Congressional Edition Volume 6886

Congressional Edition Volume 6886

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... before the reading of the Journal (IV, 2757), or when the Speaker is absent and the Clerk is presiding (I, 228). But the motion to adjourn may not interrupt a Member who has the floor (V, 5369, 5370), or a call of the yeas and nays (V, 6053), or the actual act of voting by other means (V, 5360), or be made after the House has voted to go into Committee of the Whole (IV, 4728; V, 5367, 5368), or defer the right of a Member to take the oath (I, 622); and when no question is under debate it may not displace a motion to fix the day to which the House shall adjourn (V, 5381). When the House has fixed the hour of daily meeting, the motion to adjourn may not be amended (V, 5754) as by specifying a particular day (V, 5360) or hour (V, 5364), or by stating the purposes of adjournment Rale XVI. 767,768. (V, 5371, 5372); but when the hour of daily meeting is not fixed, the motion to adjourn may fix it (V, 5362, 5363). The motion to adjourn is not debatable (V, 5359), and is not in order in Committee of the Whole (IV, 4716). After the motion is made neither another motion nor an appeal may intervene before the taking of the vote (V, 5361). The motion to fix the day to which the House shall adjourn was formerly 767. Motion to nx included within the rule as to precedence of motions, the day to which but with the motion for a recess was dropped because the House shall of the facility with which it was used in obstructive adjourn. tactics (V, 5301, 5379). No question being under debate, a motion to fix the day to which the House should adjourn, already made, was held not to give way to a motion to adjourn (V, 5381). But if the motion to adjourn be made first, the motion to fix the day or for a recess is not entertained (V, 5302). more

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