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A recent prominent example of quorum-busting occurred during the 2003 Texas redistricting, in which the majority Republicans in the Texas House of Representatives sought to carry out a controversial mid-decade congressional redistricting bill which would have favored Republicans by displacing five Democratic U.S. ...

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Jun 21, 2004 ... Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House provide.” Thus, the quorum for conducting business in the House is 218 Representatives. House Rule XX provides the authority for quorum calls in the House. The rule permits the Speaker at his discretion to recognize a motion for a call ...

archives.democrats.rules.house.gov/archives/20RXX.htm

(b) On the demand of a Member, or at the suggestion of the Speaker, the names of Members sufficient to make a quorum in the Hall of the House who do not vote shall ... (A) until there appear in the House a sufficient number of Representatives to constitute a quorum among the whole number of the House, a quorum in the ...

congressionalresearch.com/98-988/document.php?study=VOTING%20AND%20QUORUM%20PROCEDURES%20IN%20THE%20HOUSE%20OF%20REPRESENTATIVES

Voting and Quorum Procedures in the House of. Representatives Summary The Constitution requires that a quorum, or a simple majority of the Members, is to be present on the floor when the House of Representatives transacts business. However, the House conducts much of its legislative business in Committee of the

www.heritage.org/constitution/articles/1/essays/21/qualifications-and-quorum

Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do ... Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States: If he ...

www.reference.com/government-politics/quorum-house-senate-357b697fdb606355

A quorum requires that there must be 51 senators present in order for the Senate to do business, while the House requires that the majority of the membership - or 218 representatives - are present....

www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/02/13/explaining-frank-underwoods-bonkers-house-of-cards-senate-maneuver

Feb 14, 2014 ... By the time they have finished the roll (fun fact: the last three names called – Whitehouse, Wicker and Wyden – are real senators), the Republicans have fled the chamber and the Senate no longer has a quorum to vote on the amendment. The Senate minority leader orders a motion that any senator not sick ...

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