Journal of the House of the State of Missouri, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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1855 - Missouri
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Page 350 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 322 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences...
Page 388 - The first reading of a bill shall be for information, and, if opposition be made to it, the question shall be, " Shall this bill be rejected ?" If no opposition be made, or if the question to reject be negatived, the bill shall go to its second reading without a question.
Page 389 - 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.
Page 403 - No Senator or Member of Assembly, shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this State, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 390 - ... 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 390 - No member shall speak more than twice on the same question, without leave of the House, nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 391 - RECONSIDERATION. [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 388 - Upon the second reading of a bill, the Speaker shall state it as ready for commitment or engrossment ; and if committed, then a question shall be, whether to a select or standing committee, or to a Committee of the Whole House ; if to a Committee of the Whole House, the house shall determine on what day ; if no motion be made to commit, the question shall be stated on its engrossment...
Page 390 - As many as are of opinion that (as the question may be) say aye ;" and, after the affirmative voice is expressed, " as many as are of the contrary opinion say no.

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