HRULE 2.4     

Rule 2.4.  Speaker; removal

The member holding the office of speaker of the House may be removed from office during any session of the legislature at such time as fifty-three members of the House vote in favor of his removal from office.  Such vote shall be viva voce.

Mason's Manual: Sec. 581; See also 453

HR 3, 1973; HR 18, 1976.