Budget Counsel Reference Directory

Rules of the House of Representatives

Summary

Rules of the House.—The Rules of House of Representatives are constituted in the Rules of the House of Representatives, but these are supplemented by other actions taken by the House. These include the adoption of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, the Organizing Resolution (usually numbered as H. Res. 5 of each Congress), and specific purpose House Resolutions such as those adopted for legislation before  House consideration.

Rules of the House of Representatives

House Practice – A Guide to the Rules, Precedents, and Procedures of the House

Rules and Manual of the House of Representatives (104th Congress Through the 115th Congress)

Organizing Resolutions of the House of Representatives

House Committee on Rules


Rules and Manual of the House of  Representatives

The House Parliamentarian’s Office publishes the House Rules and Manual. Its formal title is Constitution, Jefferson’s Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives. It includes the fundamental source material for parliamentary procedure used in the House of Representatives:

  • the Constitution of the United States;
  • applicable provisions of Jefferson’s Manual;
  • rules of the House;
  • provisions of law and resolutions having the force of rules of the House; and
  • relevant decisions of the Speakers and other presiding officers of the House and Committee of the Whole interpreting the rules and other procedural authority used in the House of Representatives.

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House Rules Manual (115th Congress)

House Rules Manual (114th Congress)

House Rules Manual (113th Congress)

House Rules Manual (112th Congress)

House Rules Manual (111th Congress)

House Rules Manual (110th Congress)

House Rules Manual (109th Congress)

House Rules Manual (108th Congress)

House Rules Manual (107th Congress)

House Rules Manual (106th Congress)

House Rules Manual (105th Congress)

House Rules Manual (104th Congress)

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