A Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council at Its ... Session

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1844 - Florida
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Page 40 - When the reading of a paper is called for, and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the Senate, and without debate.
Page 39 - ... 2 Hats. 82. [The rule of the Senate is, when a motion shall be made and seconded, it shall be reduced to writing, if desired by the president or any member, delivered in at the table, and read by the president before the same shall be debated.
Page 40 - RECONSIDERATION. [When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order...
Page 39 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the Senate, without leave of the Senate first obtained. And in case a less number than a quorum of the Senate shall convene, they are hereby authorized to send the...
Page 40 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain...
Page 41 - EVERY bill shall receive three readings previous to its being passed ; and the President shall give notice at each, whether it be the first, second, or third ; which readings shall be on three different days, unless the Senate unanimously direct otherwise...
Page 42 - Whether it shall be engrossed and read a third time ? and no amendment shall be received for discussion at the third reading of any bill, resolution...
Page 38 - 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 40 - On a motion made and seconded to close the doors of the Senate, on the discussion of any business which may, in the opinion of a Senator, require secrecy, the Presiding Officer shall direct the galleries to be cleared; and during the discussion of such motion the doors shall remain closed.
Page 39 - When a member shall be called to order, he shall sit down until the President shall have determined whether he is in order or not; and every question of order shall be decided by the President without debate; but, if there be a doubt in his mind, he may call for the sense of the Senate.

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