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Sponsors: Senators Thurmond and Campsen
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2015
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Rules
Summary: Senate Rule 32B, relating to the contested calendar
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/10/2014 Senate Prefiled 12/10/2014 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules 1/13/2015 Senate Introduced (Senate Journal-page 158) 1/13/2015 Senate Referred to Committee on Rules (Senate Journal-page 158)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND RULE 32B OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE, RELATING TO THE CONTESTED CALENDAR, BY ADDING THAT A SENATOR MAY CAUSE NO MORE THAN THREE BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS TO APPEAR ON THE CONTESTED STATEWIDE CALENDAR BY HAVING PLACED A MINORITY REPORT ON THE BILL OR RESOLUTION DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL OR RESOLUTION IN COMMITTEE.
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That Rule 32B of the Rules of the Senate is amended to read:
On any legislative day, a Senator may move no more than three Bills or Resolutions from the Uncontested Statewide Calendar to the Contested Statewide Calendar by placing his name as desiring to be present on the bill or resolution and a Senator may cause no more than three Bills or Resolutions to appear on the Contested Statewide Calendar by having placed a Minority Report on the Bill or Resolution during the consideration of the Bill or Resolution in Committee.
During the motion period, a motion may be made by the Chairman of the Rules Committee to call any Bill or Resolution, which has been on the calendar for a minimum of six (6) statewide legislative days, from the Contested Calendar. Except for explanatory remarks, such motions shall be determined without debate and by a majority of the Senators present and voting. If agreed to, the Bill or Resolution shall be considered in the ordinary course of business after Special Orders.
However, in the final two (2) weeks before sine die adjournment, a Bill or Resolution, which is on the calendar, may be called from the Contested Calendar by the Rules Committee upon majority vote of the committee and shall be considered in the ordinary course of business after Special Orders."
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