Journal ...: 1st Assembly, 1st Sess., 1820- (Google eBook)

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1837 - Missouri
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Page 19 - If any member in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the 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.
Page 17 - 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 18 - 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.
Page 20 - 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 17 - Petitions, memorials, and other papers addressed to the House, shall be presented by the Speaker, or by a member in his place...
Page 179 - Resolved, That his excellency the Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress...
Page 12 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his neat 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 15 - 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 20 - 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...
Page 26 - States for his approbation, it being first endorsed on the back of the roll, certifying in which House the same originated ; which endorsement shall be signed by the secretary or clerk (as the case may be) of the House in which the same did originate, and shall be entered on the journal of each House.

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