Journal, Volume 1

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Morse & Bagg, printers to the Legislature, 1867 - Michigan

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Page 624 - 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 624 - Every member presenting a paper shall indorse the same ; if a petition, memorial or report to the Legislature, with a brief statement of its subject or contents, adding his name; if a notice or resolution, with his name ; if a report of a committee, a statement of such report, with the name of the committee and member making the same...
Page 624 - No member shall speak more than once to the same question without leave of the house, unless he be the mover, proposer or introducer of the matter pending ; in which case he shall be permitted to speak in reply, but not until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 219 - House to transmit the following concurrent resolution : Resolved, By the House, (the Senate concurring,) That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby authorized and directed to...
Page 808 - ... State for proof of the ameliorating influences on climates, of the destruction of forests. Attention has already been called to this by the failure of the peach crop all over our State, save a narrow strip under the lee of Lake Michigan, and by the partial destruction of our clover crop last winter.
Page 796 - Thus, the Washington Elm at Cambridge — a tree of no extraordinary size — was some years ago estimated to produce a crop of seven millions of leaves, exposing a surface of 200,000 square feet, or about five acres, of foliage.
Page 131 - ... the ballot shall be a paper ticket, which shall contain, written or printed, or partly written and partly printed, the names of the persons for whom the elector intends to vote, and shall designate the office to which each person so named is intended by him to be chosen...
Page 623 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himsef to " Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 114 - That his Excellency the Governor, be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, at as early a day as practicable.
Page 24 - No person holding any office under the United States [or this State] or any county office, except notaries public, officers of the militia, and officers elected by townships, shall be eligible to or have a seat in either house of the Legislature ; and all votes given for any such person shall be void.

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