Journal and Proceedings of the Missouri State Convention: Held at Jefferson City and St. Louis, March, 1861
G. Knapp & Company, printers, 1861 - 334 páginas
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Página 13 - 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...
Página 103 - Resolved, That the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government; but that by compact, under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States, and of amendments thereto, they constituted a General Government for special purposes, delegated to that government certain definite powers, reserving, each State to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self-government; and that whensoever the...
Página 13 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Página 13 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Página 13 - Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality. 21. If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain; and the...
Página 12 - 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 13 - RECONSIDERATION. [When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order...
Página 12 - He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Página 13 - When the reading of a paper is called for, and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Página 13 - The unfinished business in which the House was engaged, at the last preceding adjournment, shall have the preference in the orders of the day: and no motion on any other business shall be received, without special leave of the House, until the former is disposed of.