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SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 105
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SENATE RULE 42 - Stating findings of the Senate and amending Rule 42 of the
Senate to provide that if the committee to whom a gubernatorial appointment
has been referred, does not submit a report to the whole Senate for
adoption, the appointment shall be deemed rejected and the Senate's consent
shall be deemed not to have been given to the appointment.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE SENATE
SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 105
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 A SENATE RESOLUTION
2 STATING FINDINGS OF THE SENATE AND AMENDING RULE 42 RELATING TO CONSIDERATION
3 OF GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENTS.
4 Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Idaho:
5 WHEREAS, the Senate desires that Rule 42 of the Rules of the Senate be
7 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Senate, assembled in
8 the First Regular Session of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, that Rule 42
9 of the Rules of the Senate be amended to read as follows:
10 RULE 42
11 Gubernatorial Appointments.--Any appointment by the Governor of the State
12 of Idaho which requires confirmation by the Senate shall be on the desk of the
13 President of the Senate and announced therefrom while in session, not less
14 than three legislative days before being acted upon by the Senate, excepting
15 therefrom any nomination received after the fifty-seventh day of the session;
16 any appointee so chosen by the Governor may be examined by the State Affairs
17 Committee or other designated committee, which committee shall may submit a
18 report to the whole Senate for adoption.
19 Adoption by the Senate of the committee report, if any, shall be affirma-
20 tive action of the Senate on the confirmation of the appointee unless the com-
21 mittee report contains no recommendation. If the committee does not submit a
22 report to the whole Senate for adoption, the appointment shall be deemed
23 rejected and the Senate's consent shall be deemed not to have been given to
24 the appointment.
25 Any report of the committee recommending confirmation of an appointment
26 need be held for only one day when the recommendation for appointment or
27 report of the appointment has been read across the desk more than three days
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is amend Senate Rule 42 to provide that germane
committees of the Idaho Senate may vote to hold gubernatorial appointments in committee
and when that is done, the appointment shall be deemed rejected and the Senate's consent
shall be deemed to not have been given to the appointment.
Contact: Senator Gary J. Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL IMPACT SR 105