Deschler's procedure : a summary of the modern precedents and practices of the U.S. House of Representatives, 86th Congress-93d Congress / Lewis Deschler
- Deschler, Lewis
- Washington : U.S. Goverment Printing Office, 
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xxv, 598 pages).
- HeinOnline U.S. Congressional documents
- Assembly of congress -- Members' oath of office -- Party organization -- House facilities and grounds -- The house rules, journal, and record -- Officers and staff -- The members -- Elections -- Election contests and disputes -- Presidential elections; Electoral college -- Privilege -- Conduct; explusion and other penalities -- Powers and perogatives of the house -- Impeachment powers -- Investigations and inquiries -- Introduction and reference; vacating passage of bills and resolutions -- Committees -- Discharging measures from committees -- The committee of the whole -- Calls of the house; Quorums -- The order of business; special orders -- Calendars -- Motions and requests -- Bills, resolutions, and petitions -- Appropriation bills -- Legislation in appropriation bills -- Ammendments -- Ammendments and the Germaness rule -- Consideration and debate -- Voting -- Points of order; Parliamentary inquiries -- House-Senate relatons -- House-Senate conferences -- Presidential messages; Executive communications -- Resignations -- Recess -- Adjournment -- Index.
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