United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

House: Committee of Three

A committee of three members from the House, whose duties were to 'prepare and report a proper arrangement of, and introduction to, the articles of amendment to the Constitution of the United States, as agreed to by the House.'

To see the full record of a committee, click on the corresponding committee on the map below.

Session 2564: 1789-08-22 11:00:00

Congressmen join the committee

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List of proposals referred

List of postpone debate voted on

List of other proposals voted on


List of procedural motion

List of motions debated

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Person joining a committee

Person leaving a committee

Person elected to a position

A new document introduced

An amendment proposed

A document introduced from another committee

A revision of another document begun

Amendment imported from another committee

Proposal Debated

Drop a proposal

Refer a proposal

Adopt a proposal

Other vote (continue debate)

Reject a proposal

Postpone debate on a proposal

Procedural motion introduced

Procedural Motion Debated

Procedural motion with sub-decisions