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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 Manual: Embracing the Standing Rules and Orders of the Senate, the ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 1890 - 529 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...motion to reconsider, which shall not be withdrawn without leave.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...a day certain, To commit, To amend; which several moti jns shall have precedence as they stand arranged ; and the motions relating to adjournment, to...
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Senate Manual

United States. Congress. Senate - 1890
...Snatt.] The present rules specify the motions entitled to preference, as follows: Rail XXII. \VJien a question is pending no motion shall be received...postpone to a day certain, To commit, To amend; which sei'eral motions shall have precedence as they stand arranged; and the motions relating to adjournment,...
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The Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota

Minnesota. Secretary of State - Legislative bodies - 1891
...follows: [When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lay on th« table, to postpone Indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or to amend; which WT>ral motions shall have precedence In the orderthey stand arranged, and tuemotion...
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Constitution of the United States, Jefferson's Manual, the Rules of the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Rules - 1895 - 766 pages
...adjourn, it shall be to a day certain, To take a recess, To proceed to the consideration of exec tit ire business, To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely,...shall have precedence as they stand arranged; and tlie motions relating to adjournment, to take a recess, to proceed to the consideration of executive...
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Steamboat Inspectors' Manual: Laws Governing the Steamboat Inspection ...

United States - Ships - 1895 - 335 pages
...or any member. VII. When a question is before the Board no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lay on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a certain day, to commit, to amend ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order they here...
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Senate Manual: Containing the Standing Rules and Orders of the United States ...

United States. Congress. Senate - 1896 - 563 pages
...shall not be withdrawn without leave. [Jefferson's Manual, sec. xx. RULE XXII. PRECEDENCE OF MOTIONS. When a question is pending, no motion shall be received...To postpone to a day certain. To commit. To amend. recess, to proceed to the consideration of executive business, to lay on the table, shall be decided...
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New American Supplement to the Latest Edition of the Encyclopędia ..., Volume 2

Day Otis Kellogg - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...motions is as follows: To adjourn, to adjourn to a day certain, or that when the Senate adjourns it be to a day certain, to take a recess, to proceed...to postpone to a day certain, to commit, to amend. It will be seen that there is no motion for the previous question; hence there is no method of closing...
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The Encyclopędia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and ..., Volume 26

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...recess, to proceed to the consideration of executive business, to lay 892 CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to postpone to a day certain, to commit, to amend. It will be seen that there is no motion for the previous question; hence there is no method of closing...
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Providence City Documents ..., Volume 1

Providence (R.I.) - 1898
...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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Legislative Manual of the State of Minnesota

Minnesota - 1899
...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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