SENATE RULES.

View NCGA Bill Details2016 Extra Session 4
Senate Bill 1 (Public) Filed Wednesday, December 14, 2016
A SENATE RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PERMANENT RULES OF THE SENATE FOR THE 2016 FOURTH EXTRA SESSION OF THE 2015 GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
Intro. by Tucker.

Status: Adopted (Senate Action) (Dec 14 2016)

Bill History:

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Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Dec 14 2016 - More information

    Adopts the permanent rules of the 2015 Regular Session as the rules governing the 2016 Fourth Extra Session with the following changes: (1) permits the vice-chair of any committee to act as committee chair until the vacant chairmanship is filled by appointment by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate; (2) provides that committees remain comprised of the members that were appointed to those committees during the 2015 Regular Session; (3) sets out requirements for introduced bills, including requiring the title of the document and the name of the Senator(s) presenting the bill to be placed on the e-jacket of the document; (4) requires all bills for consideration to be filed for introduction by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, December 14, 2016; (5) sets out the procedure and timing of first reading and referral of bills to committee, including requiring that first reading take place on the day that bills are received from the House; (6) requires all bills reported by committee to be given second reading and immediate consideration upon passage; (7) provides that committee amendments or committee substitutes recommended by committee are considered adopted when the committee report is read and any amended bill or resolution or adopted committee substitute may be placed on the calendar for the same legislative day and the original bill or resolution will lie on the table; (8) requires a bill that passes second reading to be placed on the calendar for immediate consideration on its third reading unless it is prohibited by the North Carolina Constitution; (9) allows same day concurrence with House amendments to and committee substitute for Senate bills; and (10) requires all bills to be sent by special message.


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