|Constitution of the United States of America
Article I: Legislative Branch
Article I, Section 5: Congressional Policies
1.5.1 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 Business;
1.5.2 but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and
may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent
Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each
House may provide.
1.5.3 Each House may determine the Rules of its Proceedings,
punish its Members for disorderly Behavior, and, with the
Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member.
1.5.4 Each House shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and
from time to time publish the same, excepting such Parts as may
in their Judgment require Secrecy;
1.5.6 and the Yeas and Nays of the Members of either House on
any question shall, at the Desire of one fifth of those Present, be
entered on the Journal.
1.5.7 Neither House, during the Session of Congress, shall,
without the Consent of the other, adjourn for more than three
days, nor to any other Place than that in which the two Houses
shall be sitting.