Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New Hampshire (Google eBook)

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Rumford Press, 1854 - New Hampshire
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Page 55 - 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...
Page 54 - In all cases of ballot by the House, the Speaker shall vote ; in other cases he shall not be required to vote, unless the House be equally divided, or unless his vote, if given to the minority, will make the division equal ; and in case of such equal division, the question shall be lost.
Page 48 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 47 - Senate, on motion made and seconded to shut the doors of the Senate on the discussion of any business, which may in the opinion of a member, require secrecy, the President shall direct the gallery to be cleared, and during the discussion of such motion, the doors shall remain shut.
Page 54 - Questions shall be distinctly put in this form, to wit : " As many as are of opinion that (as the question may be) say Aye ;" and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are of the contrary opinion, say No.
Page 46 - Hats., 125, 126.] [The President having taken the chair, and a quorum being present, the journal of the preceding day shall be read, to the end that any mistake may be corrected that shall have been made in the entries.
Page 280 - ... strict enforcement, until time and experience shall demonstrate the necessity of further legislation to guard against the evasion of the laws on the one hand and the abuse of their powers on the other, not impairing their present efficiency ; and we deprecate all further agitation of the question thus settled, as dangerous to our peace, and will discountenance all efforts to continue or renew such agitation, whenever, wherever, or however the attempt may be made ; and we will maintain this system...
Page 54 - As many as are opposed, say No;" if he doubts, or a division is called for, the House shall divide; those in the affirmative of the question shall first rise from their seats, and...
Page 47 - Grey, 57. [Before any petition or memorial addressed to the Senate shall be received and read at the table, whether the same shall be introduced by the President or a member, a brief statement of the contents of the petition or memorial shall verbally be made by the introducer.
Page 57 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House unless he have leave, or be sick and unable to attend.

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