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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1871 - Parliamentary practice - 231 pages
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Page 175 - but a motion to strike out being lost, shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to strike out and insert.—March 13, 1822. 47. Motions and reports may be committed at the pleasure of the House.— April 7, 1789. 48. No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color
Page 192 - 61. 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
Page 7 - of * Senators. have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. The Vice President of the United States shall Vice
Page 220 - refuse to answer any question pertinent to the matter of inquiry, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars nor less than one hundred dollars, and imprisonment in a common jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months.—RS, Sec. 102.
Page 29 - for a redress of grievances. ARTICLE II. A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. ARTICLE III No soldier shall, in time
Page 178 - On a previous question there shall be no debate. All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate.''—Rule 133. It is in order, pending the demand for the previous question
Page 188 - motion to commit or to postpone indefinitely, being decided, shall be again allowed on the same day and at the same stage of the bill or proposition."—Rule 42. [When any one of the foregoing motions is received, the practice is, not to entertain another of lower dignity until the former is disposed of.] on
Page 28 - That the said report, with the resolutions and letter accompanying the same, be transmitted to the several legislatures, in order to be submitted to a convention of delegates chosen in each State by the people thereof, in conformity to the resolves of the Convention made and provided in that case. CHARLES THOMPSON, Secretary. AMENDMENTS. ARTICLE I. Congress shall make no law
Page 191 - strike out and insert.—March 13, 1822. 47. Motions and reports may be committed at the pleasure of the House.— April 7, 1789. 48. No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color
Page 179 - 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"—April 7, 1789—and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.—December 23, 1811.