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" A majority of the whole number of votes given shall be necessary to the choice of a chairman of a standing committee, but a plurality of votes shall elect the other members thereof. All other committees shall be appointed by ballot, unless otherwise ordered,... "
Rules of the Senate ... and Joint Rules of the Two Houses - Page 33
by United States. Congress. Senate - 1867 - 45 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress, Volume 3; Volume 19; Volume 46

United States. Congress - Law - 1829 - 870 pages
...Senate will proceed by severally appointing the Chairman of each committee, and then by one ballot for the other members necessary to complete the same ;...of votes given shall be necessary to the choice of chairman." A short discussion took place on the expediency of the mode proposed by the resolution,...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1828 - 264 pages
...but if there be no President pro tempore, the Senate, in the appointment of the standing committees, will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint the...the choice of a chairman of a standing committee. When other committees shall be appointed by ballot, a plurality of votes shall make a choice. When...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 19th Congress, 2nd session. Dec. 4, 1826 to ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1829 - 866 pages
...severally appointing the Chairman of each committee, and then by one ballot for the other members neccssiuy to complete the same ; and a majority of the whole...of votes given shall be necessary to the choice of chairman." A short discussion took place on the expediency of the mode proposed by the resolution,...
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The National Calendar: And Annals of the United States, Volume 12

Peter Force - Almanacs, American - 1834 - 434 pages
...the Senate proceeds by ballot, severally, to appoint the Chair man of each Committee, and then, by ballot, the other members necessary to complete the...and a majority of the whole number of votes given is necessary to the choice of a Chairman of a Standing Committee. AI other Committees are appointed...
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The National Calendar: And Annals of the United States, Volume 13

Peter Force - United States - 1835 - 404 pages
...members, and two of three members each In the appointment of the standing committees, the Senate proceeds by ballot, severally, to appoint the chairman of each committee* and then, by ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same; and a majority of the whole number of votes...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1836 - 304 pages
...and on Land taxes. 17. In the appointment of committees, (except the one mentioned in rule first,) the Senate will proceed by ballot severally to appoint the chairman of each, and then by one ballot the other members necessary to complete the same. In the election of a chairman,...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1839 - 382 pages
...Banks, and on Land Taxes. 17. In the appointment of committees, (except the one mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed by ballot severally to appoint the chairman of each, and then by one ballot the other members necessary to complete the same. In the election ola chairman,...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1841 - 366 pages
...on Land Taxes. 17. In the appointment of standing committees, (except the one mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint the chairman of each, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same. In the election of a chairman,...
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A New Guide to Washington

George Watterston - Washington (D.C.) - 1842 - 254 pages
...and three of three members each. In the appointment of the standing committees, the Senate proceeds by ballot, severally, to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same ; and a majority of the whole number of votes...
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Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1845 - 390 pages
...on Land Taxes. 17. In the appointment of Standing Committees, (except the one mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed by ballot, severally to appoint the chairman of each, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same. In the election of a chairman,...
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