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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
Volume 2, Page 441   View pdf image
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Assembly Proceedings, February 1674/5. 441

St Maryes ffebruary the Lower house of Assembly.

The Rules and ord house, to be observed by the
Deputyes and Delegates and Clerke of this house, within this
Jt is this day ordered by the Bu Deptys or Delegates
of this Province now assembled

L. H.


d ordrs following be observed by the Burgesses and
ssembled, and by the Clerke of this house during

First That no Bur this house shall use any Reviling
Speeches or name any one by his cation, vizt the gen-
tleman that Spoke last or the like
Secondly That no one sp- bill without lycense of
the Speaker, and if two psons or more Rise u- who
shall speake first and no one may interupt another
Thirdly That to any bill, but shall stand up Rever-
ently du-
Fourthly: That seurall dayes before it be Engrosed,
and that betwixt Every esse upon very urgent occa-
sion, Mr Speaker shall Dispense read twice at one
sitting shalbe sufficient as read two seurall ed in the
Clerkes Journal.
Fifthly. No one sha- -embly, whilst the house is sit-
ting, with sword or other weapon but shall put of the
Dorekeep or other pson apointed thereto upon penalty of a
fine as the Speaker Deputyes and Delegates shall thinke fit.
Sixthly Any of the Nine and Twenty Members bound to
attend this Assembly, who shalbe absent from the house at the
houre and place apointed, shalbe fined after the number of
Twelve of them are assembled, according to the ordrs for set-
ling the house, according to the Discretion of the house un-
lesse upon lawfull Excuse, and admitted by the Speaker.
Seaventhly All misdemeanors wch shall happen within this
house, shalbe Censured and fined in the house.
Eighthly. When any bill is prsented to the , and
no one makes objection thereto, Mr Speaker shall apointe any
one Member to speak the said bill, and Deliver his
opinion first, and so in ordr as Mr Speaker shall thinke fit and
Ninthly. That during this Assembly whatsoever,
Either Deputy Burges Delegate or Clerke shall utter any words,
or make of any words Spoken in the house to any
bill or otherwayes upon Debate or Conference alty of
such fine, as the house shall thinke fit and impose
Tenthly. That no ering or priva ication,
shalbe by any Two or more Members Concerning -ate
of any house or whilst the house is sitting.

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