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assign, reassign or transfer all attaches or employees to their respective duties. To certify to and transmit to the Assembly all bills, joint and concurrent resolutions, constitutional amendments and papers requiring the concurrence of the Assembly, immediately after their passage or adoption by the Senate.
3. To keep a correct journal of the proceedings of the Senate.
4. To notify the Assembly of the action by the Senate on all matters originating in the Assembly, and requiring action on the part of the Senate.
5. To permit no papers or records belonging to the Senate to be taken out of its custody otherwise than in the regular course of business. (Senate Rule No. 10.)
N. B.—See also sections 460 and 461.
RECORDS OR PAPERS NOT TO BE TAKEN FROM DESK. The Secretary of the Senate shall not permit any records or papers to be taken from the desk, or out of his custody, by any person except a chairman of a committee; but he shall deliver any bill or paper to be printed to the Superintendent of State Printing, and all bills ordered engrossed or enrolled to the Committee on Engrossment and Enrollment, and take receipts therefor. (Senate Rule No. 11.)
DUTIES OF CHIEF CLERK.
The Chief Clerk shall have charge and supervision of all the clerical business of the Assembly. He shall perform the duties imposed on him by law and the rules of the Assembly. He shall have the supervision of all the clerks and assistants at the desk, of all bill clerks, bill filers, stenographers, and of all committee attaches, and all pages, and shall be responsible for their performance of and regular attendance upon their duties, and shall have power to suspend any such clerk or 'attache under him for dereliction of duty, and shall report to the Committee on Attaches such suspension and the cause thereof. Said suspended clerk or attache shall not receive any pay during the time of such suspension. The Committee on Attaches shall have the power to relieve the attache or clerk of his suspension, and shall have the power, subject to the approval of the House, to remove any clerk or attache for incompetency or for wilful neglect of duty. (Assembly Rule No. 77.)
ASSIGNMENT OF ATTACHES.
The Committee on Attaches shall assign the committee clerks and the official stenographers of the house to the various committees and, on recommendation of the Chief Clerk, shall have the authority to reassign any clerk or attache under him to special duties or other committees when the necessity arises.
The Committee on Attaches, in co-operation with the Chief Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms, shall exercise general supervision over and shall systematize the work of all attaches.
All assignments of committee clerks and stenographers made by the Committee on Attaches under this, rule shall be reported to the House and entered in the Journal. (Assembly Rule No. 74.)
DUTIES OF THE SERGEANT-AT-ARMS (ASSEMBLY). The Sergeant-at-Arms shall attend the House, during its sittings, execute the commands of the Speaker of the House, and serve all process issued by authority thereof directed to him by the Speaker. He shall be sworn to keep the secrets of the House. He shall also have supervision over the Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms and gatekeepers, and shall be responsible for their performance of and regular attendance upon their duties, and shall have power to suspend any such attache under him for dereliction of duty, and shall report to the Committee on Attaches such suspension and the causes thereof. Said suspended attache shall not receive any pay during the time of such suspension. The Committee on Attaches shall have power to relieve the attache of his suspension, and shall have the power, subject to the approval of the House, to remove any attache for incompetency or for wilful neglect of duty. (Assembly Rule No. 24.)
EXPENSES OF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS.
The Sergeant-at-Arms shall receive his actual traveling expenses for himself or a special messenger when executing any process issued by the House or by any officer or committee thereof. ^ (Assembly Rule No. 25.)
ASSISTANT SERGEANT-AT-ARMS TO BE DOORKEEPER. The Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms designated by the Speaker shall be the doorkeeper and shall be sworn to keep the secrets of the House. (Assembly Rule No. 26.)
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS (SENATE). A Sergeant-at-Arms shall be elected, to hold his office during the pleasure of the Senate, whose duty it shall be to attend the Senate during all of its sittings, to execute the commands of the Senate from time to time, together with all such process issued by authority thereof, as shall be directed to him by the President. The Sergeant-at-Arms is authorized to arrest for contempt all persons outside the bar, or in the gallery, found in loud conversation, or otherwise making a noise to the disturbance of the Senate. The actual expenses of the Sergeant-at-Arms for every arrest, for each day's custody and releasement, and the traveling expenses for himself and special messenger going and returning shall be paid out of the contingent fund, and no other fees shall be paid
him beyond his per diem. It shall also be the duty of the Sergeant-atArms to keep the accounts for pay and mileage of Senators. (Senate Rule No. 12.)
PRINTED BILLS, ETC., MUST BE PLACED ON DESKS. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall place copies of all bills, joint and concurrent resolutions, constitutional amendments, and journals and histories, when printed, on the desks of Senators at least one hour previous to the opening of session. (Senate Rule No. 13.)
It shall be the duty of the gatekeeper to prevent all persons, except Senators, ex-Senators, members of the Assembly, State officers, officers of the two houses, and such accredited newspaper representatives as have seats assigned to them by the President, from coming within the bar of the Senate, unless upon written invitation of the President or a Senator; provided, that no visitor shall be allowed upon the floor while the Senate is in session. (Senate Rule No. 14.)
RESOLUTION. The following resolution was offered: By Senatori
Resolved, That the following named persons be allowed the sums set opposite their respective names, for services rendered the Senate prior to its organization, the same being payable out of the Contingent Fund: Secretary to the President", two days at $6.00_
$12 00 Page to the President, one day at $2.50_.
2 50 Resolution read. Senator
moved that the resolution be adopted. The question being on the adoption of the resolution. The roll was called, and the resolution adopted by the following vote: (ROLL CALL.)
RESOLUTION. The following resolution was offered: By Senator
Resolved, That the following named persons be and they are hereby appointed to the respective positions hereinafter set forth as provided by law with the compensation set opposite their names, payable weekly, and the Controller is hereby directed to draw his warrants for the said respective amounts and the Treasurer is directed to pay the same : Assistant Minute Clerk_
-$6 00 per day Journal Clerk
6 00 per day Postmistress
4 00 per day Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms. 5 00 per day Assistant Journal Clerk.
5 00 per day Stenographer
5 00 per day, etc. EXPLANATORY NOTE.
PART IV. PRINTING.
DUTIES OF SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE PRINTING.
It is the duty of the Superintendent of State Printing : 1. To print the laws; the journals of the Legislature; reports of state officers; public documents ordered to be printed by the Legislature; blanks for the Supreme Court, the offices of Governor, Secretary of State, Controller, Treasurer of State, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Attorney General, Surveyor General, and Register of the Land Office; the bills, resolutions and other job printing which may be ordered by either of the two houses of the Legislature, and all other public printing for the State, unless otherwise expressly ordered by law.
7. No printing for the Senate, or any committee of the same, shall be executed except upon an official order of the Secretary, and no order for any printing shall be made by that officer unless the same is ordered by a majority vote of the Senate. All printing done for the Senate shall be delivered to the Sergeant-at-Arms of that body, whose duty it shall be to distribute one-third of the copies of any document printed to the members of the Senate, and two-thirds to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly, who shall receipt therefor, for distribution to the members thereof. There shall be printed two hundred and forty copies of all bills, resolutions and reports ordered printed by the Senate.
8. No printing for the Assembly, or any committee of th same, shall be executed except upon an official order of the Chief Clerk, and no order for any printing shall be made by that officer unless the same is ordered by a majority vote of the Assembly. All printing done for the Assembly shall be delivered to the Sergeant-at-Arms of that body, whose duty it shall be to distribute two-thirds of the copies of any document printed to the members of the Assembly, and one-third to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, who shall receipt therefor, for distribution to the members thereof. There shall be printed two hundred and forty copies of all bills, resolutions, and reports ordered printed by the Assembly.
9. The receipts of the respective sergeant-at-arms of the Senate and Assembly shall be a sufficient voucher to the Superintendent of State Printing for all work done for either house. (Political Code, sec. 526.)
NUMBER OF DOCUMENTS TO BE PRINTED. Whenever any message or document, in book form, is ordered printed by either house, four hundred and eighty copies thereof, in addition to the number ordered, must be struck off and retained in sheets, and bound with the journals of the House ordering the same, as an appendix. Of bills ordered printed, when the number is not fixed in the order, there must be printed two hundred and forty copies. (Political Code, sec. 527.)
LAWS AND JOURNALS TO BE PRINTED. There must be printed of the laws of each session of the Legislature, twenty-two hundred and fifty copies, in English, to be deposited with the Secretary of State, who, after retaining a sufficient number of said volumes for distribution, in accordance with the provisions of section four hundred and nine of the Political Code, shall deposit one hundred and fifty copies with the State Librarian; the remaining copies to be sold at a price not to exceed three dollars per bound volume; the moneys thus received to be paid into the state treasury at the end of each month, as other fees are paid by the Secretary of State, and for the same purposes. Whenever any bill, joint or concurrent resolution, is passed to enrollment, by either the Senate or Assembly, the Committee on Enrollment of the house, in which the bill, joint or concurrent resolution originated, shall transmit the same, without delay, to the Superintendent of State Printing, who shall receipt for all such bills and resolutions, and proceed at once to have the same printed, in the order in which received, in the measure prescribed by law for the statutes. So soon as printed, one copy, with proper blanks for the signatures of the officers whose duty it is to sign enrolled bills, shall be printed on bond paper, which, together with the engrossed bill, shall be sent to the Committee on Enrollment of the house in which the bill originated. Said committee shall compare such copy with the engrossed bill, and if it is found to be correct shall present it to the proper officers for their signatures. When such officials shall have signed their names thereon, as required by law, it shall be an enrolled bill, and shall be transmitted to the Governor for his approval. If the same is signed by the Governor and becomes a law, the printed law shall go to the Secretary of State and become the official record.
2. Whenever a law is signed by the Governor, official notice shall be forwarded, in writing, to the Superintendent of State Printing of the fact. Upon the receipt of said official notice, the Superintendent of State Printing shall cause to be printed, for the use of the Legislature, two hundred and fortv copies of said law, joint or concurrent resolution, to be distributed, one-third to the Senate and two-thirds to the Assembly, the Sergeant-at-Arms of the respective houses to receipt to the Superintendent of State Printing for the same, whose receipt shall be a proper voucher for the work.
Number Printed-Spanish and English. He shall also cause to be printed the requisite number of sheets to make the number of copies of the statutes required by law to be printed, the one composition of type to answer the purpose of printing the three editions; and of such laws, resolutions, and memorials as may be designated by the Legislature, two hundred and forty copies in Spanish. Of the journals and appendices of the Senate and Assembly there must be printed seven hundred and fifty copies, in one volume or more, as may be required by the size thereof.
Indexing and Binding. The Superintendent of State Printing shall have the laws, journals of Senate and Assembly, and the appendices thereto, properly indexed and bound, the laws in full law sheep binding, and journals and appendices in half law sheep binding, marble