Journal of the Senate, Volume 13 (Google eBook)

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General Assembly, 1842 - Illinois
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Page 47 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...
Page 46 - 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 45 - He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Page 46 - If any member in speaking or otherwise transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call 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.
Page 45 - 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 343 - ... shall be made by such of the stockholders as shall attend for that purpose, either in person or by proxy.
Page 23 - An act to regulate the deposites of the public money...
Page 47 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk before debated. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 21 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 46 - When two or more members happen to rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak.

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