Manuals Constitution of the United States ... as Proposed by the Convention ... September 17, 1787, ...: To which are Added Standing Rules and Orders for Conducting Business in the House of Representatives ...

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Thomas Allen, prtr., 1838 - 78 páginas

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Página 65 - 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 and Orders of the House, and the Joint Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives. 122.
Página 53 - 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, on the same or the succeeding day; and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions, except a motion to adjourn.
Página 22 - whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names. G°. WASHINGTON. New Hampshire. John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman. Massachusetts. Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King. Connecticut ■ William Samuel Johnson, Roger Sherman. New York. Alexander Hamilton. New Jersey. William Livingston, David Brearley, William Patterson, Jonathan Dayton. Pennsylvania. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Mifflin, Robert Morris, George Clymer, Thomas Fitzsimons, Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, Gouverneur Morris.
Página 51 - 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; and
Página 26 - with the resolutions and letter accompanying the same, be transmitted to the several Legislatures, in order to be submitted to a convention of delegates chosen in each State by the people thereof, in conformity to the resolves of the Convention, made and provided in that case. Charles Thomson, Secretary. AMENDMENTS. .Article the First. Congress shall make no law respecting an
Página 5 - for which he shall be chosen. The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided. The Senate shall choose their other officers,
Página 18 - Congress into this Union ; but no new States shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State ;. nor any State- be formed by the junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without the consent of the Legislature of the States concerned as well as
Página 50 - 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.
Página 17 - The Congress shall have power to declare No corruption the punishment of treason, but no attainder ofblood of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted. ARTICLE IV. SECTION I. Full faith and credit shall be given in each Acts of
Página 3 - United States of America. ARTICLE I. SECTION I. All Legislative powers herein granted shall Congress. be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. SECTION II. The House of Representatives shall be composed

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