A Manual of Customs, Precedents, and Forms in Use in the Assembly of the State of Wisconsin

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James Ross, State Printer, 1860 - Wisconsin
 

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Page 55 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor; nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present...
Page 66 - 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, 21.
Page 71 - 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.
Page 52 - ... no motion to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to postpone indefinitely, being decided, shall be again allowed on the same day, and at the same stage of the bill or proposition.
Page 52 - 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...
Page 52 - Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the house to a direct vote upon amendments reported by a committee, if any, upon pending amendments, and then upon the main question.
Page 59 - When a message shall be sent from the Senate to the House of Representatives, it shall be announced at the door of the House by the doorkeeper, and shall be respectfully communicated to the chair, by the person by whom it may be sent.
Page 61 - States for his approbation, shall also, in the same manner, be previously enrolled, examined, and signed; and shall be presented in the same manner, and by the same committee, as provided in case of bills.
Page 54 - ... and shall not be debated or decided on the day of their being first read, unless where the House shall direct otherwise ; but shall lie on the table, to be taken up in the order they were read.
Page 57 - Chamber ; to exercise a supervision over the ingress and egress of all persons to and from the Chamber ; to see that messages, etc., are promptly executed ; that the...

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