Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia

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Page 14 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 415 - That, in all capital or criminal prosecutions, a man hath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation...
Page 415 - ... of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty ; nor can he be compelled to give evidence against himself; that no man be deprived of his liberty except by the law of the land, or the judgment of his peers.
Page 13 - If any member, in speaking or otherwise, transgress the rules of the House, the Speaker shall, or any member may, call 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 on the case, but without debate: if there be no appeal, the decision of the Chair shall be submitted to.
Page 11 - Upon the call of the House, the names of the members shall be called over by the Clerk, and the absentees noted : after which the names of the absentees shall again be called over, the doors shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse, or insufficient excuses are made, may, by order of those present...
Page 11 - Whenever a Committee of the Whole House finds itself without a quorum, the chairman shall cause the roll to be called, and thereupon the committee shall rise, and the chairman shall report the names of the absentees to the House, which shall be entered on the Journal...
Page 13 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose ; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House by any two members; on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the House.
Page 525 - That a committee of two on the part of the Senate and three on the part of the...
Page 11 - When a member shall be discharged from custody and admitted to his seat, the House shall determine whether such discharge shall be with or without paying fees ; and in like manner, whether a delinquent member, taken into custody by a special messenger, shall, or shall not, be liable to defray the expense of such special messenger.
Page 11 - No member shall absent himself from the service of the House, unless he have leave, or be sick, or unable to attend.

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