Journal of the ... Session of the Legislature of the State of California

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s.n., 1853
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Page 3 - 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 case, but without debate; if there be no appeal, the derision of the Chair shall be submitted to.
Page 9 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 25 - AN ACT To enable the State of Arkansas, and other States, to reclaim the Swamp Lands within their limits.
Page 1 - 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 — April 7, 1789 ; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 5 - When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof...
Page 2 - 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 5 - Petitions, memorials, and other papers addressed to the house, shall be presented by the speaker, or by a member in his place ; a brief statement of the contents thereof...
Page 2 - After one hour shall have been devoted to reports from committees and resolutions, it shall be in order, pending the consideration or discussion thereof, to entertain a motion that the House do now proceed to dispose of the business on the Speaker's table...
Page 167 - When, then, a law is in its nature a contract, when absolute rights have vested under that contract, a repeal of the law cannot devest those rights ; and the act of annulling them if legitimate, is rendered so by a power applicable to the case of every individual in the community.
Page 170 - The contract between Georgia and the purchasers was executed by the grant. A contract executed, as well as one which is executory, contains obligations binding on the parties. A grant, in its own nature, amounts to an extinguishment of the right of the grantor, and implies a contract not to reassert that right. A party is, therefore, always estopped by his own grant.

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