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RULES

OF THE

SENATE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

RULES

OF THE

SENATE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

ADOPTED JANUARY 12, 1911.

RULES OF THE SENATE.

Order of Business. 1. President to take the chair; journal to be read.

Order of business.

Of the President. 2. (1) To decide questions of order; name committees. (2) To assign doorkeepers to their respective duties

and stations.
(3) To certify passage of all bills.

Of the Temporary President. 3. In the absence of the Lieutenant-Governor, Temporary President to act.

Of the Clerk. 4. (1) To have journals printed and placed on file. (2) To furnish, daily, printed list of general orders;

to see that all bills are acted upon in order in

which reported; calendar. (3) To present bills originating in Senate to Governor,

and to enter on journals. To transmit bills to

Assembly.
(4) To designate reporters.

Of the Sergeant-at-Arms. 5. To be in attendance on the Senate, to preserve order.

Of the Rights and Duties of Senators. 6 (1) Relative to presentation of petitions, reports, reso

lutions, etc. (2) To preserve order while journals or public papers

are being read. (3) Debate; Senators to address the President, and

not to proceed until recognized ; limitation ;

President to decide who is entitled to floor. (4) Within bar of Senate when question is stated, to

vote, unless, etc.
(5) Wishing to be excused from voting, may make brief

statement.
(6) and (7) Absentees to be sent for.

Committees and their Duties. 7. Standing committees. 8. On printed and engrossed bills, to examine all bills,

resolutions, etc., and report as correctly printed or

engrossed before third reading. 9. On revision, duties of. 10. Reports of committees on bills; proceedings when not

considered at time of making.

Of General Orders and Special Orders. 11. What to constitute the general orders; business of;

how taken up. 12. Special orders.

Of the Committee of the Whole. 13. Rules to be observed in; may strike out enacting clause

in bills, and if report is agreed to by Senate, bill to be deemed rejected.

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