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Page 140 - Resolved by the senate and house of representatives in general court convened: That his excellency, the governor, be hereby authorized and empowered, with the advice and consent of the council, to employ some suitable person — and fix his compensation, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated — to...
Page 44 - In all cases of ballot by the House, the Speaker shall vote ; in other cases he shall not be required to vote, unless the House be equally divided, or unless his vote, if given to the minority, will make the division equal; and in case of such equal division, the question shall be lost.
Page 45 - 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 46 - 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 381 - Mr. Speaker: The Senate concur with the House of Representatives in the appointment of a committee to wait upon His Excellency the Governor...
Page 52 - The rules of proceedings in the house shall be observed in a Committee of the Whole House, so far as they may be applicable, except the rule limiting the times of speaking ; but no member shall speak twice to any question until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 14 - 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, amendment, or motion, unless by unanimous consent of the members present : but it shall at all times be in order, before the final passage of any...
Page 46 - No member shall vote on any question in the event of which he is immediately and particularly interested ; or in any case where he was not present •when the question was put.
Page 47 - 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 House.