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VII. The Delegates to come prepared with quotas of Publication Fund, and support of the Bishop.
VIII. After daily morning prayer, the order of business shall be as follows.
1. The reading, correcting, and approving of the minutes of the preceding day.
2. Calling the names of absent members, and entering on the Journal those who appear.
3. Reports from the various Committees.
Motions, Resolutions and Miscellaneous business.
IX. The Bishop's Address shall be in order at any time.
X. Every member who shall be present when a question is stated from the Chair, shall vote thereon, unless excused by the House.
XI. No motion shall be put or debated, unless it is seconded; and when seconded, if shall be stated by the President before debate; and every motion shall be reduced to writing, when required by the President, or any member.
XII. If the question in debate contain several distinct propositions, any member may have the same divided.
XIII. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received unless to pospone it indefinitely; to postpone it to a certain time; to lay it on the table; to commit it, or amend it; and motions for either of these purposes shall have precedence in the order herein named. But a motion to adjourn shall always be in order, when no member is speaking, and shall be decided without debate; and if it be negatived, it shall not be renewed until some new business has intervened.
XIV. A motion to lay on the table shall be decided without debate. XV. On a question being put by the President, it shall be determined by the sound of the voices, for or against it; but any inember may require a count of the votes, and tellers for that purpose shall be appointed by the Chair; or any three votes may, previous to a decision by counts, require the ayes and noes to be taken, which shall be done by calling clerical members and the churches represented, and the vote shall be entered on the journal.
XVI. Any five votes may require the ayes and noes, to be taken by orders, and when so taken they shall be entered on the minutes.
XVII. No member may speak more than twice on the same question, without leave of the House.
XVIII. A question being decided, shall not be reconsidered during the same session, without the consent of two-thirds of the votes of the Convention, nor without the motion for that purpose being made by one of the majority on a prior decision: nor shall any question be reconsidered more than once.
XIX. All special Committees shall be appointed by the Chair, unless otherwise specially directed by the House, in which case they shall be appointed by ballot; and the Secretary of the Convention, all Standing Committees, and the Delegates to the General Convention, shall be appointed by ballot, unless the House shall unanimously direct otherwise.
XX. No standing rule or order shall be suspended, changed, or rescinded, without one day's previous notice of a motion to that effect, unless by the votes of two-thirds of the persons present entitled to vote.
XXI. Before the final adjournment of any session of the Convention, the minutes of the last day's proceedings shall be read, corrected and approved.
SUMMARY OF PAROCHIAL REPORTS-APRIL 19th, 1849.
Church of the Holy Trinity.
St. Paul's Church
St. Mary's Church.