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SR102................................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES SENATE RULES - ATTACHE PAY - Stating findings of the Senate and amending Rule 7 of the Rules of the Senate to provide that Senate employee compensation shall be determined by Senate leadership. 01/31 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/01 Rpt prt - rec d/p - to 10th Ord 02/03 10th Ord - ADOPTED - 34-0-1 AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Noble, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams(Williams) NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Pearce Floor Sponsor - Davis Title apvd - Filed in Office of the Secretary of Senate
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE SENATE SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 102 BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE 1 A SENATE RESOLUTION 2 PROVIDING FOR THE AMENDMENT OF RULE 7 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE. 3 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Idaho: 4 WHEREAS, the Senate deems it necessary and desirable to amend Rule 7 of 5 the Rules of the Senate. 6 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Senate, assembled in 7 the First Regular Session of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, that Rule 7 8 of the Rules of the Senate be amended to read as follows: 9 RULE 7 10 Employees of Senate.--(A) The officers and employees of the Senate shall 11 consist of one secretary, one assistant secretary, one journal clerk, one 12 docket clerk, one chaplain, one sergeant at arms, one doorkeeper, two pages, 13 one janitor, one payroll clerk, and such other assistants, clerks, secretar- 14 ies, and other employees as the Senate may determine to be required for the 15 expeditious conduct of its business. 16 Duties of Employees.--(B) It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the 17 Senate to attend each day, call the roll, read the journals and bills, and to 18 copy or take charge of and superintend all copying necessary to be done for 19 the Senate. 20 It shall be the duty of the Assistant Secretary of the Senate to take 21 charge of all bills, petitions, and other papers presented to the Senate, to 22 file and enter the same in the books provided for that purpose, and perform 23 such other duties as may be directed by the Secretary of the Senate. 24 It shall furthermore be the duty of the Secretary of the Senate to keep a 25 correct record of the proceedings of each day, for the purpose of having such 26 proceedings entered in the Journal by the Journal Clerk. 27 It shall be the duty of the Journal Clerk of the Senate to record each 28 day's proceedings in the Journal, from which they shall be read by the Secre- 29 tary each day of meeting, in order that they may be authenticated by the sig- 30 nature of the President. 31 It shall be the duty of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate to give a gen- 32 eral supervision, under the direction of the presiding officers, of the Senate 33 Chamber, with the rooms attached; to attend during the sittings of the Senate, 34 execute its commands, together with all such proceedings issued by authority 35 thereof, as shall be directed by the presiding officers. 36 It shall be the duty of the Doorkeeper to prohibit all persons from enter- 37 ing the bar of the Senate except those who by rule or invitation are permit- 38 ted, and to arrest for contempt all persons outside of the bar or in the gal- 39 lery found engaged in loud conversation, or otherwise making a noise, to the 40 disturbance of the Senate. 41 It shall be the duty of the Janitor to keep the furniture of the Senate in 2 1 good order, and perform such other duties as he may be directed to do by the 2 President Pro Tempore of the Senate. 3 It shall be the duty of the Payroll Clerk to prepare the payroll and all 4 payroll documents, prepare all vouchers for all expenses of the Senate and 5 keep all records pertaining thereto. 6 It shall be the duty of the Chaplain to open the proceedings of the Senate 7 with prayer. 8 Selection and Pay of Employees.--(C) All employees of the Senate shall be 9 selected by an attache committee, which committee shall be appointed by the 10 Senate leadership, of the Senate,and the employees so selected shall be sub- 11 ject to the approval of the Senate. There shall be paid to the employees of 12 the Senate, for all services rendered by them, such compensation as may be 13 fixed by Senate resolutiondetermined by Senate leadership. The President Pro 14 Tempore is authorized to retain such personnel as deemed necessary during the 15 interim. 16 Supervision of Employees.--(D) Subject to the overall supervision of the 17 President Pro Tempore, the Secretary of the Senate shall have general respon- 18 sibility for all Senate employees, although doorkeepers, watchmen, janitors, 19 pages, and others charged with housekeeping functions, shall be immediately 20 responsible to the Sergeant at Arms. 21 Removal of Employees.--(E) Any of the employees of the Senate may be 22 removed by a two-thirds vote of the members of the Senate for failure to per- 23 form the duties imposed upon them, or for incompetency, or for conduct which 24 shall by the Senate be deemed improper. 25 Delivery of Bills and Papers to Secretary of State.-- (F) It shall be the 26 duty of the Secretary of the Senate, at the close of each session of the leg- 27 islature, to mark, label, and arrange all bills and papers belonging to the 28 archives of the Senate, and to deliver the same, together with all the books 29 of the Senate, to the Secretary of State, who shall certify to the reception 30 of the same. 31 Purchases, Etc.--(G) No purchase shall be made or expense incurred by the 32 Sergeant at Arms or any officer or employee of the Senate in its behalf except 33 upon the written order of the President Pro Tempore.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14612C1 The purpose of this Resolution is to amend Rule 7 of the Idaho Senate. It deletes the formal requirement of fixing attache' compensation by resolution. It allows Senate Leadership to establish payroll policies and manage the same in a more businesslike fashion. FISCAL NOTE None Contact Name: Senator Bart M. Davis Phone: (208) 332-1305 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SR 102