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PRESIDENT to be first addressed by the speaker . . .

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to decide when two or more rise at the same time to speak 5
to decide questions of order - - - - - - 6
may call for the sense of the Senate on a question of

order - - - - - - - - -
may desire a motion to be reduced to writing - - .
to decide on an equal division - . . . . 21
decision of, on an equal division, to be taken by the Secre-

tary •. • • • • • • • • •
shall put all questions : - - - - - ..
may, for a limited time, name a member to perform the

duties of the Chair . . . . . . . 23
may appoint a chairman, while the Senate are acting as in

committee of the whole . . . . . . 28
to give notice of the several readings of bills-
to have the regulation of the parts of the Capitol appropri-

ated to the Senate - - - - - - - 48
to be assigned the President's chair when attending the de-

liberations of the Senate - - - - - -
PRESIDING OFFICER of the Senate to have the regulation of certain

parts of the Capitol · · · · · 48
PRIVILEGE of admission to the floor, persons entitled to .. • • 47

QUESTION under debate, when, and by what motions superseded . .
" may be divided . . -

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final, on second reading . . . . . . . 29
to be decided, ay or no ·
to be put by the President of the Senate - -
on amending the Constitution, short of the main question,

to be determined by a majority • • • • •
QUORUM, proceedings when a less number shall have assembled - - 8

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READING NEWSPAPERS prohibited while the Journals or public papers

are reading or a member speaking - - 2
“ of a paper called for, and objected to, to be decided by the

Senate - - - - - - - - - - 14
RECONSIDERATION, motion for, may be made by one of the majority • 20

or by a member of the side that prevailed . . 44

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RECONSIDERATION, motion for, must be made within two days after

vote : - - - - - - - 20
motion for, must be made before the subject-matter

is out of possession of Senate . . .
of a question requiring the affirmative vote of two-

thirds, to be determined by a majority .' . 44
Record, executive, extracts from, prohibited . .. ...
REFERENCE of petitions, &c., how made • • • • • •
REPORTS of standing committees, when received

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o of committees, to lie one day.

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RESOLUTIONS, requiring approbation of the President to amend Consti-

tution, and grant money, to be treated as bills · ..
other, to lie one day -

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on third reading, amended only by consent ., - .
engrossed, recommitted, and reported, to be again read a

second time - - -

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SECRECY enjoined on confidential communications - -

" enjoined on remarks on persons nominated - - - -

o enjoined on treaties • • .' - - - - .
SECRETARY to endorse bills passed, &c. . . . . . 45 |

to take the decision of the Vice President when the Senate

is equally divided - - - - - - - 21
to receive from committee, and enter engrossed bills - - 33
to furnish the President with transcripts of executive Jour-

nal - - . . . . . . . . . 4?
to attend and take minutes when Senate is convened to any
other place . . . . -

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to make returns on nominations, from day to day ... 4%
to return or deliver no paper, except original treaties, with-

out order of Senate - - - - - • •
to furnish no extract from executive Journal without spe- |

cial order - . . . . . . . . . . 4%

to convey messages to House of Representatives . . 45
SENATE, proceedings of, when a number less than a quorum shall have

assembled - . . . . . . - - 8
proceedings of, in quasi committee, to be entered concisely - 3%
ceremonial proceedings when met by the President of the

United States at any other place than the Senate Cham-
ber - - . - - - - - - - 3

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" who shall be admitted when engaged in executive or confi

dential business - - - . - - - . . 40 the proceedings of, to be recorded separately

- 41 transcripts and extracts from executive records, in what cases

furnished . • • • • • • •
votes of, to be entered on Journal .
contents of memorials and petitions presented to, to be entered

on the Journal • • • • • • . - 32 shall be cleared of all persons except their officers, when act

ing on executive business • • • • • • 40 « executive proceedings of, to be recorded separately from the

legislative . - - - - - • - • 41 SPEAKING, among the members, prohibited during debaté -

more than twice in one day, on the same subject, pro

hibited • • • • • • • • •

TIME, LONGEST, first put - - - - - || TREATIES, proceedings on - - - -

o to be kept secret, until injunction be removed

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Vice PRESIDENT, OR PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE, may appoint a chairman • • • • •

- - 23 VOTE, every, to be entered on the journal

• - 32 “ no member allowed to, after decision is announced . . . 17

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Words, exceptionable, shall be taken down, when a call to order is

made by a senator • • • • • •

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YEAS AND Nars, to be called alphabetically · · · · · 16

" may be required by one-fifth - - - - - 16

to be taken without debate ·
after being taken, no member allowed to enter his
vote.

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JEFFERSON'S MANUAL,

CONTAINING THE

RULES OF PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE,

EXPLANATORY NOTES,

A TRANSLATION OF FOREIGN PHRASES,

WITH

MARGINAL EXPERENCES TO THE RULES OF THE TWO HOUSES OP CONGRESS, WHICH HAVE BEEN

DERIVED THEREFROM,

WITE

AN INDEX.

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