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      HRULE 8.8     

  

Rule 8.8.  Order of consideration of legislative instruments

A.  Until it has been reported by a committee, each legislative instrument shall be taken up and acted upon in the proper order of business in the order numbered.  After being reported by a committee, each House instrument shall take precedence in the order of its maturing by day; that is, instruments shall take precedence in numerical order by day of report by committee and thereafter in the order otherwise advanced to further action by the House.

B.  After being reported by the Legislative Bureau, each Senate instrument shall take precedence in the order of its maturing by day; that is, instruments shall take precedence in numerical order by day of report by the Legislative Bureau and thereafter in the order otherwise advanced to further action by the House.

C.  As each instrument is advanced to each successive order of business, it shall be placed on the calendar in the proper order of business in numerical order with other instruments advanced to the same order on the same day and these numerically ordered listings of instruments shall in turn be arranged according to the day of advancement to said order. Each instrument shall then be considered during that order of business in the order listed.

Mason's Manual:  Sec. 263

HR 3, 1973; HR 34, 1997, eff. May 6, 1997.



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