Congressional Edition Volume 4842

Congressional Edition Volume 4842

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... out of the contingent fund of the House. 4. "Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased." These resolutions having been agreed to, and the Speaker having appointed the committee, the member then offers the following: 5. "Resolxed, That, as a further mark of respect, this House do now adjourn." The death of a Member during the recess of Congress is usually announced by a colleague at the beginning of the next session, and resolutions in form similar to those numbered one, four, and five are offered. Sometimes several such announcements are made at once, and a single adjournment is taken for all. 2-56, Journal, p. 18, Record, pp. 16, 17. The House sometimes authorizes the funeral of a deceased Member in the Hall. 1-57, Journal, p. 67-', Record, p. 5014. Ceremonies at the State funeral of a deceased Member or Senator. 3-55, Record, p. 679; 2-58, Record, pp. 1998-2003. (6) Memorial addresses. At an appropriate time after the death of a Member a colleague offers an order: "Ordered, That. the day of., at o'clock, be set apart for addresses on the life, character, and public services' of Hon.., late a Representative from the State of." The day thus set apart having arrived, a colleague offers the following: "Resolved, That the business of the House be now suspended, that opportunity may be given for tributes to the memory of Hon.. late a Member of this House from the State of. "Resolved, That as a particular mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, and in recognition of his distinguished public career, the House, at the conclusion of these exercises, shall stand adjourned. "Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these...show more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646150
  • 9781236646156