[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 114th Congress]
[House Document 113-181]
[Jeffersons Manual of ParliamentaryPractice]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov]
The House by clause 6 of rule XVI embodies this principle with an
additional provision as to debate.
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.