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" QUESTION. 1. There shall be a motion for the previous question, which, being ordered by a majority of members voting, if a quorum be present, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct vote upon the immediate question... "
Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session - 50th ... - Page 832
by United States. Congress. House - 1884
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The Footprints of Time: And a Complete Analysis of Our American System of ...

Charles Bancroft - United States - 1880 - 744 pages
...question, which, being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amend, ments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments and include...
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Rules for Conducting Business in the House of Representatives of the United ...

United States. Congress. House - 1880 - 20 pages
...which, being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the ea'ect to :nt oft' all debate and bring the House to a direct vote upon...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments and include...
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Republican Record of the Forty-seventh Congress ...: A Plain Statement of ...

Democratic Congressional Committee (U.S.) - Campaign literature - 1882 - 222 pages
...question, which, being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or map be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments and include...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1882
...question, which being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...previous question may be asked and ordered upon a sin gle motion, a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amend ment or amendments, or may...
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Summary of the Rules and Procedure of Foreign Parliaments

Reginald Dickinson - Legislative bodies - 1882 - 365 pages
...majority of members present (if a quorum) has i uestlon the effect of cutting off all debate and bringing the House to a direct vote upon the immediate question...or questions on which it has been asked and ordered It is in order, pending the motion for or after the previous question shall have been ordered on its...
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A Handbook on Parliamentary Practice

Rufus Waples - Parliamentary practice - 1883 - 275 pages
...question, which, being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments, and include...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important ..., Volume 7; Volume 22

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...a direct vote upon tin immediate question, or question?, on which it has been asked and ordered. It may be asked and ordered upon a single motion, a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motions or amendments, and include...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

United States. Congress. House - Constitutional law - 1888 - 600 pages
...question, which, being ordered by a majority of members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all anthorized motions or amendments and inclnde...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 28

Nineteenth century - 1890
...question, which being ordered by the majority of the members present, if a quorum, shall have the effect to cut off all debate and bring the House to a direct...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorised motions or amendments, and include...
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Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives ...

United States. Congress. House - Constitutional law - 1890 - 699 pages
...Speaker. EULE XVII. PREVIOUS QUESTION. RULES OF THE HOUSE OE REPRESENTATIVES. to a direct vote upou the immediate question or questions on which it has...a series of motions allowable under the rules, or an amendment or amendments, or may be made to embrace all authorized motious or amendments and include...
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