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Senators and officers Continued.

Rule. Page.
presenting report of committee shall give state-

ment of, with name of committee and Senator
making same.

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refusing to respond to name at roll-call, when

called upon by presiding officer, fact shall be
entered in Journal and Senator counted to con-
stitute quorum.

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refusing to vote, unless excused or interested in

pending or contemplated legislation, such refusal
shall be deemed a contempt

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rights and duties of.

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rising to debate or present paper, etc., shall ad-

dress President and proceed no further until
recognized.

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shall be present during sessions unless excused or
necessarily prevented.

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shall not interrupt business of Senate.

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shall speak but twice on same subject on the same
day without leave of Senate.

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shall vote on each question, unless excused or has
direct personal or pecuniary interest therein

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when called upon, unless excused, shall without

debate declare assent or dissent to question. 37 41
when called to order shall take his seat.

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when he may have question in debate divided 27 38
Senate bills, general, 300 extra copies of such as Clerk
may designate, shall be printed ..

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Sergeant-at-Arms, may be sent for absentees.

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shall be in constant attendance except when ab-
sent in discharge of duty.

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shall see that no person remains on floor unless
entitled to privileges of.

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under direction of President, shall aid in enforcing
order on floor, in lobbies, etc.

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Special orders, for particular day, not completed, to

retain place in general orders for another day. 12 32
when under consideration shall take precedence of

special order for subsequent hour of same day.. 12 32
Suspend rule of Senate, when in order.

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Taxation and retrenchment, standing committee on
Trade and manufacture, standing committee on......

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RULES

OF THE

ASSEMBLY OF STATE OF NEW YORK

Powers and Duties of Speaker. 1. To take the chair, call to order, and, if a quorum be present, proceed to business.

2. To preserve order, decide questions of order subject to appeal, appoint committees, except where otherwise ordered, substitute any member to perform duties of Chair, and designate reporters. Not required to vote except where his vote would be decisive. In case of disturbance may order galleries and lobby cleared. Ex-officio member and chair. man Committee on Rules.

Sergeant-at-Arms. 3. Shall enforce rules subject to direction of Speaker, enforce order and exclude from floor all persons not en. titled to privileges of same.

Stenographer.

4. Duties of.

Order of Business. 5. Reading and correction of Journal ; general order of business; not to be departed from, except, etc.; orders of the day specified; order of business after regular orders of any day concluded; orders of the day not finished, acted upon next day.

Of Bills. 6. How introduced. 7. Private, how introduced.

8. Title of bill what to contain; bills amending codes, Greater New York Charter, chapter of Revised or Consolidated General Laws or other act having short title shall quote descriptive name of the code and may quote the short title of law and except private or local bills must contain brief reference to subject-matter of amendment; title of bill proposing amendment to other existing law must contain number of chapter of statute to be amended and year enacted with brief reference to subject-matter of proposed amendment; amendatory act must state in first section, if code amendment, descriptive name and section of Code ; if Greater New York Charter, section of same as re-enacted by chapter 466, Laws 1901 ; if other law, section and chapter with year of enactment and title of original law and chapter and year of all amendatory acts.

9. Every bill to be printed and placed on files ; in amendatory acts, when printed, new matter must be underscored, matter to be omitted bracketed; power of Speaker to cause bill to be reprinted.

10. After first reading, to be referred to committee; committee may report with or without amendment or adversely ; proceedings after report.

11. Message from Senate communicating an amendment to be referred.

12. Bills second reading subject to debate before ordered to third reading to be considered section by section; time allowed in debate; effect of ordering main question.

13. To receive three separate readings.

14. Petitions, memorials and remonstrances, how presented.

Of Resolutions. 15. Certain, to lie over one day.

16. Referring to printing extra copies, etc., to be referred to Committee on Public Printing.

17. Calling for or leading to expenditures, to be referred.

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Committees and their Duties. 18. Standing committees, list of, to be appointed.

19. On Revision; duties; all bills shall be so referred prior to third reading.

20. Reports of committees; what must contain.

21. Committees shall make final reports on all matters on or before April fifth; no bills introduced after that date except messages from Senate.

Special Orders. 22. any matter may be made a special order by assent of two-thirds; similar vote to postpone or rescind.

Committee on Rules. 23. Notice may be given to, last ten days, making any matter special order.

Motions and their Precedence. 24. When questions under consideration, no motion re. ceived, except, etc.

25. Motion to reconsider.

26. Motion to reconsider not to be reconsidered; what votes not to be reconsidered.

27. Recalling bill from the Governor for correction; vote for amendment to such bill may be taken immediately upon its return.

28. Previous question, how put; to preclude amendments or debate; “main question” amendments.

Assembly Chamber; and Admission to the Floor Thereof.

29. Use of, in control of Speaker. 30. Who may be admitted to floor of House, 31. Reporters interested in legislation excluded from floor.

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