Legislative Documents, Volume 2

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1892 - Iowa
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Contains the reports of state departments and officials for the preceding fiscal biennium.
 

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Page 18 - 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, 21.
Page 21 - Upon the call of the House, the names of the members shall be called over by the clerk, and the absentees noted ; after which, the names of the absentees shall again be called over : the doors shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse, or insufficient excuses, are made, may, by order of those present...
Page 17 - 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 19 - Every member who shall be in the House when the question is put shall give his vote, unless the House, for special reasons, shall excuse him.
Page 20 - 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 25 - House during its sittings ; to execute the commands of the House from time to time, together with all such process, issued by authority thereof, as shall be directed to him by the Speaker.
Page 17 - 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.

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