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CHAPTER 3 - SENATE

 

28-3-101. President.

 

 

(a) There shall be a president of the senate whose duties shallbe:

 

(i) To take the chair at the hour fixed for the meeting of thesenate, and call the members to order;

 

(ii) To announce the business before the senate in the order inwhich it is to be taken up;

 

(iii) To receive and submit in proper manner all motions andpropositions presented by the members, and to announce the result;

 

(iv) To receive messages and other communications from otherbranches of the government, and to announce them to the senate;

 

(v) To authenticate by his signature, when necessary, allbills, orders and proceedings of the senate;

 

(vi) To name the members of all committees, unless otherwisedirected by the senate.

 

(b) He may call any member to the chair, but such substitutionshall not extend beyond an adjournment, except that in the case of sickness, hemay, with the approval of the senate, appoint a member to perform the duties ofthe president for a period not exceeding ten (10) days.

 

(c) He shall have the regulation of such parts of the capitoland its passages as are or may be set apart for the use of the senate and itsofficers.

 

(d) He shall refer all matters to be committed to the committeemost appropriate to take charge of the same.

 

(e) He shall, whenever a motion is made and carried to shut thedoors of the senate chamber, in the discussion of any question which may, inthe opinion of any member, require secrecy, direct the senate chamber to becleared, and during the discussion of such question, the doors shall remainclosed.

 

(f) He shall call a member to fill the chair whenever thesenate resolves itself into a committee of the whole, and the chairman socalled shall have the power of the president of senate, until such committeerise.

 

(g) He shall preserve order and decorum and may speak to pointsof order, in preference to other members, rising from his seat for thatpurpose.

 

28-3-102. Vice-president.

 

Thereshall be a vice-president of the senate, who, in the absence of the president,shall exercise all the powers and authority of the president, and shall performall his duties.

 

28-3-103. Employees generally.

 

Atthe beginning of each session of the legislature, the senate thereof shallengage such employee personnel for said session, upon respective compensationbases, as decided by it.

 

28-3-104. Chief clerk.

 

 

(a) There shall be a chief clerk whose duties shall be:

 

(i) To keep a correct journal of the proceedings of the senate;

 

(ii) To read aloud all papers handed to him for that purpose byany member;

 

(iii) To certify and transmit to the house of representatives allbills, resolutions and other papers requiring the concurrence of said house,immediately after its passage;

 

(iv) To notify the house on the concurrence or disagreement bythe senate in any vote of the house;

 

(v) To permit no papers or records belonging to the senate tobe taken out of his custody otherwise than in the regular course of business;

 

(vi) To perform all other duties pertaining to his office underthe direction of the president.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title28 > Chapter3

CHAPTER 3 - SENATE

 

28-3-101. President.

 

 

(a) There shall be a president of the senate whose duties shallbe:

 

(i) To take the chair at the hour fixed for the meeting of thesenate, and call the members to order;

 

(ii) To announce the business before the senate in the order inwhich it is to be taken up;

 

(iii) To receive and submit in proper manner all motions andpropositions presented by the members, and to announce the result;

 

(iv) To receive messages and other communications from otherbranches of the government, and to announce them to the senate;

 

(v) To authenticate by his signature, when necessary, allbills, orders and proceedings of the senate;

 

(vi) To name the members of all committees, unless otherwisedirected by the senate.

 

(b) He may call any member to the chair, but such substitutionshall not extend beyond an adjournment, except that in the case of sickness, hemay, with the approval of the senate, appoint a member to perform the duties ofthe president for a period not exceeding ten (10) days.

 

(c) He shall have the regulation of such parts of the capitoland its passages as are or may be set apart for the use of the senate and itsofficers.

 

(d) He shall refer all matters to be committed to the committeemost appropriate to take charge of the same.

 

(e) He shall, whenever a motion is made and carried to shut thedoors of the senate chamber, in the discussion of any question which may, inthe opinion of any member, require secrecy, direct the senate chamber to becleared, and during the discussion of such question, the doors shall remainclosed.

 

(f) He shall call a member to fill the chair whenever thesenate resolves itself into a committee of the whole, and the chairman socalled shall have the power of the president of senate, until such committeerise.

 

(g) He shall preserve order and decorum and may speak to pointsof order, in preference to other members, rising from his seat for thatpurpose.

 

28-3-102. Vice-president.

 

Thereshall be a vice-president of the senate, who, in the absence of the president,shall exercise all the powers and authority of the president, and shall performall his duties.

 

28-3-103. Employees generally.

 

Atthe beginning of each session of the legislature, the senate thereof shallengage such employee personnel for said session, upon respective compensationbases, as decided by it.

 

28-3-104. Chief clerk.

 

 

(a) There shall be a chief clerk whose duties shall be:

 

(i) To keep a correct journal of the proceedings of the senate;

 

(ii) To read aloud all papers handed to him for that purpose byany member;

 

(iii) To certify and transmit to the house of representatives allbills, resolutions and other papers requiring the concurrence of said house,immediately after its passage;

 

(iv) To notify the house on the concurrence or disagreement bythe senate in any vote of the house;

 

(v) To permit no papers or records belonging to the senate tobe taken out of his custody otherwise than in the regular course of business;

 

(vi) To perform all other duties pertaining to his office underthe direction of the president.

 


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title28 > Chapter3

CHAPTER 3 - SENATE

 

28-3-101. President.

 

 

(a) There shall be a president of the senate whose duties shallbe:

 

(i) To take the chair at the hour fixed for the meeting of thesenate, and call the members to order;

 

(ii) To announce the business before the senate in the order inwhich it is to be taken up;

 

(iii) To receive and submit in proper manner all motions andpropositions presented by the members, and to announce the result;

 

(iv) To receive messages and other communications from otherbranches of the government, and to announce them to the senate;

 

(v) To authenticate by his signature, when necessary, allbills, orders and proceedings of the senate;

 

(vi) To name the members of all committees, unless otherwisedirected by the senate.

 

(b) He may call any member to the chair, but such substitutionshall not extend beyond an adjournment, except that in the case of sickness, hemay, with the approval of the senate, appoint a member to perform the duties ofthe president for a period not exceeding ten (10) days.

 

(c) He shall have the regulation of such parts of the capitoland its passages as are or may be set apart for the use of the senate and itsofficers.

 

(d) He shall refer all matters to be committed to the committeemost appropriate to take charge of the same.

 

(e) He shall, whenever a motion is made and carried to shut thedoors of the senate chamber, in the discussion of any question which may, inthe opinion of any member, require secrecy, direct the senate chamber to becleared, and during the discussion of such question, the doors shall remainclosed.

 

(f) He shall call a member to fill the chair whenever thesenate resolves itself into a committee of the whole, and the chairman socalled shall have the power of the president of senate, until such committeerise.

 

(g) He shall preserve order and decorum and may speak to pointsof order, in preference to other members, rising from his seat for thatpurpose.

 

28-3-102. Vice-president.

 

Thereshall be a vice-president of the senate, who, in the absence of the president,shall exercise all the powers and authority of the president, and shall performall his duties.

 

28-3-103. Employees generally.

 

Atthe beginning of each session of the legislature, the senate thereof shallengage such employee personnel for said session, upon respective compensationbases, as decided by it.

 

28-3-104. Chief clerk.

 

 

(a) There shall be a chief clerk whose duties shall be:

 

(i) To keep a correct journal of the proceedings of the senate;

 

(ii) To read aloud all papers handed to him for that purpose byany member;

 

(iii) To certify and transmit to the house of representatives allbills, resolutions and other papers requiring the concurrence of said house,immediately after its passage;

 

(iv) To notify the house on the concurrence or disagreement bythe senate in any vote of the house;

 

(v) To permit no papers or records belonging to the senate tobe taken out of his custody otherwise than in the regular course of business;

 

(vi) To perform all other duties pertaining to his office underthe direction of the president.

 

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