Alabama Official and Statistical Register

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State of Alabama, Department of Archives and History, 1915 - Alabama
Vol. for 1903 contains a list of Constitution conventions of Alabama, 1819-1901 with bibliography of each convention.
 

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Page 71 - 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, but no motion for the reconsideration of any vote shall be in order after a bill, resolution, message, report, amendment, or motion upon which the vote was taken, shall have gone out of the possession of the Senate...
Page 95 - If any member, in speaking, or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call 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.
Page 95 - ... it shall be in order for any member who voted with the majority to move for a reconsideration thereof on the same day or within...
Page 70 - House was engaged at the last preceding adjournment, shall have the preference in the orders of the day ; and no motion on any other business shall be received, without special leave of the House, until the former is disposed of.
Page 98 - In forming a Committee of the whole House, the Speaker shall leave his chair, and a chairman, to preside in committee, shall be appointed by the Speaker.
Page 70 - To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely, To postpone to a day certain...
Page 71 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 95 - Any member may call for a division of the question when the sense will admit of it...
Page 70 - 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 Sergeant-atArms, or any other person or persons by them authorized, for any or all absent members, as the majority of such members present shall agree, at the expense of such absent...
Page 70 - If the question in debate contain several points, any member may have the same divided: but, on a motion to strike out and insert, it shall not be in order to move for a division of the question: but the rejection of a motion to strike out and insert...

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