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Two-thirds and Three-fifths Bills.
Mr. Sawyer, Tioga;

Mr. Daly, New York;
Foster, Albany;

Douglass, Kings;
Andrews, Broome;

Fitzgerald, New York. 8. V. R. Miller, Rensselaer;

Clerk-Edwin H. Butler.

On Engrossed Bills. Mr. Sewell, Delaware ;

Mr. Purdy, Westchester;
Gilbert, Franklin;

Townsley, Oneida;
Sheldon, Lewis;

Curran, Albany.
Peek, Fulton and Hamilton;

Clerk-Alexander D. Dunbar.

On Grievances.
Mr. J. H. Miller, Wayne ; Mr. Strack, New York ;
Mekeel, Schuyler;

Frank, New York ;
King, Cattaraugus;

J. Hayes, New York.
Valentine, Wayne;

Clerk-G. Fred. Wiltsie.

on Expenditures of the House. Mr. Chase, Otsego;

Mr. Converse, Cayuga;
Wadsworth, Livingston; Clancy, Kings;
Astor, New York;

Frank, New York.
Terry, Washington;

Clerk-Fayette H. Peck.

On Expenditures of the Executive Department. Mr. Keator, Ulster;

Mr. Moller, Westchester;
Sheldon, Lewis ;

C. C. Peck, Greene;
Palmer, St. Lawrence;

Seebacher, New York.
Parker, Chautauqua;

Clerk-Rodman B. Smith.

On Rules. Mr. Graham, Orange;

Mr. Nelson, Rockland;
Alvord, Onondaga;

Brooks, Richmond.
Hepburn, St. Lawrence;

Clerk-Edwin H. Butler.

On Joint Library.
Mr. Wheeler, Dutchess;

Mr. Thain, New York ;
Gilbert, Franklin;

Meyenborg, Kings.
Chase, Otsego;

Clerk-Fayette H. Peck.

Sub-Committee of the Whole. Mr. Berry, Chenango;

Mr. Rowland, St. Lawrence; Fitzgerald, New York ;

Willis, Onondaga; McDonough, New York; Jones, Oneid; Shanley, Kings;

Crandall, Madison; Henry, Kings;

J. M. Clark, Yates; Proper, Columbia;

Brundage, Steuben;
Searing, Ulster;

Wakely, Allegany;
Neilson, Saratoga;

Williams, Chautauqua.

On Apportionment.
Mr. Alvord, Onondaga;

Mr. Wilbor, Columbia ;
Fish, Putnam;

Halliday, Tompkins;
Skinner, Jefferson;

Grady, New York;
Hepburn, St. Lawrence; Day, Erie;
D. W. C. Peck, Oswego;

Clancy, Kings.
King, Cattaraugus ;

Clerks-David J. Wilcox, Edward P. Fancher.

RULES AND ORDERS

OF THE

ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

1878.

Powers and Duties of Speaker. RULE 1. To take the chair, call to order, and, if a quorum be present, proceed to business.

RULE 2. To preserve order, decide questions of order subject to appeal, appoint committees, except where otherwise ordered, substitute any member to perform duties of chair, certify passage of bills, and designate reporters. In case of disturbance may order galleries and lobby cleared.

Order of Business. RULE 3. Reading and correction of journal; order of business not to be departed from, except, etc.; messages from Governor or Senate, communications from State officers, and reports from certain committees, may be received at any time.

Rights Duties of Members. RULE 4. Petitions, memorials, etc.; how presented. RULE 5. Duties of, when presenting petition, resolution, report of bill.

RULE 6. When to vote; what deemed bar of the house.

Order and Decorum. RULE 7. Member to address speaker, and be recognized by him before proceeding in debate, etc.

RULE 8. Private discourse forbidden while member is speaking, RULE 9. Member not to speak or leave his place while question Is being put.

RULE 10. Members to keep seats until speaker declares house adjourned.

Order in Debate. RULE 11. No member to speak more than once, etc., without leave.

RULE 12. When member may be called to order; to take his seat, except, etc.

RULE 13. Priority of business to be decided without debate.

Of Committees and their Duties.
RULE 14. Standing committees, list of, to be appointed.
RULE 15. To inquire into matters and report.

RULE 16. Ways and means; to examine into departments of government with a view to retrenchment.

RULE 17. On two-thirds and three-fifths bills; to examine and report before final vote is taken.

RULE 18. On general laws; to consider and report all matters referred, and to report original general laws and amendments to general laws.

RULE 19. On engrossed bills; to examine and report all bills before final vote is taken.

RULE 20. On public printing; to examine and report on all questions relating to public printing.

RULE 21. On expenditures of house and executive department; to inquire as to proper application of moneys, vouchers, etc.

RULE 22. On claims, petitions, etc., for damages to be referred to, when not to be considered.

RULE 23. On game laws; to consider bill, petitions, etc., rela. tive thereto.

General Orders and Special Orders. ROLE 24. General orders; of what to consist; titles to be recorded in calendar.

RULE 25. General orders: business of, how taken up.

RULE 26. General orders; Tuesdays and Thursdays to be set apart for consideration of.

RULE 27. General orders; members to be furnished daily with printed list of.

RULE 28. Special order; assent of two-thirds necessary; no inore than three bills may be made, for the same day; may not be postponed or rescinded, except, eto.

Of the Committee of the whole RULE 29. Rules to be observed in.

RULE 30. Motion to rise and report progress always in order : to be decided without debate.

RULE 31. Bills; how considered in; amendments.
RULE 32. Proceedings in absence of quorum.

Bills.
RULE 33. How introduced.
RULE 34. Private, how introduced.
RULE 35. Title, what to state.

RULE 36. From senate, with accompanying documents, to be referred.

RULE 37. After second reading to be referred to committee; committee may report without amendment or adversely: proceedings after report; when not to go upon general orders.

RULE 38. When reported by committee of the whole; amendments; when considered as rejected.

RULE 39. To receive three separate readings.

RULE 40. Sub-committee of the whole, powers and government of.

RULE 41. No bill, except reported by sub-committee of the whole, to be ordered to third reading unless considered in committee of the whole.

RULE 42. Not to be put on final reading until correctly engrossed and printed, unless, etc.

RULE 43. Third reading; order of; question on inal passage ; when to be taken.

ROLE 44. Reconsideration; what vote necessary.
RULE 45. Clerk to keep register.

Motions and their Precedence. ROLE 46. When question is under consideration, no motion may be received, except, etc.

RULE 47. Motion to adjourn to be decided without debate.

RULE 48. Motions to be first stated by speaker; when to be reduced to writing.

RULE 49. When motion deemed in possession of the house; when may be withdrawn.

RULE 50. Motion to adjourn or take a recess always in order. RULE 51. Reconsideration.

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