Open space in front of the House chamber between members’ seats and the podium. Members in the House may speak from lecterns in the well.
A censure resolution requires the member to go to the well of the House, where the presiding officer, normally the speaker, reads aloud the resolution of censure.
House Votes to Censure Rep. Charles Rangel
- A Note About Usage: “Congress”
- Congress Seating Charts
- Floor / Aisle / Candy Desk / Gallery
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- § 6.113, Who Is Allowed on the House Floor? and § 6.192 Who Is Allowed on the Senate Floor? § 11.11, House Floor Plan, § 11.21, Senate Seating Chart, in Congressional Deskbook
- Chapter 2.J. Submitting Legislation; in Congressional Procedure
- “Guide to Individuals Seated on the House,” CRS Report 98-396 (7-page PDF)
- “The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor,” CRS Report RL30725 (22-page PDF)
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