Journals of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New Hampshire

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Rumford Press, 1849 - New Hampshire
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Page 36 - Questions shall be distinctly put in this form, to wit : " As many as are of opinion that (as the question may be) say Aye ;" and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are of the contrary opinion, say No.
Page 36 - 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 Convention by any two members, on which appeal no member shall speak more than once unless by leave of the Convention.
Page 36 - ... as many as are of the contrary opinion say no." If the speaker doubts, or a division be called for, the house shall divide : those in the affirmative of the question shall first rise from their seats, and afterwards those in the negative. If...
Page 38 - 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 44 - Upon bills committed to a Committee of the Whole House, the bill shall be first read throughout by the Clerk, and then again read and debated by clauses, leaving the preamble to be last considered ; the body of the bill shall not be defaced or interlined ; but all amendments, noting the page and line, shall be duly entered by the Clerk on a separate paper, as the same shall be agreed to by the Committee, and so reported to the House. After...
Page 37 - 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...
Page 33 - When a bill or resolution, which shall have passed in one house, is rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the house in which the same shall have passed.
Page 39 - 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.
Page 40 - Committee of Elections to examine and report upon the certificates of election, or other credentials, of the members returned to serve in this House ; and to take into their consideration all such petitions, and other matters, touching elections and returns, as shall or may be presented, or come into question, and be referred to them by the House.
Page 14 - Whole at any time on the motion of a member; and, in forming a Committee of the Whole, the President shall leave the chair and appoint a chairman to preside in committee; and the rules of proceeding in Convention shall be observed in Committee of the Whole, except the rule limiting the times of speaking and the rule relating to calls for the yeas and nays.

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