Standing Rules for Conducting Business in the Senate of the United States: Together with Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate when Sitting on the Trial of Impeachments; Rules for the Regulation of Senate Wing of the United States Capitol; Standing Orders of the Senate Not Embraced in the Rules, and Such Parts of Acts as Affect the Business of the Senate; and List of Senators of the Fifty-first Congress

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1890 - 79 pages
 

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Page 51 - ... to produce papers upon any matter under inquiry before either house, or any committee of either house of Congress, willfully makes default, or who, having appeared, refuses to answer any question pertinent to the question under inquiry, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars nor less than one hundred dollars, and imprisonment in a common jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months.
Page 37 - ... and in whichsoever way you perform the service, let it be done at least days before the appearance day mentioned in said writ of summons. Fail not, and make return of this writ of summons and precept, with your proceedings thereon indorsed, on or before the appearance day mentioned in the said writ of summons.
Page 51 - Houses of Congress, or by any committee of either House, upon the ground that his testimony to such fact or his production of such paper may tend to disgrace him or otherwise render him infamous.
Page 50 - House, or either of its committees, shall be as follows : For each day a witness shall attend, the sum of two dollars; for each mile he shall travel in coming to or going from the place of examination, the sum of five cents each way ; but nothing shall be paid for traveling when the witness has been summoned at the place of trial.
Page 12 - If any Senator, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the Senate, the Presiding Officer shall, or any Senator may, call him to order; and when a Senator shall be called to order he shall sit down, and not proceed without leave of the Senate, which, if granted, shall be upon motion that he be allowed to proceed in order, which motion shall be determined without debate.
Page 70 - Printing, and the contracts shall be awarded by them to the lowest and best bidder for the interest of the Government...
Page 66 - The Secretary of the Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the...
Page 32 - At twelve o'clock and thirty minutes after noon of the day appointed for the return of the summons against the person impeached, the legislative and executive business of the Senate shall be suspended, and the Secretary of the Senate shall administer an oath to the returning officer in the form following, viz: "I, , do solemnly swear that the return made...
Page 9 - No bill or joint resolution shall be committed or amended until it shall have been twice read, after which it may be referred to a committee; bills and joint resolutions introduced on leave, and bills and joint resolutions from the House of Representatives, shall be read once, and may be read twice, on the same day, if not objected to, for reference...
Page 26 - When the Senate shall adjourn or take a recess for more than thirty days, all "motions to reconsider a vote upon a nomination which has been confirmed or rejected by the Senate, which shall be pending at the time of taking such adjournment or recess, shall fall ; and the Secretary shall return all such nominations to the President as confirmed or rejected by the Senate, as the case may be. session without being again made to the Senate by the President...

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