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Page 53 - Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided if it comprehend propositions in substance so distinct, that, one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the House.
Page 110 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may call him 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 the case, but without debate.
Page 57 - Senate, on motion made and seconded to shut the doors of the Senate on the discussion of any business, which may in the opinion of a member, require secrecy, the President shall direct the gallery to be cleared, and during the discussion of such motion, the doors shall remain shut.
Page 106 - When two or more members rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak...
Page 124 - Whenever a bill shall have been passed by both houses of the legislature, the objections of the governor to the contrary notwithstanding, or whenever a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution shall have been passed by both houses In the manner prescribed by the constitution, such bill or such joint resolution shall be duly enrolled and signed by the presiding officers of both houses. The secretary of the senate...
Page 107 - As many as are in favor (as the question may be), say Aye;" and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are opposed, say No...
Page 114 - Upon bills committed to a Committee of the Whole House, the bill shall be first read throughout by the Clerk, and then again read and debated by clauses, leaving the preamble to be last considered ; the body of the bill shall not be defaced or interlined ; but all amendments, noting the page and line, shall be duly entered by the Clerk on a separate paper, as the same shall be agreed to by the Committee, and so reported to the House. After report, the bill shall again be subject to be debated and...
Page 122 - When a bill or resolution, which shall have passed in one House, is rejected in the other, notice thereof shall be given to the House in which the same may have passed.
Page 101 - An act to revise and consolidate the laws relative to the state prison, to the state house of correction, and branch of the state prison in the upper peninsula, and to the house of correction and reformatory at Ionia, and the government and discipline thereof and to repeal all acts inconsistent therewith," being section 800.49 of the Compiled Laws of 1948.
Page 122 - When a bill or resolution which has been passed in one House shall be rejected in the other, it shall not be brought in during the same session, without a notice of ten days, and leave of two-thirds of that House in which it shall be renewed.

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