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" When a question is under debate no motion shall be received but to adjourn; to lay on the table... "
Documents of the City of Boston - Page 16
by Boston (Mass.). City Council - 1857
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Manual of Parliamentary Practice

1826 - 211 pages
...amendment. 29. 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 fie order in which...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - 1830
...amendment. 32. 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...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland - 1830 - 389 pages
...amendment. 32. 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...
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Address of the Executive Committee: Constitution. By-laws of the Board of ...

Pennsylvania. Young men's tract society - 1834 - 12 pages
...writing. ARTICLE VIII. Sect. 1. Whcnaquestionisunderconsideration,nomotion shall be in order unless to adjourn, to lay on the table, for the previous question, to postpone, to commit, to amend, which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they stand. Sect....
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The Political Grammar of the United States, Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - 1836 - 292 pages
...'principal motions, and the order of their precedence, is as follows: the motion to adjourn, to lie on the table, for the previous question, to postpone to a day certain, to commit or amend, to postpone indefinitely. The motion to adjourn takes precedence of all other questions...
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Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business, in the Legislature of ...

Charles Sitgreaves - 1836 - 365 pages
...amendment. 32. 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...
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A Manual of Parliamentary Practice: Composed Originally for the Use of the ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1837 - 192 pages
...amendment. 32. 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...
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Constitution of the United States of America, Rules of the House of ...

1837 - 222 pages
...amendment. 34. 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...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - 1841
...Questions. 98. Wiien 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, to amend, to postpone indefinitely ; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are...
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A Congressional Manual: Or, Outline of the Order of Business in the House of ...

Joel Barlow Sutherland - 1841 - 439 pages
...congress. Rule 34. 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...
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