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The House Practice: A Guide to the Rules, Precedents and Procedures of the House is a reference source for information on the rules and selected precedents governing the House procedure. The latest edition reflects the modern practice of the House as of the 108th Congress by integrating the long-established norms of House procedure with the innovations made possible by technological advances and by reforms and disciplines introduced by laws. Documents are available in ASCII text and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). More.

Current Edition Only -- 108th Congress, 1st Session

Previous Editions (104th and 108th Congresses)

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