Mayor's Address and City Government, for ..., and the Annual Reports of the Several Departments, for the Municipal Year Ending April 1 ...

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Press of Wiley, Waterman & Eaton, 1876
 

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Página 16 - ... to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to amend; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they stand arranged, and the motion for adjournment shall always be in order, and be decided without debate.
Página 16 - 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. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Página 18 - House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case without debate; if the decision is in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed, but not otherwise; and, if the case require it, he shall be liable to censure or such punishment as the House may deem proper.
Página 18 - When a question is under debate the President shall receive no motion, but to adjourn, to lay on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, to amend, or to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they stand arranged.
Página 16 - House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate ; 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, he shall not be permitted to proceed, in case any member object, without leave of the House ; and if the case require it, he shall be liable to the censure of the House.
Página 16 - A motion to adjourn shall always be in order ; that and the motion to lay on the table, and for the previous question, shall be decided without debate. XXI. The previous question shall be put in this form : "Shall the main question be now put...
Página 17 - When any member is about to speak, he shall rise from his seat and respectfully address the presiding officer; shall confine himself to the question under debate, shall avoid personalities, and impute to no member any improper motives.
Página 18 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without first asking leave of the House.
Página 15 - While the Chairman is putting the question, no member shall walk across the room; and while a member is speaking, no member shall pass between the member speaking and the chair. RULE 7. When a member is about to speak in debate, he shall rise from his seat and address the chair, and when two or more members shall rise at the same time, the Chairman shall name the member who shall speak first.
Página 18 - ... the majority to move a re-consideration thereof at the same meeting; and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions except a motion to fix the time to which to adjourn, and to adjourn.

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