Bill Text: CT SR00071 | 2016 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Resolution Concerning The Rules Of The Senate For The June 20 Reconvened Session Of The 2016 General Assembly.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2016-06-20 - Adopted, Senate [SR00071 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2016-SR00071-Introduced.html

General Assembly


Senate Resolution No. 71

June 20 Reconvened Session, 2016


LCO No. 6597



Referred to Committee on No Committee


Introduced by:


SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.



Resolved by the Senate:

That the rules of the Senate at this reconvened session of the 2016 General Assembly shall be the same as the rules of the Senate in force at the 2016 regular session, except as such rules are amended, altered or repealed in this resolution and by the addition of the following rules, which additional rules are hereby made part of said Senate rules.

Strike out Rule 8 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 8. The clerk shall keep a journal of the Senate and shall enter therein a record of each day's proceedings.

Strike out Rule 9 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 9. The clerk shall keep a calendar on which he shall enter daily all Senate bills disapproved by the Governor and all bills and joint resolutions received from the House for action.

Strike out Rule 19 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 19. The order of business shall be as follows:

1. Reception of communications from the Governor and Secretary of the State.

2. Introduction of resolutions.

3. Introduction of bills disapproved by the Governor.

4. Reception of business from the House.

5. Business on the calendar.

6. Introduction of guests.

Strike out Rule 20 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 20. Before any resolution is received, a brief statement of its object shall be made by the introducer.

Strike out Rule 23.

Strike out Rule 29 and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Rule 29. When a question is under debate, no motion shall be received except:

1. To adjourn.

2. To recess.

3. For the previous question.

4. To close the debate at a specified time.

5. To pass temporarily.

6. To pass retain.

7. To postpone to a certain time.

Said motions shall have precedence in the order listed in this rule.

Strike out Rule 30.

Add a new Rule 37 as follows:

Rule 37. No substantive resolutions shall be received except for resolutions concerning joint rule 33, and resolutions pertaining to the rules of this reconvened session, the printing of the journals of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the expenses of this reconvened session.