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Witnesses in his favor. In all criminal prosecutions the accused

shall have compulsory process for obtaining. [Amend-

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Witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.

No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the

testimony of two...
Writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, unless in case of

rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it...
Writs of election to fill vacancies in the representation of any

State. The executive of the State shall issue.-----
Written opinion of the principal officer in each of the executive.

departments on any subject relating to the duties of his
office. The President may require the

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RULE XLIV OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE

UNITED STATES.

The rules of parliamentary practice comprised in Jefferson's Manual sball govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House and the joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.-(Adopted September 15, 1837.)

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SEC. 31. Bills. Second reading in the House
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Reading papers
33. Privileged questions
34.

Previous question
35. Amendments

Division of question 37.

Co-existing questions

Equivalent questions 39.

The question

Third reading 41.

Division of the House 42.

Titles
43.

Reconsideration
44. Bills sent to the other House
45. Amendments between the Houses
46. Conferences
47. Messages
48. Assent
49. Journals
50. Adjournment
51. Session
52. Treaties
53. Impeachment

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