Precedents of the U.S. House Of Representatives, Volume 2, Chapter 5-6

Precedents of the U.S. House Of Representatives, Volume 2, Chapter 5-6
Title:
Precedents of the U.S. House Of Representatives, Volume 2, Chapter 5-6
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The parliamentary procedures by which the House conducts its business derive from a variety of different sources. In the first instance, the U.S. Constitution provides that the House shall have the authority to make its own rules of proceeding and also lays out several additional procedural requirements relating to such matters as: voting by the yeas and nays; quorums; keeping the House Journal; expulsion of Members; and adjournments of Congress.

(1) Additional procedural requirements in the Constitution relate to the enactment of legislation, such as the requirement that all revenue bills originate in the House, and the President’s role in signing or vetoing legislation (subject to congressional override).

(2) Beyond these relatively few constitutional requirements, the primary source of House procedures are the standing rules themselves. As discussed elsewhere,

(3) the standing rules are adopted at the beginning of each Congress, and are applicable to all House procedures from the point of adoption until the expiration of that Congress (unless altered by subsequent House action).

(4) Prior to the adoption of rules, the House is governed by principles of general parliamentary law,

(5) as well as customs or traditions of the House that its membership considers applicable. 

Audience

Members of the House of Representatives, media members covering Congressional activities and anyone studying or interested in the processes guiding Congressional activities would find this information useful.

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