..................................... 128 To provide a navy..................................... 130 To make rules for land and naval forces............... 131 To provide for calling out the militia................ 132 To provide for organization of militia................ 133 War Powers Resolution........................................... 1130(2) Of Congress--Jurisdiction over territory and property. To exercise jurisdiction over seat of Government and ceded places...................................... 134 Over the territory and other property of the United States............................................ 188 Of Congress--As to immigration and naturalization. As to migration or importation of persons............. 137 To regulate naturalization............................ 120 Of Congress--As related to States and people. To revise and control certain State laws.............. 147 As to admission, consolidation, or division of States. 187 Not to interfere with religion, free speech, the press, or right of assembly and petition.......... 208 No titles of nobility to be granted................... 144 Those delegated and those reserved to States and [[Page 1378]] people............................................ 217 Of the House of Representatives. To confirm Vice President............................. 253 To elect its Speaker and other officers...................... 26-30, 640 To judge elections of its Members................................. 46-51 To punish and expel its Members................................... 62-66 To make rules..................................................... 58-60 To punish for contempt.......................................... 293-299 As to treaties................................................. 594, 599 Of impeachment........................................ 31 Senate tries impeachments............................. 38 Of President, courts, and States. Executive, vested in President of the United States... 149 Judicial, vested in the courts.................................. 177-179 Judicial, limitation on, in suits in law or equity.... 218 Of the States, limitations on, as to certain subjects........... 146-148 Reserved to States and people......................... 217 Prayer. See also Chaplain; Clerk. Offered by Chaplain....................................... 640 Chaplain opens each day's sitting with.................... 665 By the Chaplain, place of, in order of business........... 869 Quorum in relation to..................................... 1027 Preamble. Amended after the body of the resolution has been considered, and after engrossment of joint resolution. 414 As to application of previous question to................. 996 As to separate vote on.................................... 414 Of a resolution may be laid on table...................... 414 Precedence. Of intervening business. Certain privileged questions that interrupt the order of business 870, 871 Intervening questions as to reading papers............ 458 Intervening questions of order........................ 457 Of conference reports................................. 1077 Of conference report over report from Committee on Rules............................................. 857 Of a proposition to administer the oath to Members.... 233 Of a question on which the previous question is ordered........................................... 878 Of questions of privilege.................................. 458, 698-668 Of questions of privilege as related to pending business........ 698-668 Of revenue and appropriation bills in Committee of the Whole............................................. 977 [[Page 1379]] Questions as to, decided by a majority without debate. 884 Of motions. For disposition of amendments between the Houses, see Amendments between Houses. General provisions of the priority of................. 449 Obsolete provisions as to priority of privileged...... 448 Secondary or privileged......................................... 911-917 To adjourn............................................ 911 To adjourn to day or time certain..................... 911 To amend.............................................. 926 To amend Journal precedes approval.................... 74 To amend over motions to agree or disagree..................... 528-528d To amend over motions to strike or agree.............. 456 To discharge committees............................... 892 To dispense with further proceedings under a call of the House.... 1019, 1022 To go into Committee of the Whole to consider appropriation bills............................... 856 To read the Journal................................... 621 To reconsider......................................... 1005 To strike enacting words of a bill............................. 988, 989 To suspend the rules.................................. 887 Precedents. Compilation of............................................ 1122 Place of, in the law of the House......................... 351 Delay in decision of a question of order in order to examine............................................... 378 Preferences. Not to be given to ports of one State over another........ 142 Prerogatives. Of House as to revenue legislation........................ 102 Questions related to, treated as of privilege............. 698 Questions of, committed to conference..................... 531 Presentment. Of grand jury as related to trial for crime............... 212 Presents. Conditions as to acceptance of, by officers............... 144 President of the Senate. Vice President............................................ 36 President pro tempore..................................... 37 Electoral votes transmitted to............................ 153 President of the United States. See also Executive. Relations of, to Congress--In general. Admitted to the floor of the House.................... 678 Gallery for use of.................................... 682 Houses may request the transmittal of constitutional [[Page 1380]] amendments to the States.......................... 191 May convene or adjourn Congress under certain conditions........................................ 171 May notify Congress of ratification of a constitutional amendment.......................... 191 President pro tempore chosen when Vice President becomes........................................... 37 Reference to, in debate............................... 370 War powers of Congress and the President................... 128, 1130(2) Relations of, to Congress--Messages and information from. Address by and to..................................... 316 Clerk may receive messages from, when House adjourned. 652 Confidential messages from............................ 969 Declaration of inability to discharge duties of office 254 Gives Congress information and makes recommendations.. 168 Messages from, usually sent to both Houses at once.... 571 Messages required by law.............................. 169 Reception of messages from............................ 170 Resolutions of inquiry as related to........................... 865, 868 Rule for reference of messages from............................ 873, 876 Transmits budget during first 15 days of session...... 169 Transmitting proposed rescissions and deferrals of budget authority...................................................... 1130(6a) Relations of, to Congress--Approval of bills by. Approval or disapproval of bills by................... 104 Approval, act of, as to time and manner........................ 105, 110 Approval, notice of, sent by message.................. 106 Approval of concurrent resolutions by................. 396 Approval of joint resolution by....................... 397 As to presentation of orders, resolutions, and votes for approval...................................... 115 Bills that become law without approval................ 111 Constitutional amendments, President does not sign joint resolution submitting....................... 191 Effect of recess on................................... 814 Enrolled bills, signing of, for presentation to the President......................................... 575 Enrolled bills, authority of pro tempore presiding officers to sign.................................. 576 Enrolled bills, presentation of, to the President..... 577 Enrollment of bills, parliamentary law as to.......... 573 Enrollment of bills, practice of the two Houses as to. 574 Errors in bills sent to the President................. 110 Line item veto authority....................................... 1130(6b) Parliamentary law as to presenting a bill for the [[Page 1381]] King's assent..................................... 572 Pocket veto........................................... 112 Pocket veto, effect of adjournment to a day certain on 113 Veto, action on................................................ 108, 109 Veto, two-thirds of Members present and voting and not two-thirds of entire membership sufficient to pass a bill over....................................... 109 Office and general powers and duties. Appoints public officers.............................. 166 Commander in Chief of Army and Navy................... 160 Commissions officers.................................. 172 Executive power vested in............................. 149 Executes the laws..................................... 172 Fills vacancies in offices during recesses of Senate.. 167 Grants reprieves and pardons.......................... 162 Holds office four years............................... 149 Jurisdiction of bills relating to office of........... 729 Makes treaties........................................ 165 Opinions of advisers.................................. 161 Receives ambassadors.................................. 172 Term of................................................... 149, 150, 241 Election, oath, impeachment, inability. Chief Justice presides when tried on impeachment...... 38 Compensation of....................................... 157 Congress to provide for case wherein death occurs among those from whom the House chooses a President......................................... 246 Election of, by the House in certain cases...................... 221-223 Electors for choice of................................ 151 Grounds for impeachment of..................................... 175, 176 Inability of.............................................. 252, 254, 255 Inauguration of....................................... 159 Limitation on right of electors to vote for........... 219 May be impeached............................................... 173, 176 Meeting of electors of, and transmission and count of votes for......................................... 219 No person to be elected President more than twice..... 249 Oath of............................................... 158 Qualification of...................................... 154 Qualifications of electors of, as to loyalty.......... 230 Qualifications of electors, questions as to........... 152 Time of choosing electors and action of............... 153 Removal, death, resignation, or disability of.............. 155, 252-256 Vice President as acting President........................ 252, 254, 255 President-elect of the United States. [[Page 1382]] President pro tempore. Death or failure to qualify............................... 244 Chosen by Senate in certain cases......................... 37 Election and tenure of.................................... 313 Presides in certain impeachments.......................... 615a Press. Coverage of committee hearings and meetings............. 807-812 Freedom of, guaranteed.................................... 208 Members of, admission to the floor, see Floor. Admission to press gallery................................ 693 Previous question, motion for. Uses of. The rule of the....................................... 994 History, uses of the parliamentary.................... 463 Obsolete use of....................................... 442 Not in order in Committee of the Whole......................... 333, 334 Use of, in House as in Committee of the Whole......... 427 Precedence of. Among other secondary motions......................... 911 Of Parliament......................................... 461 Questions on which it is ordered, as unfinished business.......................................... 877 Questions of order pending the motion for............. 1000 Relations of, to failure of a quorum.................. 1029 Application of. General application of......................................... 994, 996 Postponement of proceedings notwithstanding1000a.................. To debatable secondary and privileged motions......... 450 Moving and putting of. Considered as ordered on certain preferential motions to insist......................................... 1084 Effect of, on debate.................................. 999 Forty minutes of debate after ordering of...................... 891, 999 Forty minutes debate not allowed when ordered on motion not debatable................................................. 979, 891, 999 Manner of putting..................................... 462 Moving on nongermane Senate amendments contained in conference reports or reported in disagreement........................... 1089-1091 Not debatable......................................... 911 Recognition passes to Member leading opposition when voted down........................................ 954 Right to move......................................... 997 Right to close debate not to be exercised after ordering of....................................... 959 Speaker's discretionary authority to postpone further proceedings on.................................... 1030 Effect of, on amendment. [[Page 1383]] Effect of, on amendments in general................... 994 Order of, on motion to agree to Senate amendments prevents motion to amend but not to refer......... 486 Prevents amendment when ordered on motion to approve Journal........................................... 74 Relations of, to other motions. General relation of, to other motions......................... 998, 1002 Having been moved on a motion to adhere, the motion to recede not admitted............................... 525 Having been moved on a motion to insist, a motion to recede and concur admitted........................ 525 May not be postponed.................................. 451 Motion to amend not applicable to the................. 452 Motion to commit after it is ordered.................. 1002 Motion to commit pending, not applied to reports of Committee on Rules pending previous question...... 857 Motion to recommit after ordering of, limitation on Committee on Rules................................ 857 Motion to recommit in connection with and right of opposition as to..................................................... 911, 1001, 1002c Motion to lay on table not in order after ordering of. 914 Relation of motion to reconsider to.......................... 1005, 1006 Prima facie title. Credentials as related to a Member's right to take the oath.................................................. 204 Effect of credentials as related to vacancy............... 23 Princes. Titles, gifts from, to be accepted on conditions only..... 144 Printing. See Congressional Record. General provisions as to. Discretion of Clerk as to............................. 642 Of committee transcripts, paid for by contingent fund (applicable accounts of the House)................ 789 Of reports when referred to calendars................. 831 Privileged reports from Committee on House Administration on................................. 853 Reports of committees to be printed................... 833 Joint Committee on. Duties of, as to Congressional Record......................... 686, 1111 History, jurisdiction, and duties of.................. 1111 Membership on......................................... 1111 Priority. See Precedence. All questions relating to priority of business to be decided without debate................................ 884 Private bills. [[Page 1384]] As unfinished business.................................... 879 Certain, banned........................................... 822 Correction of error in reference.......................... 824 Dispensing with call of calendar....................... 895, 897 Introduction and reference of..................... 816, 817, 818 Interruption of regular order on Tuesdays for consideration of the Private Calendar................. 895 Pension bills.......................................... 822, 895 Placed on Private Calendar when reported.................. 828 Restriction on reference of certain.................... 817, 822 Private claims. See Private bills. Private pension bills. See Private bills. Private property. Not to be taken without compensation...................... 248 Privilege of floor. See Floor. Privilege, questions of. Definition, precedence, and consideration of. Consideration of...................................... 713 Constitutional privilege....................................... 698, 702 Distinction between questions of privilege and privileged questions.............................. 707 Definition and precedence of questions of............. 698-700, 709, 711 Intervention of questions of.......................... 458 Precedence of questions of personal....................... 699, 708, 711 Relation of, to quorum................................ 712 Relation of, to the order of business................. 871 Raising of. Breach of privilege reported from Committee of the Whole............................................. 335 Debate on............................................. 699 Members not necessarily entitled to have papers read on plea of........................................ 433 Method of presentation of questions of general and personal..... 698-707 Preliminary decision of Speaker as to questions of.... 628 Procedure when raised by floor leaders......................... 699, 713 Procedure when raised by Member................................ 699, 945 Questions of, in relation to a quorum................. 712 Question of, taken from the table..................... 914 Time and place of consideration designated by Speaker. 699 Affecting the House--In general. Abuse of privilege of the floor....................... 679 Administration of the oath to Members................. 201 Assault on clerk of a committee a question of......... 773 Attitude of one House as to demands of the other for [[Page 1385]] attendance or papers.............................. 292 Attitude of the House as to demands of the courts..... 291 Breach of, for one House to encroach or interfere as to the other...................................... 308 Demand of courts for papers................................... 291a, 697 Jefferson's discussion of privilege as related to rights of courts to summon witnesses and jurors... 290 Judicial appearances on behalf of House............... 291b Procedure for response to subpoenas................... 697 Proposition to impeach a high question of............. 604 Relations of the Sovereign to the Parliament and its members........................................... 309 Relations of the courts to parliamentary privilege.... 303 Resolution for removal of an officer of the House a question of....................................... 315 Affecting the House--Relating to procedure. Breach of privilege for the Speaker to decline to put a question that is in order....................... 304 Censure or expel as questions of...................... 67 Censure for personalities in debate a question of..... 363 Correction of Congressional Record a question of............... 685, 690 Correction of an error in a message a question of..... 565 Discharge of committees from questions of............. 406 Error in reference of a bill to a calendar a question of................................................ 828 Hour rule of debate applies to........................ 957 May not be invoked to effect change in rules of the House............................................. 706 Messages received, while question of, is before House. 562 Previous question applies to questions of............. 996 Proposal to enter protest on the Journal not a matter of................................................ 70 Question of, raised by fraudulent introduction of a bill.............................................. 821 Raising a question of, over delay of an enrolled bill in reaching the President......................... 572 Reception of President's message while question of, is pending........................................... 170 Resolutions providing for adjournment for more than three days........................................ 84 Affecting the House--Contempts. Question of privilege..................................... 299, 702, 713 Jefferson's discussion of power of the House to punish for contempts....................................................... 293-299 Affecting the Member. Of the Member......................................... 698 [[Page 1386]] Assault on Member returning to House a breach of...... 91 Jefferson's discussion of privilege of Members of Congress...... 287-289 Members not to be questioned in another place for speech or debate.................................. 92 Scope of the privilege of speech and debate..................... 93, 301 Parliamentary law as to the arrest of a Member........ 306 Parliamentary law of privilege as related to treason, felony............................................ 305 Parliamentary law as to questioning for speech........ 302 Practice of the House as to Members indicted or convicted......................................... 306 Relations of Members and others to privilege and the waiving thereof................................... 301 Senators and Representatives privileged from arrest.............. 90, 91 Status of the Member-elect as to privilege............ 300 Of citizens. Not to be abridged by the States...................... 225 In States other than their own........................ 184 Questions relating to: Organization.......................................... 701 Constitutional prerogatives........................... 702 Official conduct...................................... 703 Integrity of proceedings.............................. 704 Comfort and convenience............................... 705 Privileged questions. Theory and examples of. The theory as to...................................... 438 Distinction between questions of privilege and privileged questions.............................. 707 Incidental questions, like points of order, that intervene during consideration of the main question.......................................... 457 Intervening questions relating to reading of papers... 459 Laws providing congressional disapproval by privileged resolution 1130 Matters privileged to interrupt the daily order of business.... 870, 871 Matters of privilege as intervening questions......... 458 May not interrupt a call of committees................ 881 Not to be called up on Calendar Wednesday...................... 900, 901 Obsolete parliamentary law governing orders of the day 440 Presence of nonprivileged matter destroys privileges.. 855 Resolutions of inquiry......................................... 866, 867 Reports as. Of certain committees........................................... 853-868 [[Page 1387]] Conference reports.................................... 1077 Method of submitting to the House.............................. 418, 854 Precedence of conference report over report from Committee on Rules................................ 857 Reference of, to calendars............................ 828 Right to report at any time gives right to consider at any time (subject to requirement of availability for three days)........ 853, 854 Motions as--General principles. Precedence and conditions of.................................... 911-917 General principles of priority of motions............. 449 In general, one privileged motion not to be suppressed by another........................................ 450 Jefferson's discussion of certain privileged motions.. 441 Obsolete provisions as to priority of privileged motions........................................... 448 Privileged motions in the Senate and in Parliament.... 447 For motions as--When question is under debate, see: Adjourn, motion to. Previous question, motion for. Postpone, motion to. Refer, motion to; Reference. Amend, motion to; Amendments. Motions as--Various. See also Motions. By Majority Leader under former rule proscribing committee sittings during five-minute rule........ 801 Motions to dispose of amendments between Houses, see Amendments between the Houses. Motions to proceed to election of Speaker of higher privilege than motion to correct the roll......... 644 Motions requesting conferences................................ 528a, 535 Motions to consider bills made in order by a resolution adopted by the House................... 850 Motion to consider omnibus private bills in order on third Tuesday..................................... 895 Relation of motion to consider to other motions.............. 1003, 1005 To close general debate in Committee of the Whole..... 979 To discharge a committee from consideration of vetoed bill.............................................. 108 To go into Committee of the Whole to consider general appropriation bills............................... 856 To read the Journal................................... 621 To recess in committee................................ 787 To recess in House........................................ 586, 911, 913 To strike the enacting words of a bill......................... 988, 989 To suspend the rules............................................ 885-888 Motions as--Certain not. See also Motions. [[Page 1388]] Motion to recess formerly not a....................... 586 Motion to rescind not a............................... 734 Proceedings. Certain of the House not to be criticized in debate....... 360 Each House determines rules of............................ 58 House governs Journal entries............................. 71 House required to publish a journal of.................... 67 Journal a record of, only................................. 70 States reciprocally to give full faith and credit to judicial.............................................. 183 Committee, see Committees. Process. Of law required to deprive a person of life, liberty, or property.............................................. 225 Writ of summons for appearance of respondent in an impeachment........................................ 608, 611 For obtaining witnesses................................... 213 Professional staffs of committees. See Committee staffs. Profit. No one holding office of, to accept certain gifts, titles. 144 Pro forma amendment. In Committee of the Whole................................. 981 Proof, burden of. On those proposing an amendment, as to germaneness........ 928 On those proposing items on general appropriation bills... 1047 Property. Appropriations of, considered in Committee of the Whole... 973 Disclosure of............................................. 1103 No person to be deprived of, without due process of law... 212 No State to deprive a person of, without due process of law................................................... 225 Power of Congress to make rules and regulations as to public................................................ 188 Private, not to be taken without compensation............. 212 Public bills appropriating, placed on Union Calendar...... 828 Proposer, right to close debate. See Debate. Prosecutions. Rights of accused in all criminal......................... 213 Security as to accusations and trial...................... 212 Protection. Equal, of the laws guaranteed............................. 225 Protests. Not entered on Journal as a matter of right............... 70 Proxy voting in committees. See Committees. Public bills. See Bills. Public buildings and grounds. Appropriations for, as in continuance of a public work.... 1050 Jurisdiction as to, generally............................. 739 [[Page 1389]] Jurisdiction as to, abroad................................ 723 Jurisdiction as to marine hospitals....................... 721 Jurisdiction of bills for penitentiaries.................. 729 Jurisdiction as to Patent Office............................ 729 Public credit. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 722 Public debt. See also Debt. Claims for loss or emancipation of slaves not to be paid.. 234 Limit, rule establishing as part of congressional budget process............................................... 1104 None incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion to be paid.................................................. 234 Validity of that of the United States not to be questioned 234 Public defense. See Defense. Public health. See Health. Public lands. Jurisdiction of matters related to........................ 731 Public money. See Money. Public safety. See Safety, public. Public works. Authorization of appropriations for....................... 1047 Appropriations in continuation of......... 1036, 1037, 1048-1051 Designation of prohibited................................. 1068a Public Works and Transportation, Committee on. See Transportation and Infrastructure, Committee on. Publication. Of accounts of receipts and expenditures of public money.. 143 Of Journals of each House................................. 68 Puerto Rico. See Resident Commissioner. Punishments. Censure or reprimand, of a Member......................... 63-65 Congress may provide, for counterfeiting.................. 122 Cruel and unusual, not to be inflicted.................... 254 Each House may provide, of its Members for disorderly behavior.............................................. 62 Expulsion, see Expulsion. For assault on Member for words spoken in debate.......... 92 For disclosure of intelligence information................ 785 Involuntary servitude as.................................. 224 Member liable to, when called to order in debate....... 960, 961 Of a Delegate............................................. 675 Of piracies and felonies on the high seas................. 164 Of the law additional to impeachment...................... 41 Power of the House to punish for contempt............... 293-299 Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, see Standards of Official Conduct, Committee on. [[Page 1390]] Putting the question. Speaker may not inflict................................... 622 By the chair in committees................................ 317 By the Speaker............................................ 630 Decorum during............................................ 962 Duty of Speaker as to..................................... 304 Effect of, in ending debate............................... 490 First in the affirmative and then the negative............ 489 Informal.................................................. 491 Messages not received during.............................. 562 Point of no quorum may be raised during............... 982, 1027 Speaker rises while....................................... 428 Forms of: For vote by clerk tellers or by electronic device..... 1012 For previous question................................. 462 For question of consideration......................... 906 In examinations at the bar of the House........................ 343, 344 Of final, in an impeachment trial in Senate........... 618 On engrossment and third reading of a bill............ 941 On a motion to strike................................. 468 On motion to strike and insert........................ 470 On the passage of a bill.............................. 499 Qualifications. Of Representatives. As electors of President.............................. 151 As related to a Member's right to take the oath....... 204 As to sanity and loyalty as........................... 205 Conviction of crime as related to voting and participation in committee business............... 1095 House Administration Committee may consider questions relating to....................................... 724 In case of disqualification minority candidate not seated............................................ 13 Incompatible offices, See Incompatible offices. No religious test required for office under United States............................................ 196 Of Representatives.................................... 9-11 Of Senators, Representatives, electors of President, officers of the United States, and State officers as to loyalty..................................... 230 Other than those of Constitution...................... 12 Power of each House, to judge as to............................... 46-51 Removal of disabilities under fourteenth amendment.... 231 Of Senators, President, Vice President. As to inhabitancy modifying votes of presidential electors.......................................... 219 Of electors of President....................................... 151, 152 Of officers and employees............................. 1102 Of President of the United States..................... 154 [[Page 1391]] Of Senators as to age, citizenship, and inhabitancy... 35 Of Vice President..................................... 221 For suffrage. Of electors of Representatives........................ 7 Reference to.......................................... 226 Quarrels. In Committee of the Whole................................. 331 Intervening questions relating to......................... 458 Members may be pledged not to prosecute................... 367 Quasi committee. Procedure in............................................ 424-427 Question. Coexisting and equivalent questions. Equivalent in general................................. 485 Equivalent on amendments between the Houses........... 486 Jefferson's discussion of coexisting.................. 483 No equivalent questions on motions to recede, insist, and adhere........................................ 488 On agreeing to a conference report the negative of agreeing equals the affirmative of disagreeing.... 550 The motions to agree and disagree as related to motions to amend.................................. 487 Where affirmative of one amounts to negative of another......... 485-488 Putting of. See Putting the question. Division of. See Division. Relation of, to debate. Member to confine remarks to the...................... 945 Member who has spoken to, may speak also to amendment. 959 Of order. See Points of order. Of consideration. See Consideration, question of. Of privilege. See Privilege. In general. As to reading of papers............................... 459 Asked of other House by conference rather than by message........................................... 569 Former practice as to, in rejection and second reading of bills.......................................... 484 Members of Parliament exempted from, as to debate..... 287, 302, 309 Quorum. [[Page 1392]] How constituted. Announcement of adjustment to.............................. 1024a, 1024b Committees may fix one-third or more as quorum for certain actions................................... 800 Committees may fix two or more as quorum to take testimony and to close certain hearings........... 800 Constituted by a majority............................. 52 Consists of a majority of standing or select committee or subcommittee to report, to issue subpoenas, or to close meetings or hearings.......................................... 409, 798, 799, 805 Interpretation of meaning of majority................. 53 Must be present when perjurious testimony is given to support charge of perjury.............................................. 343, 409 Of the Committee of the Whole.................................. 329, 982 Of House of Representatives and Senate in voting for President and Vice President of the United States. 221 Of a joint committee.................................. 325 Of Senators in an impeachment trial................... 615b Quorum in committees to report........................ 799 ``Provisional quorum'' in catastrophic circumstances....... 17, 53, 310, 1024a Count of. Theory of quorum present and Speaker's count.................... 54, 628 When necessary. After failure of, must be of record before transaction of business....................................... 55 Effect of failure of, as to motions in order pending a motion to suspend the rules....................... 890 Enrolled bills not signed in absence of............... 625 Failure of, on second of motion to suspend the rules.. 888 Necessary during debate and other business (obsolete). 310 Of House, necessary for business...................... 52 Quorum not required in certain situations............. 1027 Quorum not required in the House unless pending motion or proposition put to vote........................ 1027 Quorum not required in Committee of the Whole, after once ascertained on that day, unless pending motion or proposition put to vote................. 982 Relations of, to acts of House........................ 55 Relations of, to reception of messages........................... 55, 56 Relations of motion to reconsider to.................. 1003 Reporting a measure in committee...................... 799 Voting, debate, and other business suspended by [[Page 1393]] failure of (obsolete)............................. 510 Call of the House. Arrest of Members..................................... 1023 Call of the House............................................ 1025, 1026 Call of the House in the old form..................... 1021 Call of the House after previous question is ordered.. 1029 Count of those not voting to make a quorum of record on a record vote.................................. 1020 Dispensing with call after quorum responds............ 1023 Motions during a call of the House.................... 1024 Ordering and conducting the call of the House in the old form.......................................... 1022 Power to compel attendance....................................... 52, 55 Use of clerks to record............................... 1019 Use of electronic equipment to record................. 1014 Point of order as to. Before adoption of rules.............................. 60 Before approval of Journal............................ 621 Failure of, on yea-and-nay vote to be noted........... 76 Former rule with respect to reporting a measure from committee......................................... 839 Making point as to.................................... 54 Not in order before Chaplain offers prayer........... 56, 621, 869, 1027 Point as to, may be dilatory.......................... 903 Prohibition against making in certain situations.............. 982, 1027 Right of a Member to have the House told when a quorum is not present.................................... 382 Time of making point of............................... 55 Withdrawal of point as to............................. 55 Motions in absence of. Excuses, but not leaves of absence, granted by less than.............................................. 671 Less than may order yeas and nays..................... 76 Motions in order in absence of........................ 55 Questions of privilege in the absence of.............. 698 Right to demand yeas and nays not waived by demand for 77 In Committee of the Whole. Discretionary during general debate in................ 982 Not required, after once ascertained on that day, unless pending motion or proposition put to vote.. 982 Of Committee of the Whole consists of 100 Members..... 982 Procedure in case of failure of....................... 982 Rising and reports of, as related to.................. 983 Short or notice quorum................................ 982 Relation of, to organization. As related to right of Member to take oath...................... 56, 232 [[Page 1394]] At organization of the two Houses..................... 56 Relations of, to business of two Houses at organization...................................... 56 In general. At calling of House to order.......................... 621 Clerk to furnish Members a list of certain............ 646 Relations of, to calling of the House to order when Speaker takes the Chair........................... 310 Relations of Journal to absence of.................... 55 Relations of, to reading of Journal................... 55 One-fifth of, orders recorded vote (or former vote by tellers).......................................... 1012 Radio gallery. See Galleries. Raising revenue. See Revenue. Ramseyer rule. See Committees. Ratification. Of the Constitution....................................... 207 Of amendments to the Constitution......................... 190 Procedure of Senate in ratifying treaties................. 600 Reading. Of papers. Member not always privileged to read a paper.............. 434, 964, 965 Intervening questions as to........................... 459 Objections to reading of papers under former rule XXX.......... 964, 965 Of papers on which the House is to vote........................ 392, 964 Of such as criticize the Senate or Senators not in order............................................. 372 On reference.......................................... 436 Papers not necessarily to be read on plea of privilege......... 433, 964 Papers read on demand of a Member..................... 964 Papers read by consent of the House under former rule XXX............................................... 965 Parliamentary law as to........................................ 432, 964 Reports of committees not read except in order or in debate............................................ 435 Of bills, resolutions, conference reports. Rule for.............................................. 941 A bill read in Committee of the Whole not read in full when taken up in House............................ 338 Amendments before third............................... 497 Committal of, on third................................ 494 Debate in relation to third........................... 498 Engrossed copy, reading in full not required................... 941, 943 First and second............................................... 941, 942 [[Page 1395]] Obsolete requirements as to.................................... 399, 400 Obsolete requirements as to third.............................. 492, 493 Manner of reading a bill the second time.............. 428 Of a bill in Committee of the Whole................... 942 Of bills for amendment under the five-minute rule..... 980 Of concurrent resolution on the budget................ 990 Of conference reports and amendments in disagreement, dispensed with......................................................... 1082, 1083 Of Journal, not interrupted by conference report...... 1077 Of Journal, place of, in order of business............ 869 Of President's messages and accompanying documents.... 188 Of a veto message..................................... 107 Raising points of order before completing reading of resolution........................................ 628 Raising points of order before completing reading of amendment......................................... 924 Speaker sits while reading, but the Clerk stands...... 428 Third reading after engrossment....................... 943 Of amendments. Motions to dispense with reading...................... 986 Reappropriations. Citations relating to................................ 1037, 1063 Not in order on general appropriation bill unless in continuation of public works already commenced... 1037, 1063 Reasons. Not entered on Journal.................................... 70 Rebellion. Debts incurred in suppressing, not to be questioned....... 234 Debts incurred in aid of, not to be paid.................. 234 Participation in, as a disqualification for office........ 230 Suffrage may be abridged for.............................. 226 Suspension of writ of habeas corpus for................... 138 Recapitulation. Of a vote, Speaker's discretion as to..................... 1015 Recede, motion to. Precedence of......................... 486, 528-528d, 1089, 1091 Motion to recede and concur takes precedence of motion to recede and concur with amendment or insist........ 525, 528d Motion to recede and concur divisible................. 525, 528d Not equivalent of either insisting or adhering when decided in negative................................... 488 One House not to recede from its own amendment with an amendment............................................... 526 [[Page 1396]] Parliamentary law as to receding.................. 523, 528-528d Practice of the House as to receding from its own amendment to a bill of the other House................ 524 Practice of the House as to receding from disagreement to amendment of the other House.......................... 525 Receipts. Of public money, account of, to be published.............. 143 Reception. Duty of President to receive ambassadors.................. 172 Recess. See also Adjournment. In general. Of Congress........................................... 590 Of a Congress, effect on pending business............. 814 Of Congress, issue of subpoenas during................ 342 Of Congress, jurisdiction of resolutions relating to.. 733 Of Senate, power of President to fill offices during.. 167 Of Senate, emergency recess and reconvening........... 639 Of House, during day's sitting, conditions of......... 586 Of House, Speaker's authority to declare....................... 638, 639 Of House, emergency recess and reconvening...................... 83, 639 Of a committee........................................ 787 Of Committee of the Whole, emergency.................. 639 Motion for. Status of................................................. 586, 911, 913 Recognition. To call up a bill made in order by a resolution adopted by the House............................................. 715 For debate and amendment under the five-minute rule....... 980 For motions to discharge committees on second and fourth Mondays............................................... 892 For motion to go to conference....................... 1069, 1070 For the motion to reconsider.............................. 1004 For the previous question................................. 997 For question of privilege............................... 698-668 Loss of right to recognition by Member in charge.......... 954 Parliamentary law as to Speaker's duty in................. 356 Preliminary action of Member in seeking................... 945 Preference in, to be given to opposition for motion to recommit after previous question is ordered....... 911, 917, 1001, 1002 Prior right of Members of the committee to recognition for debate................................................ 955 Procedure of the Member in seeking........................ 354 Under former rule requiring a second on the motion to suspend the rules..................................... 889 [[Page 1397]] Speaker's power of...................................... 949-956 Speaker's power of with respect to Senate amendments...... 1070, 1072 Speaker governed by usage in...................... 356, 953, 956 Speaker not to recognize Members to introduce occupants of galleries to House.................................... 966 No appeal from Speaker's decision in...................... 356 Exceptions to the usages constraining the Speaker as to recognitions.......................................... 956 Right to speak a second time.............................. 357 Recommendations. President to make, to Congress............................ 168 Recommit, motion to. See also Commit, motion to. Precedence and general conditions of....... 911, 916, 1001-1002c After previous question is ordered, privilege and effect of.......................................... 994, 1001, 1002 Debate on............................................ 1001, 1002 Germaneness test with respect to.......................... 929 In order as to bill on third reading...................... 494 Instructions with.............................. 917, 1001, 1002b Instructions to strike amendment adopted by House not in order................................................. 917 Instructions may be amended........................... 917, 1002 Instructions must be germane to bill before the House...... 930, 1002 Speaker does not usually decide as to whether or not committees have followed.............................. 628 Limiting by Committee on Rules............................ 857 May be applied to a conference report under certain circumstances............................... 550, 1001, 1002 Method of dividing a bill by, with instructions........... 476 Not used in Committee of the Whole........................ 916 Not applied to reports from Committee on Rules pending previous question..................................... 857 One motion to, in order after previous question is ordered 911, 1001, 1002 Repetition of motions..................................... 918 Recognition to offer...................... 911, 917, 1001, 1002c Recommittal. Of bills to select or standing committees................. 420 Duty of committee in case of.............................. 917 Of bills amending or repealing statutes when committee reports fail to comply with rule...................... 846 Of bills to Committee of the Whole........................ 420 Of report from Committee of the Whole when ruled out in [[Page 1398]] the House............................................. 335 When House nonconcurs in recommendation of Committee of the Whole to strike enacting words.................... 988 Speaker does not usually decide as to whether or not committees have followed.............................. 628 Reconsider, motion to. Rule for the motion and its precedence.................... 1003 Discussion of procedure of................................ 1005 Application of............................................ 1006 Application of, to bills in committee..................... 1011 As to use in a standing or select committee........... 416, 1005 Debate on................................................. 1010 Delegates and Resident Commissioner not to make........... 741 Effect of................................................. 1007 Enrolled bills not signed pending......................... 625 Maker of.................................................. 1004 May be held dilatory...................................... 903 May be applied to vote refusing yeas and nays or ordering yeas and nays (if not executed).................... 79, 1007 Not used in Committee of the Whole........................ 416 Relations of, to motion to lay on the table............... 1009 Relations of, to the previous question............... 1005, 1006 Repetition of........................................ 1006, 1007 Vote on................................................... 1008 Vote on ordering yeas and nays may be reconsidered by less than a quorum......................................... 76 Reconsideration. Bill once rejected not to be brought up again the same session............................................... 515 Early Senate practice as to............................... 513 Exceptions to the rule against bringing up a matter once rejected.............................................. 516 Expedients for changing the effect of bills once passed... 516 Of a vetoed bill by the two Houses........................ 104 Member voting ``present'' not counted in determining the two-thirds............................................ 109 Two-thirds of those voting, a quorum present, sufficient to pass bill.......................................... 109 Passage of supplementary bills............................ 518 Parliamentary law as to................................... 514 Reconvening. Emergency reconvening of the House, Speaker's authority..... 83, 639 Reconvening of Congress by joint leadership under recall authority in adjournment resolutions................. 82, 84 Record. See also Congressional Record. [[Page 1399]] Record vote. The Journal as............................................ 582 Changes and corrections of votes.......................... 1017 Count of those voting to make a quorum of record on a record vote........................................... 1020 Electronic device.................................... 1014, 1019 In committee, formerly used as proof quorum present when reporting............................................. 839 In Committee of the Whole on the failure of quorum........ 982 Interruptions of the record vote.......................... 1018 Manner of, during call of the House....................... 1022 Not to be interrupted for conference report............... 1077 Not to be interrupted by arrival of time for recess... 586, 1018 Oath administered to a Member during...................... 201 Postponement of, by Speaker............................... 1030 Speaker may recognize for motion for call of House at any time.................................................. 1028 Recorded vote. Ordered by one-fifth of quorum in House................... 1012 By electronic device or by tellers........................ 1012 Ordered by 25 in Committee of the Whole............... 984, 1012 Repetition of demand for.................................. 1013 Vote by considered vote by yeas and nays.................. 1012 Recording Studio. Establishment and composition of House Recording Studio... 1125 Records. See Papers. Redress. Of grievances, right of people to petition for............ 208 Refer, motion to. See also Recommit, motion to. Precedence and status of. Precedence and general conditions of........................... 911, 916 Has precedence of motion to amend..................... 449 May not be postponed.................................. 451 Not to be suppressed by another privileged motion..... 450 Repetition of......................................... 918 Use of. General use of................................................. 401, 446 Not used in Committee of the Whole.................... 916 Admitted in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''............. 425, 427 In relation to motion to strike enacting words........ 988 In relation to amendments between Houses....................... 528-528d In order as to bill on third reading.................. 494 Motion applicable to a vetoed bill.................... 108 Instructions with..................................... 917 Instructions may be amended.............................. 917, 929, 1002 Instructions must be germane to bill before the House [[Page 1400]] and not to general law sought to be amended....... 1002 Method of dividing a bill by, with instructions....... 476 Relations of, to previous question. Application of previous question to................... 450 Relations of, to the previous question......................... 486, 998 After previous question is ordered, privilege and effect of... 994, 1002 Minority has preference in recognition for, after previous question is ordered......................................... 1001, 1002c After previous question is ordered, Committee on Rules limited as to..................................... 57 Not applied to reports from Committee on Rules pending previous question................................. 857 Discussion of relations of, to early use of the previous question 448, 449 Reference. Of bills. See Bills. Of memorials, petitions. By Speaker................................................ 816, 825, 873 By Members..................................................... 816, 818 Private claims referred to certain committees......... 817 Of communications, rule for............................... 816, 873, 874 Of messages of the President, rule for..................... 816, 873-875 Of executive documents................................ 827 Papers not read in House on ordinary reference to committee......................................... 436 Correction of errors in reference of. Errors in............................................. 824 Correction of, for public bills....................... 825 Of public bills, place of correction of, in order of business.......................................... 869 Change of, for errors in.............................. 824 Correction of, in case of bills referred from Speaker's table...... 873, 874 Of bill to a calendar, error in, a question of privilege......................................... 828 Regents. Do not hold incompatible offices.......................... 98 Regular order. Improper use of demand for................................ 381 Right of the Member to demand..................... 381, 382, 872 Not to be demanded while a Member has the floor in debate. 393 Regulations. Power of Congress to make, concerning territory and other property.............................................. 188 Power of Congress to make, as to jurisdiction of Supreme [[Page 1401]] Rejection. Court................................................. 179 Effect of.............................................. 515, 517 Bill is lost when a conference report is not agreed to.... 549 Bills fail when both Houses continue to insist or adhere.. 522 Of a bill, action on similar bill......................... 944 Of a bill, communicated to the other House................ 568 Of bills, question on, comes indirectly................... 484 Status of amendments after rejection of conference report. 551 Striking enacting words of a bill equivalent to........... 988 Relatives. May not be employed by Members............................ 88 Relevancy of debate. See Debate. Religion. Congress to make no law respecting establishment of, or free exercise of...................................... 208 Religious tests not required for officers under United States................................................ 196 Remonstrance. Nature of................................................. 389 Removal. Of President from office.................................. 155 Of Speaker................................................ 315 Repetition. Of motions, general rules as to........................ 911, 918 Of motion to reconsider.............................. 1006, 1007 Of motion to strike and insert......................... 471, 472 Of motion to request a conference......................... 535 Of demand for yeas and nays............................... 77 Of motion to reconsider vote ordering yeas and nays....... 79 Of a question once determined............................. 514 Of amendments............................................. 468 Reporters. Of debates................................................ 685 Of debates, duties of Committee on House Administration as to.................................................... 724 Press, admission to the floor, see Floor. Reports. Of committees. See Committees. From Committees of the Whole. See also Committee of the Whole. As related to amendments adopted...................... 336 As to breach of privilege............................. 335 Bill presumed to have passed necessary stages......... 335 Bills from, considered in the House................... 338 Chair alone makes reports............................. 335 Consideration of amendments from, in the House........ 337 [[Page 1402]] Discharge of Committee of the Whole................... 339 Minutes of Clerk in lieu of, when Committee is discharged........................................ 339 Not to be amended by the House........................ 335 Of disorderly words taken down............................ 369, 960, 961 Of motion to strike the enacting words................ 988 Recommitted when ruled out in House................... 335 Of Chair when Committee rises before a matter is concluded.... 333, 334, 983 Quorum not required after Committee of the Whole has risen and before report made to House............. 1027 When a quorum fails................................... 982 Of managers of conferences. See Conferences. In general. See also Clerk; Sergeant-at-Arms; Chief Administrative Officer. Of Members, officers, and employees on financial disclosure........................................ 1103 From heads of departments, rule for reference of............... 873, 874 From heads of departments to be studied by committees........... 744-749 Rectification of errors after report of tellers....... 503 Representation. Office of General Counsel............................ 670, 1125b Reduction of, for abridgement of the right of suffrage.... 226 Representatives. Election, privilege, and duties. See Members. House of. Part of Congress...................................... 3 Attendance at an impeachment trial.................... 617 Authority as to treaties........................................ 594-599 Bills for raising revenue to originate in............. 102 Choice of President by......................................... 221, 222 Chooses Speaker and other officers................................ 26-30 Composed of Members chosen by people.................. 5, 7 Confirms Vice President............................... 253 Electoral votes to be counted in presence of.......... 219 Has power of impeachment.............................. 31 Indecent language against, not permitted in debate.... 360 Convening time........................................ 6 Power of President to convene or adjourn.............. 171 Questions of privilege affecting............................... 698, 700 Required to keep a Journal............................ 68 Rules as to use of Hall............................... 677 [[Page 1403]] Reprieves. The office building................................... 1114 Vacancies in...................................................... 17-25 Power of President to grant............................... 162 Reprimand. Of a Member............................................... 64 Reprisal. Letters of, Congress to grant............................. 127 States not to grant....................................... 146 Republican form of government. Guaranteed to the States.................................. 189 Request. For a conference. Declined or neglected................................. 534 Made by the House possessed of the papers............. 530 Motions to................................... 528a, 535, 791, 1069, 1070 Practice as to making................................. 533 Usual but not essential that names of managers be transmitted with.................................. 536 Bills introduced by. Introduction of bills, resolutions by................. 826 Rescind, motion to. Not privileged under rules governing the order of business 734 As to entries on Journal.................................. 71 Rescission. Of appropriations, jurisdiction of Appropriations Committee............................................. 716 Separate headings required on in certain bills and reports 716 Rescission bills, definition and procedure for consideration of under Impoundment Control Act..... 1130(6a) Reservation. Of rights of people....................................... 216 Of points of order on general appropriation bills.... 1035, 1044 Of objection to unanimous-consent request................. 872 Reserved powers. Of the State and people................................... 217 Residence. As a condition of citizenship in the United States and the State of.............................................. 225 Resident Commissioner. Admitted to floor of House................................ 678 Clerk to distribute certain documents to.................. 649 Compensation of........................................... 86 Elected to committees..................................... 675 De novo vote in House where vote of decisive in Committee of the Whole.......................................... 985 From Puerto Rico, power and privileges of......... 675, 676, 970 May be appointed to select and conference committees...... 676 [[Page 1404]] May be appointed chair of Committee of the Whole.......... 970 Of Puerto Rico, admitted to the floor..................... 678 Powers and privileges in Committee of the Whole........ 675, 970 Rooms of, in office building.............................. 1114 Resignations. As related to procedure for punishments................... 63-66 From committees, privilege of and debate on................. 701 Of chair of a committee, selection of a successor......... 761 Of Member-elect before taking oath........................ 300 Of President of the United States or Vice President.... 155, 156 Of Speaker................................................ 28 Procedure for considering................................. 700 Vacancy from.............................................. 19 Vacancies caused by, in Senate............................ 34 Resolutions. Commemoratives. Prohibited............................................ 823 Simple, of the House--Nature and forms of. As to presentation of, to President for approval...... 115 Consideration of a preamble........................... 414 Introduction by request............................... 826 Introduction and reference of private................. 818 Introduction of public................................ 825 Nature and use of, as compared with others............ 395 Raising a question of privileges of the House......... 698 Reference of.......................................... 816 Of inquiry............................................ 864 Use, to disapprove Executive actions.................. 1130 Simple, of the House--Of inquiry. Discharge of a committee from a resolution of inquiry. 867 Forms of resolutions of inquiry and delivery thereof.. 865 Privileged status of resolutions of inquiry........... 866 Resolutions of inquiry as related to the Executive.... 868 Simple, of the Senate. Not referred in House................................. 874 Concurrent. Adjournment for more than three days by concurrent resolution........................................ 84 Reference of.......................................... 816 Their use..................................................... 396, 1130 Joint. Their use..................................................... 397, 1130 Clerk certifies to passage of......................... 648 Division of, not in order on vote on engrossment of passage........................................... 921 [[Page 1405]] Reference of.......................................... 816 Signed by Speaker..................................... 624 Used for abrogating treaties.......................... 599 Used for amendments to the Constitution............... 291 Use of, correct an error in a bill sent to the President......................................... 518 Resources, Committee on. See Natural Resources, Committee on. Restaurant. Of House, jurisdiction of matters relating to............. 739 Of House, management of................................... 725 Retrenching expenditures, amendment providing new legislation in order on appropriation bill........ 1036-1062 Return. Of a message sometimes asked.............................. 565 Returns. Power of House to judge as to............................. 46-51 Revenue. Power to raise. Account of receipts of public money to be published... 143 Capitation or direct taxes to be proportioned to census............................................ 140 Export duties forbidden............................... 141 General power of Congress to raise.................... 117 Not to be raised on commerce by water between States.. 142 Power of States as to raising of............................... 147, 148 Regulations of, not to favor ports.................... 142 Retroactive income tax rate increases prohibited...... 1068 Consideration of bills for raising. Amendments must relate to particular item............. 940 Bills for raising, to originate in House.............. 102 Bills raising, placed on Union Calendar............... 828 Bills raising, considered in Committee of the Whole... 973 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to.................. 741 Jurisdiction as to oleomargarine...................... 715 Point of order against certain bills or amendments carrying taxes or tariffs.................................................. 1066, 1076a Precedence of bills raising, in Committee of the Whole 977 Precedence of, in order of business................... 856 Vote on measures raising income tax rates.................... 1033, 1067 Revenue sharing, general. Jurisdiction over......................................... 732 Revenue treaties. Authority of House as to.................................. 597 Revision of the laws. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 729 [[Page 1406]] Riders. Law Revision Counsel, Office of........................... 1120 Nongermane Senate amendments.......................... 1089-1091 Rule forbidding, on general appropriation bills, see Appropriations. On bills, obsolete parliamentary practice as to........... 495 Rights. Of the people under the Constitution. Those enumerated in Constitution and others retained by the people..................................... 216 As to quartering of soldiers.......................... 210 As to searches and seizures........................... 211 Excessive bail or fines and cruel punishments prohibited........................................ 215 Of citizens of the United States as to privileges and immunities........................................ 225 Of citizens of the United States to vote.............. 235 Of persons to life, liberty, property, and equal protection of the laws............................ 225 Of religion, speech, free press, assembly, and petition.......................................... 208 Security as to accusations, trials, and property...... 212 To a fair trial by jury............................... 213 To jury trial in suits at common law.................. 214 To bear arms.......................................... 209 To vote, of citizens eighteen years of age or older... 257 Certain, of Members of the House. Members not always entitled to read papers in their places.... 434, 964, 965 Members not necessarily entitled to have papers read on plea of privilege.............................. 433 Of Member to have paper read.......................... 432 Of Members, to call to order in debate......................... 960, 961 Of Members to demand division of the House after vote by sound.......................................... 501 Of Members to demand the execution of a subsisting order....... 381, 872 Of Members to inspect the Journal..................... 582 Rising. See also Committee of the Whole. Of a Committee when the House sits........................ 324 Rivers and harbors. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 739 Precedence of bills to improve, in Committee of the Whole. 977 Roll Call. Members not to remain near Clerk's desk during roll call.. 962 Method of call of the roll for the yea-and-nay vote....... 1015 Rolls. Of Members-elect, Clerk makes up.......................... 644 [[Page 1407]] Duty of Clerk as related to qualifications................ 9 Names of Members not entered on yea and nay, until sworn.. 300 Speaker's name not on that from which yeas and nays are called................................................ 631 Rooms. Assignment of, in office buildings........................ 1114 Control of, in House wing................................. 623 Duty of Committee on House Administration as to........... 724 Exclusion of persons from those leading to the Hall.... 678, 680 Rules. House makes its own. Abrogation of joint rules....................................... 61, 316 As related to privileges of minorities................ 283 Congressional Budget Act rules may be changed by the House............................................. 1127 Each House makes its own.......................................... 58-60 Early parliamentary law as related to................. 286 House's construction of its power to adopt............ 388 Jefferson's Manual, part of........................... 1105 Jefferson's views as to power to make................. 387 Jurisdiction as to............................................. 733, 734 Necessity of.......................................... 285 Not to be changed by report from Committee of the Whole............................................. 335 Power to administer oaths not conferred by............ 59 Power to make, not impaired by rule or law...................... 59, 388 Power to make, constitutionality of................... 60 Procedure before adoption of.......................... 60 Those of the House in effect in Committee of the Whole so far as applicable..................................................... 340, 992 Committee on. Activity reports of................................... 790 Exempted from requirement of record vote display in reports........................................... 839 History, jurisdiction, and powers of.................. 682 Limitations on reports from........................... 857 Member of serves on Budget Committee.................. 758 Must specify reported waivers......................... 863 Privileged reports of................................. 857 Report from, providing special order of business not divisible......................................... 857 Report may be considered immediately by two-thirds [[Page 1408]] vote.............................................. 857 Certain reports may be considered immediately without two-thirds vote.......................................................... 857, 1087 Reports, adverse, from......................................... 861, 893 Reports from, on resolutions repealing or amending rules of House must show by typographical device parts of rules affected........................... 848 Right to report at any time confined to privileged matters..... 853, 857 Suspension of. See Suspension of rules. Power of Congress to make certain. Congress to make, for land and naval forces........... 131 Congress to make, concerning captures on land and water............................................. 127 Power of Congress to make, concerning territory and other property.................................... 188 Rumor. As a ground for impeachment............................... 605 As foundation for investigation........................... 341 Safety, public. As related to suspension of writ of habeas corpus......... 138 Salaries. Of Representatives and Senators............ 85-88, 258, 1130(12) Of Speaker................................................ 86 Jurisdiction as to, of legislative employees.............. 724 Authorization of appropriations for, in general appropriation bills................................... 1046 Sanity. As related to the oath and qualifications................. 205 Savings banks, postal. Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 732 Science. Congress may promote, by patent and copyright laws........ 124 Science and Technology, Committee on. History, jurisdiction, and duties of...................... 735 Special oversight functions of............................ 744 Science, Space, and Technology, Committee on. See Science and Technology, Committee on. Seal. Of the House, Clerk affixes............................... 648 Searches. As related to security of persons, papers................. 211 Seat of Government. Power of Congress to legislate for..................... 134, 135 Power of President to convene Congress at another place..... 82, 82a, 171 District of Columbia denominated as....................... 135 Seats. [[Page 1409]] Second. Obsolete requirement that a Member sit in his place....... 353 Not required for ordinary motions...................... 392, 904 Formerly required on motions to suspend the rules......... 889 Of motion to adjourn on new call of House................. 1025 Yeas and nays not taken on vote to........................ 77 Second reading. Of a bill, obsolete requirement as to..................... 400 Of bills to be in full................................. 941, 942 Manner of reading a bill a second time.................... 428 Secondary motions. See also Motions. Application of motion to amend to other................... 927 Discussion of use and relations of...................... 437-464 In general, one not to be suppressed by another........... 450 Precedence and conditions of............................ 911-917 Secrecy. Of portions of the Journal................................ 68 Of committee procedure.................................... 319 Secret sessions. Rule for and procedure in.............................. 785, 969 Of committees, banned with certain exceptions............. 798 Secretary of State. Bills that become laws deposited with (obsolete)....... 105, 109 Secrets. Of the House, oath of officers to keep (obsolete)......... 640 Sections. Amendment of bills by..................................... 413 Amendments should be germane to........................... 928 Clerk amends numbers of, in a bill........................ 479 House does not agree to severally, in perfecting a bill... 456 Reading of bills by....................................... 980 Transportation of, in a bill by amendment................. 477 Securities. Congress may provide punishment for counterfeiting........ 122 Security. Of the people as to searches and seizures................. 211 Seizures. As related to security of persons, papers................. 211 Select committees. Ad hoc to consider legislation............................ 816b Compliance with clause 2(a) of rule XI.................... 783 Conferences held by means of.............................. 532 Energy Independence and Global Warming.................... 1112b Former Aging.............................................. 784 Former Ethics............................................. 738 [[Page 1410]] Former Homeland Security.................................. 723b Membership contingent on party membership................. 782 Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence...... 744, 785, 1112a Select Intelligence Oversight Panel, Committee on Appropriations........................................ 747a Speaker appoints.......................................... 637 Reports, dissolution, and revival of...................... 419 Select Panel. Of Committee on Appropriations, Intelligence Oversight.... 747a Senate. Part of Congress.......................................... 3 Concurs in treaties by two-thirds vote.................... 165 Congress not to interfere as to place of choosing Senators 42 Composition of............................................ 32 Division into classes..................................... 33 Election of Senators................................ 32, 42, 236 Electoral votes transmitted to President of............... 219 Electoral votes to be counted in presence of.............. 219 Filling vacancies in.................................... 34, 236 May amend revenue bills................................... 102 No State to be deprived of equal suffrage in, without consent............................................... 191 Power of President to appoint officers during recess of... 167 President pro tempore..................................... 37 Procedure in ratifying treaties........................... 600 References to Senate action........................ 371-374, 945 Qualifications of Senators.............................. 35, 230 Vice President............................................ 36 Tries impeachments........................................ 38-41 Senate amendments. See Amendments Between the Houses; Conferences. Senate bills. Rule for reference of............................. 816, 873, 874 Consideration of, from Speaker's table with reference to Committee of the Whole............................. 873, 874 Senate resolutions. Simple resolutions of Senate not referred in House........ 874 Sergeant-at-Arms. Doorkeeping duties..................................... 380, 658 Duty to cooperate in the performance of reviews and audits 660 Duties of, on call of the House................ 1021, 1023, 1025 Election, oath, and removal of............................ 640 Enforces authority of House in House and in Committee of the Whole............................................. 648 [[Page 1411]] Enforces rules as to decorum on floor..................... 962 Financial and operational reports to Committee on House Administration........................................ 659 Formerly disbursed pay and mileage of Members........... 86, 648 Makes up roll of Members-elect in certain cases........... 648 Of the Senate, admitted to the floor of the House......... 678 The Mace as symbol of the office.......................... 657 Service. Fugitives from, return of................................. 186 Servitude. Involuntary, not to exist except as punishment for crime.. 224 Suffrage not to be abridged for previous condition of..... 234 Sessions. See also Adjournments. Sessions and recesses (adjournments) of Congress..... 82-84, 590 Adjournment of Congress during August in certain situations............................................ 1106 Adjournment prohibited before completion of congressional budget process........................................ 1127 Close of, as related for constitutional day of meeting of Congress............................................ 45, 242 Conference asked at one and concluded at next............. 533 Congress adjourns not later than last day of July in certain situations.................................... 1106 Congress may extend session beyond July................... 1106 Effect of adjournment on action on a veto................. 107 Executive, of committees, banned with certain exceptions.. 798 Impeachments continue from one to another................. 620 Manner of closing session by action of the two Houses...... 242, 591 Obsolete law as to business at end of..................... 385 Of Congress, resumption of business of a preceding........ 814 Of Parliament............................................. 588 Parliamentary law as to business at the termination of a session............................................... 592 Relations of, to adjournments for more than three days.... 84 Rule for secret, of the House............................. 969 Sitting committees in recesses, and creation of commissions to sit after Congress adjourns............ 589 Termination of, as affecting approval of bills............ 577 Seven days. Any member of standing committee may call up bill after resolution making bill in order has been adopted for more than............................................. 862 Any member of Rules Committee may call up special rule after it has been on calendar for..................... 861 Filing of committee report within, after written request.. 834 See clause 2, rule XV, relating to motion to discharge.... 892 Special committee meetings to be called within, upon [[Page 1412]] Sex discrimination. request of committee majority......................... 793 Discrimination in employment.............................. 1095 Right of suffrage......................................... 240 Ships. Of war not to be kept by States in time of peace.......... 148 Signature. Approval of bill by President valid only with............. 105 As to signing of enrolled bills by Speaker pro tempore.... 632 Of enrolled bills for presentation to the President.... 575, 576 Of enrolled bill canceled.............................. 575, 625 Of bills, effect of recess of Congress on................. 814 Of conference reports..................................... 543 Of prime sponsor of bill at introduction.................. 821 Of reports of committees and minority views............ 408, 833 Of writs, warrants, acts, subpoenas....................... 624 Speaker declines to sign a bill when motion to reconsider is pending............................................ 1007 Speaker does not sign bills in absence of a quorum (obsolete)............................................ 625 Simple conferences. See Conferences. Six days. Last, of session, status of motion to reconsider during... 1003 Last, of session, suspension of rules during.............. 885 Conference report not required to be printed in Record on last............................................. 1082, 1083 Slavery. Not to exist in the United States......................... 224 Suffrage not to be abridged for previous condition of..... 234 No claims to be paid for.................................. 232 Small business. Generally. Assistance and protection, jurisdiction over.......... 736 Participation in Federal contracts, jurisdiction over. 736 Committee on. History and jurisdiction of........................... 736 Special oversight functions of........................ 744 Smithsonian Institution. Jurisdiction of matters relating to.................... 724, 739 Smoking. Forbidden on floor of House............................... 962 Social Security. Jurisdiction over health care and facilities supported by payroll deductions.................................... 741 Jurisdiction over health care supported by general revenues.............................................. 721 Jurisdiction of, generally................................ 741 Soldiers. [[Page 1413]] As to quartering of....................................... 210 Of the World War, jurisdiction of matters relating to..... 740 Speaker. Election of. Chosen by the House............................................. 26, 312 Chosen by majority on rollcall vote by surname.................. 27, 640 Election of, as related to adoption of rules.......... 59 Election of, in case of death or resignation.......... 28 Election or appointment of Speaker pro tempore............ 314, 632, 634 Former four-term limit................................ 635a Has the power to name a Speaker pro tempore under conditions... 632, 634 House has adjourned for more than one day before election of Speaker............................... 83 Motion to proceed to election of, of higher privilege than motion to correct the roll................... 644 Nominations for, precedence of................................... 27, 60 Removal of............................................ 315 Sergeant-at-Arms maintains order pending election of.. 648 Relations of, to oath. Administers oath to Members and officers.............. 198 As to power to direct a Member whose right to be sworn is challenged, to step aside...................... 203 Functions of, in administering the oath to Members.... 199 May administer oaths to witnesses..................... 343 Oath, administered to, by Dean of House............... 198 Preserves order and decorum. Preserves order and decorum........................... 622 Censure inflicted by, on order of House............... 65 Duty of, as to accommodating differences among Members 367 May cause lobby or gallery to be cleared for disorder. 622 May not censure or punish a Member.........................622, 960, 961 May not recognize Members to introduce occupants in galleries......................................... 966 May not entertain requests to extend floor privileges. 679 Parliamentary law as to naming a Member by, for disorder.......................................... 366 Power of, as to abuse of privilege of the floor....... 679 Power to order arrest................................. 622 Sergeant-at-Arms maintains order and executes commands of House under direction of....................... 648 [[Page 1414]] Decides questions of order. Decides questions of order..................................... 627, 628 Advice from Members while deciding a question of order during a division................................. 507 Authority of, to delay decision or a question of order 378 House by appeal controls decisions on..................... 379, 627, 629 May not decide questions of consistency as to amendments........................................ 466 Not to pass on sufficiency of a committee's report.... 833 Not to pass on constitutionality of pending measures.. 628 Practice governing, in deciding questions of order.... 628 Questions not for decision............................ 628 Duties of, as to quorum. Actual count of, to ascertain quorum after previous question is ordered............................... 1029 Count of quorum by.................................... 54 Duties of, when Committee of the Whole rises without a quorum............................................ 982 May order the noting of Members to make quorum on vote of record......................................... 1020 May recognize for call of the House................... 1028 Required to notice failure of quorum on yea-and-nay vote.............................................. 76 Takes Chair at hour of meeting, not waiting for ascertainment of quorum........................... 310 Duties of, as to sittings and adjournment. Takes the Chair....................................... 621 Calls House to order.................................. 621 May declare recesses....................................... 83, 638, 639 Declares adjournment at end of Congress............... 6 Pronounces adjournment................................ 587 Right of, to cause secret session..................... 969 Conduct of. As a witness before a committee....................... 346 Former four-term limit................................ 635a Functions of, at examinations at the bar of the House.......... 343, 344 Reprimand of.......................................... 64 Rules a restraint on caprice of....................... 285 Duties, generally. Authority, duties, and privileges as to use of galleries....... 682, 694 Authority to implement broadcasting of House proceedings....................................... 684 Certifies to compensation of Members.................. 86 Directed to notify governor of State in case of certain vacancies................................. 22 [[Page 1415]] Drug testing of Members, officers, and employees...... 635 Duties of, general control of Hall, corridors, and rooms............................................. 623 Ex officio member of Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence...................................... 785 May designate Members, officers, and employees to travel on official business of the House, on vouchers.......................................... 636 Office for Legislative Floor Activities............... 1123 Appointment of committees by. Appoints select and conference committees............. 637 Removes conference committees......................... 637 Appointment of officers of House temporarily by. Appoints temporarily to fill vacancies................ 640 Relations to petitions, bills, and order of business. Authority to reserve certain bill numbers............. 825 Declines to sign a bill when motion to reconsider is pending........................................... 1007 Directs Clerk as to reference of report to calendars.. 831 Duties as to referring matters from Speaker's table............ 873, 874 Duties of, in presenting petitions.................... 818 Duty as to reception and reference of executive communications..... 816, 827 Duty to exclude certain bills, memorials.................. 818, 822, 823 Duty of, when validity of a report is questioned...... 408 Early discretion of, as to the order of business...... 349 Exercises discretion about interrupting pending business to receive a message..................... 562 Functions of, in relation to request for unanimous consent........................................... 872 Makes reference of public bills, memorials......................816, 825 Objects to action on a bill without reading........... 942 Sign acts, writs, subpoenas.................................... 624, 626 Signing of enrolled bills by................................... 575, 624 Powers and duties as to recognition. Speaker's power of recognition.................................. 949-956 Designates time and place for consideration of questions of privilege............................ 698 Discretion to recognize for motion for call of House.. 1028 Discretion to recognize for motion to send bill to conference..... 528a, 1069, 1070 Discretion to recognize authorized committee member to call up bill made in order by resolution.......... 715 Duty of, as to entertaining questions of privilege.............. 698-668 Duty as to recognition for motion to reconsider....... 1004 Exceptions to the usages constraining the Speaker as [[Page 1416]] to recognitions................................... 956 Former duty as to recognizing for second of motion to suspend the rules................................. 889 Function of, in recognizing for debate................ 354 Limitation on power to entertain motion for recess on Wednesdays........................................ 900 Limitation on power of, to entertain motions pending report of Committee on Rules...................... 857 Loss of right to recognition by Member in charge...... 954 No appeal from Speaker's recognition........................... 356, 629 Not to entertain dilatory motions..................... 903 Not to entertain motion to suspend the rules as to use of Hall of House.................................. 677 Not to entertain motions or requests to suspend rule relating to admission to the floor................ 678 May entertain one motion to adjourn pending motion to suspend rules..................................... 890 Power to entertain motions to suspend rules limited... 885 Preliminary action of Member in seeking recognition... 945 Principles as to recognition for motion for the previous question................................. 997 Prior right of Members of the committee to recognition for debate........................................ 955 Required to give preference to opposition for motion to recommit after previous question is ordered.......................... 1001, 1002c Speaker governed by usage in recognition.............. 953 With respect to former Consent Calendar............... 899 Relations of, to debate. Criticism of in debate.................................... 362, 960, 961 Duty as to calling to order in debate.......................... 960, 961 Duty of, to suppress reflections on motives........... 363 Duty of, to prevent expressions in debate offensive to the other House................................... 374 Participation of, in debate........................... 358 To be addressed when a Member desires to interrupt in debate............................................ 364 Puts the question. Decorum while putting the question.................... 962 Duty of, to state motions............................. 904 Formal and informal putting of the question by.................. 489-491 Must put a question that is in order.................. 304 Putting of the question by, and taking the vote....... 630 Reads sitting but rises to put a question............. 428 Duty and rights as to voting. [[Page 1417]] Formerly appointed tellers............................ 1013 Discretionary authority to postpone certain proceedings....................................... 1030 Discretionary authority to reduce electronic vote to five minutes...................................... 1032 Discretionary authority to use electronic device in taking vote... 1012, 1032 Duty of, when an order of yeas and nays is demanded... 78 Duty to divide the House on demand of a Member after vote by sound..................................... 501 Forbidden to entertain a request to record a vote after the record vote............................. 1015 Has not usually decided as to vote of a Member personally interested............................. 672 Ordinarily and in case of tie................................. 631, 1015 Not deprived of vote by rule.......................... 59 Procedure of, in taking a vote of yeas and nays....... 504 Relations to Committee of the Whole. Appoints chair of Committee of the Whole and leaves Chair............................................. 970 Declaration of resolve into Committee of the Whole pursuant to special order......................... 972 Duty of, as to recognition of a report from a Committee of the Whole............................ 335 Function of, when the House goes into Committee of the Whole............................................. 328 May take the Chair to restore order in Committee of the Whole...... 331, 332, 622 Remains in the Chair in House as in Committee of the Whole............................................. 424 Takes the Chair at informal rising of Committee of the Whole to receive a message.............................................. 330, 563 Powers and duties of, as to conferences. Functions and duty of, in appointing and removing managers of a conference................................................ 536, 637, 782 May rule out a conference report where managers exceed their authority................................... 547 Duties as to Journal and Record. Approves Journal...................................... 621 May cause Journal to be read.......................... 621 Duties as to reporters of debates and committee stenographers..................................... 685 [[Page 1418]] May not prevent House from amending Journal........... 71 Relations of, to Congressional Record.......................... 685, 691 Vacancy in office of. See Vacancies and Speaker pro tempore. Speaker's Office for Legislative Floor Activities. Establishment of.......................................... 1123 Speaker pro tempore. Appointed by the Speaker or elected by the House....... 632, 634 Choice of................................................. 314 Chosen on removal of Speaker.............................. 315 Competency of, to administer oath to Members.............. 199 Speaker's table. Business on, place in order of business................... 869 Must be authorized by committee in formal meeting to make motion................................................ 874 Rule for disposition of business on.................... 873, 874 Senate bill must be substantially same as House bill as reported from House committee......................... 874 Senate bill to be called up, House bill must correctly be on House Calendar..................................... 874 Special orders. See also Rules. Effect of, on Tuesday business............................ 895 Oxford-style debates...................................... 952 Privilege of reports of........................... 853, 855, 857 Quorum calls not in order during speeches................. 1027 Relation of motion to postpone to...................... 734, 915 Rules Committee must specify waivers contained in......... 863 Speeches.................................................. 950 Use of, and method of making.............................. 734 Speech. Freedom of, guaranteed.................................... 208 Members not to be questioned in another place for......... 92 Members of Parliament exempted from question as to.... 287, 302, 309 Not to be noticed by the other House...................... 308 Spitting. Not in order during debate................................ 364 Spouses. Of Members and employees, employment of................... 1095 Staffs of committees. See Committee staffs. Standard. Congress to fix, for weights and measures................. 121 Standards of Official Conduct, Committee on. Approval of copyright royalty contracts................... 1099 Composition of............................................ 759 Duties and procedures of as to standards of conduct and [[Page 1419]] investigations........................................ 806 Duties under the gift rule................................ 1100 Employing agency under Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act.. 737 History and jurisdiction of............................... 737 Inspector General makes certain reports to................ 667 Privileged reports from................................... 853 Sanction Committee may recommend.......................... 62-66 Standing committees. See Committees. Standing orders. Duration of............................................... 386 State executive. Fills certain vacancies in Senate (obsolete).............. 34 Issues writs to fill vacancies in representation......... 17, 24 May be empowered by legislature to make temporary appointment of Senator................................ 236 State of the Union. President to inform Congress of........................... 168 Statement. Accompanying conference report, rule as to................ 1080 Of receipts and expenditures of public money to be published............................................. 143 States. Relations to the two Houses. Admission of, jurisdiction of bills for............... 731 Authority of, as to establishment of congressional districts......................................... 227 Clerk to distribute Journal to legislative bodies of.. 647 Constitutional convention to be called on application of legislatures of................................ 192 Governors of, admitted to the floor of the House...... 678 House of Representatives votes by, in choosing President......................................... 221 Legislatures prescribe time of elections......................... 42, 43 May not prescribe qualifications of Members........... 12 None to be deprived of equal suffrage in Senate without its consent............................... 191 People of the several, to choose Representatives...... 5 Qualifications of electors of Representatives of, in.. 7 Ratification of constitutional amendments by.......... 192 Representation to be apportioned among................ 226 State laws related to House's power to judge elections............ 48-50 Two Senators from each................................ 32 Relations of, to President. Appoint electors of President......................... 151 Electors of, limited as to votes for President and Vice President.................................... 219 [[Page 1420]] Meeting of presidential electors in................... 219 President Commander in Chief of militia of, in certain cases............................................. 160 Relations of, to courts, crimes. Judges in, bound by Constitution of the United States. 195 Judicial power extends to cases affecting............. 178 Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in cases affecting...... 179 Limitations as to certain suits against............... 218 Relations of, as to extradition....................... 185 To give full faith and credit to public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of one another........... 183 Trials for crimes in.................................. 180 Citizenship and suffrage in, and authority of. Citizenship of........................................ 225 No State by law to abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens............................ 225 Not to abridge suffrage for race, color............... 235 Not to deprive any person of life, liberty, or property unlawfully, or deny equal protection of the laws.......................................... 225 Privileges and immunities of the citizens of.......... 184 Admission, consolidation, or division of.............. 187 Authority as to militia............................... 133 Certain claims of, not to be prejudiced by the Constitution...................................... 188 Duties not to be levied by, on commerce by water...... 142 Eighteen-year-old persons and older granted suffrage.. 257 Jurisdiction of bills as to compacts between, in general........................................... 729 Jurisdiction of compacts between, of waters for irrigation purposes............................... 731 Jurisdiction of compacts over interstate energy....... 721 Jurisdiction of matters relating to boundaries........ 729 Necessity of militia for security of.................. 209 No tax or duty on articles exported from.............. 141 Not to pay any debt incurred in aiding insurrection or rebellion......................................... 234 Officers of, bound by oath to support the Constitution 196 One not to enter into agreement or compact with another except on condition....................... 148 Ports of, not to be given preferences................. 142 Power of Congress to regulate commerce among.......... 119 Power of Congress over places purchased with consent of................................................ 134 Powers of, as to migration or importation of persons.. 137 Powers of, as to treaties, alliances, confederations, and other functions, limited.............................................. 146-148 [[Page 1421]] Powers reserved to, by the Constitution............... 217 Qualifications of officers as to loyalty.............. 232 Relations of, as to fugitives from service or labor... 186 United States to guarantee republican form of government and protect from invasion and domestic violence.......................................... 189 Stationery. Clerk formerly furnished.................................. 642 Clerk formerly kept accounts of Members and Delegates as to.................................................... 642 For Members............................................... 88 Statutes. Revision of, jurisdiction as to........................... 729 Statutory limit on public debt. Rule providing for........................................ 1104 Stenographers. Admission of unofficial................................... 693 Of Committees, appointment of............................. 685 Official reporters of debates............................. 685 Strike enacting words. Rule governing motions to................................. 988 Practice as to use of motions to.......................... 989 Strike, motion to. Application of............................................ 472 Conditions of striking an amendment already agreed to..... 474 Effect of affirmative vote on motion to, and insert....... 473 Federal unfunded mandate.................................. 991 Motion to strike and insert not divisible................. 920 Negative decision of, not bar to further amendment........ 920 Perfecting before voting on............................... 469 Practice of Parliament and the House as to................ 468 Priority of perfecting amendments over.................... 456 Repetition of the motion to, and insert................... 471 Subcommittees. See also Committees. Limited number may be established......................... 762 May authorize and issue subpoenas......................... 805 Oversight function of..................................... 743 Staff for................................................. 767 Subject to full committee control......................... 787 Subjects. Of foreign states, limitations on suits of, against States 218 Judicial power extends to cases affecting those of foreign states................................................ 178 Subpoenas. Clerk seals and attests all............................... 648 From courts for papers of House........................ 291, 697 [[Page 1422]] Issue of, during recess of Congress....................... 342 Procedure for response to subpoenas....................... 697 Signed by Speaker...................................... 624, 626 Standing committees and their subcommittees may issue..... 805 Authorizing and signing committee subpoenas............... 805 Substantive propositions. As related to division of the question................. 919, 921 Substitute amendment. Amendment of.............................................. 923 As to division of......................................... 920 Rule as to offering of.................................... 922 Time of offering in ``House as in Committee of the Whole'' 427 Suffrage. Abridgment of a cause of reduction of representation...... 226 Of States in the Senate................................... 190 Right to, not to be abridged for race, color, or sex... 234, 236 Right to, not to be abridged by poll tax.................. 251 Suits. As to jury trial for those at common law.................. 214 Limitation of judicial power in cases of law or equity.... 219 Summons. Writ of, in an impeachment............................. 608, 611 Sunday. Not taken into account in adjournment for three days or less.................................................. 83 Excepted from the ten-day limit as to bills presented to President............................................. 111 When inauguration day falls on............................ 150 Sundry civil expenses. Jurisdiction of appropriations for........................ 716 Supplemental budget. Transmittal of............................................ 169 Supreme Court. Admission to Floor, see Floor. Gallery for, see Galleries. Judges of................................................. 682 Jurisdiction of........................................... 179 Repository of judicial power.............................. 177 Tenure and compensation of judges of...................... 177 Suspension. Of writ of habeas corpus.................................. 138 Suspension of rules. Consideration of.......................................... 886a Consideration on certain suspension days of former Consent [[Page 1423]] Calendar.............................................. 899 If quorum not present when former vote on ordering second taken by tellers, vote then had under call of the House by yeas and nays................................ 889 Motion for, as unfinished business........................ 879 Motion for, entertained after yeas and nays are demanded.. 80 Nature of the motion...................................... 886 One motion to adjourn in order pending.................... 890 Postponement of votes until designated time............... 1030 Precedence of the motion.................................. 887 Recognition by Speaker for motion on...................... 956 Rule governing the motion for............................. 885 Rule relating to admission to the floor not to be suspended............................................. 678 Formerly, second required................................. 889 Speaker not to entertain motion to suspend rule relating to use of the Hall of the House....................... 677 When in order............................................. 885 Withdrawal of......................................... 889a, 905 Forty minutes of debate on motions on..................... 891 Table. Speaker's. Rule for disposition of business on............................ 873, 874 Business on, place in daily order..................... 869 Clerk's. No Member to remain near, during voting............... 962 Members not to take papers from, or write there during debate............................................ 364 Papers on, not to go from Clerk's custody............. 352 Laying of adverse reports on.......................... 832 Motion to lay on the. See Lay on the table. Taking down words. Parliamentary law as to...................... 368, 369, 960, 961 Taxes and Tariffs. Capitation or direct, to be proportioned to census........ 140 Committees not having jurisdiction of, may not report a tax or tariff......................................... 1066 Amendments to bills reported, may not carry............... 1066 Former dynamic estimate of changes in revenues............ 849 Exempt foundations and trusts, jurisdiction over.......... 741 Export taxes prohibited................................... 141 Income taxes.............................................. 235 Limitation on rights of States to impose duties... 142, 147, 148 Old apportionment of...................................... 14 On persons migrating or imported.......................... 137 Point of order against certain bills and amendments [[Page 1424]] carrying........................................ 1066, 1076a Power of Congress to lay and collect...................... 117 To be uniform............................................. 117 Propositions for, considered in Committee of the Whole.... 973 Formerly, report on ``major'' tax legislation may include ``dynamic estimate''.................................. 849 Report on tax proposal must include ``macroeconomic analysis''............................................ 849 Retroactive income tax rates prohibited................... 1068 Tax complexity analysis............................... 849, 1092 Vote on measures raising income tax rates............ 1033, 1067 Televising. Committee meetings and hearings......................... 807-812 House proceeding.......................................... 684 Tellers. Clerk tellers. Clerks to serve as, on quorum calls and recorded votes....... 1012, 1019 Rule and practice..................................... 1012 Appointment of........................................ 1012 Chair may be counted on a vote by..................... 631 Demand for, may be held dilatory...................... 903 May be demanded after refusal of yeas and nays........ 80 May not be ordered to verify count of quorum.......... 54 Ordered by a fifth of a quorum........................ 1012 Rule and practice as to voting by..................... 1012 Generally. Appointment of, for electoral count................... 220 Clerk appoints, for election of Speaker............... 312 Former demand for and vote by......................... 1012 Former duty of Member to serve as teller.............. 1013 Formerly motion to suspend the rules seconded on vote by................................................ 889 Messages not received during vote by.................. 562 Rectification of error after report of................ 503 Relation of, to point as to quorum.................... 54 Sometimes used in ordering yeas and nays.............. 504 Yeas and nays may be demanded during vote by.......... 77 Ten days. Limit as to bills presented to President.................. 111 Tender, legal. States restricted as to making............................ 146 Term. Beginning of President's term.......................... 150, 241 Of Congress............................................... 6 Of Member elected to fill vacancy......................... 25 Of President of the United States...................... 149, 281 [[Page 1425]] Of Representatives........................................ 5, 6 Of Senators............................................... 32 Of Speaker (former term limit) and other officers...... 26, 635a Of Speaker expires with the Congress...................... 643 Of two years for appropriations for armies................ 171 Territories. Jurisdiction of matters relating to boundaries of......... 729 Jurisdiction of matters relating to courts of............. 729 Jurisdiction of matters relating to generally............. 731 Power of Congress to make rules and regulations concerning 188 Privilege of Delegates from, see Delegates. Testimony. Methods of taking, by the House and committees......... 341-348, 798, 800, 802, 803 Power of the House to compel.............................. 295 Procedure when it implicates a Member of the other House, see Witnesses. Quorum to receive, see Witnesses. Required to secure conviction for treason................. 181 Witnesses before committees, see Witnesses. Tests. Of strength usually taken first on the engrossment of a bill.................................................. 429 Of strength may be taken before bill is amended........... 430 Religious, not required for office under United States.... 196 Text of a bill. House and not Speaker passes on questions relating to that to which both Houses have agreed...................... 466 Perfection of, before striking or agreeing................ 456 That to which both Houses have agreed not to be changed by either House alone or by the conference............... 527 Thanks. Of Congress, persons receiving, admitted to the floor..... 678 Third reading of a bill. Amendments before......................................... 497 Committal of a bill on.................................... 494 Debate in relation to..................................... 498 Obsolete parliamentary law as to, of bills................ 493 Obsolete requirements as to reading and passage of bills 492, 943 Question on, and procedure............................. 941, 943 Three days. See Adjournment; Committees; Conferences. Tie vote. Decision on............................................... 508 Question lost on.......................................... 631 Speaker's vote in case of............................. 631, 1015 [[Page 1426]] Time. Vote of Vice President in case of......................... 36 Of adjournment, power of President as to.................. 171 Amendments, filling blanks as to.......................... 475 Times of elections. Regulation of............................................ 42, 43 Titles. Of bills. Amendment of.......................................... 922 Amendment of in ``House as in Committee of the Whole'' 427 Endorsement of, on an engrossed bill.................. 431 Of reported bills entered in Journal and Record....... 831 Parliamentary law as to amendment of title to a bill.. 512 Power of a committee as to............................ 411 Of Journals. Of Journal............................................ 69 Of nobility. Conditions on acceptance of, from foreign sources.............. 144, 145 No State to grant..................................... 146 None to be accepted by officers of United States............... 144, 145 None to be granted............................................. 144, 145 Tonnage. States not to levy duties on.............................. 148 Tort claims. Bills for certain, banned................................. 822 Transfers of unexpended balances. Jurisdiction of subjects related to....................... 716 Separate headings for in certain bills and reports........ 716 Transportation. Obligation limitations.................................... 1064 Aviation programs, funding for............................ 1064a Transportation and Infrastructure, Committee on. History, jurisdiction, and duties of...................... 739 Transposition. Of portions of a bill by motion to amend.................. 477 Travel. Of Members and employees. By retiring or defeated Members....................... 1098 Use of committee funds for travel..................... 769 Use by committees of foreign currencies owned by the United States..................................... 769 Reports by committees on use of foreign currencies.... 770 Expense resolutions for committee travel.............. 1098 Speaker may designate Members, officers, and employees to travel on official business of the House, on vouchers.......................................... 636 Generally. Travel and tourism, jurisdiction over subjects related [[Page 1427]] Treason. to................................................ 721 An impeachable offense.................................... 173 Aid to enemies of the United States..................... 81, 230 Definition of............................................. 181 Extradition for........................................... 185 Power of Congress to declare the punishment of............ 181 Relations of privilege to case of......................... 305 Senators and Representatives not privileged from arrest for................................................... 90 Testimony for conviction of............................... 181 Treasurer of the United States. Disburses pay of Members in certain cases................. 86 Treasury. Compensation of Representatives and Senators paid out of.. 85 Duties and imposts on imports or exports levied by States to go to.............................................. 147 Money not to be drawn from, except on appropriation....... 143 Treaties. Abrogated by law.......................................... 599 Authority of the House as to revenue...................... 596 Authority of the House as to, in general.................. 596 Authority of the House as to, does not give rise to question of privilege................................. 702 General action of the House as to......................... 595 General nature of......................................... 593 House approves Indian..................................... 598 Jefferson's discussion of, under the Constitution......... 594 Judicial power extends to cases arising under............. 178 Jurisdiction of those relating to revenue................. 741 President makes, with concurrence of Senate............... 165 Procedure of the Senate as to............................. 600 States not to make........................................ 146 Supreme law of the land................................... 195 Trial. At bar of House for contempts............................. 344 By jury in suits at common law............................ 214 For capital or infamous crimes............................ 212 For crimes to be in State where committed or where Congress may direct................................... 180 Of crimes to be by jury, except in cases of impeachment... 180 Persons not to be put twice in jeopardy................... 212 Rights as to, in criminal prosecutions.................... 213 Tribunals. Congress to constitute inferior........................... 125 Troops. [[Page 1428]] Trust. States not to keep, in time of peace...................... 148 No one holding office of, to accept certain gifts...... 144, 145 Public, no religious test required for under United States 196 Trusts. Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 729 Tuesday. Interruption of regular order on the first and third Tuesdays for consideration of the Private Calendar.... 895 Motions to suspend rules on............................... 885 Twenty-minutes' debate. On certain motions to discharge committees................ 892 On question of consideration with regard to congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits.............................................. 1068d On question of consideration with regard to unfunded mandates.............................................. 1127 Two-thirds vote. See Voting. Two weeks. Last, of session, rule for Calendar Wednesday not to apply to.................................................... 900 Unanimous consent. Amendments between Houses considered by................... 528a Former calendar for bills to be considered by............. 899 Consideration in House as in Committee of the Whole by.... 424 Correction of reference of public bills may be made by.... 825 Interruption of the order of business for................. 872 Ordinary function of Speaker as to recognition of requests for................................................ 872, 956 Practice of Speaker as to recognition of requests for..... 956 Private claims to be referred to certain committees only by.................................................... 817 Request as to admission to the floor not to be entertained 678 Required for withdrawal of amendment in Committee of the Whole................................................. 978 Reservation of objection to............................... 872 Right of Member to demand execution of subsisting order.... 381, 872 Unfinished business. Rule for considering of................................... 876 Construction of the rule as to............................ 877 Business in periods set apart for classes of business..... 879 Private, on Tuesdays...................................... 895 Place of, in daily order of business...................... 869 Postponed votes........................................... 1030 Priority of, in Committee of the Whole.................... 977 Question of consideration does not recur as............... 907 [[Page 1429]] Unfunded Mandates. See Federal mandates. Union. Resumption of business of a preceding session of Congress. 814 Execution of laws of...................................... 132 States of, guaranteed republican form of government and protection from invasion and domestic violence........ 189 Union Calendar. Rule and practice for considering bills on, after call of committees......................................... 882, 883 Bills placed on........................................... 828 Bills on, considered by unanimous consent in House as in Committee of the Whole................................ 424 Bills on, considered on Calendar Wednesday................ 900 Referral of State of the Union message to................. 168 Removal of bill from by Speaker........................... 973 United States Capitol Preservation Commission. See Capitol. Unofficial office accounts. Prohibited................................................ 1096 Unusual punishments. Not to be inflicted....................................... 215 Usage. Governing the Speaker in recognitions..................... 953 Vacancies. In membership of House. Accounting for.................................................... 1024b Clerk administers office.............................. 653 Continuation of pay of clerical assistants............ 88 Declared for holding incompatible offices............. 101 Special elections in extraordinary circumstances........ 17, 43, 53, 310 From action of House............................................ 22, 205 From death............................................ 18 From declination...................................... 20 From incapacity....................................... 205 From resignation...................................... 19 From withdrawal....................................... 21 Functions of State executive as to.................... 24 Governor issues writs to fill......................... 17 In general........................................................ 17-25 Questions as to existence of.......................... 23 Term of Member elected to............................. 25 ``Provisional quorum'' in catastrophic circumstances....... 17, 53, 310, 1024a In general. In managers of a conference........................... 538 [[Page 1430]] In Office of Clerk.................................... 30 Of House officers, Speaker may fill temporarily....... 640 In Office of Speaker............................................ 28, 632 In Office of Vice President........................... 353 In Office of President........................... 155, 244-246, 252, 256 In offices, President to fill, during recess of Senate 167 In Senate............................................. 34 On Committees, filling of...................................... 757, 793 Vacating. Of Speaker's signature to enrolled bill................... 625 Validity. Of the public debt not to be questioned................... 234 Vessels. See also Ships. Appropriations for, as in continuance of a public work.... 1051 Bound from State to State................................. 142 Jurisdiction of subjects relating to...................... 739 Jurisdiction of bills relating to mutiny and destruction of.................................................... 729 Veterans' Affairs, Committee on. History, jurisdiction, and duties of...................... 740 Other committees consolidated with........................ 740 Veto. Of a bill by the President................................ 104 Consideration and action on vetoed bill in House... 104, 107-109 Line item veto authority of the President.............. 1130(6b) Members answering present not considered in determining two-thirds............................................ 109 Two-thirds of those voting, a quorum present, sufficient to pass bill.......................................... 109 Pocket veto............................................... 112 Effect of adjournment to day certain as to pocket veto.... 113 Vice President. Admitted to the floor of the House........................ 678 Confirmation of President's nominee to fill vacancy.... 253, 256 Election of............................. 151, 153, 246, 253, 256 Election of, by the Senate in certain cases............. 221-223 Limitation on right of electors to vote for............ 219, 220 May be impeached.......................................... 173 Meeting of electors of, and transmission and count of votes for.......................................... 219, 220 Official duties of President devolve on, in certain cases 155, 252, 254, 255 President of Senate with a vote in case of tie............ 36 Presides in certain impeachments.......................... 615a Qualifications of......................................... 221 [[Page 1431]] Qualifications of electors, as to loyalty.............. 230, 231 Removal, death, resignation, or inability of.............. 155 Term of................................................ 150, 241 To act as President if the House of Representatives fails to choose............................................. 221 Views of minority. Signing of................................................ 833 Reference of, to calendars................................ 831 Right to file............................................. 804 Violence. Domestic, States may ask protection from.................. 189 Visitors to institutions. Do not hold incompatible offices.......................... 98 Viva voce vote. Rules require officers of House, except Speaker, to be elected by............................................ 640 Usage to elect Speaker by............................... 27, 640 Votes. As to presentation of, to President for approval.......... 115 By which a bill is passed not communicated to the other House................................................. 567 Delegates not to vote in House............................ 675 Delegates and Resident Commissioner, voting in committees and in the Committee of the Whole.................. 675, 985 Each Senator to have one.................................. 32 De novo votes in House where Delegates' votes decisive in Committee of the Whole................................ 985 Methods of recording in Journal.......................... 72, 75 Not to be noticed in the other House...................... 308 Of Chief Justice in impeachments.......................... 615a Of electors of President, giving of....................... 153 Of Speaker not taken away by rule......................... 59 Of Speaker ordinarily and in case of tie.................. 631 Of Vice President in case of tie.......................... 36 Of States in the Senate................................... 190 Recorded vote considered vote by yeas and nays............ 1012 Speaker's authority to postpone........................... 1030 Transmittal and count of electoral..................... 219, 220 Transmittal of, of electors of President.................. 153 Yeas and nays entered on Journal by order of one-fifth.... 75-78 Yeas and nays on vetoed bill entered on Journal........... 104 Voting. Duties and rights of Members, Delegates, and Resident Commissioner in. [[Page 1432]] Absent Members' votes not announced................... 1031 Member may demand count of Members to make quorum on record vote....................................... 1020 Change of a vote........................................ 511, 1014, 1017 Disqualifying personal interest........................... 376, 671, 673 Control of vote by Member............................. 672 Duties and rights of Delegates and Resident Commissioner in committees and in Committee of the Whole....................... 675, 985 De novo votes in House where Delegates' votes decisive in Committee of the Whole......................... 985 May not authorize any other individual to cast a vote. 674 Members convicted of certain crimes................... 1095 Members required to vote.............................. 671 Parliamentary law as to giving of votes............... 505 Proxy voting in committees prohibited................. 797 Relation of reading of papers to under former rule XXX......... 964, 965 Right of Member to have read once a paper on which a vote is about to occur....................................................... 432, 964 Withdrawal of a vote or correction of error in........ 1017 Right of, to demand a division of House after vote by voice............................................. 501 Right to demand yeas and nays not to be overruled as dilatory.......................................... 77 When Member involved in the cause of an inquiry................. 321-323 Decisions by majority--tie. Decision by voice of majority--tie votes.............. 508 Three-fifths vote. On measures raising income tax rates.................. 1067 Two-thirds vote. In general............................................ 509 Constitution, on proposed amendments to........................ 190, 192 Constitution, on amendment of other House to proposed amendment to...................................... 192 Constitution, to agree to conference report on a proposed amendment to................................................... 192, 549 Expulsion, for........................................ 62 Impeachment, for conviction on........................ 38 Political disabilities, to remove.............................. 230, 231 Private Calendar, to dispense with on first Tuesday each month........................................ 895 Report from Committee on Rules, to consider [[Page 1433]] immediately....................................... 857 Not required for immediate consideration of certain reports from Committee on Rules...................................... 850, 1082, 1083 Suspension of the rules, on........................... 885 Treaties, Senate concurs in, by....................... 165 Veto, to pass bill over a...................................... 104, 109 By electronic system. Use in House.......................................... 1014 Use in Committee of the Whole......................... 982 Bell and light indications............................ 1016 Procedure when voting system inoperable........................... 1014a Five-minute votes. On postponed questions................................ 1030 On questions in sequence in House..................... 1032 On questions in sequence in Committee of the Whole.... 984 By sound and by division. Division of the House after determination by sound.... 501 Messages not received during vote by division......... 562 Method of viva voce, and by division.................. 1012 Parliamentary provisions as to division not applicable in the House...................................... 502 Repetition of demand for division..................... 1012 By recorded vote. See Recorded vote. By tellers. See Tellers. Former rule for voting by............................. 1012 By yeas and nays. See Yeas and nays. By ballot. Rule for.............................................. 1034 On bills, amendments. As related to debate on amendment..................... 482 De novo votes in House where Delegates' votes decisive in Committee of the Whole......................... 985 On amendments, order and principle of................. 922 On articles in an impeachment......................... 618 On several stages and passage of a bill............... 944 Postponing record votes............................... 1030 Requirements as to, on a motion to reconsider......... 1008 Right to debate not precluded until negative is put... 482 Test of strength may be taken on a bill before amendment......................................... 430 Test of strength usually made on engrossment of a bill 429 Division. See Division. In election of officers. Electors, Presidential, chosen by ballot....................... 219, 220 Officers of House, except Speaker..................... 640 President, House elects, by ballot.................... 221 President, majority required in Electoral College or [[Page 1434]] Speaker......................................................... 27, 312 Speaker elected by majority..................................... 27, 312 in House to elect................................. 221 Vice President, in Senate in choice of................ 221 In general. Bell and light system to indicate type of vote........ 1016 Business suspended by failure of a quorum............. 510 Decisions of points of order during................... 507 In joint committees................................... 325 Limitations on presentation of conference report during............................................ 1077 Managers of two Houses vote separately at a conference 548 Members not to remain by Clerk's desk during.......... 962 Movement of Members during voting..................... 506 Postponed votes, Speaker's authority.................. 1030 Recording of votes by electronic equipment............ 1014 Right of suffrage not to be abridged for race, color, sex, poll tax....................................................... 234, 240, 251 ``Straw votes'' prohibited............................ 1012 Waiver. See also Rules. Of privilege, not permitted to Members.................... 814 War. Declaration of, Congress to make.......................... 127 Quartering of soldiers in houses during................... 210 States not to engage in, except on conditions............. 148 Treason to consist of levying of, against United States... 181 Trial for crimes in forces during......................... 212 Jurisdiction of bills declaring........................... 723 Jurisdiction of matters relating to soldiers of the World Wars.................................................. 740 Jurisdiction as to pensions arising from.................. 740 Relative powers of Congress and the President...... 128, 1130(2) War Claims. Jurisdiction of bills relating to......................... 729 Warrants. Clerk seals and attests all............................... 648 Certain, to issue only on certain conditions.............. 246 For arrest of absent Members......................... 1023, 1026 Signed by Speaker...................................... 624, 626 Warships. Not to be kept by States in time of peace................. 148 Water. Jurisdiction of matters relating to common carriers by.... 739 Jurisdiction over water transportation generally.......... 739 Jurisdiction of matters relating to water power........... 739 Jurisdiction of matters relating to supply of, for [[Page 1435]] reclamation projects.................................. 731 Jurisdiction of matters relating to interstate compacts relating to apportionment of, for irrigation purposes. 731 Jurisdiction of water conservation related to agriculture. 715 Waterways, inland. Jurisdiction of matters relating to....................... 739 Ways and Means, Committee on. History and jurisdiction of............................... 741 Report from on ``major'' tax legislation formerly included ``dynamic estimate''.................................. 849 Report on tax proposal must include ``macroeconomic analysis''............................................ 849 Wednesdays. Wednesday Calendar. Rule for order of business on......................... 900 Business of, formerly protected by two-thirds vote.... 857 In order to consider a veto message of the President.. 901 One committee can only occupy one day except to dispose of unfinished business.................... 901 Previous question ordered, bill undisposed of on Tuesday, goes over until Thursday................. 901 Privilege of general appropriation bills limited on............ 856, 900 Suspensions See Suspension of rules. Entertained on Wednesdays............................. 885 Weights. Congress to fix standard of............................... 121 Welfare, general. Power of Congress to provide for.......................... 117 Withdrawal. Of motions, votes. Of motions generally...................................... 392, 904, 905 Parliamentary law of as to motions.................... 460 Amendment reported from Committee of the Whole not subject to........................................ 335 Of motion to amend............................................. 922, 925 Of motion to amend in Committee of the Whole........................ 978 Of motion to amend in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''........................................... 427 Of motion to reconsider............................... 1003 Of motion to suspend the rules........................ 889 Of point of no quorum................................. 55 Of vote............................................... 1017 Of Members, resignations, papers. By President of paper accompanying a message.......... 571 [[Page 1436]] Of a Member........................................... 22 Of Member when a matter concerning that Member arises.......... 375, 376 Of papers from files.................................. 696 Of resignation not permitted.......................... 19 Of witnesses, counsel, and parties during examination at bar of the House............................... 343 Witnesses. Members as. Members as witnesses.................................. 346 Method of obtaining testimony of a Member of the other House............................................. 347 Power of one House to summon Members or officers of the other......................................... 292 Privilege of Members of Congress as to summons as.............. 290, 292 Privilege of Members of Parliament not to be summoned as................................................ 287 In examinations by the House. Administration of oaths to................................ 343, 346, 805 Admission of counsel in........................................ 348, 803 Arraignment of contumacious........................... 344 Earlier and later practice as to inquiries at the bar of the House...................................... 344 Examination of, in the House and in committee......... 343 Immunity of........................................... 343 Pay of................................................ 813 Power of the House to compel testimony................ 295 Procuring attendance of, when in custody of the other House............................................. 345 The production of, at an inquiry...................... 342 Before committees. Committee rules to be furnished to.................... 803 Minority.............................................. 802 Interrogation of.......................................... 343, 802, 803 ``Truth in testimony,'' curriculum vitae and disclosure statements............................. 798 Testimony, advance statements of............................... 798, 803 Quorum must be present when perjurious testimony is given to support charge of perjury...................................... 343, 409 In criminal cases. Compulsory process for obtaining...................... 213 Examination of, in an impeachment..................... 614 Necessary to convict for treason...................... 181 No person to be against self in criminal case......... 212 [[Page 1437]] Words taken down. Right to confront, in criminal prosecutions........... 213 Procedure in case of................................... 960, 961 Parliamentary procedure in taking down disorderly...... 368, 369 Works, public. See Public works. Writing. By Members at the Clerk's table during debate forbidden... 364 Motion reduced to, on demand of a Member.................. 902 Reports of committees to be in............................ 833 Writings. Congress may provide exclusive rights to.................. 124 Writs. Signed by Speaker...................................... 624, 626 Clerk seals and attests all............................... 648 Of election to fill vacancies............................. 17 Of habeas corpus, suspension of........................... 138 Of summonses in an impeachment......................... 608, 611 Yeas and nays. Automatically ordered. On measures making general appropriations and increasing income tax rates....................... 1033 On motion to permit managers to close meetings of a conference committee.............................. 1093 Measures vetoed by the President...................... 104 Demanding and ordering. Conditions of ordering.......................................... 76, 504 Demanding of.......................................... 77 Demand for, not to be held dilatory................... 903 Effect of the order of................................ 80 In order in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''.... 427 Less than quorum may order............................ 76 One-fifth may order entry of, on Journal......................... 75, 78 Ordered during call of the House...................... 1019 Reconsideration of the ordering of.................... 79 Vacating order for.................................... 76 Voting by. By the Speaker................................................ 631, 1015 Changes and corrections of votes...................... 1017 Combining the yea-and-nay vote with a call of the House............................................. 1025 Count of those not voting to make a quorum of record on a record vote.................................. 1020 Failure of quorum on, to be noticed................... 76 General provisions as to voting by.................... 504 In committees on amendments and motions to report a bill, vote totals and names included in report.... 839 Interruptions of the record vote...................... 1018 [[Page 1438]] Messages received during vote by...................... 562 Method of call of the roll for the yea-and-nay vote... 1015 Names of Members not entered on roll for, until sworn. 300 Not to be interrupted by arrival of time for a recess. 586 Not to be interrupted by conference report............ 1077 Qualifying in order to vote........................... 1015 Recorded vote considered vote by...................... 1012 Use of electronic device to record.................... 1014 Yielding. Of Member having floor for motions or questions........... 946 Of time not permitted under five-minute debate............ 980