Digest and Manual of the Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives: In which is Also Included the Constitution of the United States of America, with the Amendments Thereto, and So Much of Jefferson's Manual of Parliamentary Practice as Under Rule Xliv Governs the House, the Standing Rules and Orders for Conducting Business in the House of Representatives ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1890 - Constitutional law - 699 pages
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Page 5 - Neither House, during the Session of Congress shall, without the Consent of the other, adjourn for more than three Days, nor to any other Place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting. Section 6. The Senators and Representatives shall receive a Compensation for their Services, to be ascertained by Law, and paid out of the Treasury of the United States.
Page 485 - 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 473 - A motion to strike out the enacting words of a bill shall have precedence of a motion to amend, and, if carried, shall be considered equivalent to its rejection.
Page 15 - 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. *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...
Page 15 - 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 19 - The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury ; and such Trial shall be held in the State where the said Crimes shall have been committed ; but when not committed within any State, the Trial shall be at such Place or Places as the Congress may by Law have directed.
Page 328 - It by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House of Representatives, as...
Page 378 - 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 129 - Nevertheless, though the speaker may of right speak to matters of order, and be first heard, he is restrained from speaking on any other subject, except where the house have occasion for facts within his knowledge ; then he may, with their leave, state the matter of fact 3 Grey, 38.