SRULE 17.12     

Rule 17.12. Receipt of resignation; authority of presiding officer

Notwithstanding any provisions of this Chapter, if, at the time a resolution covered by the provisions hereof is introduced, a written resignation signed by the senator who is the subject of the resolution has been received by the President, he may determine that no meeting of the select committee shall be held.  If such a resignation is received by him after hearings by the committee have commenced, he shall have authority to terminate the meetings of the committee.