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第 651 頁 - Speaker.—December 12, 1817. 42. 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—March
第 664 頁 - 144. The rules of parliamentary practice comprised in Jefferson's Manual shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules aud orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of
第 650 頁 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker ; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair and read aloud by the Clerk, before debated.—April 7, 1789. 40. After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk,
第 185 頁 - near as may be to the practice, pleadings, and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time in like causes in the courts of record of the State within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of the court to the contrary notwithstanding.
第 56 頁 - 113. 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—April 7, 1789; but no member shall speak twice to any question until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.—December 18, 1805.
第 651 頁 - 15,1837. A motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible—December 23, 1811 ; but a motion to strike out being lost, shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to strike out and insert.— March 13, 1822. 47. Motions and reports may be committed at the pleasure of the House.—April 7, 1789. 48.
第 424 頁 - (S. 108) to prevent the introduction of contagious or infectious diseases into the United States, was taken from the Speaker's table for present consideration. On motion of Mr. Conger, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the said bill 'be considered in the House as
第 651 頁 - 1828— and shall not be withdrawn after the said succeeding day without the consent of the House ; and thereafter any member may call it up for consideration.—March 2, 1848. 50. In filling up blanks, the largest sum and longest time shall be first put.—April 7, 1789. ORDER OF BUSINESS OF THE DAY.
第 659 頁 - 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
第 651 頁 - the House.—September 15, 1837. 49. When a motion 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—January 7, 1802—on the same or succeeding day—December