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Page 457 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call to order ; in which case, the member so called to order shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain ; and the House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate : if there be no appeal, the decision of the Chair shall be submitted to.
Page 462 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 497 - No standing rule or order of the House shall be rescinded or changed without one day's notice being given of the motion therefor. Nor shall any rule be suspended, except by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members present.
Page 457 - When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received but to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...
Page 457 - ... and they shall be taken down in writing at the clerk's table and no member shall be held to answer, or be subject to the censure of the house for words spoken in debate if any other member has spoken, or other business has intervened after the words are spoken, and before exception to them shall have been taken.
Page 480 - That Congress has no power, under the Constitution, to interfere with or control the domestic institutions of the several States, and that such States are the sole and proper judges of everything appertaining to their own affairs not prohibited by the Constitution...
Page 458 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 458 - All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate.
Page 458 - Any member may call for the division of a question, which shall be divided, If it comprehend propositions, in substance so distinct, that, one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the Assembly. A motion to strike out and insert...