United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

House: Committee of the Whole

A House committee that included all members of the House

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Session 3566: 1789-07-22 11:00:00

The Committee of the Whole is discharged from the consideration of Madison's amendments

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List of people joining the committee

List of people leaving the committee

List of people elected to a position


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List of proposals created

List of proposals amended

List of proposals copied

List of proposals imported

List of proposals to be voted on

List of proposals debated


List of proposals adopted

List of proposals rejected

List of proposals dropped

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

Create a new proposal

Document amendment

Proposal to be voted

Copy a proposal

Import a proposal

Debate a proposal

Drop a proposal

Refer a proposal

Adopt a proposal


Reject a proposal

Postpone a debate

Procedural motion

Debate a motion

Procedural motion with sub-decisions