Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Legislative Directory, [House of Representatives]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Legislative Directory, [House of Representatives]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the Clerk to mark the section or sections in conflict with the rules, as non-concurred in or negatived. AMENDMENTS. Rule 11. Every bill, resolution, or order, transmitted to either House, if amended by the House to which transmitted, shall have the amendment or amendments printed in italics, or inclosed in brackets, by the House in which the amendment or amendments are made and marked Senate or House amendments, as the case be. (Adopted January 13, 1874.) RDLES OF THE SENATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. As finally adopted February 27, 1901. DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT--TAKING THE CHAIR. 1. The President shall take the chair, each day, at the hour to which the Senate stands adjourned, when he shall call the members to order, and on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read, which the Senate shall have power then to correct. ORDER OF BUSINESS. 2. The order to be observed in taking up business shall be as follows: First--The asking leave of absence. Second--The receiving of reports of committees, which shall be called for by the President, according to the order of the committees. Third--The reading of bills in place. The President commencing on his left and recognizing all in their order from left to right, and all bills read in place shall be accompanied by a copy of the same. Fourth--The offering of original resolutions. Fifth--The reading of bills the third time. Sixth--The reading of bills the second time. Seventh--The reading of bills the first time, and in that state shall not be subject to amendment or a vote thereon. ORDER AND DECORUM--PRESIDENT TO PRE-SERVE. 3. It shall be the duty of the President to preserve order, prevent personal reflections, confine members in debate to the question and when two or...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568591
  • 9781236568595