Rules of the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: Adopted April 3, 1985, 99th Congress, 1st Session
U.S. House of Representatives, 1985 - 10 pages
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ABUSE AND CONTROL accordance with clause activities additional adjourn advise allocation approval authorized basis BROADCASTING California called cast Chair Chairman Commit Committee at least Committee meeting Committee member complete conduct considered constitute a quorum copy covered days excluding Saturdays demand designated DUTIES enter evidence or testimony executive executive session fair and equitable filed Florida Galleries give evidence given hearing or meeting House of Representatives includ install investigative hearing Jersey legal public holidays majority being present manner meeting or hearing meeting room member present members voting method of coverage motions NARCOTICS ABUSE necessary obstruct unnecessarily obtain otherwise paragraph party permitted Personnel providing coverage photogra prior PROCEDURE promptly proposed report proxy question a witness radio media Ranking Minority Member recognize record regular meeting request respect rollcall vote Rule XI scheduled session signed subject matter subpena Sundays Television cameras unless witness writing York
Page 3 - The chairman may punish breaches of order and decorum, and of professional ethics on the part of counsel, by censure and exclusion from the hearings; and the committee may cite the offender to the House for contempt.
Page 6 - House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memorandums, papers, and documents as it deems necessary.
Page 8 - ... (2) No witness served with a subpoena by the committee shall be required against his or her will to be photographed at any hearing or to give evidence or testimony while the broadcasting of that hearing, by radio or television, is being conducted. At the request of any such witness who does not wish to be subjected to radio, television, or still photography coverage, all lenses shall be covered and all microphones used for coverage turned off.
Page 8 - Galleries. (4) Television cameras shall be placed so as not to obstruct in any way the space between any witness giving evidence or testimony and any member of the committee or the visibility of that witness and that member to each other.
Page 3 - Upon payment of the cost thereof, a witness may obtain a transcript copy of his testimony given at a public session or, if given at an executive session, when authorized by the Commission.
Page 4 - No evidence or testimony taken in executive session may be released or used in public sessions without the consent of the committee.
Page 1 - Budget) shall make public announcement of the date, place, and subject matter of any hearing to be conducted by the committee on any measure or matter at least one week before the commencement of that hearing unless the committee determines that there is good cause to begin such hearing at an earlier date.
Page 9 - ... themselves, at any time during the course of the hearing or meeting, between the witness table and the members of the committee.
Page 9 - ... hearing or meeting by still photography, that coverage shall be made on the basis of a fair and equitable pool arrangement devised by the Standing Committee of Press Photographers.
Page 8 - Equipment necessary for coverage by the television and radio media shall not be installed in, or removed from, the hearing or meeting room while the committee is in session. (7) Floodlights, spotlights, strobelights, and flashguns shall not be used in providing any method of coverage of the hearing or meeting, except that the television media may install additional lighting in the hearing or meeting room, without cost to the Government, in order to raise the ambient lighting level in the hearing...