[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 112th Congress]
[112nd Congress]
[House Document 111-157]
[General Index]
[Pages 1277-1445]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]


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                                                                 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

            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.

        Nature and conditions of.

           Amendment of........................................ 585, 912

           Repetition of..........................................   918


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           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


Adjournment.  See also Adjourn, motion to.
      House shall adjourn....................................   911, 913

        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

            Hour 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 

                meeting...........................................    45

            Parliamentary law as to the adjournment of the Lords 


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Prohibited before completion of congressional budget process

                and Commons.......................................584


                             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


Journal of last day not approved

                                 592, 620


                                 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


Admiralty.
                                 105, 109

        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

        In support of certain warrants............................   211


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Affrays.  See Decorum.
Age.
        Senators on, for trial of impeachments....................  615b

        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


Agreements among States.  See States.
Agriculture.
                             456, 528b, 528d

        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


Precedence of

                                 454, 923


Precedence of motion to, over motion to agree or disagree

                                 911, 926


                          528, 528a, 528b, 528d

            Precedence of motion to, over one to strike or agree..   456

            Rule as to offering, degree of........................   922


            Substitute............................................   922
To title of a bill


                              427, 512, 922

            Withdrawal of.........................................   925



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            Yields to motion to refer.............................   449


        Relations of.
Application of previous question to


Not applicable to the previous question

                                 450, 994


Relations of, to motion to postpone

                                 452, 927


                            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


Negative of motion to strike not a bar to further amendment

                                 920, 921


                                 920, 921


            Relations to motion to strike enacting words..........   988
To strike and insert not divisible


Amendment.
                                 920, 921

        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


On general appropriation bills, limited

                                 585, 927


On general appropriation bills, en bloc

                                1039-1063a


                               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


            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


Self-executed adoption of amendments by special rule

                                 465, 959


                                928, 1065



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            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


Negative decision on motion to strike not bar to further amendment

                                 920, 921


                                 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

            To strike certain words of a bill.....................   468

        Of bills.

            Action of House on those, reported from a committee...   423



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            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


Withdrawal of, in Committee of the Whole

                              978, 980, 981


                                 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

            Former 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

            Scope of..............................................    71

        To the Constitution.



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            Differences as to, committed to conference............   530


            Jurisdiction over.....................................   729
Methods of making


                                 190-193


            Not approved by the President.........................   115
The twenty-seven


Two-thirds vote on conference report as to

                                 208-258


                                 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


Germaneness, separate vote on Senate amendments included in 
conference reports or reported in disagreement if not germane

                                 521-529


Germaneness, amendments to Senate amendment should be germane

                             931, 1090, 1091


                                931, 1091

            Germaneness, reference of nongermane Senate amendments 


                to committee......................................   874
Senate amendments to legislative bills containing appropriations


Senate amendments to appropriation bills containing legislation

                                1076, 1065


Senate amendments containing taxes or tariffs

                                1076, 1084


Stage of disagreement on

                               1066, 1076a


Status of, after rejection of a conference report

                             528a, 528c, 1074


Text to which both Houses have agreed not to be changed

                                551, 1090


                                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


            Disagree, amendments in order on motion to............   487
Disagreeing, insisting, and adhering


Division of question on

                           521, 522, 526, 528b


Receding, discussion in Jefferson's Manual

                                525, 528d


Receding, one House not to recede from its own amendment with an 
amendment; or depart from form fixed by adherence

                                 523-526



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                              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


Lay on the table

                                486, 1002


Refer

                           519, 528b, 528d, 914


Reject nongermane matter in

                           486, 528d, 916, 1002


                                1089, 1091

            Send to conference,  see Conferences.


        Precedence of motions as to.
Precedence of motions for disposition of


Precedence of motions before stage of disagreement

    486, 519, 525, 528, 528a, 528b, 528d, 916, 1002, 1084, 1089, 1091


Precedence of motions after stage of disagreement

                          486, 528, 528a, 528b,


Precedence of motions to dispose of nongermane matter in 
conference reports

                        486, 525, 528, 528a, 528d,


Precedence of motions to dispose of nongermane matter reported in 
disagreement

                                1089, 1090


                                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


            Legislative amendments to appropriation bills.........  1084
Nongermane Senate amendments in conference reports or reported in 
disagreement


Senate amendments carrying a tax or tariff

                                1089-1091


Senate amendments in Committee of the Whole

                               1066, 1076a



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Senate amendments in House

                          528a, 1072, 1073


                     528a, 873, 874, 1071-1073, 1075

            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


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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


Point of order against motion to rise on an appropriation bill 
where the bill exceeds a section 302(b) allocation

                               1042, 1063a


                                  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

            Spending reduction account, transfers to.............. 1063b

            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


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            Legislation on appropriation bills:

                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


Appropriations.
                                1037, 1063

        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


Staff for

                                   847


                              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 



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Sequential referral to, of bills containing new entitlement 
authority exceeding budget resolution allocation

                reports...........................................   716


                             1128 (sec. 401)

            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


In general

                              104, 105, 111


                                 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


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        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


Assembly.
                              331, 332, 622


        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.



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        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


Attending Physician.
                             1014, 1021, 1025


        Office of


Attest.
                                  1125d

        Of Clerk on bills, writs..................................   648
Attire.


        Of Members


Attorneys.
                                 622, 962

        Admission of, in investigations...........................   348


        Role in impeachment


Auditing.
                                 601-620

        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
Availability.


        Of reported bills, before floor consideration


                                   850


        Of introduced bills, before floor consideration


Aviation programs, funding for.
                                  1068i


        Point of order


Bail.
                                  1064d

        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 


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Bankruptcy.
    on............................................................   722

        Power of Congress to make laws on.........................   120

        Jurisdiction of bills relating to.........................   729
Bar, of House.

        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

            Constitutional authority statement....................  826a

            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


Correction of, error of reference

                              494, 916, 994


                              824, 825, 869

            Custody of, in committees.............................   695


            Delivery of bills to committees.......................   403
House may send to any committee


House bills returned with Senate amendments on a different subject

                                 816, 820


                                 873, 874

            Not to be brought back from committees on motion to 

                reconsider........................................  1011

            Parliamentary law (largely obsolete) as to reference 


                of................................................   401
Public


Recommittal of, to select or standing committees or Committee of 
the Whole

                                 816, 825


Referral procedures, multiple referral or referral to ad hoc 
committee

                           420, 994, 1001-1002c



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With amendments between the Houses

                       816, 816a, 816b, 820


                    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


Designation of public works, consideration prohibited

                         948, 957, 978, 979, 987


                                  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


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            Consideration of a preamble...........................   414

            Consideration of, when reported from Committee of the 

                Whole.............................................   337

            Filling blanks left 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.

            Generally.............................................   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 



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                to the President..................................   518

            Passage of supplementary bills........................   518

            Obsolete parliamentary practice as to riders..........   495

            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


Former duties of Committee on House Administration as to 
enrollment

                                 572-577


                              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


Method of disapproval

                              104, 105, 110


                                 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.


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        Rule as to filling by amendment...........................   455

        Amendments, filling as to time............................   475

        Filling those left by the other House.....................   478

        Not counted in vote by ballot.............................  1034
Blood, corruption of.

        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


Boundary lines.
                                 724, 739


        Jurisdiction of bills relating to


Bounties.
                                 723, 729

        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


Bribery.
                                 305, 306

        An impeachable offense....................................   173


        Power of House to punish attempts at, on Members


Bridges.
                                 293, 294

        Bills for construction of certain banned..................   822
Broadcasting.


        Press coverage of committee hearings


                               796, 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


Limitation on reconciliation directive in

                              1127 (sec. 3)


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Procedures contained in

                               1068b


Timetable for budget process

                             1127 (sec. 301)


                             1127 (sec. 300)

            Yeas and nays automatically ordered...................  1033


        Congressional budget process.
Application of points of order to unreported measures


Definitions

                                  1068c


Timetable

                              1127 (sec. 3)


Advance budget and revenue authority ineligible for consideration 
before adoption of concurrent resolution

                             1127 (sec. 300)


                             1127 (sec. 303)

            Budget Committee must handle budget legislation.......  1127


                                                              (sec. 306)
Appropriation bills reported before June 10


July adjournment not in order--
                             1127 (sec. 307)


                Until House passes appropriation bills


                             1127 (sec. 309)


                Until reconciliation legislation completed


Reports, summarized projections

                             1127 (sec. 310)


Reconciliation process

                             1127 (sec. 308)


Budget authority and revenue legislation to be within appropriate 
limits

                             1127 (sec. 310)


                             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


Certain bills providing entitlement authority to be referred to 
Committee on Appropriations

                             1128 (sec. 401)


Cost estimate by Congressional Budget Office

                           747, 1128 (sec. 401)


                             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, 1081, 1119, 1127, 1128

            Emergency designations in appropriation bills.........  1041

            Hearings on by Appropriations Committee...............   746

            Legislation not to increase mandatory spending........ 1068f

            Legislation not to increase long-term mandatory 


                spending over certain amount...................... 1068h
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



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            Transmittal of budget by President....................   169

            Year-ahead requests for new budget authority..........  1129


        Impoundment Control Act and line item veto authority.
Line item veto authority


Procedures on rescission bills and impoundment resolutions

                                 1130(6b)


Buildings, office.
                                 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


Calendars.
                                 856, 901

        Corrections Calendar, former,  see Corrections Calendar, 

            former.

        The three for reports of committees.......................   828


        Adverse reports


                                 832, 893


        For motions to discharge committees



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                              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.

        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


Call of the House.  See also Absence.
                                 876-879

        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.


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        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

        Early organizational......................................  1126
Cemeteries, national.


        Jurisdiction of bills relating to


Censure.
                              718, 731, 740

        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


Administer oaths to witnesses

                                 317, 761


Duties relating to appointment, qualification, compensation of 
staff

                              343, 346, 805


                               767, 771-781

            May be delegated power to issue subpoenas.............   805

            Preside over committee................................   317

            Prior claim of, to recognition........................   953

            Procedure of, in investigations.......................   803

            Procedure of, in submitting reports from standing or 


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                select committees.................................   418

            Reports to the House by, must be made promptly........   834

            Resignation of, presents question of privilege........   699

            Sign subpoenas issued by committee (or subcommittee)..   805


            Speaker appoints, of select and conference committees.   637
Usually report from a standing or select committee


                                 317, 415

            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


Chaplain.
                                 202, 203

        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


Citizens.
                           608a, 615, 615a, 618

        Limitations on suits of, against States...................   218

        Of the United States and the several States...............   225

        Of States, judicial power extends to cases affecting 



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            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.

        As qualification of Representative........................ 9, 10

        As qualification of a Senator.............................    35

        As qualification of the President of the United States....   154

        Reference to, as 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 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.


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Classified information.  See Information.
Clerical staff of committees.  See Committee staffs.
Clerk.
        Of Senators...............................................    33

        Election and oath of.


            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

            Receiving 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



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            Reading motions.......................................   904

            Referring reports to calendars........................   831

            Stands while reading..................................   428

            Taking a vote by clerk tellers........................  1012

            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


Code of Official Conduct.  See Official conduct.
Codification.
                                 731, 739



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Coexisting questions.  See Questions.
Coin.
        Of laws, jurisdiction of, bills for.......................729

        Congress to regulate value of.............................   121

        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


Commander in Chief.  See President.
Commemoratives prohibited.........................................   823
Commerce.
                                 181, 232

        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


Debate on motion to

                           911, 916, 1001-1002c


Relation of, to early use of the previous question

                                917, 1002


                                 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


After previous question ordered

                                857, 1001



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                          994, 1001, 1002

            In order as to bill on third reading..................   494

            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


Ten minutes debate permitted on motion to recommit bill or joint 
resolution

                               1001, 1002c


On bills with amendments between Houses

                               1001, 1002a


Committee of the Whole.
                        486, 528b, 528d, 916, 1002

        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


Procedure of the House as in

                                 675, 970


                                 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 reduced-time votes on questions in 
sequence


                                984, 1032

            Parliamentary method of selecting.....................   327

            Selection of Chair....................................   970


        Quorum of.
Quorum of


Call of, by electronic device or clerks

                                 329, 982


                                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.

            Former 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 



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                general debate....................................   979

            Motion to rise prior amendments offered after reading 


                of general appropriation bills....................  1040
Point of order against motion to rise on an appropriation bill 
exceeding a section 302(b) allocation


                                  1044b

            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


Rising with unfinished business

                              982, 983, 1027


                                 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


Reference of Senate bills from Speaker's table to

                             420, 1001-1002c


Senate amendments considered in

                                 873, 874


Subjects not requiring consideration in

                                1072, 1073


                                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
Reduced-time recorded votes in, on questions in sequence


                                984, 1032

            Unanimous consent to modify special orders entertained 


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Motions for previous question and to adjourn not used in

                in................................................   993


                                 333, 912


            Motion to reconsider not in order in..................  1003
Recorded vote in


Relations of motion to strike enacting words to

                             1012, 1030, 1032


                                 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

            Former 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


Disorderly words taken down in, reported to the House

                                 960, 961


Effect of breaking up of, by disorder

                              369, 960, 961


                                 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


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                             774, 1095

        Subcommittee staff appointments formerly by chair and 

            ranking minority member...............................   767


        Expense resolution for


                                   763


        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


        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


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                              317, 757

            Selection of chairs of select and of standing 

                committees........................................   761


            Serve through a Congress..............................   317
Service of Resident Commissioner and Delegates on


Speaker appoints select and conference committees

                                 675, 676


                                 637, 782

            Subcommittees limited.................................   762

            Term limits for chairs of committees and subcommittees   761

            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

            Amendments adopted in, to be publicly available within 

                24 hours..........................................   796

            Authorization to go to conference.....................   791


            Availability of markup text...........................   798
Broadcasting and press coverage of meetings and hearings


                               796, 807-812

            Clerks of,  see Committee staffs.


            Debate in.............................................   318
Decorum in


Executive sessions of

                              369, 787, 803


Former rule proscribing sitting during five-minute rule

                              796, 798, 803


                                 324, 801

            Intelligence, Select Committee on, special procedures 


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May only act when together

                for...............................................   785


Meetings and action of

                              407, 793, 799


                               408, 793-805


            Meeting when chair fails to call......................   793
Meetings open to public


                                 746, 798

            Method of voting amendments to a bill in..............   417

            Notice requirement for meetings.......................   798

            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


Quorum must be present when perjurious testimony is given to 
support charge of perjury

                         343, 409, 799, 800, 805


                                 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


Vice chair or ranking member presides in absence of chair

                                 343, 805


                                 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, published in Record and available 


                electronically....................................   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 and publicly 

                available.........................................   794


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            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 


                available three days in advance of consideration..   852
Rules to be adhered to in


Broadcasting and press coverage of

                              746, 798, 803


                               796, 807-812

            Executive hearings open to noncommittee Members.......   798

            Five-minute rule applicable during interrogation of 


                witnesses.........................................   802
Hearings open to public


                              746, 798, 803

            Hearings to be preserved in Library of Congress.......  1107

            Notice requirement for hearings.......................   798


            On mismanagement, required............................  805a
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


Adverse reports from Committee on Rules

                            832, 853, 861, 893


Authorization, signing, and validity of

                                 861, 893


Availability in electronic form

                       407, 408, 415, 799, 831-852


Availability of, before floor consideration

                                796, 1105b


By whom made

                                 850, 851


Calendars on which reports of, await action of the House

                            317, 834, 804, 850


                                 828-899

            Calling up reports made in order by adoption of a 


                resolution by the House...........................   862
Direction of committee, for making


Filing of, by chair or majority

                                 317, 415


                                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, 1105b


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            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

            Prior claim of Member in charge of bill to recognition   953


            Prior right of Members of, to recognition for debate..   955
Privileged


                                 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......................................   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

            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


Former oversight findings and recommendations of Committee on 
Government Reform

                                 742, 840


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                                749

            Report on bills amending or repealing statutes must 

                show by typographical device parts of statute 

                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


Tax complexity

                                 864-867


Unfunded Mandates

                                849, 1092


                              790, 843, 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

            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


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            Conferences held by means of select joint.............   532

            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


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Compliance, Office of.  See Congressional accountability.
Compulsory process.
        Of spouses of Members and employees.......................  1095

        For obtaining witnesses...................................   213
Concur, motion to.  See also Agree, motion to.

        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


Motions to request, precedence of

                      528a, 530, 533, 535, 1069-1093


Motions to request, authorization in committee

                    528a, 528b, 528d, 535, 1069, 1070


Requests declined or neglected

                                791, 1070


Separate vote on certain amendments between the Houses when 
request is made

                                534, 1070


                                1070, 1072


        Managers and their powers.
As affected by free and simple conference


Managers of, appointment, removal, and function

                              539, 540, 557


Managers of, motion to instruct or discharge

                                 536, 637


Managers restricted to the disagreements of the two Houses

                                541, 1079


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                             546, 1088

            Managers may not agree to Senate amendments making 

                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


Form of conference reports

                              551, 954, 1091


                              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


Nongermane matter in amendments in disagreement, procedure for 
consideration

                                1089, 1090


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                             1089, 1091

            Not to interrupt reading of Journal...................   621

            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


Reports of inability to agree

                              551, 1089-1091


                                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


Three-day layover and two-hour availability before consideration

                                1081, 1127


                               1082, 1105b

            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 


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Prohibited from adjourning sine die before completion of 
congressional budget process

                Union to..........................................   168


                             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, suffrage.
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


May confirm nomination to fill vacancy in Vice Presi-
                                 221-223


  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



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                              155, 244

            Power to make or alter regulations as to elections of 


                Representatives...................................    42
To legislate to enforce the 13th, 14th, 15th, 23d, and 24th 
amendments to the Constitution


                         224, 233, 234, 250, 251

            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


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        Former rule on application of laws to Congress............  1101

        Office of Compliance......................................  1116

        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


Unparliamentary remarks printed in

                            687, 691, 967, 968


                                 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


Substantially verbatim account of remarks

                                 825, 826


                              691, 967, 968

            Titles of reported bills entered in...................   831
Congressional Research Service....................................  1117
Consent.

        Unanimous.  See Unanimous consent.

        Of Congress.



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            For acceptance of certain gifts.......................   144

            For certain acts of States as to duties, troops, war, 

                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

        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


Constituency.
                                 466, 628


        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


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            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 authority statement.

        Requirement for introduction of bill or joint resolution..  826a
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


Constitutions.
                                 698-702

        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



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Contestants.
                              293-299

        In election cases, admitted to the floor..................   678

        Relations of, to incompatible offices.....................   100
Contested elections.

        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


Contractors.
                                1037, 1063

        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.



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Correction.
        Copyright royalties, limitation on........................  1099

        Bills for, of military and naval records are banned.......   822


        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
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


        Of a quorum.
Certain business suspended by failure of a quorum


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                              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


Counterfeiting.
                                 54, 1020

        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


Credit.
                                 724, 728

        For public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of a 


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            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
Cutgo.

        Point of order............................................ 1068f
Damages to property.

        Bills of payments for, banned with exceptions.............   822
Dams.


        Jurisdiction of subjects relating to


Dean of the House.
                                 731, 739

        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 


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            temporarily by Speaker................................   640

        Of Member, vacancy caused by..............................    18


        Of President or Vice President of United States


                              155, 244, 252

        Of Speaker................................................    28
Debate.

        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

            Coughing..............................................   364

            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


Words taken down in debate

                                 960, 961


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                              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

            Impertinent, superfluous, or tedious speaking.........   359

            Members censured for..................................    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


Decorum and abstention from personalities

                              371, 372, 945


                                 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


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            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


            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


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Motion to discharge a committee not debatable (except under clause 
2, rule XV)

            Motion that Journal be read...........................   621


                                 406, 867

            Under former rule XXX, questions as to reading of 

                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


Quorum necessary during

                                 358, 947


                                 54, 510


            Special-order speeches................................   950
Under reservation of right to object to a unanimous-consent 
request


Debt.
                                 381, 872

        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


Declination.
                                 1130(2)


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Decorum.  See also Debate.
        Of seat by Member.........................................    20

        As to sitting in place....................................   353

        Assaults and affrays......................................   367


        Attire


                                 622, 962


        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 mobile electronic device that impairs decorum 

            forbidden.............................................   962


        Wearing of hats forbidden


Deductions.
                                 377, 962


        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

        Former 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


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        Impeachment began at instance of a........................   603

        May have been appointed a teller..........................  1013

        As chair of Committee of the Whole........................   970

        May be appointed a conferee...............................   676

        May be appointed to select committee......................   676


        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.......  749a
Desertion.

        Certain private bills to correct records are banned.......   822
Designation of public works.


        Consideration prohibited


Desk, Clerk's.  See Clerk's desk.
Dilatory motions.
                                  1068a

        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


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        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


        Of Members


Discoveries.
                                 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 Ethics............................   806
Disqualifying interest.


        Of a Member as to voting


District of Columbia.
                              376, 671, 672

        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


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Division.
        Of another in debate not in order.........................   364


        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

            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


Motion to strike and insert not divisible

                                525, 528d


Offsetting amendments to appropriation bills indivisible

                                 920, 921


                               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


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Drug testing.
        Closed on call of the House when ordered by Speaker.......  1019

        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 

            without...............................................   225
Duties.  See Taxes and tariffs.
Earmarks.

        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 

    the Workforce, Committee on.
Economic Committee, Joint.........................................  1108
Economic report.

        Time for filing of, by President..........................   169
Education.


        Jurisdiction of subjects on


Education and the Workforce, Committee on.........................   720
Education and Labor, Committee on.  See Education and the Workforce, 
                                 720, 723

    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


Of Speaker and other officers of House

                                 26, 312


                                  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


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            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


Election by districts

                                  46-51


                                 228, 229


            Functions of State executive..........................    24
Jurisdiction as to laws relating


Of Members, questions relating to, considered by House 
Administration Committee

                                 724, 728


Power of each House to judge as related to State laws

                                 724, 728


                                  47-50

            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


Federal Elections Commission, disapproval of regulations

                                  42, 43


Special elections in extraordinary circumstances

                                 1130(17)


                             17, 43, 53, 310

            Suffrage not to be abridged for race, color...........   234

            To fill vacancies.....................................    17


        Of Senators.
Of Senators


                             32, 34, 46, 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


Election of Vice President by Senate in certain cases

                                 221-223


                                 221-223

            Congress to provide for case wherein death occurs 

                among those from whom House and Senate choose 


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Electoral count.
                President and Vice President respectively.........   246


        Constitutional provision for


                                 219, 220


        Jurisdiction of matters relating to


Electoral votes.
                                 724, 728

        Transmittal and count of..................................   220
Electors.


        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


Electronic equipment and form of publication.
                                 151, 152

        Availability in electronic form and layover requirements.. 1105b

        Committee publications available in electronic form.......   796

        Mobile electronic devices that impair decorum forbidden in 

            Chamber...............................................   962

        Standards for electronic documents set by House 

            Administration........................................   753

        Voting and quorum calls by,  see Voting.
Emancipation.

        Of slaves, no compensation for............................   232
Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and Operations.


        Office of


Emoluments.
                                  1125c

        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


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        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

        Aid or comfort to those of the United States..............   232
Energy and Commerce, Committee on.................................   721
Energy matters.  See also Nuclear energy.


        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


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Enumeration.
        Signature vacated.........................................   625

        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

        Limitation of judicial power in suits of..................   218
Equivalent questions.  See Question; Amendments between the Houses.
Errors.


        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 calendar.......   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

        Financial disclosure......................................  1103

        Former Select Committee on................................  721c

        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
Ethics, Committee on.

        Approval of copyright royalty contracts...................  1099

        Composition of............................................   759

        Duties and procedures of as to standards of conduct and 

            investigations........................................   806

        Duties under the gift rule................................  1100

        Employing agency under Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act..  721b

        History and jurisdiction of...............................  721b


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        Inspector General makes certain reports to................   667

        Privileged reports from...................................   853


        Sanction Committee may recommend


Evidence.
                                  62-66


        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

        Of Member for holding incompatible offices................   101


        Of Member-elect for disqualification


                                 12, 205


        Of petitions, bills for cause


Excuses.  See Absence.
Executive.  See President; Executive departments and agencies.
Executive communications.
                                 819, 824

        Transmission to House.....................................   827


        Reference of


Executive departments and agencies.
                              816, 873, 874

        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.


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Executive of State.
        Jurisdiction of appropriations for........................   716

        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


Expenditures.
                              622, 963, 964

        Of public money, account to be published..................   143
Experiment stations.

        Jurisdiction of bills relating to.........................   715
Explanation.


        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


[[Page 1343]]






                             1081, 1127

        Committee reports must contain effect of accompanying 


            measures on


                              790, 843, 1127

        Effective date of Unfunded Mandates Reform Act............  1127

        Former 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

        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


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Fix the day and hour, motion to.  See Adjourn, motion to.
Flag.
        Pro forma amendments......................................   981


        Pledge of Allegiance


Floor, Hall of House.
                                 687, 869

        Abuse of privilege of.....................................   679


        Admission of representative of press and radio to


                                 693, 694

        Admission of certain former Members.......................   680


        Distribution of campaign contributions prohibited


                                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

        Yielding of, in debate,  see Debate.
Forces.

        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.


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        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


Forest reserves and forestry.
                                144, 1100


        Jurisdiction of bills relating to


Forfeiture.
                                 715, 731

        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

            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


Franking privilege.
                                 864-867

        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


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        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


General debate.  See Debate.
General revenue sharing.
                                670, 1125b

        Jurisdiction over.........................................   732
General welfare.

        Power of Congress to provide for..........................   117
Germane.

        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


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Government Operations, Committee on.  See Oversight and Government 
        Right of people to petition...............................   208

    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

        Power to demand fugitives from justice....................   185
Grand Jury.

        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


Heads of departments.  See also Departments.
                                 377, 962

        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


Health.
                                 873, 874

        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.


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        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


High crimes and misdemeanors, impeachable offenses.  See Impeachment.
High seas.
                              746, 798, 803

        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.

        Committee on..............................................  723a

        Former select committees on...............................  723b
Honorarium.


        Limitations on


Hour of meeting.
                             1095, 1099, 1103

        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


Hour rule.
                                 911, 913

        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

        Duty as to standard for electronic documents..............   753

        Former duty as to enrolled bills..........................   754


        Duty as to termination of LSOs


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                                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


House as in Committee of the Whole.
                                 776, 779


        Procedure in


                                 424-427


        Procedure in generally applicable to House committees


House Calendar.
                                 407, 792

        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.


            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


House of Representatives.
                                 502, 505

        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


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                                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


        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 noon


                                  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


House office buildings.
                                  17-25

        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


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            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

            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


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        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

        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


Imprisonment.
                                 716, 717

        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.


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Incompatible offices.
        Limitation on outside earned..............................  1099


        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.

        Of grand jury as related to trial for crime...............   212
Informal rising of Committee of the Whole.  See Committee of the Whole.
Information.

        Classified, oath not to disclose..........................  1095


        To be given to Congress by the President


Inhabitancy.
                                 169, 170

        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.


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Instructions.  See Commit; Conference; Discharge; Recommit; Recommittal; 
        Office of.................................................   667

    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


Insurrection.
                                 818, 891

        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


        Procedures for disclosure of classified information


Interest.
                                785, 1095


        Disqualifying personal, as to voting


Internal Revenue Taxation, Joint Committee on.....................  1109
International Relations, Committee on.  See Foreign Affairs, Committee 
                              376, 671, 672

    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


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Inventors.
        Suspension of writ of habeas corpus for...................   138

        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.

        As source of general parliamentary law....................    60

        Part of rules of House....................................  1105

        Purposes and methods of preparation of (footnote).........   283


        Text of


Jeopardy.
                                 283-620

        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.

        In general.

            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 of proceedings


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                              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 introduction of bills, petitions, and resolutions..   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

            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 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.
As related to quorum


                                 55, 1027

            Business not transacted before........................   621

            Disorder during.......................................   621

            For approval..........................................   621

            Interruption of.......................................   621


            May be interrupted by a question of privilege.........   710
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

            Not interrupted by conference report..................  1077


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            Place in order of business............................   869


        Amendment and approval.
Amendment of


Approval of, by House

                                 74, 621


                                 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


Judgment in impeachments.  See Impeachment.
Judicial officers.
                                 174-176

        Bound by oath to support the Constitution.................   196
Judicial power.

        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

            District of Columbia, former Committee on.............   732

            Education and the Workforce...........................   720

            Energy and Commerce...................................   721

            Ethics................................................  721b


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            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, Space, and Technology........................   735

            Small Business........................................   736

            Transportation and Infrastructure.....................   739

            Veterans' Affairs.....................................   740

            Ways and Means........................................   741

        Of the United States.

            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.

        Irrigation of, jurisdiction as to.........................   731


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        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


Application of laws to legislative branch,  see Congressional 
accountability.
                                  29, 30

            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


            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..................   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 


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                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 

                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.


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        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.

        States restricted as to making............................   146
Legislation.

        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


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        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

        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


Lists.
                                 1130(6b)

        Presidential electors to make certain.....................   219
Loans (foreign).


        Jurisdiction of matters relating to


Lobby.
                                 723, 729

        Speaker may order to be cleared...........................   622


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Lobbying.
        Power of chair of Committee of the Whole as to order in...   970

        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

        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


Constitutes quorum of House

                            409, 798, 799, 805


                                  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.


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        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


Administration of the oath at organization

                                 643-645


                                 198-204

        Of the House.

            Speaker takes Chair at hour of........................   621

            Standing order as to daily hour of, expires with the 

                session...........................................   386

            Jurisdiction of orders as to..........................   733


        Of committees.
Of committees


Former rule proscribing sittings during five-minute rule

                              407, 793, 805


                                 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


Compensation of

                                  86, 88


                                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


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            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

            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


Scope of privilege of speech and debate

                                  92, 93


                                 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


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                             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


Right of, to have paper read once

                              434, 964, 965


                                 432, 964

            But no right where question is not put................   433

        General rights as to procedure.

            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


Rights of, to demand the execution of a subsisting order

                                 832, 893


                                 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


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Memorials.
        Status of, as to privilege, oath, committee service.......   300


        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


Merchant Marine and Fisheries, former Committee on.
                                 718, 739


        Former jurisdiction transferred


Messages.
                            718, 731, 735, 739

        Usages as to.

            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

            Neglected bills.......................................   570

            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


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Migration.
            Reference and distribution of annual..................   875

        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

        Trials for crimes in......................................   212
Miners, welfare of.


        Jurisdiction of matters relating to


Ministers, public.
                                 720, 731

        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


Misdemeanors.
                                 833, 804

        As to what are............................................   175


        Impeachable offenses


Mondays.
                              173, 175, 176

        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


Money.
                                 892, 894

        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


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        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

        Debate....................................................   951
Motions.

        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


Reading or statement of

                                 392, 460


                                 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 


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                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


            To reconsider, not used in Committee of the Whole.....   416
To strike enacting words


Those admitted in ``House as in Committee of the Whole''

                                 988, 989


                                 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


Privileged interruptions of daily order of business

                                 911-917


                                 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.


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            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

            Former motion to strike Federal unfunded mandate......   991

            To read the Journal...................................   621

            To rescind a special order not privileged under the 

                rules.............................................   734
Motives.

        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


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Navy yards.
        Trial for crimes in.......................................   212

        Power of Congress over places purchased for...............   134
Negative.


        Of one question amounting to the affirmative of another


Newspapers, admission to the floor.  See Floor.
Nobility.
                                 485-488

        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


        Oversight jurisdiction


Oath.  See also Affirmation.
                                 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.


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            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


Occasions, extraordinary.
                                 818, 824

        Power of President to convene Congress on.................   171

        Other power of convening..................................   171
Offenses.

        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.


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Office buildings.
        Prohibition of unofficial.................................  1096

        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.

            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


Election of, except Speaker

                                26-30, 640


                                 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

        Financial disclosure......................................  1103

        Former Committee on Standards of..........................  721b

        Outside earned income.....................................  1099


        Revisions of remarks in debate, standard of


                                 967, 968

        Use of Frank..............................................  1097


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Official record.
        Unofficial office accounts................................  1096

        Journal as................................................   582
Official reporters.


        Of debates, appointment and removal of


One-fifth.
                                 724, 685


        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 

            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


Power of chair of Committee of the Whole to preserve, in galleries 
and lobby

                                 368, 369


                                 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


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            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

            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


Right of a Member to demand the execution of a subsisting order

                                 949-956


The calendars on which reports of committees await action of the 
House

                                 381, 872


                                 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


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            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


Privileged reports from certain committees

                                   1130


                                 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.

            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


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        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


        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...............................  749a

        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


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        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

            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.


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Paragraphs.
            Privileged status of requests for return of papers....   565


        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


Parks, District of Columbia.
                                 162, 164

        Jurisdiction over subjects related to.....................   731
Parliament.  See House of Commons.
Parliamentarian.

        Office of.................................................  1122

        Precedents compiled by....................................  1122
Parliamentary inquiries.

        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.


        Exception under the Congressional Budget Act


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                          1127 (sec. 302)


        Former pay-as-you-go point of order


                                  1068j


        Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010


Pensions.
                                910, 1129

        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


People.
                                 1130(8)

        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

        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


Person.
                                 343, 409

        Security of, as to searches and seizures..................   211
Personal explanations.

        Made by unanimous consent.................................   945
Personal interest.


        Disqualifying as to voting


Personal privilege.
                              376, 671, 673

        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


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        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 


            other House


                               82, 82a, 84

        Power of President to convene Congress away from seat of 


            Government


Places of elections.
                               82, 82a, 171


        Regulation of


Pleadings.
                                  42, 43


        In an impeachment


Pledge of Allegiance..............................................   869
Pocket veto.
                                 612, 613

        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


Constitutional

                                 643, 645


Procedure if point of order against motion to rise and report an 
appropriation bill where bill exceeds section 302(b) allocation is 
sustained

                                 60, 628


                                  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


On nongermane portions of conference reports and amendments in 
disagreement

                              547, 1089-1091


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                             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


To question of consideration

                            798, 799, 842, 843


                              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 

                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


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        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

        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


Postponement.
                                443, 1130

        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


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            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.

            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


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                              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 

                people............................................   217

        Of the House of Representatives.


            To confirm Vice President.............................   253
To elect its Speaker and other officers


To judge elections of its Members

                                26-30, 640


To punish and expel its Members

                                  46-51


To make rules

                                  62-66


To punish for contempt

                                  58-60


As to treaties

                                 293-299


                                 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


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                              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


Of questions of privilege as related to pending business

                               458, 698-668


                                 698-668

            Of revenue and appropriation bills in Committee of the 

                Whole.............................................   977

            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


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Presentment.
        Questions of, committed to conference.....................   531

        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 

                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


Rule for reference of messages from

                                 865, 868


                                 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


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            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 

                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


Inability of

                                 175, 176


                              252, 254, 255


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            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


Vice President as acting President

                               155, 252-256


President-elect of the United States.
                              252, 254, 255

        Death or failure to qualify...............................   244
President pro tempore.

        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


Postponement of proceedings notwithstanding1000a..................
                                 994, 996

            To debatable secondary and privileged motions.........   450

        Moving and putting of.

            Considered as ordered on certain preferential motions 

                to insist.........................................  1084


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Forty minutes of debate after ordering of

            Effect of, on debate..................................   999


Forty minutes debate not allowed when ordered on motion not 
debatable

                                 891, 999


                              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.

            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


Prima facie title.
                                1005, 1006

        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.


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            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.

        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


Private claims.  See Private bills.
Private pension bills.  See Private bills.
Private property.
                                 817, 822

        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


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            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


Procedure when raised by Member

                                 699, 713


                                 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 

                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 


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                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


Jefferson's discussion of power of the House to punish for 
contempts

                              299, 702, 713


                                 293-299

        Affecting the Member.

            Of the Member.........................................   698


            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 


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                question..........................................   457


            Intervening questions relating to reading of papers...   459
Laws providing congressional disapproval by privileged resolution


Matters privileged to interrupt the daily order of business

                                   1130


                                 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


            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


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                             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


To strike the enacting words of a bill

                              586, 911, 913


To suspend the rules

                                 988, 989


                                 885-888

        Motions as--Certain not.  See also Motions.

            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 


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            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

        Jurisdiction as to, abroad................................   723

        Jurisdiction as to marine hospitals.......................   721

        Jurisdiction of bills for penitentiaries..................   729


        Jurisdiction as to Patent Office


Public credit.
                                   729

        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


Public Works and Transportation, Committee on.  See Transportation and 
                                  1068a

    Infrastructure, Committee on.
Publication.

        Of accounts of receipts and expenditures of public money..   143

        Of Journals of each House.................................    68
Punishments.


        Censure or reprimand, of a Member


                                  63-65


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        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 Ethics,  see Ethics, Committee on.

        Speaker may not inflict...................................   622
Putting the question.

        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 


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                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

            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


Question.
                                 424-427

        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.


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            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.


        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


Of the Committee of the Whole

                                 343, 409


                                 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


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            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 

                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 


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                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

            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


Of papers on which the House is to vote

                                 964, 965


                                 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


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            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


First and second

                                 941, 943


                                 941, 942


            Manner of reading a bill the second time..............   428
Obsolete requirements as to


Obsolete requirements as to third

                                 399, 400


                                 492, 493

            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


Reasons.
                                1037, 1063

        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


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        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


        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


Of House, emergency recess and reconvening

                                 638, 639


                                 83, 639

            Of a committee........................................   787

            Of Committee of the Whole, emergency..................   639


        Motion for.
Status of


Recognition.
                              586, 911, 913

        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


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        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


        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 


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            previous question.....................................   857


        One motion to, in order after previous question is ordered


                             911, 1001, 1002

        Repetition of motions.....................................   918


        Recognition to offer


Recommittal.
                          911, 917, 1001, 1002c

        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 

            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.........................  1007

        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


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        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


Record.  See also Congressional Record.
                                  82, 84

        The Journal as............................................   582
Record vote.

        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


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            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 

                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


After previous question is ordered, privilege and effect of

                                 486, 998


Minority has preference in recognition for, after previous 
question is ordered

                                994, 1002


                               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


Reference.
                                 448, 449

        Of bills.  See Bills.


        Of memorials, petitions.
By Speaker


By Members

                              816, 825, 873


                                 816, 818


            Private claims referred to certain committees.........   817
Of communications, rule for


Of messages of the President, rule for

                              816, 873, 874


                               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


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Correction of, in case of bills referred from Speaker's table

            Change of, for errors in..............................   824


                                 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 

            Court.................................................   179
Rejection.


        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


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Reporters.
        Of amendments.............................................   468

        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

            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


From heads of departments to be studied by committees

                                 873, 874


                                 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


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Choice of President by

            Bills for raising revenue to originate in.............   102


Chooses Speaker and other officers

                                 221, 222


                                  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, 678


            The office building...................................  1114
Vacancies in


Reprieves.
                                  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


Reservation.
                                 1130(6a)

        Of rights of people.......................................   216


        Of points of order on general appropriation bills


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                             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

        Former 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

        Formerly could 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.


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            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

            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


Return.
                                1036-1062

        Of a message sometimes asked..............................   565
Returns.


        Power of House to judge as to


Revenue.
                                  46-51

        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


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            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


Revenue sharing, general.
                                1033, 1067

        Jurisdiction over.........................................   732
Revenue treaties.

        Authority of House as to..................................   597
Revision of the laws.

        Jurisdiction of subjects relating to......................   729

        Law Revision Counsel, Office of...........................  1120
Riders.


        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 


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                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

        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


Rules.
                                 678, 680


        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


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            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 


                vote..............................................   857
Certain reports may be considered immediately without two-thirds 
vote


Reports, adverse, from

                                857, 1087


                                 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
Science.


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Science and Technology, Committee on.  See Science, Space, and 
        Congress may promote, by patent and copyright laws........   124

    Technology, Committee on.
Science, Space, and Technology, Committee on.

        History, jurisdiction, and duties of......................   735

        Special oversight functions of............................   744
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.

        Obsolete requirement that a Member sit in his place.......   353
Second.


        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


Secrecy.
                                 911-917

        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)


Secrets.
                                 105, 109

        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


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        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


        Former Energy Independence and Global Warming


                                  1112c

        Former Aging..............................................   784

        Former Ethics.............................................  721c

        Former Homeland Security..................................  723b

        Former Intelligence Oversight Panel, Committee on 

            Appropriations........................................  747a

        Membership contingent on party membership.................   782


        Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence


                             744, 785, 1112a

        Speaker appoints..........................................   637

        Reports, dissolution, and revival of......................   419
Select Panel.

        Of Committee on Appropriations, former 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


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Senate amendments.  See Amendments Between the Houses; Conferences.
Senate bills.
                               38-41


        Rule for reference of


                              816, 873, 874

        Consideration of, from Speaker's table with reference to 


            Committee of the Whole


Senate resolutions.
                                 873, 874

        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

        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


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        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 

            request of committee majority.........................   793
Sex discrimination.

        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


Slavery.
                                1082, 1083

        Not to exist in the United States.........................   224

        Suffrage not to be abridged for previous condition of.....   234


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Small business.
        No claims to be paid for..................................   232

        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


Smoking.
                                 724, 739

        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.

        As to quartering of.......................................   210

        Of the World War, jurisdiction of matters relating to.....   740
Speaker.


        Election of.
Chosen by the House


Chosen by majority on rollcall vote by surname

                                 26, 312


                                 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.


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            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


        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


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            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

            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


Duty to exclude certain bills, memorials

                                 816, 827


                              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


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Sign acts, writs, subpoenas

            Objects to action on a bill without reading...........   942


Signing of enrolled bills by

                                 624, 626


                                 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 

                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..................................   678

            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


Duty as to calling to order in debate

                              362, 960, 961


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                              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.

            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 


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Takes the Chair at informal rising of Committee of the Whole to 
receive a message

                Whole.............................................   424


                                 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


            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


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        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
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


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            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

            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 


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                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

            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
Statutory limit on public debt.

        Former rule providing for adjustment of...................  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

        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

        Issue of, during recess of Congress.......................   342

        Procedure for response to subpoenas.......................   697


        Signed by Speaker


                                 624, 626


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        Standing committees and their subcommittees may issue.....   805

        Authorizing and signing committee subpoenas...............   805
Substantive propositions.


        As related to division of the question


Substitute amendment.
                                 919, 921

        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


Sunday.
                                 608, 611

        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 

            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


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        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.......................   678

        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


Taxes and Tariffs.
                            368, 369, 960, 961

        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 


            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 


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            ``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


Televising.
                                1033, 1067


        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

        Of Representatives........................................  5, 6

        Of Senators...............................................    32


        Of Speaker (former term limit) and other officers


                                 26, 635a

        Of Speaker expires with the Congress......................   643


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Territories.
        Of two years for appropriations for armies................   171

        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


Three days.  See Adjournment; Committees; Conferences.
Tie vote.
                                 941, 943

        Decision on...............................................   508

        Question lost on..........................................   631


        Speaker's vote in case of


                                631, 1015

        Vote of Vice President in case of.........................    36
Time.

        Of adjournment, power of President as to..................   171

        Amendments, filling blanks as to..........................   475
Times of elections.


        Regulation of


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Titles.
                               42, 43

        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


None to be granted

                                 144, 145


Tonnage.
                                 144, 145

        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.


        Aviation programs, funding for


                                  1064d

        Former rule on obligation limitations.....................  1064

        Higway Trust Fund, spending authority from and balances in  1064
Transportation and Infrastructure, Committee on.

        History, jurisdiction, and duties of......................   739
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 

                to................................................   721
Treason.

        An impeachable offense....................................   173


        Aid to enemies of the United States


                                 81, 230

        Definition of.............................................   181

        Extradition for...........................................   185


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        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.

        States not to keep, in time of peace......................   148
Trust.


        No one holding office of, to accept certain gifts


                                 144, 145

        Public, no religious test required for under United States   196
Trusts.


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Tuesday.
        Jurisdiction of subjects relating to......................   729

        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


Unfinished business.
                                 381, 872

        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

        Resumption of business of a preceding session of Congress.   814
Unfunded Mandates.  See Federal mandates.
Union.

        Execution of laws of......................................   132

        States of, guaranteed republican form of government and 


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Union Calendar.
            protection from invasion and domestic violence........   189

        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


From action of House

                             17, 43, 53, 310


                                 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

            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


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            In offices, President to fill, during recess of Senate167


            In Senate.............................................    34
On Committees, filling of


Vacating.
                                 757, 793

        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


        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 


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Views of minority.
            to choose.............................................   221

        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


Votes.
                                 27, 640

        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 formerly in the Committee of the Whole


                                 675, 985

        Each Senator to have one..................................    32

        Former 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.

            Absent Members' votes not announced...................  1031

            Member may demand count of Members to make quorum on 


                record vote.......................................  1020
Change of a vote


Disqualifying personal interest

                             511, 1014, 1017


                              376, 671, 673


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Duties and rights of Delegates and Resident Commissioner in 
committees and in Committee of the Whole

            Control of vote by Member.............................672


                                 675, 985

            Former 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


Right of Member to have read once a paper on which a vote is about 
to occur

                                 964, 965


                                 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 


                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.


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            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

            Former 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 


                in House to elect.................................   221
Speaker


Speaker elected by majority

                                 27, 312


                                 27, 312

            Vice President, in Senate in choice of................   221

        In general.


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            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 as to pensions arising from..................   740


        Relative powers of Congress and the President


War Claims.
                               128, 1130(2)

        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


Warships.
                                 624, 626

        Not to be kept by States in time of peace.................   148
Water.

        Jurisdiction over water transportation generally..........   739

        Jurisdiction of matters relating to water power...........   739

        Jurisdiction of matters relating to supply of, for 

            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.


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        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


Weights.
                                 856, 900

        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


Of motion to amend in Committee of the Whole

                                 922, 925


                                   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


            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 


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                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


Admission of counsel in

                              343, 346, 805


                                 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


Quorum must be present when perjurious testimony is given to 
support charge of perjury

                                 798, 803


                                 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

            Right to confront, in criminal prosecutions...........   213
Words taken down.


        Procedure in case of


                                 960, 961


        Parliamentary procedure in taking down disorderly


Writing.
                                 368, 369

        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.


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                              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


Yeas and nays.
                                 608, 611

        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


        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

            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