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" In like manner if it is proposed to amend by striking out a paragraph, the friends of the paragraph are first to make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put for striking it out. "
Constitution of the United States of America, Rules of the House of ... - Page 142
1837 - 222 pages
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Manual of Parliamentary Practice

Parliamentary practice - 1826 - 211 pages
...manner, if it is proposed to amend by striking out a paragraph, the friends of the paragraph are first to make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put for striking it out. If, on the question, it be retained, it cannot be amended afterwards: because a vote...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland - Parliamentary practice - 1830 - 389 pages
...manner, if it is proposed to amend by striking out a paragraph, the friends of the paragraph are first to make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put for striking it out. If on the question it be retained, it cannot be amended afterwards : because a vote...
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Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business, in the Legislature of ...

Charles Sitgreaves - 1836 - 365 pages
...question is put for inserting it; in like manner, if it is proposed to amend, by striking out a paragraph, the friends of the paragraph may make it as perfect...they can by amendments before the question is put for striking it out."— Jefferson's Manual, ,166. " When it is moved to amend by striking out certain...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 3

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1837
...by the committee, and that modified amendment was still an open question. The rule was this : •• when it is proposed to amend by inserting a paragraph,...amendments, before the question is put for inserting it". The rule applied in this case with all its force, for the question was on amending the report of the...
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A Manual of Parliamentary Practice: Composed Originally for the Use of the ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1837 - 192 pages
...manner, if it is proposed to amend by striking out a paragraph, the friends of a paragraph are first to make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put for striking it out. If, on the question, it be retained, it cannot be amended afterwards : because a vote...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of ..., Volume 3

Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention (1837-1838) - Pennsylvania - 1837
...still an open question. The rule w " when it is proposed to amend by inserting a paragraph, or pan the friends of the paragraph may make it as perfect as they can by merits, before the question is put for inserting it". The rule af this case with all its force, for...
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The Practice and Privileges of the Two Houses of Parliament: With an ...

Alpheus Todd - 1840 - 337 pages
...shall stand part of the Bill." When it is proposed to amend by inserting a paragraph By inserting. or part of one, the friends of the paragraph may make...perfect as they can by amendments, before the question for inserting it is put. If it be received, it cannot be (6) Scob. 23. (c> See CJ 10 April, 1744, as...
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A Congressional Manual; Or, Outline of the Order of Business: In the House ...

Joel Barlow Sutherland - 1841 - 447 pages
...manner if it is proposed to amend by striking out a paragraph, the friends of the paragraph are first to make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put for striking it out. If on the question it be retained, it cannot be amended afterwards : because a vote...
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Rules of Order: A Manual for Conducting Business in Town and Ward Meetings ...

Benjamin Matthias - 1850 - 130 pages
...latter is to be put first. A motion to amend may also be superseded by a motion to commit. ragpaph may make it as perfect as they can by amendments, before the question is put on inserting it. If it be received, it cannot be amended afterwards, in the same stage, because the...
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Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York for the Year ...

New York (State). Secretary's Office - New York (State) - 1853
...Hats. 80, 9. The Parliamentary question is always, whether the words shall stand part of the bill ! When it is proposed to amend by inserting a paragraph,...can, by amendments, before the question is put for in•erting it. If it be received, it cannot be amended afterwards in the same stage, because the House...
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