Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (Google eBook)

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Commonwealth of Virginia, 1883 - Virginia
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Page 588 - The members of the legislature shall receive for their services, a compensation to be ascertained by law, and paid out of the public treasury; but no increase of the compensation shall take effect during the year in which it shall have been made.
Page 13 - If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed ; if otherwise, he shall not proceed, except by leave of the House. For flagrant or repeated violations of order, especially if persisted in after the admonition of the Speaker, a member shall be liable to the censure of the House. 59. If any member be called to order by another member for words spoken, the words excepted to shall be immediately taken down in writing, in order that the Speaker and House may...
Page 334 - I have always thought, from my earliest youth till now, that the greatest scourge an angry Heaven ever inflicted upon an ungrateful and a sinning people, was an ignorant, a corrupt, or a dependent Judiciary.
Page 16 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 638 - ... who shall hereafter fight a duel, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel, the probable issue of which may be the death of the challenger or challenged, or who shall be...
Page 806 - THE Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary departments, shall be separate and distinct, so that neither exercise the powers properly belonging to the other...
Page 616 - ... of the State, and a further tax of ten cents on every hundred dollars of the assessed value thereof, which shall be applied to the support of the public free schools of the State...
Page 811 - Leverson appealed from the decision of the Chair. The question being, shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the House, the House sustained the Chair.
Page 189 - That a committee of three on the part of the Senate, and five on the part of the House, be appointed to prepare such address, and submit it to a meeting of the whigs on Monday morning next, the 13th inst., at half past 8 o'clock.
Page 8 - All acts, addresses, and joint resolutions, shall be signed by the Speaker; and all writs, warrants and subpoenas, issued by order of the House, shall be under his hand and seal, attested by the Clerk.

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