Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session - 50th Congress, 2nd Session (Google eBook)

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Page 200 - Senators present concur," the House of Representatives do not claim any agency in making treaties ; but that when a treaty stipulates regulations on any of the subjects submitted by the constitution to the power of Congress, it must depend for its execution, as to such stipulations, on a law or laws to be passed by Congress ; and it is the constitutional right and duty of the House of Representatives, in all such cases, to deliberate on the expediency or inexpediency of carrying such treaty into...
Page 207 - ... 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 217 - No appropriation shall be reported in any general appropriation bill, or be in order as an amendment thereto, for any expenditure not previously authorized by law, unless in continuation of appropriations for such public works and objects as are already in progress.
Page 205 - April 21, 1836. 20. The clerk shall cause an index to be prepared to the acts passed at every session of Congress, and to be printed and bound with the acts.
Page 209 - 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...
Page 212 - Columbia to take into consideration all such petitions and matters or things touching the said District as shall be presented, or shall come in question, and be referred to them by the House;' and to report their opinion thereon, together with such propositions rela'.ive thereto as to them shall seem expedient.
Page 209 - No member shall speak more than once to the same question without leave of the House, unless he be the mover, proposer, or introducer of the matter pending, in which case he shall be permitted to speak in reply, but not until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 211 - Committee of Ways and Means to take into consideration all such reports of the Treasury Department, and all such propositions relative to the revenue...
Page 207 - When a question is postponed indefinitely, the same shall not be acted upon again during the session. 48. Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehend propositions in substance so distinct, that, one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the House.
Page 210 - The first named member of any committee shall be the chairman ; and in his absence, or being excused by the house, the next named member, and so on, as often as the case shall happen, unless the committee, by a majority of their number, elect a chairman.

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