Journal of the Senate, Volume 111

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts., 1890 - Massachusetts
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Page 995 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich; and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as , according to the best of my abilities and understanding agreeably to the Constitution and laws of the United States.
Page 744 - Commonwealth by the adoption of the subjoined article of amendment ; and that the said article, being agreed to by a majority of the senators and two-thirds of the members of the house of representatives present and voting thereon, be entered on the journals of both houses, with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the general court next to be chosen...
Page 54 - No minor under eighteen years of age and no woman shall be employed in laboring in any manufacturing establishment more than ten hours in any one day, except when it is necessary to make repairs to prevent the interruption of the ordinary running of the machinery, or...
Page 983 - 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 744 - ... and who shall have paid, by himself, or his parent, master, or guardian, any state or county tax, which shall, within two years next preceding such...
Page 970 - 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; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 518 - ... is hereby annulled. ART. XXXIII. A majority of the members of each branch of the general court shall constitute a quorum for . ~ „ , . , . -.. the transaction of business, but a less number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members.
Page 552 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, and every two years thereafter, in each county, at such places therein as may be provided by law. When vacancies occur in either House, the Governor, or person exercising the powers of Governor, shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies.
Page 979 - If two or more members rise to speak at the same time, the Chair shall decide which is entitled to the floor.
Page 989 - Bills and resolves reported by joint committees shall be printed or fairly written in a legible hand, without material erasure or interlineation, and on not less than one sheet of paper, with suitable margins, and with spaces between the several sections. Dates and numbers shall be printed or written in words at length. [Amended Jan. 28, 1889.] 7.

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