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" When two or more members rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak... "
St. Nicholas - Page 777
edited by - 1885
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives - Michigan - 1921
...his seat for that purpose; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house. When two or more members rise at once, the speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. Appointment of Committees. Rule 6. He shall appoint all committees, except where the house shall otherwise...
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Legislative Procedure: Parliamentary Practices and the Course of Business in ...

Robert Luce - Legislative bodies - 1922 - 628 pages
...the interest of full and fair debate." At the very outset, in 1789, the House had adopted this rule: "When two or more Members rise at once, the Speaker shall name the Member who is first to speak." It will be seen that this apparently gave the Speaker discretion to choose, rather than confined him...
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Materials Illustrative of American Government

Rodney Loomer Mott - Local government - 1925 - 397 pages
...from the Clerk's desk, and shall confine himself to the question under debate, avoiding personality.2 2. When two or more Members rise at once, the Speaker shall name the Member who is first to speak ; 3 and no Member shall occupy more than one hour in debate on any question in the House or in committee,...
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The Journal of the Assembly, During the ... Session of the Legislature of ...

California. Legislature. Assembly - California - 1912
...decision of the Chair. 40. Speaker to Decide Who Is Entitled to the Floor. When two or more members shall rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. 41. Order in Speaking to Questions. Every member, when he speaks, shall, standing in his place, address...
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The State of Wisconsin Blue Book

Elections - 1985
...himself to the question under debate and avoid personality. VIII. When two or more members happen to rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. IX. Whilst the Speaker is putting any question or addressing the house, none shall walk out of or across...
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Congressional Parliamentary Reference Sources: An Introductory Guide

Ilona B. Nickels, Thomas P. Carr - Political Science - 2004 - 134 pages
...forma amendments (VIII, 2591). ^ 2. When two or more Members 763 Speaker's power of recognition. rise at once, the Speaker shall name the Member who is first to speak; * * * This clause was adopted in 1789 (V, 4978). In the early history of the House, when business proceeded...
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives - Michigan - 1917
...his seat for that purpose; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house. When two or more members rise at once, the speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. Appointment of Committees. Rule 6. He shall appoint all committees, except where the house shall otherwise...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1830
...require it, he shall be liable to the censure of the House. 22. When two or more members happen to rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. 23. No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House, nor more...
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ELEMENTS OF THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLIES IN THE UNITED ...

LUTHER STEARNS CUSHING - 1856
...for example, in the house of representatives in congress, that " when two or more members happen to rise at once, the speaker shall name the member who is first to speak." Where there is no rule established, of this kind, the parliamentary rule just explained applies. To...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1829
...require it, he shall be liable to the censure of the House. 22. When two or more members happen to rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak. 23. No member shall speak more than twice to the same question without leave of the House, nor more...
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