A Journal of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the ... General Assembly of the State of Florida, at Its ... Session (Google eBook)

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Page 17 - 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 329 - Every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary, except on questions of adjournment, shall be presented to the Governor, and before it shall take effect, be approved by him, or being disapproved, shall be repassed by both Houses according to the rules and limitations prescribed in the case of a bill.
Page 20 - No bill or joint resolution shall be committed or amended until it shall have been twice read, after which it may be referred to a committee...
Page 19 - ... [By the 16th and 17th rules of the Senate, when the yeas and nays shall be called for by one-fifth of the members present, each member called upon shall, unless for special reasons he be excused by the Senate, declare openly, and without debate, his assent or dissent to the question. In taking the yeas and nays, and upon the call of the House, the names of the members shall be taken alphabetically.
Page 126 - Every tax ought to be levied at the time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it.
Page 19 - ... 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 announcing their decision...
Page 94 - That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives be requested, to use their best exertions to procure the passage of a law of Congress donating...
Page 97 - An act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States to reclaim the 'swamp lands
Page 18 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question...
Page 19 - 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.

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