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8208DD51A2964E718725865B0073B74A Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SESSION MANAGEMENT PURSUANT TO JOINT RULE 44

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Date Jan 12, 2021      
Location Old State Library



Session Management Pursuant to Joint Rule 44 - Committee Discussion Only


02:04:09 PM  
President Garcia,
Chair, called the meeting to orde and reviewed the meeting agenda.  Majority
Leader Fenberg discussed the proposed session plan pursuant to Joint Rule
44, and reviewed the plan for the first week of the legislative session
after convening on January 13, 2021.  The committee spoke about bill
deadlines, early bills, and possible changes to Joint Rule 44,
02:09:53 PM  
The committee discussed
Joint Rule 44 as it currently stands, what changes to the rule may be necessary,
and whether changes to other house, senate, and joint rules are necessary.
 Committee discussion ensued.
02:17:08 PM  
The committee discussed
the impact of Joint Rule 44 on the rules of each chamber.  Sharon
Eubanks, Director, Office of Legislative Legal Services, came to the table
to answer questions from the committee.
02:35:37 PM  
The committee discussed
whether a revision of Joint Rule 44 would suspend Senate Rule 1.  Director
Eubanks continued to answer questions from the committee.
02:42:55 PM  
The committee continued
to discuss proposed changes to Joint Rule 44.  Director Eubanks continued
to answer questions from the committee.  The committee discussed a
change to Joint Rule 44 pertaining to the authority of the Chief Clerk
of the House and Secretary of the Senate.






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