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H. Doc. 94-661 - Deschler-Brown Precedents, Volume 12, Chapter 29 (Sections 1-34), Volume 13, Chapter 29 (Sections 35-end, plus index)

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Deschler-Brown Precedents, Volume 12, Chapter 29 (Sections 1-34), Volume 13, Chapter 29 (Sections 35-end, plus index)
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Chapter 29. Consideration and Debate PDF | Text | More
Front Matter PDF | Text | More
Commentary and editing by Peter D. Robinson, J.D. and Evan Hoorneman, J.D. Manuscript editing by Joan Deschler Bamel. 
Outline listing the subheads found in each section of each division of this chapter PDF | Text | More
A. Introductory; Initiating Consideration and Debate More
§ 1. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 2. Factors Bearing on Consideration; Points of Order Against Consideration; Special Rules and... PDF | Text | More
§ 3. Consideration in the Committee of the Whole PDF | Text | More
§ 4. Consideration in the House as in the Committee of the Whole PDF | Text | More
§ 5. Question of Consideration PDF | Text | More
§ 6. Questions Not Subject to Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 7. Opening and Closing Debate; Right To Close PDF | Text | More
B. Right to Recognition More
§ 8. In General; Seeking Recognition PDF | Text | More
§ 9. Power and Discretion of Speaker or Chairman PDF | Text | More
§ 10. Recognition for Unanimous-consent Requests; One-minute and Special-order Speeches PDF | Text | More
§ 11. Limitations on Power of Recognition; Basis for Denial PDF | Text | More
§ 12. Priorities in Recognition PDF | Text | More
§ 13. Of Members of Committee PDF | Text | More
§ 14. Of Member in Control PDF | Text | More
§ 15. Of Opposition After Rejection of Essential Motion PDF | Text | More
C. Recognition on Particular Questions More
§ 16. As to Bills PDF | Text | More
§ 17. As to Conference Reports and Other House-Senate Matters PDF | Text | More
§ 18. As to Simple or Concurrent Resolutions; Special Rules PDF | Text | More
§ 19. For Offering and Debating Amendments PDF | Text | More
§ 20. For Points of Order and Debate Thereon; Objections and Inquiries; Calls of the House PDF | Text | More
§ 21. Under the Five-minute Rule PDF | Text | More
§ 22. Where Five-minute Debate Has Been Limited PDF | Text | More
§ 23. Recognition for Particular Motions and Debate Thereon PDF | Text | More
D. Control and Distribution of Time for Debate More
§ 24. In General; Role of Manager PDF | Text | More
§ 25. Distribution and Alternation PDF | Text | More
§ 26. Management by Reporting Committee; One-third of Debate Time on Certain Propositions... PDF | Text | More
§ 27. Designation of Managers PDF | Text | More
§ 28. Effect of Special Rule PDF | Text | More
§ 29. Yielding Time PDF | Text | More
§ 30. For Motions or Amendments PDF | Text | More
§ 31. For Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 32. Interruption of Member With the Floor PDF | Text | More
§ 33. Losing or Surrendering Control PDF | Text | More
§ 34. Control Passing to Opposition PDF | Text | More
E. Relevancy in Debate More
§ 35. Debate in the House PDF | Text | More
§ 36. On Question of Privilege PDF | Text | More
§ 37. Debate in Committee of the Whole PDF | Text | More
§ 38. Debate Under Five-minute Rule PDF | Text | More
§ 39. General Debate in Committee of the Whole PDF | Text | More
F. Disorder in Debate More
§ 40. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 41. Disorderly Acts; Attire PDF | Text | More
§ 42. Manner of Address; Interruptions PDF | Text | More
§ 43. Disorderly Language PDF | Text | More
§ 44. Reference to Senate or to Senators PDF | Text | More
§ 45. Reference to Gallery Occupants PDF | Text | More
§ 46. References in Senate to House PDF | Text | More
§ 47. Criticism of Executive and Governmental Officials; References to Presidential or Vice... PDF | Text | More
§ 48. Procedure; Calls to Order PDF | Text | More
§ 49. The Demand That Words Be Taken Down PDF | Text | More
§ 50. Ruling by the Speaker PDF | Text | More
§ 51. Withdrawal or Expungement of Words; Disciplinary Measures PDF | Text | More
§ 52. Permission To Explain or To Proceed in Order PDF | Text | More
G. References to House, Committees, or Members More
§ 53. Criticism of House or Party PDF | Text | More
§ 54. Criticism of Committees or Their Members PDF | Text | More
§ 55. References to Unreported Committee Proceedings; Discussion of Ethics Committee Deliberations PDF | Text | More
§ 56. Form of Reference to Members PDF | Text | More
§ 57. Criticism of Speaker PDF | Text | More
§ 58. Criticism of Legislative Actions or Proposals PDF | Text | More
§ 59. Criticism of Statements or Tactics in Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 60. Critical References to Members PDF | Text | More
§ 61. Use of Colloquialisms PDF | Text | More
§ 62. Questionable Motives PDF | Text | More
§ 63. Falsehood PDF | Text | More
§ 64. Lack of Intelligence PDF | Text | More
§ 65. Race and Prejudice PDF | Text | More
§ 66. Disloyalty PDF | Text | More
H. Duration of Debate in the House More
§ 67. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 68. The Hour Rule PDF | Text | More
§ 69. Ten-minute, Twenty-minute, and Forty-minute Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 70. Five-minute Debate in the House as in Committee of the Whole PDF | Text | More
§ 71. Effect of Special Rules and Unanimous-consent Agreements PDF | Text | More
§ 72. Closing Debate; Senate Cloture PDF | Text | More
§ 73. One-minute, Special-order Speeches, and Morning Hour PDF | Text | More
I. Duration of Debate in the Committee of the Whole More
§ 74. In General; Effect of Special Rules PDF | Text | More
§ 75. General Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 76. Closing General Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 77. Five-minute Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 78. Closing and Limiting Debate PDF | Text | More
§ 79. Effect of Limitation; Distribution of Remaining Time PDF | Text | More
J. Reading Papers and Displaying Exhibits More
§ 80. In General PDF | Text | More
§ 81. Voting on Permission To Read Papers PDF | Text | More
§ 82. Motions; Unanimous-consent Procedures PDF | Text | More
§ 83. Certain Readings Prohibited PDF | Text | More
§ 84. Use of Exhibits PDF | Text | More
K. Secret Session More
§ 85. In General PDF | Text | More
Index to Precedents PDF | Text | More