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9. Governor's: veto, to pass a bill over, two-thirds of the members elected (fifty-four votes).

10. Previous question, majority vote, and not debatable.

11. Reconsideration on bills and resolutions, a majority of the members elected (forty-one votes), two-thirds of the members elected (fiftyfour votes) on constitutional amendments.

12. Resolutions other than above, majority vote.

13. Standing rule, may be temporarily suspended by two-thirds of the members elected (fifty-four votes).

14. Suspend Constitution, case of urgency, two-thirds of the members elected (fifty-four votes).

15. To re-refer a bill from one committee to another, unanimous consent, or majority vote.

16. Urgency clause and urgency bills, for the preservation of public peace, health or safety, two-thirds of the members elected (fifty-four votes to pass).

17. Visiting institutions, or other expenses, two-thirds of the members elected (fifty-four votes).

SEC. 3332

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO HAVE CASTING VOTE. The Lieutenant Governor *** shall be President of the Senate, but shall only have a casting vote therein. (Constitution, art. V, sec. 15.)

SEC. 334.

ELECTIONS BY LEGISLATURE TO BE VIVA VOCE. In all elections by the legislature the members thereof shall vote viva voce, and the votes shall be entered in the Journal. (Constitution, art. IV, sec. 28.)

SEC. 335.

AYES AND NOES-MEMBERS MUST ANSWER-NO VOTE AFTER

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VOTE. When the ayes and noes shall be called for by three members present, every member within the bar of the Senate at the time the question was put shall declare openly, and without debate, assent or dissent to the question. In taking the ayes and noes, and upon the call of the Senate, the names of the Senators shall be taken alphabetically. When the ayes and noes shall be taken upon any question in pursuance of this rule, no Senator shall be permitted, under any circumstances whatever, to vote after the announcement of the vote by the presiding officer. (Senate Rule No. 58.)

SEC. 336.

EXCUSE FROM VOTING.

When a Senator declines to vote on a call of his name he shall be required to assign his reasons therefor, and having assigned them, the presiding officer shall submit the question to the Senate: “Shall the Senator, for the reasons assigned by him, be excused from voting?which shall be decided without debate. And these proceedings shall be had after the roll call and before the result is announced, and any further proceedings in reference thereto shall be after such announceinent. (Senate Rule No. 20.)

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In all cases of election by the House, the vote shall be taken viva voce. (Assembly Rule No. 59.)

SEC. 338.

CALLING AYES AND NOES.

The ayes and noes shall be taken on the final passage of all bills, and when called for by three members on other questions, and every member within the bar of the House, when his name is called, shall (unless for special reasons he be excused) declare openly, and without debate, his vote. In taking the ayes and noes, and upon call of the house, the names of the members shall be taken alphabetically, and the Clerk shall enter on the Journal the names of those demanding the ayes and noes. (Assembly Rule No. 60.)

SEC. 339.

MEMBERS AT CLERK'S DESK.

No member or other person shall remain by the Clerk's table while the ayes and noes are being called, or while the votes are being counted. (Assembly Rule No. 61.)

SEC. 340.

VOTING ON QUESTION WHEN INTERESTED. No person shall vote on any question in the result of which he is personally interested or involved. (Assembly Rule No. 62.)

SEC. 341.

DIVISION AND COUNT OF HOUSE. Upon a division and count of the house on any question, no person without the bar shall be counted. (Assembly Rule No. 63.)

SEC. 342.

EXPLAINING OR CHANGING VOTE. No member shall be allowed to explain his vote or discuss the question while the ayes or noes are being called, and no member shall be allowed to change his vote after the vote is announced by the chair. (Assembly Rule No. 64.)

SEC. 343.

CALL OF THE HOUSE.

Upon a call of the house the names of the members shall be called over by the Clerk, and the absentees noted, after which the names of the absentees shall again be called over. The door shall then be shut, and those for whom no excuse or insufficient excuses are made, may, by order of those present, be taken into custody, as they appear, or may be sent for and taken into custody by the Sergeant-at-Arms wherever found, or by special messenger to be appointed for that purpose. In the absence of a quorum, a majority of the members present may order a call of the house and compel the attendance of absentees in the manner above provided. No recess can be taken during a call of the house. (Assembly Rule No. 65.)

SEC. 344.

(Form.)

ROLL CALL ORDERED. After a viva voce vote was had the Chair expressed doubt as to the result and directed the Secretaryl to call the roll.2

The roll was called, and the motion was declared carried* by the following vote:

(ROLL CALL.) EXPLANATORY NOTE.

Or Chief Clerk.
*And ordered a standing vote.
Or count taken.
4Or lost.

SEC. 345.

(Form.)

AYES AND NOES DEMANDED. After a viva voce vote was had the Chair announced that the motion appeared to have been carried, whereupon the ayes and noes were demanded by Senators!

and Thereupon the Secretary” was directed to call the roll. The roll was called, and the motion carried by the following vote: (ROLL CALL.) Also:

The question being on the adoption of the report of Special Committee of One.

AYES AND NOES DEMANDED. A roll call was demanded by Senators

and Thereupon the Secretary was directed to call the roll.

The roll was called, and the report of Special Committee of One refused adoption by the following vote: EXPLANATORY NOTE.

'Or Messrs. ’Or Chief Clerk. Or lost.

SEC. 346.

(Form.)

DIVISION OF THE QUESTION.
Senator

moved that the question be divided.
Motion carried.
Question being on the part of resolution pertaining to.
Motion carried.
Question being on the part of resolution pertaining too

The roll was called, and the motion carried by the following vote: EXPLANATORY NOTE.

Or Mr.
?Portion not appropriating money.
Portion of question appropriating money.

SEC. 347.

(Form.) EXPLANATION OF VOTE.

asked for, and was granted, unanimous consent to have the following explanation of his vote on Bill No. printed in the Journal:

Senator

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

Or Mr.

SEC. 348.

(Form.)

EXCUSED FROM VOTING.

Senator

asked for, and was granted, unanimous congent to be excused, for reason stated, from voting on

Bill No.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

'Or Mr.

CHAPTER VIII.

ELECTIONS, RESIGNATIONS AND IMPEACHMENTS.

CHAPTER CONTENTS.

PART I. ELECTIONS. Sec. 319. Senators and Assembly men ineligible to certain offices. (Constitution.) Sec. 350. Federal officers ineligible to state office-Exceptions. (Constitution.) Sec. 351. Embezzler of public funds ineligible to office. (Constitution.) Sec. 352. Election of members of Assembly. (Constitution.) Sec. 353. Election of Assemblymen. (Political Code.) Sec. 354. Term of Senators—Qualifications of members of Legislature. (Consti

tution.) Sec. 355. Election of Senators. (Political Code.) Sec. 356. Number of Senators and Assemblymen. (Constitution.) Sec. 357. Senatorial and Assembly districts. (Constitution.) Sec. 358. Transmission and publication of election returns. (Constitution.) Sec. 359. Change of precinct boundaries. (Political Code.) Sec. 360. Furnishing money for elections except for specific purposes. (Penal

Code.) Sec. 361. Unlawful offers to procure offices for electors. (Penal Code.) Sec. 362. Soliciting or demanding that a candidate vote for or against any measure

(Penal Code.) Sec. 363. Communicating such offer. (Penal Code.) Sec. 364. Bribing or offering to bribe members of legislative caucuses, etc. (Penal

Code.)

or bill.

PART II. CONTESTED ELECTIONS.

A. Of Jembers of the Legislature. Sec. 365. Who may contest. (Political Code.) Sec. 366. Statement of cause of contesting election. (Political Code.) Sec. 367. Commission to take testimony. (Political Code.) Sec. 368. Notice to person interested, by whom served. (Political Code.) Sec. 369. Compelling attendance of witnesses. (Political Code.) Sec. 370. Testimony, how taken. (Political Code.) Sec. 371. Vacancy in commission, how filled. (Political Code.) Sec. 372. Fees of officers. (Political Code.) Sec. 373. Testimony to be transmitted to Secretary of State--Duties of Secretary.

(Political Code.) Sec. 374. Depositions in election contests. (Political Code.) Sec. 375. Further evidence may be taken. (Political Code.)

B. Of Governor or Lieutenant Governor.
Sec. 376. Who may contest. (Political Code.)
Sec. 377. Grounds of contest to be stated in pétition (Political Code.)
Sec. 378. Notice to respondent. (Political Code.)
Sec. 379. Notice to the houses. (Political Code.)
Sec. 380. Trial committee, how chosen. (Political Code.)
Sec. 381. Notice of choice. (Political Code.)
Sec. 382. Powers of committee. (Political Code.)
Sec. 383. Judgment of Committee. (Political Code.)

PART III. RESIGNATIONS.
Sec. 384. Resignations, to whom made. (Political Code.)
Sec. 385. Vacancies, how they occur. (Political Code.)
Sec. 386. Votice of removal, by and to whom given. (Political Code.)

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