Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume 86

Eagle Graphics, Legislative Printers., 1865

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Página 421 - Will the Senate agree to the report of the committee?" *len"er.son's Manual to Govern the Senate. 34. The rules of parliamentary practice comprised in Jefferson's Manual shall govern the Senate in all cases to which they are applicable, and In which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the Senate and the Joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Página 421 - The rules of proceedings in the house shall be observed in a Committee of the Whole House, so far as they may be applicable, except the rule limiting the times of speaking ; but no member shall speak twice to any question until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Página 417 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; the Committee of the Whole House; a Standing Committee; a Select Committee.
Página 413 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members...
Página 417 - The unfinished business in which the House was engaged at the time of the last adjournment...
Página 41 - 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.
Página 414 - When two or more members happen to rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak.
Página 419 - The first reading of a bill shall be for information, and, if opposition be made to it, the question shall be, " Shall this bill be rejected ?" If no opposition be made, or if the question to reject be negatived, the bill shall go to its second reading without a question.
Página 416 - Every member who shall be in the House •when the question is put shall give his vote, unless the House, for special reasons, shall excuse him.
Página 412 - Bills, reports, and other documents, printed under the general order of either branch, shall be distributed as follows : to wit, Two copies to each member of the Senate and House of Representatives (to be placed on his file under the direction of the...

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