Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. 2




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to allow the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 118th Indiana General Assembly to adjourn and recess separately throughout the First Regular Session for periods in excess of three (3) consecutive days as the need, in the judgment of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, may arise.



LONG, LANANE




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Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No. _____



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to allow the Senate and the House of Representatives of the 118th Indiana General Assembly to adjourn and recess separately throughout the First Regular Session for periods in excess of three (3) consecutive days as the need, in the judgment of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, may arise.

    Whereas, The Indiana Senate and the House of Representatives met for the purpose of organization of each House and to conduct the public business of the people of the State of Indiana;

    Whereas, The Indiana Senate and the House of Representatives shall operate on their own respective schedules, having been separated from each other pursuant to IC 2-2.1-1-2;

    Whereas, During the consideration of legislative business, each House may, in the respective judgment of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, deem it necessary to adjourn and recess for periods in excess of three (3) consecutive days and to operate on a schedule different from the other House;

    Whereas, Article 4, Section 10 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana states that neither House shall, without consent of the other, adjourn for more than three (3)

consecutive days;

    Whereas, Each House desires to consent to any adjournment or recess by the other House which might last more than three (3) days during the First Regular Session of the 118th General Assembly; and

    Whereas, The House of Representatives and the Senate intend to recess after November 20, 2012, and meet again on January 7, 2013 to conduct legislative business: Therefore,
    

Be it resolved by the Senate     of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives     concurring:


    SECTION 1. That each House of the 118th Indiana General Assembly hereby consents to any adjournment or recess of the other House during the First Regular Session of the 118th Indiana General Assembly for a period in excess of three (3) days, where such recess or adjournment is approved, in the case of the Senate, by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, or, in the case of the House of Representatives, by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is directed to inform the House of Representatives of the passage of the Resolution.