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Page 162 - two thirds of the whole number of senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person, constitutionally ineligible to the office of President, shall be eligible to that of Vice-Président of the United States. XIII. SECTION 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary
Page 24 - The Speaker shall have power to substitute any member to perform the duties of the chair, such substitution not to extend beyond an adjournment. OF DECORUM AND DEBATE. 12. "When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise
Page 55 - 44. The House may resolve Itself into Committee of the Whole House at any time, on the motion of a member made for that purpose ; and in forming a committee of the whole House, the Speaker shall leave the chair, and a chairman to preside In committee shall be appointed by the Speaker. 46.
Page 51 - shall divide. Those in the affirmative of the question shall first rise from their seats and stand till they be counted, and afterward those in the negative shall rise and stand till they be counted. The Speaker shall then rise and state the decision of the House. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak
Page 25 - two members rise at the same time, the Speaker shall name the person to speak. 16. While the Speaker is putting any question, or addressing the House, no one shall walk out of or across the House; nor in such case, or when a member is speaking, shall entertain private
Page 1 - give the best and greatest security to government,! and will lay in the hearts of men the strongest obligations to due! subjection; and as the knowledge of these is most likely to be; propagated through a society by the institution of the public worship of the DEITY, and of public instruction in morality and
Page 17 - 38. A frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, industry, frugality, and all the social virtues, are indispensably necessary to preserve the blessings of liberty and good government. The people ought, therefore, to have a particular regard to all those principles in the choice of their
Page 31 - and resolutions to be conformed thereto, before ' putting any vote thereon, except to commit or amend. 9. When a bill or resolve 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. 10. Each House shall transmit to the other
Page 3 - government. The doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind. ART. 11. All elections ought to be free, and every inhabitant of the State, having the proper qualifications, has equal right to elect