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H. Doc. 94-661 - Deschler's Precedents, Volume 1, Chapters 1 - 6

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Deschler's Precedents, Volume 1, Chapters 1 - 6
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Chapter 1. Assembly of Congress PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Peter D. Robinson, J.D. 
A. Meeting and Organization More
§ 1. In general; Law Governing PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Types of Meeting; Sessions PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Time of Meeting PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Place of Meeting PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Clerk as Presiding Officer; Authority PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Election of the Speaker PDF | Text | More
§ 7. Business Under Speaker as Presiding Officer PDF | Text | More
B. Procedure More
§ 8. Procedure Before Adoption of Rules PDF | Text | More
§ 9. Motions PDF | Text | More
§ 10. Adoption of Rules; Applicability PDF | Text | More
§ 11. Resumption of Legislative Business PDF | Text | More
§ 12. Action on Bills PDF | Text | More
Chapter 2. Enrolling Members; Administering the Oath PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Peter D. Robinson, J.D. 
§ 1. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Status of Members- and Delegates-elect PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Presentation of Credentials PDF | Text | More
§ 4. The Clerk's Roll PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Administering the Oath PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Challenging the Right to be Sworn PDF | Text | More
Chapter 3. Party Organization PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Evan Hoorneman, J.D. 
A. Introduction More
§ 1. In General PDF | Text | More
B. Party Caucus or Conference More
§ 2. In General; Nature and Purposes PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Chairmen - Functions PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Adoption of Rules; Recent Changes PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Time and Place of Meetings PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Specific Functions - Selection of Leaders PDF | Text | More
§ 7. Nomination of House Officers PDF | Text | More
§ 8. Creation of Party Committees PDF | Text | More
§ 9. Assigning Members to House Committees PDF | Text | More
§ 10. Policy Determination; Party Decisions as Binding PDF | Text | More
C. Party Committees and Informal Groups More
§ 11. Committee on Committees PDF | Text | More
§ 12. Republican Policy Committee; Research Committee PDF | Text | More
§ 13. Steering Committee PDF | Text | More
§ 14. Patronage Committee PDF | Text | More
§ 15. Official Objectors' Committees PDF | Text | More
§ 16. Campaign Committees; Informal Party Groups PDF | Text | More
D. Floor Leaders More
§ 17. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 18. Duties as to Legislative Schedule PDF | Text | More
§ 19. Role as Party Leader PDF | Text | More
§ 20. Appointments PDF | Text | More
§ 21. Duties; Ceremonial Functions PDF | Text | More
§ 22. Salary and Perquisites; Honors on Death PDF | Text | More
E. Party Whips More
§ 23. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 24. Duties and Functions PDF | Text | More
§ 25. Allowances - Clerk-Hire Allowance PDF | Text | More
Chapter 4. House Facilities and Capitol Grounds PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
A. Introductory More
§ 1. In General; Care, Protection and Use PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Demonstrations and Disturbances PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Hall of the House PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Admission to House Floor PDF | Text | More
B. House Galleries and Buildings More
§ 5. Galleries PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Office Buildings PDF | Text | More
Chapter 5. The House Rules, Journal, and Record PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Evan Hoorneman, J. D., and Roy Miller, LL.B. 
A. House Rules and Manual More
§ 1. In General; Printing PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Jefferson's Manual PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Background Information - Power of New House to Adopt Rules PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Judicial Authority With Respect to Rules PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Amendment PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Applicability; Construction PDF | Text | More
§ 7. Abrogation or Waiver PDF | Text | More
B. The House Journal More
§ 8. In General; Purpose and Use PDF | Text | More
§ 9. The Journal as Evidence PDF | Text | More
§ 10. Entry of Particular Proceedings PDF | Text | More
§ 11. Reading the Journal PDF | Text | More
§ 12. Propriety of Business Before and During Reading PDF | Text | More
§ 13. Effecting Corrections PDF | Text | More
§ 14. Approval PDF | Text | More
C. The Congressional Record More
§ 15. In General; Purpose and Format PDF | Text | More
§ 16. Matters Printed in the Record; Civil Liability PDF | Text | More
§ 17. Deletion of Unparliamentary Remarks PDF | Text | More
§ 18. Correction of Errors PDF | Text | More
§ 19. Revision of Remarks PDF | Text | More
§ 20. Extension of Remarks PDF | Text | More
Chapter 6. Officers, Officials, and Employees PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Roy Miller, LL.B., and Thomas J Nicola, J.D. 
A. The Speaker More
§ 1. Introductory PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Definition and Nature of Office PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Jurisdiction and Duties PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Limitations on the Speaker's Powers PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Participation in Debate and Voting PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Power of Appointment; Legislative Authority PDF | Text | More
§ 7. Preserving Order on the House Floor PDF | Text | More
§ 8. Preserving Order in the House Galleries PDF | Text | More
B. Speaker Pro Tempore More
§ 9. Introductory PDF | Text | More
§ 10. Definition and Nature of Office PDF | Text | More
§ 11. Oath of Office; Term of Office PDF | Text | More
§ 12. Designation of Speaker Pro Tempore PDF | Text | More
§ 13. House Approval PDF | Text | More
§ 14. Election of Speaker Pro Tempore PDF | Text | More
C. House Officers More
§ 15. Qualifications PDF | Text | More
§ 16. Election PDF | Text | More
§ 17. Oath; Compensation PDF | Text | More
§ 18. Duties of the Clerk PDF | Text | More
§ 19. Duties of the Sergeant at Arms PDF | Text | More
§ 20. Duties of the Doorkeeper PDF | Text | More
§ 21. Duties of the Chaplain PDF | Text | More
§ 22. Vacancies; Selection of Successors PDF | Text | More
§ 23. In General; Immunities PDF | Text | More
§ 24. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 25. Creating Positions PDF | Text | More
§ 26. Minority Positions PDF | Text | More
§ 27. Compensation PDF | Text | More