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" To lay on the table. To postpone indefinitely. To postpone to a day certain. To commit. To amend. Which several motions shall have precedence as they stand arranged; and the motions relating to adjournment, to take a recess... "
Journal of the Senate of the State of Vermont: Biennial Session - Page 21
by Vermont. General Assembly. Senate - 1907
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Journal of the Senate of Virginia

Virginia. General Assembly. Senate - Virginia - 1877
...If the previous question be not ordered, debate may continue as if tho motion had not been made. 27. When a question is pending, no motion shall be received but to adjourn ; pass by ; for the pending question ; for the previous question ; to lie on the table; to posi pone...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1885
...terminate their sessions whenever they see fit, as otherwise they would be at the mercy of the minority. "to take a recess," " to proceed to the consideration of executive business," "to lay on the table," etc. The way these motions are used in filibustering would be somewhat as follows : Suppose it is five...
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Manual of Members, Officers, and Standing Committees and Rules of the Senate ...

Virginia. General Assembly - Virginia - 1876
...previous question be not or16 • dered, debate may. continue as if the motion had not been made. 27. When a question is pending, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, for the pending question, for the previous question, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely,...
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Manual of Members, Officers, and Standing Committees and Rules of ..., Part 2

Virginia. General Assembly - Virginia - 1880
...shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to insert, nor a motion to strike out and insert. 47. When a question is pending, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to pass by for the pending question, for the previous question, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely,...
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Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia. General Assembly. Senate - 1881
...shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to insert, nor a motion to strike out and insert. 47. "When a question is pending, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to pass by for the pending question, for the previous question, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely,...
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A Handbook on Parliamentary Practice

Rufus Waples - Parliamentary practice - 1883 - 275 pages
...time of the next meeting invariably urgent and invariably in order. The Senate places the motion " to adjourn to a day certain, or that when the Senate adjourn it shall be to a certain day," below the simple motion to adjourn, but above that to proceed to executive business or...
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Constitution of the United States of America with the Amendments Thereto ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Rules Committee - 1886 - 486 pages
...When a question is pending no motion shall be reeeived but— To adjourn, To adjourn to a day eertain, or that when the Senate adjourn, it shall be to a day certain, To take a reeess, To proeeed to the eonsideration of exeeutive business, To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely,...
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Standing Rules for Conducting Business in the Senate of the United States ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 1890 - 79 pages
...motion to reconsider, which shall not be withdrawn without leave. RULE XXII. PRECEDENCE OF MOTIONS. When a question is pending no motion shall be received...it shall be to a day certain, To take a recess, To postpone to a day certain, To commit, To amend ; which several motions shall have precedence as they...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

Constitutional law - 1890 - 699 pages
...several motions shall have precedence as they stand arranged; and the motions relating to adjournment, to take a recess, to proceed to the consideration of executive business, to lay on the table, shall be decided without debate. Rule IX. Immediately after the consideration of cases not objected...
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Senate Manual: Embracing the Standing Rules and Orders of the Senate, the ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 1890 - 529 pages
...several motions shall have precedence as they stand arranged; and the motions relating to adjournment, to take a recess, to proceed to the consideration of executive business, to lay on the table, shall be decided •without debate. Rule IX. Immediately after the consideration of cases not objected...
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