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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 108
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SR108......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
SENATE - Amends Rule 6 of the Rules of the Senate to provide for succession
to the office of the president pro tempore of the senate upon the death,
permanent incapacity, resignation or removal from office of the president
03/27 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/28 Rpt prt - to 10th Ord
03/29 10th Ord - ADOPTED - 33-0-2
AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Crow,
Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh,
Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams
Absent and excused--Cameron, Parry
Floor Sponsor - Sandy
Title apvd - filed with Secretary of the Senate
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000
IN THE SENATE
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 108
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 A SENATE RESOLUTION
2 STATING LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND AMENDING RULE 6 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE
3 AND TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
4 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Idaho:
5 WHEREAS, the Senate finds it desirable to amend Rule 6 of the Rules of the
7 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Senate, assembled in
8 the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-fifth Idaho Legislature, that Rule 6
9 of the Rules of the Senate be amended to read as follows:
10 RULE 6
11 Calling any Senator to the Chair. -- (A) The President may, in
12 the temporary absence or disability temporary incapacity of the Pres-
13 ident Pro Tempore, or with his consent, designate, either verbally or
14 in writing, any Senator to perform the duties of the Chair who shall,
15 during such time, be invested with all powers and privileges of the
16 President except that of signing bills and joint resolutions, but
17 such appointment shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
18 (B) Succession to Office of President Pro Tempore of the Sen-
19 ate. Upon the death, removal, permanent incapacity or resignation
20 from office of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, during a leg-
21 islative session, the Senate shall proceed to elect a new President
22 Pro Tempore. In the event of the President Pro Tempore's death,
23 removal, resignation or permanent incapacity between legislative ses-
24 sions, the Senate Majority Leader (and in the event of his death,
25 removal, resignation or permanent incapacity to act as interim Presi-
26 dent Pro Tempore, the Senate Assistant Majority Leader) shall act as
27 interim President Pro Tempore with all of the duties, powers and pre-
28 rogatives of the office, to serve until the next session of the Leg-
29 islature, at which time a new President Pro Tempore shall be elected.
30 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution and the Rule contained herein
31 shall be effective upon adoption of the Resolution by the Senate.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This bill would clarify that the President Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the
House of Representatives are the officials who are authorized to make
expenditures out of the legislative account and to sign vouchers or claims for
payment, and that those signatures are sufficient authority for the State Controller
to pay the same.
This bill would have no fiscal impact.
Name: Senator John Sandy
Phone: (208) 332-1305
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SR 108