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1856 - California
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Page 97 - ... no motion to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to postpone indefinitely, being decided, shall be again allowed on the same day, and at the same stage of the bill or proposition.
Page 667 - Legislature, to vote for or against a Convention ; and if it shall appear that a majority of the electors, voting...
Page 98 - When a motion 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, on the same or the succeeding day ; and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions, except a motion to adjourn.
Page 96 - House, for words spoken in debate, if any other member has spoken, or other business has intervened, after the words spoken, and before exception to them shall have been taken.
Page 484 - It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide for the organization of cities and incorporated villages, and to restrict their power of taxation, assessment, borrowing money, contracting debts, and loaning their credit, so as to prevent abuses in assessments and in contracting debt by such municipal corporations...
Page 146 - House shall also appoint a committee to confer, such committee shall, at a convenient hour, to be agreed on by their chairman, meet in the conference chamber, and state to each other, verbally or in writing, as either shall choose, the reasons of their respective Houses for and against the amendment, and confer freely thereon.
Page 98 - When the reading of a paper is called for and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Page 100 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 83 - ... unless the same shall be authorized by some law for some single object or work, to be distinctly specified therein, which law shall provide ways and means, exclusive of loans, for the payment of the interest of such debt or liability as it falls due, and 'also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt or liability within...
Page 667 - Each voter shall express his opinion, by depositing in the ballot-box a ticket, whereon shall be written or printed, " For the Constitution," or "Against the Constitution," or some such words as will distinctly convey the intention of the voter.

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