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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1865 - Parliamentary practice - 254 pages
 

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Page 175 - 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 case, but without debate
Page 44 - THE UNITED STATES. 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 the joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.—{Adopted September 15, 1837.) TABLE OF
Page 43 - praying or providing for the satisfaction of private claims ■against the government, founded upon any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an executive department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the government of the United States, shall, unless otherwise ordered by resolution of the house in which the same are presented or introduced,
Page 159 - 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 169 - 1789. 48. No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.^—March 13, 1822. No bill or resolution shall, at any time, be amended by annexing thereto, or incorporating therewith, any other bill or resolution pending before the House.§—September 15, 1837.
Page 17 - 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."—Rule 61.
Page 16 - shall choose from them by ballot the Vice President.* The Congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes; which day shall be the same throughout the United States. No person except a natural-born citizen, or
Page 47 - for the satisfaction of all private claims against the° government, founded upon any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an executive department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the government, unless otherwise ordered by resolution of the House.—Stat, at Large, Vol. XII, p. 765.
Page 220 - 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."—Rule 2. May speak only " Though the Speaker may of right speak to matters
Page 220 - 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."—Rule 1.

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