Council Journal: Proceedings of the Legislative Council (Google eBook)

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Page 236 - 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 241 - Upon bills committed to a Committee of the Whole House, the bill shall be first read throughout by the Clerk, and then again read and debated by clauses, leaving the preamble to be last considered ; the body of the bill shall not be defaced or interlined ; but all amendments, noting the page...
Page 161 - In all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, no special law shall be enacted.
Page 234 - 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 233 - 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Page 241 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor. Nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present.
Page 237 - When a question is under debate no motion shall be received but to adjourn; to lay on the table...
Page 238 - When a question 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...
Page 239 - Petitions, memorials, and other papers addressed to the House, shall be presented by the Speaker, or by a member in his place ; a brief statement of the contents thereof...
Page 230 - ... organization and government of irrigation districts, and to provide for the acquisition of water and other property, and for the distribution of water thereby for irrigation purposes...

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