[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 112th Congress]
[112nd Congress]
[House Document 111-157]
[Jeffersons Manual of ParliamentaryPractice]
[Page 267]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov]


                            sec. xlii--titles

Sec. 512. Amendments to the title of a bill. After the bill has passed, and not before, the title may be amended, and is to be fixed by a question; and the bill is then sent to the other House.
The House by clause 6 of rule XVI embodies this principle with an additional provision as to debate.