Alabama Official and Statistical Register

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State of Alabama, Department of Archives and History, 1907 - Alabama
Volume for 1903 contains a list of Constitution conventions of Alabama, 1819-1901 with bibliography of each convention.
 

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Page 82 - After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk, it shall be deemed to be in the possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before a decision or amendment.
Page 81 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 62 - ... and no amendment shall be received for discussion at the third reading of any bill, resolution, amendment, or motion, unless by unanimous consent of the members present ; but it shall at all •times be in order before the final passage of any such bill...
Page 61 - ... [When the yeas and nays shall be taken upon any question, in pursuance of the above rule, no member shall be permitted, under any circumstances whatever...
Page 60 - The President having taken the chair, and a quorum being present, the journal of the preceding day shall be read, to the end that any mistake may be corrected that shall have been made in the entries.
Page 61 - ... [By the 16th and 17th rules of the Senate, when the yeas and nays shall be called for by one-fifth of the members present, each member called upon shall, unless for special reasons he be excused by the Senate, declare openly, and without debate, his assent or dissent to the question.
Page 81 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question without leave of the House, unless he be the mover or chairman of the committee proposing the matter pending, in which case he shall be permitted to speak in reply, but not until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 81 - 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 61 - RECONSIDERATION. [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: but no motion for the reconsideration of any vote shall be in order after a bill, resolution, message, report, amendment, or motion upon which the vote was taken, shall have gone out of the possession of the Senate...
Page 365 - Governor may be authorized to negotiate temporary loans, never to exceed three hundred thousand dollars, to meet the deficiencies in the treasury, and until the same is paid no new loan shall be negotiated ; provided further, that this section shall not be so construed as to prevent the issuance of bonds for the purpose of refunding the existing bonded indebtedness of the State.

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