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Some of the ways adopted by other large assemblies and organizations may be profitably imitated in future meetings of the American Medical Association, as indicated by the ease with which ill-digested resolutions are sometimes passed in our general sessions suggests the necessity of having in amendment to the By-Laws of the Association, whereby all resolutions before being voted upon, shall have been previously introduced and referred to a committee on resolutions. By having such a committee it would be quite impossible to pass resolutions under the spur of insufficient time for consideration. Nobody would be wronged by such a course, for the committee by the terms of its organization should be required to report back to the Association, either by favorable or adverse report, all resolutions referred to them not later than the morning hour of the last day of the session.
To be Tried Under the Code.
EDITORIAL NOTES.. JAMA. 1891;XVI(21):749. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410730029008