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" A majority of the whole number of votes given shall be necessary to the choice of a chairman of a standing committee, but a plurality of votes shall elect the other members thereof. All other committees shall be appointed by ballot, unless otherwise ordered,... "
Journal - Page 11
by Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1836
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1828 - 264 pages
...standing committees, will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same ; and a majority of the whole number of votes given, shall be necessary to the choice of a chairman...
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A Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business in Deliberative Bodies

Joel Barlow Sutherland - Parliamentary practice - 1830 - 404 pages
...; which report shall be entered on the journal. 34. In the appointment of the standing committees, the Senate will proceed, by ballot, severally, to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same; and a majority...
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Manual of Legislative Practice and Order of Business, in the Legislature of ...

Charles Sitgreaves - 1836 - 380 pages
...journal that the same has been correctly engrossed. 34. In the appointment of the Standing Committees the Senate will proceed by ballot, severally, to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same; and a majority...
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A Manual of Parliamentary Practice: Composed Originally for the Use of the ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1837 - 202 pages
...; which report shall be entered on the journal. 34. In the appointment of the Standing Committees, the Senate will proceed, by ballot, severally, to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same ; and a majority...
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Constitution of the United States of America, Rules of the House of ...

Constitutions - 1837 - 240 pages
...journal that the same have been correctly engrossed. 34. In the appointment of the Standing Committees the Senate will proceed by ballot, severally to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same ; and a majority...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1839 - 382 pages
...Banks, and on Land Taxes. 17. In the appointment of committees, (except the one mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed by ballot severally to appoint...members necessary to complete the same. In the election ola chairman, a majority of'the votes giren shall be necessary, but for the others a plurality'shall...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1841 - 366 pages
...on Land Taxes. 17. In the appointment of standing committees, (except the one mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint...but for the others, a plurality shall be sufficient. All select committees shall be appointed by the President, unless otherwise ordered by the Senate....
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A Congressional Manual; Or, Outline of the Order of Business: In the House ...

Joel Barlow Sutherland - 1841 - 530 pages
...which it may be referred to a committee. Rule 27.] [In the appointment of the standing committees, the senate will proceed, by ballot, severally to appoint the chairman of each committee, and then, by one ballot, the other members necessary to complete the same ; and a majority...
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Journal

Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1843 - 452 pages
...— on Rules, — on Military Affairs, — on Roads and Canals, — on Banks, and on Land Taxes. sary to complete the same. In the election of a chairman,...be necessary, but for the others a plurality shall b sufficient. All select committees shall be appointed by the President, unless otherwise ordered...
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Vermont gen. assembly, senate - 1845 - 390 pages
...Elections, — on Military Afl.airs, — on Roads, — on Banks, and on Land Taxes. mentioned in rule 1,) the Senate will proceed by ballot, severally to appoint...the same. In the election of a chairman, a majority if the votes given shall be necessary, but for the others a plurality shall be sufficient. All select...
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