Journals of the ... Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Arizona

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Office of the Arizona Miner, official paper of the Territory., 1885 - Arizona

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Page 54 - 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 90 - 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...
Page 54 - 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 himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 96 - House shall also appoint a committee to confer, such committees shall, at a convenient hour, to be agreed on by their chairman, meet in the conference chamber, and state to each other verbally, or in writing, as either shall choose, the reasons of their respective Houses for and against the amendment, and confer freely thereon.
Page 96 - In every case of an amendment of a bill agreed to in one House, and dissented to in the other, if either House shall request a conference, and appoint a committee for that purpose, and the other House shall also appoint a committee to confer, such...
Page 58 - Any member may call for a division of a question, which shall be divided, if it comprehends propositions in substance so distinct, that one being taken away, a substantive proposition shall remain for the decision of the Senate.
Page 55 - When a question has been once made and carried in the affirmative or negative, it shall be in order...
Page 59 - The unfinished business in which the House was engaged at the time of the last adjournment, shall have preference in the orders of the day and shall continue to be among the...
Page 87 - 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.
Page 52 - Speaker's decision, in which case the question is put, " which member was first up ?" 2 Hats. 76. Scab 1. D'Ewer, 434. col. 1, 2. [In the Senate of the United States, the president's decision is without appeal. Their rule is in these words : when two members rise at the same time, the president shall name the person to speak: but in all cases, the member who shall first rise and address the chair, shall speak first.

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