3 U.S. Code § 18 - Same; parliamentary procedure at joint meeting

While the two Houses shall be in meeting as provided in this chapter, the President of the Senate shall have power to preserve order; and no debate shall be allowed and no question shall be put by the presiding officer except to either House on a motion to withdraw.


(June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 676; Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1263, § 3,68 Stat. 1227.)

1954—Act Sept. 3, 1954, substituted “chapter” for “subchapter”.

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