RULES OF THE SENATE.
SPECIAL SESSION, 1866.
THE President shall take the Chair at the hour of meeting.
Every Senator shall take his seat when the President takes
the Chair, and remain uncovered until the Senate rises.
The names of the Senators shall be called in alphabetical
order, when the President takes the Chair.
The President having taken the Chair, a quorum being
present, the Journal of the preceding day shall be read, that
any mistake that shall have been made in the entries may be
Every Senator who mhall deliver his opinion, submit a
motion, or speak in debate, shall rise and address himself to
No Senator, in debate, shall name any other by his proper
name, but shall designate him in some other mode.
No Senator shall speak more than once upon any subject
until every other Senator wishing to speak, shall have spoken.
If two or more Senators shall rise at the same time to speak,
the President shall determine which is entitled to the floor.