Senate Manual Containing the Standing Rules, Orders, Laws, and Resolutions Affecting the Business of the United States Senate

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967
 

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Contents

Objection to reading a paper
11
Voting etc
13
Bills joint resolutions and resolutions
15
Amendments to appropriation bills
17
Amendmentsdivision of a question
18
Debate
19
Standing Rules of the Senate 1
20
Motions
21
Precedence of motions
22
Preambles
23
Appointment of committees
24
Standing committees
25
Reference to committees motions to discharge and reports of committees to lie over
26
Reports of conference committees
27
Messages
28
Printing of papers etc
29
Withdrawal of papers
30
Reference of claims adversely reported
31
Business continued from session to session
32
Privilege of the floor
47
Regulation of the Senate Wing of the Capitol
48
Session with closed doors
49
Executive sessions
50
Executive sessionproceedings on treaties
51
Executive sessionproceedings on nominations 38
53
The President furnished with copies of records of executive sessions 39
55
Suspension and amendment of the rules 40
56
Oaths 41
57
Index to Standing Rules and Rulemaking Provisions 53
105
Rules for Regulation of the Senate Wing of the Capitol 80
123
General and Permanent Laws Relating to the Senate
169
U S Code Manual
179
U S Code Manual
187
U S Code Manual
191
66a Restriction on payment of dual compensation
217
72a4 Computation of salaries and wages paid out
223
U S Code Manual
239
RETIREMENT
274
Senate contingentexpense items
279
PUBLIC CONTRACTS
337
JOINT COMMITTEE ON PRINTING GENERAL
341
Distribution of copies of publications to desig
347
182c Same additional insertions 674
366
Same disposal of records by head of Govern
372
SHIPPING
373

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Page 507 - States, and to appropriate and apply the same for defraying the public expenses; to borrow money or emit bills on the credit of the United States, transmitting every half year to the respective states an account of the sums of money so borrowed or emitted; to build and equip a navy; to agree upon the number of land forces, and to make requisitions from each state for its quota, In proportion to the number of white Inhabitants in such state...
Page 594 - A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State...
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Page 562 - If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President elect shall have died, the Vice-President elect shall become President. If a President shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President elect shall act as President...
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Page 500 - For the more convenient management of the general interests of the United States, delegates shall be annually appointed in such manner as the legislature of each State shall direct, to meet in Congress on the first Monday in November, in every year, with a power reserved to each State...
Page 508 - ... the united states in congress assembled. The united states in congress assembled shall never engage in a war, nor grant letters of marque and reprisal in time of peace, nor enter into any treaties or alliances, nor coin money, nor...
Page 500 - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 533 - States ; 3. To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes ; 4. To establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States ; 5. To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures ; 6. To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States ; 7.
Page 531 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time ; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.

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