Journal of the Senate and House

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Page 31 - Court, from time to time, to make, ordain, and establish, all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes, and ordinances, directions and instructions, either with penalties or without; so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to this Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of this Commonwealth, and for the government and ordering thereof, and of the subjects of the same...
Page 262 - After a bill shall have been thus signed in each House, it shall be presented by the said committee to the President of the United States for his approbation, it being...
Page 201 - Senate informing the House of the presence of a quorum in that body, it is usual for the House to adopt the following order: "That a committee of three Members be appointed on the part of the House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on the President of the United States and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses has assembled, and that Congress is ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make.
Page 260 - The following standing committees, to consist of five members each, shall be appointed at the commencement of each session, with leave to report by bill or otherwise: A Committee on Foreign Relations. A Committee on Finance. A Committee on Commerce. A Committee on Manufactures. A Committee on Agriculture. A Committee on Military Affairs. A Committee on the Militia.
Page 258 - When the reading of a paper is called for, and the same is objected to by any member, it shall be determined by a vote of the House.
Page 259 - He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair, but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
Page 38 - State in the Senate of the United States for the term of six years, beginning...
Page 33 - Each individual of the society has a right to be protected by it in the enjoyment of his life, liberty, and property, according to standing laws.
Page 257 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may call him 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 the case, but without debate.
Page 421 - ... and in this manner all such vacancies shall be filled up in every district of the Commonwealth ; and in like manner all vacancies in the senate, arising...

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