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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 102
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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
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 resolution determined by Senate leadership. The President Pro
14 Tempore is authorized to retain such personnel as deemed necessary during the
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
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
Name: Senator Bart M. Davis
Phone: (208) 332-1305
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SR 102