Rules of the Senate of the United States, and Joint Rules of the Two Houses: Also Rules of Practice and Procedure in the Senate when Sitting for the Trial of Impeachments

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868 - 89 pages
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Page 86 - When a message shall be sent from the Senate to the House of Representatives, it shall be announced at the door of the House by the doorkeeper, and shall be respectfully communicated to the chair, by the person by whom it may be sent.
Page 45 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question...
Page 77 - A majority of the whole number of votes given shall be necessary to the choice of a chairman of a standing committee, but a plurality of votes shall elect the other members thereof. All other committees shall be appointed by ballot, unless otherwise ordered, and a plurality of votes shall appoint.
Page 65 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 46 - When a member shall be called to order, by the President, or a Senator, he shall sit down ; and every question of order shall be decided by the President without debate, subject to an appeal to the Senate ; and the President may call for the sense of the Senate on any question of order.
Page 39 - When a bill or resolution, which shall have passed in one house, is rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the house in which the same shall have passed.
Page 65 - That when the President of the United States shall meet the Senate in the Senate Chamber, the President of the Senate shall have a chair on the floor, be considered as the head of the Senate, and his chair shall be assigned to the President of the United States.
Page 42 - A ; and said tellers having then read the same in the presence and hearing of the two houses, shall make a list of the votes as they shall appear from the said certificates ; and the votes having been ascertained and counted as in this act provided, the result of the same shall be delivered to the President of the Senate...
Page 38 - After a bill shall have passed both Houses, it shall be duly enrolled on parchment by the Clerk of the House of Representatives, or the Secretary of the Senate...
Page 42 - ... votes therein certified, the same having been stated by the Presiding Officer, the Senate shall thereupon withdraw, and said question shall be submitted to that body for its decision; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall, in like manner, submit said question to the House of Representatives for its decision; and no question shall be decided affirmatively, and no vote objected to shall be counted, except by the concurrent votes of the two Houses...

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