House rules

HRULE 1.1Use of the chamber
HRULE 1.2Admission to the floor and chamber and house facilities
HRULE 1.3Telephones and pagers
HRULE 1.4Authorization to sit at a member's desk in the house chamber
HRULE 1.5Access revocation; lobbying
HRULE 2.1Officers
HRULE 2.2Organization meeting of the house
HRULE 2.3Speaker; election
HRULE 2.4Speaker; removal
HRULE 2.5Speaker; duties
HRULE 2.6Acting speaker
HRULE 2.7Speaker pro tempore; election
HRULE 2.8Speaker pro tempore; duties
HRULE 2.9Clerk of the house; election
HRULE 2.10Clerk of the house; duties
HRULE 2.11Sergeant at arms; appointment
HRULE 2.12Sergeant at arms; duties
HRULE 3.1Employees
HRULE 3.2Assistant clerk
HRULE 3.3Pages
HRULE 3.4House employees; lobbying
HRULE 3.5House legislative services; executive director
HRULE 4.1Absence
HRULE 4.2Presence recorded
HRULE 4.3Quorum
HRULE 4.4Quorum necessary to transact business
HRULE 4.5Quorum call; record vote
HRULE 4.6Compelling attendance of absent members
HRULE 4.7Members; interim compensation
HRULE 4.8Required financial reports; contempt; penalties
HRULE 4.9Memorial day commemoration; delegation
HRULE 5.1Decorous language
HRULE 5.2Violation of rules
HRULE 5.3Clearing the chamber
HRULE 5.4Recognition to address the house
HRULE 5.5Recognition when voting machine out of order
HRULE 5.6Points of order and information
HRULE 5.7Limits on debate
HRULE 5.8Attire for members
HRULE 5.9Tobacco products
HRULE 6.1Standing committees; select committees
HRULE 6.2Chairman and vice chairman
HRULE 6.3Membership of standing committees
HRULE 6.4Committee on appropriations; subcommittees
HRULE 6.5Referral to standing committees
HRULE 6.6Standing committee jurisdiction
HRULE 6.7Regular committee meetings
HRULE 6.8Recommittal: constitutional amendments; special elections; propositions; study resolutions; capital outlay bill; minimum foundation resolution; legislative instruments creating special funds; legislative instruments with a fiscal impact; public records exceptions; interstate compacts
HRULE 6.9Committee hearing; reporting legislative instruments; vote required
HRULE 6.10Hearing on legislation; mandatory on author's request; rescheduling deferred legislation
HRULE 6.11Committee report; session; interim
HRULE 6.12Report by substitute
HRULE 6.13Directing committee to report; discharging committee
HRULE 6.14Conference committees; membership; appointment
HRULE 6.15Committee on enrollment
HRULE 6.16Committee on enrollment; reports in order
HRULE 6.17Committee on enrollment; reports; entry in journal
HRULE 6.18Committee of the whole
HRULE 6.19Procedure in the committee of the whole
HRULE 6.20Chairman of the committee of the whole
HRULE 6.21Bill read by clauses
HRULE 6.22Journal of the committee of the whole; record votes
HRULE 6.23Committee of the whole; report upon rising
HRULE 6.24Action on measure reported by the committee of the whole
HRULE 6.25General appropriation bill to be considered in committee of the whole
HRULE 6.26House executive committee
HRULE 7.1Legislative instrument defined
HRULE 7.2Prefiling
HRULE 7.3Numbering of instruments; numbering of the general appropriation bill, the capital outlay bill, and the omnibus bond bill
HRULE 7.4Resolutions; titles
HRULE 7.5Title only bills
HRULE 7.6Legislative instruments; preparation by staff; introduction copies; printing
HRULE 7.7Endorsement of instruments
HRULE 7.8Engrossment to include all amendments
HRULE 7.9Engrossment, copies; digest; form and content of the general appropriation bill
HRULE 7.10Reengrossment
HRULE 7.11Voting on conference committee reports; digests
HRULE 7.12Enrollment
HRULE 7.13Signature of speaker
HRULE 7.14Presentation to president of the senate
HRULE 7.15Presentation to the governor
HRULE 7.16Fiscal notes; requirement; capital outlay appropriations, amendments
HRULE 7.17Actuarial notes
HRULE 7.18Required fiscal data for licensing fee legislation
HRULE 7.19Appropriation bills; one-time money for recurring expenses; vote requirement
HRULE 8.1Morning hour
HRULE 8.2Regular order of the day
HRULE 8.3Priority of business
HRULE 8.4Special order
HRULE 8.5Precedence of special orders
HRULE 8.6Order of business, vote required to change; special order, vote required to establish
HRULE 8.7Presentation of documents
HRULE 8.8Order of consideration of legislative instruments
HRULE 8.9Three readings of bills required
HRULE 8.10Bills; first reading
HRULE 8.11Resolutions; introduction and referral; suspension of laws; vote requirement
HRULE 8.12Commitment or amendment; two prior readings required
HRULE 8.13Commitment or amendment on second reading
HRULE 8.14Committee report required
HRULE 8.15Consideration of the general appropriation bill
HRULE 8.16Passage to third reading
HRULE 8.17Bills engrossed; passed to third reading
HRULE 8.18Legislative instruments which have been recommitted
HRULE 8.19Legislative bureau
HRULE 8.20Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.21Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.22Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.23Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.24Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.25Repealed by hr 6, 2013 r.s., eff. may 30, 2013.
HRULE 8.26Returning to and calling from the calendar
HRULE 8.27Conference committee reports; consideration
HRULE 8.28Vetoed bills; reconsideration
HRULE 9.1Statement of motion
HRULE 9.2Possession of the house
HRULE 9.3Division of the question
HRULE 9.4Substitute motions
HRULE 9.5Precedence of motions
HRULE 9.6Motion to adjourn
HRULE 9.7Motion to adjourn or recess; effect of
HRULE 9.8Motion to lay on table
HRULE 9.9Motion to call from the table; vote necessary to adopt
HRULE 9.10Previous question and previous question on the entire subject matter
HRULE 9.11Reconsideration
HRULE 9.12Appeals of rulings of the chair
HRULE 9.13Motion to end consideration of amendments
HRULE 9.14Motions table
HRULE 10.1Members required to vote; explanation of vote
HRULE 10.2Speaker's vote
HRULE 10.3Voting for members; prohibition; locking voting machines
HRULE 10.4Putting the question
HRULE 10.5Voting machine out of order
HRULE 10.6Tie vote
HRULE 10.7Must be present in chamber to vote
HRULE 10.8Change of vote
HRULE 10.9Record vote
HRULE 10.10Voting display
HRULE 11.1Germane to subject
HRULE 11.2Amendments in order
HRULE 11.3Order of consideration
HRULE 11.4Floor amendments; public information; copies
HRULE 11.5Proposing same amendment
HRULE 11.6Appropriations bills; required information
HRULE 12.1Journal; proceedings entered
HRULE 12.2Journal; votes entered
HRULE 12.3Journal; legislative instrument entered
HRULE 12.4Journal; documents entered
HRULE 12.5Journal read daily
HRULE 12.6House calendar; publication
HRULE 12.7Interim calendar
HRULE 12.8Internet broadcast of proceedings; records; maintenance; applicability
HRULE 13.1Action on standing rules
HRULE 13.2Suspension of rules; return to rules; vote required
HRULE 13.3Mason's manual of legislative procedure
HRULE 14.1Committee rules
HRULE 14.2Committee chairmen; duties
HRULE 14.3Vice chairman; duties
HRULE 14.4Acting chairman
HRULE 14.5Chairman; vacancy
HRULE 14.6Committee members; rights and privileges
HRULE 14.7Amendments; members to offer
HRULE 14.8Members; duty to attend meetings; attendance record; removal of members; excessive absences
HRULE 14.9Conflict of interest; recusal of members
HRULE 14.10Meeting while house is in session
HRULE 14.11Executive sessions
HRULE 14.12Consideration of instruments
HRULE 14.13Introduction of legislation by committees
HRULE 14.14Misconduct; report of
HRULE 14.15Calling meetings; committee authority
HRULE 14.16Standing committees; authority for meeting between sessions; authority for forming joint committees or for meeting jointly with senate committees; procedure
HRULE 14.17Standing committees; interim; special appointments
HRULE 14.18Organizational meeting; calling; notice; purpose
HRULE 14.19Presession hearings of instruments
HRULE 14.20Committee meeting schedule; session, interim conflicts
HRULE 14.21Changes in fixed schedule
HRULE 14.22Meeting rooms; assignment of
HRULE 14.23Weekly committee schedule
HRULE 14.24Notice; session meetings; interim meetings
HRULE 14.25Notice; contents
HRULE 14.26Meeting list
HRULE 14.27Notice of change from regular schedule; change from time and place in notice
HRULE 14.28Meeting; prohibition unless notice requirements met
HRULE 14.29Meetings; cancellation, notice of
HRULE 14.30Agenda; committee rules
HRULE 14.31Roll call
HRULE 14.32Hearings; persons to be heard; sworn statement
HRULE 14.33Filing of prepared statements
HRULE 14.34Copies of instruments required prior to consideration
HRULE 14.35Second to motion not required
HRULE 14.36Quorum defined
HRULE 14.37Quorum; members appointed pursuant to rule 14.17
HRULE 14.38Quorum required to transact business
HRULE 14.39Absence of quorum; authority of members present
HRULE 14.40Vote required for committee action; members disqualified or recused
HRULE 14.41Voting; members appointed pursuant to rule 14.17
HRULE 14.42Proxy voting prohibited
HRULE 14.43Roll call; record votes required
HRULE 14.44Committee chairman; vote
HRULE 14.45Report of interim study required
HRULE 14.46Reports of committees; chairman to sign
HRULE 14.47Minutes of meetings required; contents
HRULE 14.48Permanent committee records; disposition
HRULE 14.49Joint committees, subcommittees; establishment; rules applicable
HRULE 14.50Subcommittees; officers, studies, reports, subcommittees of
HRULE 14.51Standing committees; subpoena power, punishment for contempt
HRULE 14.52Committees; authority with respect to funds from other than state sources
HRULE 14.53Employees
HRULE 15.1Applicability
HRULE 15.2Select committee on discipline and expulsion
HRULE 15.3Sergeant at arms; duties
HRULE 15.4Meetings; notice; quorum; vote; oath
HRULE 15.5Employees
HRULE 15.6Records
HRULE 15.7Initiation of action; house resolution required
HRULE 15.8Procedure in the house of representatives
HRULE 15.9Procedure in committee
HRULE 15.10When meetings may be held; report privileged; house action
HRULE 15.11Witnesses; subpoena power; punishment for contempt
HRULE 15.12Receipt of resignation; authority of presiding officer
HRULE CUSTOM, USAGEPart ii. custom, usage, and practice in the louisiana house of representatives