Constitution of the United States, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the House of Representatives of the Congress, and a Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives of the United States

Constitution of the United States, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the House of Representatives of the Congress, and a Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives of the United States

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...to oflicer charged with settlement the papers, or loan to Government officers papers relating to matters pending before them. (1752) Rule XXXIX. Taking of testimony in private claims. (1779) 20.Stat. L., p. 278. No officer or employee of the House shall be an agent for the prosecution of a claim against the Government. (1703) Rule XLIII. It is the duty of the Committee on Accounts to inquire into and report violations of the rules forbidding officers or employees to be claim agents. (1703) Rule XLIII. By special order during this Congress bills reported from the Committee on Claims and War Claims alternate in priority on Fridays, other than the second and fourth of each month. Rule XXVI, section 1 (note). On a Friday on which war claims had precedence under the rule, a motion to take up a bill from the Committee on Claims was held out of order so long as any war claims bills remained for consideration. 1-60, Record, p. 1732. (c) Committee of Whole, consideration in. Bills releasing liability to the United States or referring any claim to the Court of Claims must be considered in Committee of the Whole. (764) Rule XXIII, sedion 3. Under the latest ruling a bill for the adjudication and payment of claims requires consideration in Committee of the Whole. 3-58, Record, pp. 282, 288. GLAIMS--Continued. (c) Committee of Whole, consideration in--Continued. A bill admitting a. class of claims to the Court of Claims for examination and report, but leaving Congress free as to final action in regard to payment, was held not to require consideration in Committee of the W'hole. (797) 2-48, Journal, p. 260; Record, pp. 696, 697. A bill to create a commission to determine damages done to citizens Was held not to provide for the payment or adjudication...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236948904
  • 9781236948908