Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session - 50th Congress, 2nd Session (Google eBook)

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Page 256 - Touching the duty of the Speaker. 1. He shall take the chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day ; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to
Page 273 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment. No bill or resolution shall, at any time, be amended by annexing thereto, or incorporating therewith, any other bill or resolution pending before the House.
Page 259 - 29. 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. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31.
Page 66 - first clause thereof the following words, to precede the words " a motion to strike out and insert:" " Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehend, propositions in substance so distinct, that one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the House.
Page 273 - On a previous question there shall be no debate. All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate. 40. When a
Page 267 - 5. While bills are on their passage between the two Houses, they shall be on paper, and under the signature of the Secretary or Clerk of each House respectively. 6. After a bill shall have passed both Houses, it shall be duly enrolled on parchment by the Clerk of the House of Representatives, or the
Page 265 - 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. 92.
Page 280 - 99. 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 275 - office during the pleasure of the House, whose duty it shall be to attend the House during its sitting; to execute the commands of the House from time to time, together with all such process, issued by authority thereof, as shall be directed to him by the Speaker.
Page 264 - The Clerk of the House shall take an oath for the true and faithful discharge of the duties of his office, to the best of his knowledge and abilities, and shall be deemed to continue in office until another be appointed. 80. No committee shall

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