Manual of the corporation of the city of new york (Google eBook)

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Jones, 1868
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Page 34 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law. ' Given under my hand and the seal of office of the Secretary of State, at the city of Albany, this third day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five.
Page 43 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; the Committee of the Whole House; a Standing Committee; a Select Committee.
Page 45 - All Committees shall be appointed by the president, unless otherwise ordered by the Board.
Page 751 - To some it may be matter of surprise, that the whole Island has not been laid out as a City; to others, it may be a subject of merriment, that the Commissioners have provided space for a greater population than is collected at any spot on this side of China.
Page 39 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House ; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 751 - It Is not improbable that considerable numbers may be collected at Harlem before the high hills to the southward of it shall be built upon as a city ; and it is improbable that (for centuries to come) the grounds north of Harlem flat will be covered with houses. To have come short of the extent laid out, might therefore have defeated just expectation, and to have gone further, might have furnished materials to the pernicious spirit of speculation.
Page 45 - 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. If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed ; if...
Page 85 - An Act to amend an act entitled ' An Act to Establish a Metropolitan Police District, and to provide for the Government thereof...
Page 30 - Every member of either of the houses composing the legislature of this state who asks, receives, or agrees to receive any bribe upon any understanding that his official vote, opinion, judgment, or action shall be influenced thereby, or shall be given in any particular manner, or upon any particular side of any question or matter upon which he may be required to act in his official capacity...
Page 30 - But the testimony so given shall not be used in any prosecution or proceeding, civil or criminal, against the person so testifying, except for perjury in giving such testimony.

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