Precedents: Decisions on Points of Order with Phraseology in the United States Senate from the First to Sixty-second Congress Inclusive, 1789-1913, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - 711 pages
 

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Page 388 - ... vacancies happen in the representation of any State in the Senate, the executive authority of such State shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies: Provided, That the legislature of any State may empower the executive thereof to make temporary appointments until the people fill the vacancies by election as the legislature may direct. This amendment shall not be so construed as to affect the election or term of any Senator chosen before it becomes valid as part of the Constitution.
Page 369 - An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded, or poisonous, or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes...
Page 155 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors and for other purposes...
Page 437 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Page 332 - That whenever the President shall be satisfied that passports issued by any foreign Government to its citizens or subjects to go to any country other than the United States, or to any insular possession of the United States...
Page 60 - Treasury to the state in which such national forest is situated, to be expended as the state legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which such national forest is situated...
Page 131 - An act to reorganize and increase the efficiency of the personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps of the United States...
Page 388 - The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures. When vacancies happen in the representation of any State In the Senate, the executive authority of such State shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies: Provided. That the legislature of any...
Page 458 - When the reading of a paper is called for and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Page 43 - The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Tennessee to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to require the attendance of absent Senators. On this question the yeas and nays have been ordered, and the clerk will call the roll.

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