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Title (1849-1851) The State of Deseret - Appendix: Constitution and Ordinances (1849-1851)
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1849-1851) Collected by Dale L. Morgan, these were published as an appendix to The State of Deseret, 8 Utah Hist. Q. 155-233 (1940), and later reprinted in THE STATE OF DESERET (Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press with the Utah Historical Society, 1987). In 1849 a constitution was drafted for a provisional government organized under the name "State of Deseret." Its legislature met on several occasions from July 2, 1849 until March 28, 1851, when it was dissolved upon announcement of the federal act to establish a territorial government (the "Organic Act").
Publisher Utah State Historical Society
Contributors Morgan, Dale R.
Date 1947
Type Text
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Source Utah Historical Quarterly Volume 8 Numbers 23-24
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
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Title Appendix A_page 232
Description APPENDIX A RULES AND REGULATIONS For the Governing of Both HOUSES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY of the STATE OF DESERET When in Joint Session; And for Each Respective House, When In Separate Session Adopted by the Senate and House of Representatives December 2, 1850 Rule 1. The house shall meet at time specified, at all previous adjournments. Rule 2. The clerk shall call the roll within fifteen minutes after the time specified for meeting. Rule 3. Any member absent, and not answering to his name when the roll is called, shall be subject to a fine of fifty cents. Rule 4. Any member being absent thirty minutes after the roll is called, shall be subject to a fine of one dollar. Rule 5. Any member being absent one hour after the roll is called, shall be subject to a fine of two dollars. Rule 6. The fine so imposed, shall be paid to the clerk of the house, to be applied in purchasing wood, lights, &c, and towards defraying the incidental expenses of the same. Rule 7. Any member giving a reason for his absence, considered sufficient by the house, no fine shall be imposed. Rule 8. No member shall be permitted to leave the house, during the session of the day, without leave of absence by the speaker. Rule 9. No member shall be permitted to address the house, while another member has the floor. Rule 10. The clerk of the house shall be required to keep a faithful record of the proceedings of the house, and perform such other duties, as the house may provide, from time to time. Rule 11. The sergeant-at-arms duty shall be, to lock up and unlock the house; to cleanse, warm, and have it prepared by the time the members of the house arrive-to attend to the fires, prepare water, execute the office of door-keeper, obey the commands, and execute all the orders and writs of the speaker, and perform such other duties, as may be required of him, from time to time, agreeable to the virtue of his office. Rule 12. The clerks and sergeants-at-arms, shall have the
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Source Original Journal: Utah Historical Quarterly The State of Deseret
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Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2005-12-05
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