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" ... to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to amend; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they stand arranged, and the motion for adjournment shall always be in order, and be decided without debate. "
Journal of the Senate of the State of Vermont - Page 21
by Vermont. General Assembly. Senate - 1907
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Senate Procedure: Precedents and Practices

United States. Congress. Senate, Floyd Millard Riddick - 1974 - 1076 pages
...9068. Precedence of Motion To Table: When a question is pending, under Eule XXII, no motion shal 1 be received but : To adjourn. To adjourn to a day...To postpone to a day certain. To commit. To amend. Decisions have been made that : (1) A motion to lay a resolution on the table takes precedence over...
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Yearbook of American Churches

Christian sects - 1916
...the Council. XVII. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received, unless to adjourn, to lay on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a certain day, to commit or to amend; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which...
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Drinking Water Regulation and Health

Frederick Pontius - Science - 2003 - 1072 pages
...Rule XXII when "a question is pending" and that "shall have precedence as they stand arranged" are To adjourn To adjourn to a day certain. or that when...indefinitely To postpone to a day certain To commit To amend All except the last four of these motions are not debatable. The motion to adjourn should be distinguished...
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Filibuster: Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate

Gregory Wawro, Gregory John Wawro, Eric Schickler - Political Science - 2006 - 308 pages
...Rule XI stated When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to amend; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they stand arranged, and the...
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Senate Manual Containing the Standing Rules, Orders, Laws, and Resolutions ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 1969
...XXII PRECEDENCE OF MOTIONS 1. When a question is pending, no motion shall be received tail butr— To adjourn. To adjourn to a day certain, or that when...Which several motions shall have precedence as they stan< arranged; and the motions relating to adjournment, to taki a recess, to proceed to the consideration...
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Providence City Manual: Or, Organization of the Municipal Government

Providence (R.I.) City Council - Providence (R.I.) - 1907
...amendment. SIXTH. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received, unless " to adjourn," " to lay on the table," " to postpone indefinitely,"...amend," which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are here arranged. SEVENTH. No motion or proposition of a subject different...
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Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the House of Representatives ...

United States. Congress. House - Parliamentary practice - 1877
...rule is now as follows : [When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lay on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, or to amend ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they stand arranged, and the...
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Providence City Documents ..., Volume 1

Providence (R.I.) - 1894
...amendment. SIXTH. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received, unless "to adjourn," "to lay on the table," "to postpone indefinitely, " "to postpone to a day certain, " "to commit or amend, ' ' which several motions shall have precedence in the order in wliich they are here arranged....
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The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin for ...

Wisconsin - 1882
...la now as follows : [When a question Is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, f lay on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or to amend: which several motions shall have precedence In the order they stiuic arranged, and the...
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A Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council at Its ..., Volume 1

Florida. Legislature. House, Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives - Florida - 1845
...debated. RULE 1 3. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received, but to adjourn, to lie on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or to amend ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they stand arranged...
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