Journal of the Senate of the State of Missouri (Google eBook)

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1839 - Missouri
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Page 15 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain; and the House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate: if there be no appeal, the decision of the Chair shall be submitted to.
Page 13 - The first reading of a bill shall be for information, and, if opposition be made to it, the question shall be, " Shall this bill be rejected ?" If no opposition be made, or if the question to reject be negatived, the bill shall go to its second reading without a question.
Page 14 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality, 21.
Page 10 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose ; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house by any two members, on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the house.
Page 16 - Upon calls of the house, or in taking the yeas and nays on any question, the names of the members shall be called alphabetically.
Page 7 - After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk, it shall be deemed to be in possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before a decision or amendment.
Page 7 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker, or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud .by the Clerk, before debated. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the Speaker or any member desire it. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 12 - It shall be the duty of the Committee of Elections to examine and report upon the certificates of election, or other credentials, of the members returned to serve in this House ; and to take into their consideration all such petitions, and other matters, touching elections and returns, as shall or may be presented, or come into question, and be referred to them by the House.
Page 15 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Page 14 - Petitions, memorials, and other. papers, addressed to the House, shall be presented by the Speaker, or by a member in his place...

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