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H History, daily, what to contain
23 J Joint addresses to the Governor Joint and concurrent resolutions
4 Joint resolutions, treatment of
5 Joint rules, dispensing with, how
27 M Messages from either House
16 Messages, transmission of
17 N Notice of rejection of bills Notice of either House, what to contain
18 P Papers, transmission of
3 R Registers, what to contain, how and by whom kept
24 Resolutions, joint and concurrent
4 Resolutions, joint, treatment of
5 S Secretary or Clerk, duties of
17, 19, 24, 25, 27 Sergeant-at-Arms, duties of
16 Special file, what to contain
8 T Transmission of papers
Joint ADDRESS TO GOVERNOR. 1. When the Senate and Assembly shall judge it proper to make a joint address to the Governor, it shall be presented to him in his audience chamber by the President of the Senate in the presence of the Speaker of the House and a select committee of nine (9) members, appointed for that purpose from each House.
BILL OR RESOLUTION IN ONE HOUSE, REJECTED
IN THE OTHER, REQUIRES Notice. 2. When a bill or resolution which shall have passed one House is rejected by the other, notice thereof shall be given immediately to the House in which the same shall have passed.
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Each House TO TRANSMIT PAPERS.
3. Each House shall transmit to the other papers on which any bill or resolution shall be founded.
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JOINT AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS. 4. Joint resolutions are those which relate to matters connected with the Federal Government. All other resolutions relating to matters to be treated by both Houses of the Legislature are concurrent resolutions.
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JOINT RESOLUTIONS TREATED AS Bills. 5. All joint resolutions shall be treated i all respects as bills; except that all joii resolutions shall be read but one time in eac House.
AMENDMENTS TO AMENDED BILLS MUST BE
ATTACHED. 6. Whenever a bill or resolution whic shall have been passed in one House shall t
amended in the other it shall immediately be reprinted as amended by the House making such amendment or amendments. Such amend. ment or amendments shall be attached to the bill or resolution so amended, and indorsed “adopted,” and such amendment or amendments, if concurred in by the House in which such bill or resolution originated, shall be indorsed “concurred in,” and such indorsement shall be signed by the Secretary or Assistant Secretary of the Senate, or the Clerk or Assistant Clerk of the Assembly, as the case may be.
BILLS READ AND REFERRED TO COMMITTEE.
7. When a Senate bill has been received by the Assembly, or an Assembly bill by the Senate, with a message announcing that the same has passed the Senate or Assembly, such bill shall be read the first time by the Secretary or Clerk and referred to a standing committee.
Special File. 8. After the 25th day of January, 1911, the Senate and Assembly shall adopt and provide a special file upon which shall be placed: In the Senate, only Assembly bills that have passed the Assembly; and in the Assembly, only Senate bills that have passed the Senate. Such special file shall be taken up at two o'clock P. M. of each day, and be considered at least one hour and a half after being so taken up. This rule shall not be suspended in either House except by a three-fourths vote of such
TER A BILL HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE SENATE
OR ASSEMBLY. When a bill (if it be a Senate bill) has n received from the Senate by the Asably, after its passage, or (if it be an Asibly bill) has been received from the embly by the Senate, after its passage, it ll be taken up by the Senate or Assembly,
as the case may be, under the regular order of business (“Senate messages” or “Assembly messages"), read the first time, and shall then be assigned to the proper committee, who shall act upon the same as soon as practicable, and report the same back to the Senate or Assembly forthwith, and the chairman of each committee is charged with the observance of this rule, provided that the Senate or the Assembly may, at any time, order such bill reported back from any committee by a majority vote. To ConcuR OR REFUSE TO CONCUR IN AMEND
MENTS. 10. In case the Senate amend and pass an Assembly bill, or the Assembly amend and pass a Senate bill, the Senate (if it be a Senate bill) or the Assembly (if it be an Assembly bill) must either “concur" "refuse to concur" in the amendments.
When AMENDMENTS ARE CONCURRED IN. 11. If the Senate concur (if it be a Senate bill), or the Assembly concur (if it be an Assembly bill), the Secretary or Clerk shall notify the House making the amendments, and the bill shall be ordered to enrollment.
When SENATE OR ASSEMBLY REFUSE TO CONCUR.
12. If the Senate refuse to concur (if it be a Senate bill), or the Assembly refuse to concur (if it be an Assembly bill), the Secretary or Clerk shall notify the House making the amendments of the action taken, and ask that they recede from their amendments.
If they refuse to recede, a committee on conference shall be appointed, consisting of six members, three to be appointed by the President of the Senate and three by the Speaker of the Assembly. The committee on conference shall report to both the Senate and Assembly.
COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE. 13. In every case of an amendment of a bill agreed to in one House and dissented from in the other, if either House shall request a conference and appoint a committee to confer, the other House shall appoint a like committee; and such committee shall meet at a convenient hour, to be agreed upon by the respective committees.
COMMITTEE ON FREE Conference.
14. If the committee on conference fail to agree, or either the Senate or Assembly refuse to adopt the report of the committee, it shall then be in order to appoint a Committee on Free Conference.
A Committee on Free Conference shall consist of six members, to be appointed in the same manner as a Committee on Conference.
The Committee Free Conference are hereby empowered to suggest in their report any new amendments which they may adopt
a committee, and such amendments made by such committee shall be attached to the bill.
The report of the Committee on Free Conference shall not be subject to amendment in either House, and in case of non-agreement no further proceedings shall be had. WHEN CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT IS IN
ORDER. 15. The presentation of report of Committee on Conference or Free Conference shall always be in order, except when the Journal is being read or a question of order or a motion to adjourn is pending, or while the Senate or Assembly is dividing, or during roll-11, and, when received, the question of pro
eding to the consideration of the report, if ised, shall be immediately passed upon, and all be determined without debate.
ESSAGES MUST BE ANNOUNCED BY THE As
SISTANT SERGEANT-AT-ARMS. 16. When a
message shall be sent from ther House it shall be announced at the door
the Sergeant-at-Arms, and shall be respect