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SenateBill Number: 394Primary Sponsor: StilwellType of Legislation: SRSubject: Senate RulesDate Bill Passed both Bodies: Feb 27, 1992Computer Document Number: 394Introduced Date: Jan 09, 1991Date of Last Amendment: Feb 27, 1992Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: Feb 27, 1992Last History Type: Amended, adoptedScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: StilwellType of Legislation: Senate Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 394 Senate Feb 27, 1992 Amended, adopted 394 Senate Feb 13, 1992 Committee Report: Favorable 14 with amendment 394 Senate Jan 09, 1991 Introduced, referred to 14 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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ADOPTED BY THE SENATE
February 27, 1992
S. Printed 2/27/92--S.
Read the first time January 9, 1991.
TO AMEND RULE 6 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE MANNER IN WHICH A MEMBER MAY INTERRUPT A SENATOR DURING DEBATE AND TO REQUIRE A MEMBER TO ADDRESS THE PRESIDENT AND GAIN RECOGNITION PRIOR TO INTERRUPTING DEBATE OR PRESENTING A QUESTION.
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That Rule 6 of the Rules of the Senate is amended to read:
Every Senator, when speaking, shall address the President, standing in his place and when he has finished shall take his seat. Senators when addressing the Senate may stand at their desk or may go to the podium in the center aisle.
Except as otherwise provided in the Rules of the Senate, no Senator may interrupt the Senator who has been granted the floor without his consent. To obtain consent, he shall first address the President. If a member wishes to present a question to the Senator who has been granted the floor, he shall address the President and gain recognition. Once recognized, he shall ask the President, "Does the Senator yield for a question?". The President shall inquire of the member granted the floor "Does the Senator yield?". If the Senator who holds the floor agrees to yield, the President shall so instruct the Senator who wishes to present the question."