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Página 30 - 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 joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Página 23 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose ; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House by any two members — April 7, 1789 ; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Página 134 - ... until, at a general election, it shall have been submitted to the people and shall have received a majority of all the votes cast for and against it at such election...
Página 15 - Constitution, be referred to a committee of three, to be appointed by the chair...
Página 134 - ... then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people, in such manner and at such time as the Legislature shall prescribe; and if the people shall approve and ratify such amendment or amendments, by a majority of the electors qualified to vote for members of the Legislature, voting thereon, such amendment or amendments shall become part of the Constitution.
Página 43 - Legislature to vote for or against a Convention; and if it shall appear that a majority of the electors voting at such election have voted in favor of calling a Convention, the legislature shall, at its next session, provide by law for calling a Convention...
Página 76 - State for the support of schools, which shall hereafter be sold or disposed of, and the five hundred thousand acres of land granted to the new States, under an act of Congress distributing the proceeds of the Public Lands among the several States of the Union, approved...
Página 23 - 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 28 - 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 23 - 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.

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