Iowa Manual of Legislative Procedure

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State of Iowa, 1917 - Iowa - 223 pages
 

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Page 85 - Every act shall embrace but one subject, and matters properly connected therewith, which subject shall be expressed in the title.
Page 157 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order; in which case the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain; and the House...
Page 156 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 148 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 153 - He shall preserve order and decorum; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose, and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House by any two members; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 136 - No member shall vote on any question in the event of which he is immediately and particularly interested ; or in any case where he was not present •when the question was put.
Page 137 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...
Page 160 - When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made, to refer any subject, and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order : The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; the Committee of the Whole House; a Standing Committee; a Select Committee.
Page 159 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk before debated. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 163 - When a motion has been made and carried or lost, it shall be in order for any member of the majority, on the same or succeeding day, to move for...

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