11-R427

2011 -- S 1077

Enacted 07/01/11

 

 

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 Ruggerio, Algiere, Goodwin, and Bates

     Date Introduced: June 23, 2011

 

     

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

day of Thursday, June 30, 2011, 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, June 30, 2011, and any subsequent

reconvening prior to Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 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 Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 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 Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 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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