The Journal of the Senate During the ... Session of the Legislature of the State of California, Volume 18

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Page 141 - Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the United States of America in congress assembled (two-thirds of both houses concurring,) That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several states as an amendment to the constitution of the United States...
Page 144 - No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass; Of consequence, when they act, they act in their States.
Page 27 - ... no motion for the reconsideration of any vote shall be in order after a bill, resolution, message, report, amendment, or motion upon which the vote was taken, shall have gone out of the possession of the senate...
Page 21 - Senate shall convene, they are hereby authorized to send the sergeantat-arms, or any other person or persons by them authorized, for any or all absent members, as the majority of such members present shall agree, at the expense of such absent members, respectively, unless such excuse for nonattendance shall be made as the Senate, when a quorum is convened, shall judge sufficient; and in that case the expense shall be paid out of the contingent fund. And this rule shall apply as well to the first...
Page 42 - August of each year, the total number of children in the state between the ages of five and seventeen years, as shown by the latest reports of the county and city and county superintendents on file in his office.
Page 25 - 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.
Page 29 - Senate, on motion made and seconded to shut the doors of the Senate on the discussion of any business, which may in the opinion of a member, require secrecy, the President shall direct the gallery to be cleared, and during the discussion of such motion, the doors shall remain shut.
Page 24 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The committee of the whole House on the state of the Union ; the committee of the whole House; a standing committee; a select committee.
Page 141 - SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. SEC. 2. The congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Page 25 - When a Member shall be called to order, he shall sit down until the President shall have determined whether he is in order or not; and every question of order shall be decided by the President without debate, but if there be a doubt in his mind he may call for the sense of the Senate.

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