Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the House of Representatives of the ... Congress, and a Digest and Manual of the Rules of Practice of the House of Representatives of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - Parliamentary practice

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Page 21 - The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes ; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Page 4 - Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct. The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at Least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New- York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina...
Page 21 - No person, except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the office of president: neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Page 134 - Congress a power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises ; to pay the debts, and provide for the common defence, and general welfare of the United States, and to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the powers vested by the Constitution in the Government of the United States...
Page 34 - ... *The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States were proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the First Congress, on the 25th of September, 1789. They were ratified by the following States, and the notifications of ratification by the governors thereof were successively communicated by the President to Congress : New Jersey, November 20...
Page 4 - When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies. (5) The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
Page 104 - No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office of profit under this state, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such term, except such offices as may be filled by elections by the people.
Page 277 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 207 - Chand. 304 ; or the failure of the other House to present to the King a bill passed by both Houses, 8 Grey, 302 ; or on information received, and relating to the safety of the nation, 10 Grey, 171, or when the methods of Parliament are thought by the one House to have been departed from by the other, a conference is asked to come to a right understanding thereon. — 10 Grey, 148. So, when an unparliamentary message has been sent, instead of answering it, they ask a conference.
Page 132 - ... indictment in the ordinary courts of justice, as in other cases of unauthorized arrest. 4. The court before which the process is returnable is bound to act as in other cases of unauthorized proceeding, and liable, also, as in other similar cases, to have their proccedings stayed or corrected by the superior courts.

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