Reauthorization of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, on Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, July 24, 1996

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Seite 7 - VI prohibits recipients of Federal financial assistance from discriminating on the basis of race, color, or national origin in any program or activity.
Seite 16 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members...
Seite 7 - This project focused on the budgets of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs of the Department of Labor...
Seite 16 - 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...
Seite 4 - Fierman, Hays and Handler and professor of law at the UCLA Law School; Carl A. Anderson, vice president for public policy for the Knights of Columbus, and dean, vice president, and professor of family law at the North American Campus of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family; Robert P. George, associate professor of politics at Princeton University; A Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Of Counsel to the law firm of...
Seite 16 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Seite 16 - Every bill shall be introduced by motion for leave, or by order of the Senate on the report of a committee ; and one day's notice at least shall be given of an intended motion. for leave to bring in a bill, unless the Senate unanimously order otherwise.
Seite 15 - On June 20, 1995, polling day, a quorum of 5 of the 8 Commissioners voted. All Commissioners had a full opportunity to vote, and my office communicated with every Commissioner except one, for whom messages were left at his customary number. The majority who approved the report consisted of two Republican appointees and two Democratic appointees. As you know, it is not unusual for a report to be approved by less than • majority of the total number of Commissioners.
Seite 16 - After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk, it shall be deemed to be in the possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before a decision or amendment.
Seite 16 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk before debated. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...

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