RULES OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. 277
The House of Delegates having refused to concur in amend-
ments proposed by the Senate to the House Bill entitled (here
insert title), we respectfully propose, with the concurrence of
your Honorable Body, the appointment of a Joint Committee
of Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses, and
herewith return said bill. We have named as conferees on the
part of the House Messrs.
Should the Senate agree to recede, the bill stands as orig-
inally passed by the House. Should the Senate adhere to its
amendments, a message is dispatched to the House, usually
in this form:
BY THE SENATE,
January , 19 .
Gentlemen of the House of Delegates:
We have received your message requesting the Senate to
recede from its amendments to House Bill entitled (title
inserted). We respectfully inform you that the Senate ad-
heres to its amendments, and propose, with your concurrence,
the appointment of a Joint Committee of Conference on the dis-
agreeing votes of the two Houses. We have named on the part
of the Senate Messrs. We
herewith return said bill.
A message is then returned as follows:
BY THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES,
January , 19 .
Gentlemen of the Senate:
We have received your message proposing the appointment
of a Joint Committee of Conference on the disagreeing votes
of two Houses on the bill entitled (insert title), and respect-
fully inform you that we concur therein. We have appointed
on the part of the Senate Messrs.
The report of the Committee on Conference is then sub-
mitted by the Chairman of the Senate Committee to the Sen-
ate and the Chairman of the House Committee to the House,
and passed by yeas and nays. The bill then stands as amended
by the Committee on Conference.
Should the Committee on Conference not be able to agree,
the bill is rejected.