Rule 8.7. Presentation of documents
Petitions, memorials, communications and other papers addressed to the House shall be presented to the House by the Clerk during the appropriate order of business of the Morning Hour. A brief statement of the contents thereof may be made verbally by the Clerk or by any member or such documents may be read by the Clerk. A petition, memorial, communication or other paper addressed to the House may be referred, upon motion, to the proper committee in any case in which further action by the legislature with regard to such document may be deemed appropriate.
Mason's Manual: Sec. 148
HR 3, 1973.