Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Additional Rule of the House of Representatives of Illinois [1]

[January 4, 1839]

No bill shall be referred or amended after its engrossment for the third reading, without the consent of two-thirds of the members present.


[1]   House Journal, Eleventh General Assembly, First Session, p. 167. The proposed rule was laid on the table, but see the rules submitted by Lincoln and adopted on January 5, 1839, infra.