Journal of the House of Delegates of the State of Virginia

Front Cover
Superintendent Public Printing., 1885
Includes some House documents as appendices.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 15 - 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 80 - That a committee of two on the part of the senate and three on the part of the...
Page 133 - That his Excellency, the Governor, be, and he is hereby, requested...
Page 9 - All committees shall be appointed by the Speaker unless otherwise specially directed by the House, in which case they shall be appointed by ballot; and if, upon such ballot, the number required shall not be elected by a majority of the votes given, the House shall proceed to a second ballot, in which a plurality of votes shall prevail; and, in...
Page 14 - Shall the main question be now put ?" [It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present ;] and its effects shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the House to a direct vote upon a motion to commit, if...
Page 13 - ... decide on the case, but without debate ; if there be no appeal, the decision of the chair shall be submitted to. If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall be at liberty to proceed; if otherwise...
Page 11 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House, unless he have leave, or be sick, or unable to attend.
Page 22 - Resolved by the House of Delegates (the Senate concurring), That a committee of three on the part of the House and two on the...
Page 13 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 8 - He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.

Bibliographic information