799. Reports.

799.     Reports.

Every select committee may report to the House its opinion and observations upon any matters referred to it for consideration, together with the evidence taken before it, and also to make a special report of any matters which it may think fit to bring to the notice of the House1. As soon as the hearing of evidence, if any, is concluded, the committee meets to consider the report. It is open to any of its members to prepare a draft report, and every such draft report is brought up by its author and read the