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" The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the... "
Documents Accompanying the Journal - Page 840
by Michigan. Legislature. Senate - 1873
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1844 - 702 pages
...at which every motion to adjourn is made shall be entered on the Journal — (October 9, 1837.) 50. The previous question shall be in this form : " Shall the main question be now put." — (April 7, 1789.) It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majonty of the member* present, (February...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1844 - 1374 pages
...debate. 45. The hour at which every motion to adjourn is made shall be entered on the journal. 46. The previous question shall be in this form: "Shall the main question be now poll" It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present; and its effects...
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Minutes - United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly - 1816 - 860 pages
...contains several parts, any two members may have it divided, and a question taken on each part. 18. The previous question shall be in this form ; — " Shall the main question be now put?" and, until it is decided, shall preclude all amendment, and further debate on the main question. 19....
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Rules of the Classis of New-York, as Amended April, 1819

Reformed Church in America. Classis of New York - 1819 - 20 pages
...received, unless to amend — to postpone — to commit — for the previous question — or to adjourn. The previous question shall be in this form : " Shall the main question be now put?" — and until it be decided, shall preclude all amendment and further debate on the main question....
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A Digest, Compiled from the Records of the General Assembly of the ...

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly - Presbyterian Church - 1820 - 404 pages
...received unless to amend it, to commit it, to postpone it, for the previous question, or to adjourn. X. The previous question shall be in this form, Shall the main question be now put? and until it is decided, shall preclude all amendment and farther debate of the main question. If the...
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Extracts from the Minutes of the General Assembly of the ..., Volume 5

1821 - 408 pages
...contains several parts, any two members may have it divided, and a question taken on each part. 17. The previous question shall be in this form — " Shall the main question be now put!" and until it is decided, shall preclude all amendment and further debate on the main question. 18....
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr, Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1826 - 844 pages
...question, or to adjourn. A motion to adjourn shall be always in order, and shall be decided without debate. The previous question shall be in this form: " Shall...now put?" It shall only be admitted when demanded by five members; and, until it is decided, shall preclude all amendment and further debate of the main...
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Manual of Parliamentary Practice

Parliamentary practice - 1826 - 220 pages
...and different committees shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order: 32. The previous question shall be in this form ; " shall the main question be now put V It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present ; and, until it is decided,...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland - Parliamentary practice - 1830 - 404 pages
...be always in order ; that, and the motion to lie on the table, shall be decided without debate. 35. The previous question shall be in this form: "Shall...only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present ; and, until it is decided, shall preclude all amendment and further debate of the...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1830 - 566 pages
...be always in order: that, and the motioc to lie on the table, shall be decided without debate. 35. The previous question shall be in this form: " Shall...now put?" It shall only be admitted when demanded by * majority of the members present; and, until it !.< decided, shall preclude a\\ amendment, and further...
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