Councilmanic Directory: With the Names of the Heads of Departments and Members of the Select and Common Councils

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Telegraph Printing Company, 1906 - Harrisburg (Pa.)
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Page 89 - 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 27 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of this Commonwealth, and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity; that I have not paid or contributed, or promised to pay or contribute, either directly or indirectly, any money or other valuable thing, to procure my nomination or election...
Page 88 - Touching the duty of the Speaker. 1. He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Page 78 - Every contract involving an appropriation of money shall designate the item of appropriation on which it is founded, and the estimated amount of the expenditure thereunder shall be charged against such item, and so certified by the controller on the contract before it shall take effect as a contract, and the payments required by such contract shall be made from the fund appropriated therefor.
Page 108 - Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehends questions so distinct, that, one being taken away, the rest may stand entire for the decision of the house : a motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible.
Page 78 - ... a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars and to undergo imprisonment not exceeding two years at the discretion of the court.
Page 106 - No member, when speaking, shall be interrupted, except by a call to order by the...
Page 108 - House. [A motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible ;] but a motion to strike out being lost, shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to strike out and insert.
Page 92 - Every motion shall be reduced to writing. if the President or any member require it...
Page 82 - No law shall be passed except by bill, and no bill shall be so altered or amended on its passage through either house as to change its original purpose.

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