09-R353

2009 -- S 1072

Enacted 10/29/09

 

 

J O I N T R E S O L U T I O N

DECLARING AND CONSENTING TO A RECESS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

     

     

     Introduced By: Senators Connors, and Algiere

     Date Introduced: October 29, 2009

 

 

 

     RESOLVED, That when both houses of the general assembly adjourn on the legislative

day of Thursday, October 29, 2009 they shall be in recess until the call of the speaker of the

house of representatives or of the president of the senate. During the said recess, the desks of both

houses shall remain open for the sole purpose of receiving committee reports from committees

and/or veto messages from the governor. The desk of the senate shall remain open for the

additional purpose of receiving requests for the senate's advice and consent to such nominations,

appointments and/or assignments as may be provided by law.

     Adjournment on the legislative day of Thursday, October 29, 2009 and any subsequent

reconvening prior to January 5, 2010, are hereby accorded the consent of both the house of

representatives and of the senate in accordance with section 9 of article VI of the constitution of

this state.

     The house may reconvene at any time prior to January 5, 2010, upon the call of the

speaker upon three (3) daysí notice, in writing, to each member of the house; for which

reconvening and subsequent recess or adjournment the senate gives its consent in accordance

with section 9 of article VI of the constitution of the state. Sending notices addressed to the

members of the house, at their addresses as the same appear on the records of the general

assembly by regular mail postage prepaid, shall be deemed sufficient compliance with the

foregoing provisions for notice in writing.

     The senate may reconvene at any time prior to January 5, 2010, upon the call of the

president upon three (3) daysí notice, in writing, to each member of the senate; for which

reconvening and subsequent recess or adjournment the house of representatives gives its consent

in accordance with section 9 of article VI of the constitution of the state. Sending notices

addressed to members of the senate, at their addresses as the same appear on the records of the

general assembly by regular mail postage prepaid, shall be deemed sufficient compliance with the

foregoing provisions for notice in writing.

     

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