Congressional Edition Volume 6749

Congressional Edition Volume 6749

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... House declined to put a question, a Member-elect put the question from the floor (I, 67). Under certain circumstances, a Member may make a double motion (V, 5637). Even after the affirmative side has been taken on a division the withdrawal of a motion has been permitted (V, 5348), also or'wu'hdrTwaTof8 ater a v0ce Vote an ordering and appointment motions. f teUere (V, 5349). While the House was dividing on a second of the previous question (this second is no longer required) on a motion to refer a resolution, the Member was permitted to withdraw the resolution (V, 5350); also a motion was once withdrawn after the previous question had been ordered on an appeal from a decision of a point of order as to the motion (V, 5356). A motion to suspend the rules may be withdrawn at any time before a second is ordered (V, 6844), even on another suspension day (V, 6844). A motion may be withdrawn although an amendment may have been offered and be pending (V, 5347), and in the House an amendment, whether simple or in the nature of a substitute, may Rale XVI. 76i,762. be withdrawn at any time before amendment or decision is had thereon; but the rule is otherwise in Committee of the Whole (V, 5753). A "decision" which prevents withdrawal may consist of the ordering of the yeas and nays (V, 5353), either directly on the motion or on a motion to lay it on the table (V, 5354), the ordering of the previous question (V, 5355), or the demand therefor (V, 5489), or the refusal to lay on the table (V, 5351, 5352). A Member having the right to withdraw a motion before a decision thereon has the resulting power to modify the motion (V, 5358). A motion being withdrawn, all proceedings on an appeal arising from a point of order related to it...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236970764
  • 9781236970763