HRULE 10.1     


Rule 10.1.  Members required to vote; explanation of vote

Every member who is in the House when the question is put shall give his vote.  On a debatable question, each member who recuses himself from voting shall be allowed to explain his recusal in writing only and the same shall be incorporated in the Journal if requested; provided that such written explanation shall be presented to the Clerk prior to adjournment on the same legislative day.

Mason's Manual:  Sec. 521, 522, and 528

HR 3, 1973; HR 45, 1998, eff. May 20, 1998.