The Speaker of the House of Representatives with an Introduction by A.B. Hart

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Longmans, Green, & Company, 1902 - 378 pages
 

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Page 336 - States, and for the true and faithful discharge of the duties of his office, to the best of his knowledge and ability...
Page 352 - RESOLUTIONS. 1. Members having petitions or memorials or bills of a private nature to present may deliver them to the Clerk, indorsing their names and the reference or disposition to be made thereof: and said petitions and memorials and bills of a private nature, except such as, in the judgment of the Speaker, are of an...
Page 197 - Whenever electors are present, and do not vote at all," " they virtually acquiesce in the election made by those who do.
Page 376 - I take great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of the book, and believe it to be the best introduction to English history hitherto made for the use of schools. It is just what is needed in the school and in the family. It is the first history of England that I have seen which gives proper attention to sociology and the evolution of political ideas, without neglecting what is picturesque and interesting to the popular taste. The device of placing the four historical maps at the beginning and end...
Page 346 - A Calendar of the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, to which shall be referred bills raising revenue, general appropriation bills, and bills of a public character directly or indirectly appropriating money or property.
Page 336 - 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 119 - While the Speaker is putting a question or addressing the House no Member shall walk out of or across the hall, nor, when a Member is speaking, pass between him and the Chair; and during the session of the House no Member shall wear his hat, or remain by the Clerk's desk during the call of the roll or the counting of ballots or...
Page 349 - The previous question may be asked and ordered upon a single motion, a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments and include the bill to its passage or rejection.
Page 349 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 347 - No member shall speak more than once to the same question without leave of the House, unless he be the mover, proposer, or introducer of the matter pending, in which case he shall be permitted to speak La reply, but not until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.

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