Additional Volumes

  • House Practice: A Guide to the Rules, Precedents and Procedures of the House  [PDF
    • A reference source for information on the rules and selected precedents governing the House procedure.    
  • Precedents of the U.S. House of Representatives  [HTML]
    • 2017 Series
      The first volume of the 2017 edition of the Precedents of the U.S. House of Representatives was published in 2018 and is comprised of four chapters: Assembly of Congress; Oaths; Party Organization; and House Facilities and Capitol Grounds. The second volume of precedents was published in 2019 and is comprised of two chapters: The House Rules, House Journal, and Congressional Record; and Officers, Officials and Employees.
    • Deschler's Precedents  
      A reference source that identifies precedents and practices of the House from 1936-2012.  Compilation was initially undertaken by House Parliamentarian Lewis Deschler; since 1986, they have been published under the title Deschler-Brown Precedents of the U.S. House of Representatives.   
    • Hind's Precedents 
      A multi-volume study of the historical origins and evolution of House procedures dating back to 1789.    
    • Cannon's Precedents 
      A multi-volume study of the precedents of the House from 1908 to 1936, which supplements Hind's Precedents.