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(21) Prisons and Reformatories.
Joint Standing Committees of Senate and Assembly shall be appointed as follows:
(1) Committee on Revision and Printing, to consist of three (3)
members from the Senate and five (5) from the Assembly. (2) Committee on Joint Rules, to consist of the members of the
Rules Committee of each house. (Joint Rule No. 2.)
ADDITIONAL STANDING COMMITTEES.
In addition to the foregoing there are maintained in each House committees on (1) Civil Service, (2) Contingent Expenses and (3) Engrossment and Enrollment. Over and above this number, the Assembly has sixteen committees which are not found in the Senate. For the most part these additional committees divide with the other Assembly committees the scope of the Senate Committees bearing respectively the same names as the latter. The list of additional committees in the Assembly is as follows (1) Attaches, (2) Building and Loan Associations, (3) Claims, (4) Conservation, (5) Constitutional Amendments, (6) Contested Elections, (7) Direct Legislation, (8) Libraries, (9) Live Stock and Dairies, (10) Manufactures, (11) Medical and Dental Laws, (12) Mileage, (13) Normal Schools, (14) Public Charities and Corrections, (15) Revision of Criminal Procedure, (16) State Grounds and Parks and (17) Universities. (Senate Rule No. 8. Assembly Rule No. 27.)
(On Joint Rules) The President' announced, in accordance with the above resolution, the appointment of Senators and
as a Senate Special Committee on Joint Rules. EXPLANATORY NOTE.
'Or other presiding officer. ’Or Messrs.
PART II. REFERENCE OF BILLS TO COMMITTEES.
BILLS REFERRED, HOW. At the time of introduction, each bill shall be referred to a standing committee by the presiding officer. (Senate Rule No. 28. Assembly Rule No. 7.)
REFERRED OTHERWISE, HOW. No debate shall be allowed on any motion to refer a bill or resolution to a committee. The Speaker shall first indicate to what committee a bill or resolution ought to be referred, and it shall be so referred, unless upon a motion, without debate, the House by a majority vote refer it to some other committee. (Assembly Rule No. 12. Senate Rule No. 42.)
ORDER OF QUESTIONS ON MOTION TO REFER.
When a resolution shall be offered, or a motion made to refer any subject, and a different committee shall be proposed, the question shall be taken in the following order:
1. The Committee of the Whole.
3. A Select Committee. (Assembly Rule No. 36. Senate Rule No. 42.)
APPROPRIATION BILLS. In the Senate all appropriation bills must be referred to the Committee on Finance and in the Assembly to the Committee on Ways and Means before being read a second time. (Senate Rule No. 32. Assembly Rule No. 30.)
In the Assembly all appropriation bills must be considered in the Committee of the whole while on second reading. (Assembly Rule No. 11.)
CERTAIN BILLS ALWAYS INTRODUCED BY OR REFERRED TO
COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS. All bills to appropriate money for the contingent expenses of the State shall be presented by the Committee on Ways and Means. (Assembly Rule No. 7.)
Concurrent resolutions for adjournment sine die shall in all cases, whether originating in the House or coming from the Senate, be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. That committee shall report upon any such concurrent resolution not later than the next legislative day, and with regard to the status of the general appropriation bill and tax levy. (Assembly Rule No. 43.)
CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE.
No claim shall be paid out of the contingent fund of the Senate until the same shall have been referred to and reported on by the Committee on Contingent Expenses. (Senate Rule No. 37.)
EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS TO COMMITTEE.
When executive communications or nominations shall be sent by the Governor to the Senate for their confirmation, the same shall be referred to the Committee on Rules, unless otherwise ordered by the Senate, which motion shall be determined without debate. (Senate Rule No. 38.)
The following resolutions were offered:
S.? J. R. No.
S.C. R. No.
S.2 C. A. No.
Constitutional amendment ordered to print, and referred to Committee on
_moved that. be recalled from the Committee on--was previously referred, and re-referred
--to which it the Committee on.
Motion carried and such was the order. EXPLANATORY NOTE.
to retain its
_moved that--be re-committed to the Committee on.place on file.
Motion carried and such was the order.
MOTION TO REFER. Senator
moved to refer the resolution to Committee on
Motion carried and such was the order. EXPLANATORY NOTE.
PART III. THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE. SEC. 192. PROCEEDINGS TOUCHING APPROPRIATIONS OF MONEY TO BE CON.
SIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE. All bills making appropriations of money shall be considered in a Committee of the Whole House while on second reading, and no addition to any appropriation shall be made out of Committee of the Whole. (Assembly Rule No. 11.)
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE-HOW FORMED. In forming a Committee of the Whole House, the Speaker as chairman or a chairman to be named by the Speaker, shall preside. Bills committed to a Committee of the Whole House shall, in Committee of the Whole, be read by sections. All amendments shall be noted and reported to the Assembly by the chairman. After being reported to the Assembly, the bill shall again be subject to amendment before a vote on the report is taken. (Assembly Rule No. 33.)
RULES IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE.
The rules of each house shall be observed in the Committee of the Whole so far as they may be applicable, except in the matter of limiting the number of times that a member may speak, and except that the ayes and noes need not be taken. (Assembly Rule No. 34. Senate Rule No. 59.)
MOTION TO RISE DECIDED WITHOUT DEBATE. A motion that the committee rise shall always be in order, and shall be decided without debate. (Assembly Rule No. 35.)
PART IV. GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING COMMITTEES.
STANDING COMMITTEE, QUORUM OF-WHAT CONSTITUTES. Each standing committee shall determine its own quorum; provided, that not less than one-third of the number of members constituting such committee shall in any case constitute such quorum. (Senate Rule No. 35.)
WHEN COMMITTEES SHALL REPORT.
All bills referred to any committee shall be, by such committee, reported back to the House with its action thereon, within ten days after such reference, unless the House, by request of such committee, shall otherwise order. (Assembly rule No. 18.)
All committees shall act upon bills referred to them as soon as practicable, and when acted upon each bill shall be reported back to the Senate forthwith, and the chairman of each committee is charged with the observance of this rule; provided, that the Senate may at any time, by a majority vote, recall a bill from any committee. (Senate Rule No. 34.)
COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS-HOW MADE.
When amendments to a bill are reported by a committee, the clerk of such committee shall prepare three copies of amendment, one to go with the bill to the Superintendent of State Printing, one to the Minute Clerk, and one to the Secretary of the Senate. (Senate Rule No. 33.)
REDRAFTING OF BILLS.
All bills redrafted by committee shall have the new matter, if any, underscored, and the place of omission of parts of the original bill, if any, indicated by brackets. (Senate Rule No. 28, subdivision 3.)
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS BY COMMITTEE.
Any committee may introduce a bill appertaining to any subject coming within its consideration, whereupon it shall be read the first time and placed upon the proper second-reading file. When each bill is designed to be a substitute for one or more Assembly bills, the bills for which it is such a substitute shall, by a majority vote of the House, be deemed withdrawn, and shall not appear upon the file. Upon the introduction of a bill by a committee, it shall be numbered as a new bill, read, ordered printed, and placed upon the Assembly file for further action. (Assembly Rule No. 8.)