City Government: Committees, Departments, Boards, Etc. ...: Statistics, Trust Funds, Fire Alarms

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Page 59 - ... or may be fixed by law or ordinance, or, in case of an appointment to fill a vacancy, for the unexpired term.
Page 62 - Middlesex, upon which application the same proceedings shall be had as are or may be provided in sections one hundred and five, one hundred and six, one hundred and seven and one hundred and eight, of chapter forty-nine of the Public Statutes, or any acts in amendment thereof.
Page 48 - ... read, unless where the House shall direct otherwise, but shall lie on the table, to be taken up in the order they were read.
Page 46 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...
Page 60 - House voting therefor, it shall become a law, notwithstanding the Governor's objections. If any bill shall not be returned within ten days after it shall have been presented to him (Sundays excepted), the same shall become a law in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Legislature, by adjournment, prevents such return...
Page 48 - House. [A motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible ;] but a motion to strike out being lost, shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to strike out and insert.
Page 39 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members; and shall decide all questions of order, subject to an appeal to the Convention on motion regularly seconded; and no other business shall be in order till the question on the appeal shall have been decided.
Page 55 - The inhabitants of the city of Cambridge, in the county of Middlesex, shall continue to be a body corporate and politic under the name of the city of...
Page 71 - So much of this act as authorizes the submission of the question of its acceptance to the voters of said city shall take effect upon its passage ; but it shall not further take effect unless accepted by the voters of said city as herein provided.
Page 47 - 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.

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