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      SRULE 9.4     


Rule 9.4. Referral to committee

The President shall refer each prefiled instrument to the appropriate standing committee in accordance with the Rules of Order of the Senate for presession study, hearing, and consideration of such instrument by the committee. The referral, the date thereof, and the name of the committee of reference shall be entered on the Joint Legislative Website. If a senator notifies the President in writing within five days after publication of the referral on the Joint Legislative Website that he objects to the referral and states the reason for his objection, the President may reconsider the referral and may refer to another committee. If the President refers the instrument to another committee, he shall so notify the author and the chairman of both committees affected by his action in writing, and the Secretary shall enter the new referral on the Joint Legislative Website.

Amended by SR 168 of 2014 RS, eff. August 1, 2014.

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