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RULE.
Commitment on third reading to amend 55
Concurrent resolution, to be read once 28
Contingent expenses, claim for to be referred 37
Cushing's Law, when to apply

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Debate, motion to reconsider may be

53
on motion, when in order

44
order of questions, under

43
Decorum and debate

17
Division of question

53
Doorkeeper, duties of

14
E
Engrossed bills to be examined and reported 30
Engrossing bills, order of
Enrolling bills, procedure

29
Executive communications, reference of 38
Executive session

61
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File, General

39
Filling blanks, least sum and shortest time 48
Final question on second reading of bill 55
Finance Committee, reference of bills

32
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General File, its hours, special order of bills
on file

39
I
Inserting and striking out, motion not di-
vided

55
Introduction of bills

28
J
Joint resolutions to be read once

28
Journal, proceedings must be entered in 26
under President's control

4
what printed in

24-28
number to be printed

21-22

L
Laying on table, effect of amendment

54
Leave of absence to committee

36
Lobbies, President may order cleared

5
Lobbying not allowed

15
M
Messages from State officers, when con-
sidered

3
Messengers, when introduced

62
Motion, when can be debated

44
when reduced to writing

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RULE.

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Notice of reconsideration

51

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Order of business

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of engrossivg and enrolling bills

29
of questions on motion to refer

42
of question under debate

43
Orders, special

3
P
Paper, reading of, determined without debate 45
Parliamentary law, Cushing's, when used 66
Petitions

25
President may call Senators to chair

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may order lobbies cleared

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powers and prerogatives

4
to appoint committees

7
to call to order

2
President pro tem., powers and duties of

9
when to call to order
Presiding officer vested with powers of
President

6
Previous question, effect of

57
form of

57
Printed bills, etc., must be placed on desks 13
Printing, distribution of

21
for Senate

21
number of copies

21-22
rush order

27

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Quorum, less number may send for absentees 16
standing committees

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R
Reading of bills

28
of paper determined without debate

51
Reconsideration of bills sent to Assembly 50

of bills, when not to be sent to Assembly 50
motion for may be debated

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notice of

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when, votes necessary

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Records not to be taken from desk

II
Reference of bills to Finance Committee

II
order of question on

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RULE.
Report

33
of Committee on Engrossment, when in
order

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Rooms under direction of President

4
Rules, changing and suspending

60
in Senate and Committee of whole

59
Rush order, printing

27
S
San Francisco delegation

64
Second reading, final question what

59
Secretary, duties of
Senate chamber, who entitled to floor

14
Senator entitled to floor

18
must address President

17
when called to order must sit down

19
Sergeant-at-Arms, duties of
Sessions, time of
Smoking not allowed

63
Speaking, not more than twice

17
Special orders

56
Standing committees

8
quorum of

35
Striking out

54
Substitutes and amendments must be ger-
mane

47
effect of when adopted

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when in order

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Superintendent of State Printing, duty 27
Suspendiug rules

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Time of meeting

V
'ote, constitutional amendment, two-thirds
necessary only on final vote

49
none allowed after announcement

58
Coting, when Senator declines, procedure 20

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TIME OF MEETING OF SENATE. 1. The sessions of the Senate shall be daily (Sundays excepted), beginning at ten o'clock A. M., and after Monday, January 16, 1911, a recess shall be taken at 12:30 P. M. to 2 P. M., unless otherwise ordered by vote of the Senate.

CALLING TO ORDER. 2. The President, President pro tem., or senior member present, shall call the Senate to order at the hour stated, and if a quorum be present proceed with the order of business.

ORDER OF BUSINESS.

3. Order of business:

1. Roll Call.
2. Prayer by the Chaplain.
3. Reading and Approving of the Journal

of the Preceding Day. 4. Presentation of Petitions. 5. Messages from the Assembly. 6. Messages from the Governor. 7. Reports of Standing Committees. 8. Reports of Select Committees. 9. Motions, Resolutions, and Notices. 10. Introduction and First Reading of Bills. 11. Consideration of Daily File. 12. Unfinished Business. 13. Special Order of the Day.

Reports from the Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills shall at all times be in order; provided, that messages from State officers, other than the Governor, and from the Assembly, may, on motion of any Senator, be considered at any time.

PRESIDENT-His POWERS AND PREROGATIVES.

4. The rooms, passages, and buildings set apart for the use of the Senate shall be under the control and direction of the President of the Senate, and he shall have the control and direction of the journals, papers, and bills of the Senate. He shall see that all officers of the Senate perform their respective duties, and may assign places to properly accredited newspaper representatives.

PRESIDENT MAY ORDER LOBBIES CLEARED.

5. In case of a disturbance or disorderly conduct in the lobbies, the President (or Chairman of the Committee of the Whole) shall have power to order the same cleared.

PRESIDENT MAY CALL SENATOR TO CHAIR.

6. The President shall have the right to name any Senator to perform the duties of the Chair, who shall be vested, during such time, with all the powers of the President; but such substitute shall not lose the right of voting on any question while so presiding.

APPOINTMENT TO COMMITTEES. 7. All standing committees of the Senate shall be named by the President of the Senate unless otherwise ordered, and the first named shall be the chairman thereof. All other committees shall be appointed in such manner as the Senate shall determine.

STANDING COMMITTEES. 8. The following standing committees shall be appointed by the President of the Senate: 1. Agriculture, Dairying, Fruit and Vine

Interests, seven members. 2. Apportionment and Representation, sev

enteen members. 3. Banking, nine members. 4. Commerce and Navigation, seven mem

bers. 5. Contingent Expenses, three members. 6. Corporations, eleven members. 7. County Government, seven members. 8. Drainage, Swamp,

and Overflowed Lands, seven members.

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