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House practice : a guide to the rules, precedents, and procedures of the House

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Creator
Wm. Holmes Brown, Charles W. Johnson, John V. Sullivan
Format
Books
Publication
  • [Third edition]
  • Washington : U.S. G.P.O : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2011
Physical Details
  • vi, 1036 pages ; 23 cm
OCLC
ocn779847827, ocn779847867

  • "112th Congress, 1st session"--Cover.
  • Includes index.

  • Adjournment -- Amendments -- Appeals -- Appropriations -- Assembly of Congress -- Bills and resolutions -- Budget process -- Calendar Wednesday -- Calendars -- Chamber, rooms, and galleries -- Committees -- Committees of the Whole -- Conferences between the Houses -- Congressional procedures enacted in law -- Congressional Record -- Consideration and debate -- Contempt -- Delegates and Resident Commissioner -- Discharging measures from Committees -- District of Columbia business -- Division of the question for voting -- Election contests and disputes -- Election of members -- Electoral counts ; Selection of President and Vice President -- Ethics ; Committee on Ethics -- Germaneness of amendments -- Impeachment -- Journal -- Lay on the table -- Messages between the Houses -- Morning hour ; Call of Committees -- Motions -- Oaths -- Office of the Speaker -- Officers and offices -- Order of business ; Privileged business -- Points of order ; Parliamentary inquiries -- Postponement -- Previous question -- Private calendar -- Question of consideration -- Questions of privilege -- Quorums -- Reading, passage, and enactment -- Recess -- Recognition -- Reconsideration -- Refer and recommit -- Resolutions of inquiry -- Rules and precedents of the House -- Senate Bills ; Amendments between the Houses -- Special orders of business -- Suspension of rules -- Unanimous-consent agreements -- Unfinished business -- Unfunded mandates -- Veto of bills -- Voting -- Withdrawal
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