Constitution, The United States of America: With the Amendments Thereto to which are Added Jefferson's Manual of Parliamentary Practice, and the Standing Rules and Orders for Conducting Business in The House of Representatives and Senate of The United States

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Page 46 - REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES. 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 the joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.—(Adopted September 15, 1837.) Sec.
Page 181 - 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.—April 7, 1789. 44. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it.—April 7, 1789. Every
Page 16 - shall choose from them by ballot the Vice President.* The Congress may determine the time of choosing the electors, and the day on which they shall give their votes ; which day shall be the same throughout the United States. No person except a natural-born citizen, or
Page 24 - States, or of any particular State. SECTION IV. The United States shall guaranty to every State in this Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion, and, on application of the legislature, or of the executive, (when the legislature cannot he convened,) against domestic violence. ARTICLE V.
Page 34 - the list the Senate shall choose the Vice President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President, shall be eligible to that of Vice President of the United States. INDEX THE CONSTITUTION
Page 181 - 46. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged.—March
Page 185 - has been once made, and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order for any member of the majority to move for the reconsideration thereof-— January 7, 1802—on the same or succeeding day—December 23, 1811 ; and such motion shall take precedence of all other questions, except a motion to adjourn*—May 6, 1828—and shall not
Page 167 - 7,1789 ; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.*—December 23, 1811. 3. He shall rise to put a question, but may state it sitting.— April 7, 1789. 4. Questions shall be distinctly put in this form, to w*it: "As many as are of opinion that (as the question
Page 31 - j ARTICLE II. A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. ARTICLE III. No soldier shall, in time

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