Historical Index to the Manuals of the Corporation of the City of New York: ("Valentine's Manuals") 1841 to 1870, Consisting of Two Thousand Three Hundred and Twenty-five References (Google eBook)

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F. P. Harper, 1841 - New York (N.Y.) - 95 pages
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Page 21 - RECONSIDERATION. [When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof; but no motion for the reconsideration of any vote shall be in order after a bill, resolution, message, report, amendment, or motion upon which the vote was taken shall have gone out of the possession of the Senate...
Page 28 - A motion to adjourn shall always be in order, and shall be decided without debate.
Page 21 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House ; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 28 - Speaker shall, or any member may call him 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. If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed ; if...
Page 22 - Every member, who shall be present when a question is put, shall vote for or against the same, unless the Board shall excuse him...
Page 23 - Committees appointed to report on any subject referred to them by the Board shall report a state of facts, and also their opinion thereon in writing and no report shall be received unless the same be signed by a majority of the Committee...
Page 27 - No question on a motion shall be debated or put, unless the same be seconded. When a motion is seconded, it shall be stated by the President before debate ,, and every such motion shall be reduced to writing, if any member shall desire it.
Page 28 - Upon a division of the board the names of those who vote for and those who vote against the question shall be entered upon the minutes if any...
Page 45 - For the use of a hackney coach or carriage, by the hour, with one or more passengers, with the privilege of going from place to place, and stopping as often as may be required, one dollar an hour.
Page 27 - When two or more members shall rise at once the President shall name the member who is first to speak VII.

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