Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois

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Page 37 - The general assembly shall provide such revenue as may be needful by levying a tax, by valuation, so that every person and corporation shall pay a tax in proportion to the value of his, her or its property...
Page 62 - 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 65 - 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 168 - In every case of an amendment of a bill agreed to in one House, and dissented to in the other, if either House shall request a conference, and appoint a committee for that purpose, and the other House shall also appoint a committee to confer, such...
Page 62 - House now consider it?" shall not be put, unless it is demanded by some member, or is deemed necessary by the Speaker. 6. The Speaker shall examine and correct the Journal before it is read. He shall have a general direction of the Hall. He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 66 - Shall the main question be now put?" It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present; and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and to bring the House to a direct vote upon a motion to commit if such motion shall have been made ; and if this motion does not prevail, then upon amendments reported by a committee, if any ; then upon pending amendments, and then upon the main question.
Page 67 - Manual shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rule? and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 66 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the...
Page 169 - When a bill or resolution which has been passed in one House shall be rejected in the other, it shall not be brought in during the same session, without a notice of ten days, and leave of two-thirds of that House in which it shall be renewed.
Page 168 - When bills are enrolled, they shall be examined by a joint committee of two from the Senate, and two from the House of Representatives...

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