Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida at Its ... Session, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 223 - The inhabitants of the territories which His Catholic Majesty cedes to the United States, by this treaty, shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States as soon as may be consistent with the principles of the Federal Constitution, and admitted to the enjoyment of all the privileges, rights, and immunities of the citizens of the United States.
Page 33 - ... [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.
Page 33 - ... 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 32 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain...
Page 34 - 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 31 - Xth amendment the powers not delegated to the United States nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively or to the people.
Page 83 - Governor and the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, That our Delegate in Congress...
Page 33 - 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.
Page 33 - 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 32 - 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.

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