Legislative Documents, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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1881 - Iowa
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Contains the reports of state departments and officials for the preceding fiscal biennium.
  

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Page 68 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Page 79 - 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, 21.
Page 90 - When bills are enrolled, they shall be examined by a joint committee of two from the Senate, and two from the House of Representatives, appointed as a standing committee for that purpose, who shall carefully compare the...
Page 68 - When a question is under debate no motion shall be received but to adjourn; to lay on the table...
Page 79 - 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: if there be no appeal, the decision of the Chair shall be submitted to.
Page 90 - After examination and report, each bill shall be signed in the respective Houses, first by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, then by the President of the Senate.
Page 90 - January 30, 1822. 18. When bills which have passed one house are ordered to be printed in the other, a greater number of copies shall not be printed than may be necessary for the use of the house making the order.
Page 8 - That all the expenses of management, superintendence, and taxes from date of selection of said lands, previous to their sales, and all expenses incurred in the management and disbursement of the moneys which may be received therefrom, shall be paid by the States to which they may belong, out of the treasury of said States, so that the entire proceeds of the sale of said lands shall be applied without any diminution whatever to the purposes hereinafter mentioned.
Page 90 - It shall be the duty of the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives, and the Secretary of the Senate, when any document, except bills and resolutions, is ordered to be printed in in their respective Houses, forthwith to communicate such order to the other House.
Page 79 - Every member who shall be in the House when the question is put shall give his vote, unless the House, for special reasons, shall excuse him.

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