Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York (Google eBook)

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F. P. Harper, 1868 - New York (N.Y.) - 95 pages
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Page 522 - This act shall take effect immediately. STATE OF NEW YORK, \ OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE, / 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 orig* inal law.
Page 91 - 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.
Page 115 - 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 134 - An act to amend an act entitled ' An act to establish a Metropolitan Police District, and to provide for the government thereof...
Page 19 - ... name to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto...
Page 57 - A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business. Each house shall determine the rules of its own proceedings, and be the judge of the elections, returns, and qualifications of its own members...
Page 16 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said James Duke of York in these presents is not made or any statute, act, ordinance...
Page 62 - ... evidence ; and no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office, or removal from office and disqualification to hold...
Page 454 - The objects of the association shall be: 1. The amelioration of the condition of prisoners, whether detained for trial, or finally convicted, or as witnesses. 2. The improvement of prison discipline and the government of prisons, whether for cities, counties or states. ' 3. The support and encouragement of reformed convicts after their discharge, by affording them the means of obtaining an honest livelihood, and sustaining them in their efforts at reform.
Page 116 - 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.

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