House of Representatives exclusion, censure, and expulsion cases from 1789 to 1973.
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States. Congress. House -- Discipline -- Cases.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: 93d Congress, 1st session. Committee print.

StatementPrepared for the Joint Committee on Congressional Operations as a supplemental appendix to hearings on the Constitutional immunity of members of Congress. [By Robert L. Tienken]
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Committee on Congressional Operations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4961 .A2 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5024975M
LC Control Number73603420

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  Expulsion, Censure, Reprimand, and Fine in the House of Representatives Congressional Research Service Summary The House of Representatives—in the same manner as the United States Senate—is expressly authorized within the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 5, clause 2) to discipline or “punish” its own Members. The House of Representatives is expressly authorized within the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 5, clause 2) to discipline or “punish” its own Members. This authority of the institution of the House to discipline a Member for “disorderly Behaviour” is in addition to any criminal or civil liability that a Member of the House may incur for particular misconduct, and is a. See also Committee Print, Joint Committee on Congressional Operations, House of Representatives Exclusion, Censure and Expulsion Cases from rd st to , 93 Cong., 1 Sess. (). 35 Riddick’s Senate Procedure, supra at 36 , 83 rd Cong., supra at U.S. Senate Election, Expulsion and Censure Cases discusses in detail the major cases of contested elections and disciplinary cases in the U.S. Senate from to Contested election cases are included in this book if either the full Senate or a Senate .

  Precedents of the House of Representatives, § , p. (). 6 For a complete list of Senate precedents prior to , see generally S. Doc. , Butler and Wolff, Senate Historical Office, United States Senate Elec tion, Expulsion and Censure Cases, () and S. Doc. No. , 92d Cong., 1st Sess., Senate Election. Since , the Senate has expelled only fifteen of its entire membership. Of that number, fourteen were charged with support of the Confederacy during the Civil War. In several other cases, the Senate considered expulsion proceedings but either found the member not guilty or failed to act before the member left office. The Constitution grants the House broad power to discipline its Members for acts that range from criminal misconduct to violations of internal House Rules. Over the decades, several forms of discipline have evolved in the House. The most severe type of punishment by the House is expulsion, which is followed by censure, and finally reprimand. Members Who Have Been Expelled From the House of. Jack Maskell Legislative Attorney The House of Representatives, in the same manner as the United States Senate, is expressly authorized within the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 5, clause 2) to discipline or "punish" its own Members. This authority of the House to discipline a Member for "disorderly Behaviour" is in addition to any criminal or civil liability that a Member of.

Title: Expulsion, Censure, Reprimand, and Fine: Legislative Discipline in the House of Representatives Author: Janu Subject: RL Created Date. Expulsion, Censure, Reprimand, and Fine: Legislative Discipline in the House of Representatives Page: 1 of 21 Page: 1 of The United States Constitution (Article 1, Section 5) gives the House of Representatives the power to expel any member by a two-thirds vote. Expulsion of a Representative is rare: only five members of the House have been expelled in its history. Three of those five were expelled in for joining the Confederate States of America.. However, the House has other, less severe measures with. Book: election_book. United States Senate Election, Expulsion and Censure Cases by the Senate Historical Office is one of many books related to the rich history of the U.S. Senate. Consult Bibliographies to learn about more literature written by or about senators, the Senate, Congress, and our nation's capitol.. Citadel.