Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia


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Página 14 - ... if there be no appeal the decision of the chair shall be submitted to. If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed ; if otherwise...
Página 16 - 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 11 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House unless he have leave, or be sick and unable to attend.
Página 11 - Upon the call of the House, the names of the members shall be called over by the Clerk, and the absentees noted : after which the names of the absentees shall again be called over, the doors shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse, or insufficient excuses are made, may, by order of those present...
Página 8 - The Speaker shall examine and correct the Journal before it is read. He shall have a general direction of the Hall. He shall have a right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Página 11 - And it shall be the duty of each committee to enquire into the condition and administration of the laws relating to the subjects which they have in charge; to investigate the conduct and look to the responsibility of all public officers and agents concerned, and to suggest such measures as will correct abuses, protect the public interests and promote the public welfare.
Página 14 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Página 16 - No amendment to a bill shall be received upon its third reading, by way of rider or otherwise ; and no amendment, involving an additional appropriation shall be added to the general appropriation bill, unless to carry into e.Iect an existing law, or unless it receives the vote required to pass the bill itself.
Página 8 - 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 11 - ... call some member to preside in committee; the other officers shall attend, and the rules of the House shall be observed and enforced in committee, as far as applicable, except that the previous question shall not be ordered. 26. If the committee arise before the consideration of the subject referred is concluded, the same shall be reported back and have its place in order as unfinished business of the House. When it shall be again reached in order, unless it be otherwise disposed of, the House,...

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