House Study Bill 50 - Introduced HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATION AND RULES RESOLUTION BY CHAIRPERSON SEXTON) A Concurrent Resolution relating to joint rules of 1 the Senate and House of Representatives for the 2 Eighty-seventh General Assembly. 3 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE 4 SENATE CONCURRING, That the joint rules of the Senate 5 and House of Representatives for the Eighty-sixth 6 Eighty-seventh General Assembly shall be: 7 JOINT RULES OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE 8 Rule 1 9 Suspension of Joint Rules 10 The joint rules of the general assembly may be 11 suspended by concurrent resolution, duly adopted by a 12 constitutional majority of the senate and the house. 13 Rule 2 14 Designation of Sessions 15 Each regular session of a general assembly shall be 16 designated by the year in which such regular session 17 commences. 18 Rule 3 19 Sessions of a General Assembly 20 The election of officers, organization, hiring and 21 compensation of employees, and standing committees in 22 each house of the general assembly and action taken 23 by each house shall carry over from the first to the 24 second regular session and to any extraordinary session 25 of the same general assembly. The status of each 26 bill and resolution shall be the same at the beginning 27 -1- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 1/ 21
H.C.R. _____ of each second session as it was immediately before 1 adjournment of the previous regular or extraordinary 2 session; however the rules of either house may provide 3 for re-referral of some or all bills and resolutions 4 to standing committees upon adjournment of each 5 session or at the beginning of a subsequent regular or 6 extraordinary session, except those which have been 7 adopted by both houses in different forms. 8 Upon final adoption of a concurrent resolution at 9 any extraordinary session affecting that session, or at 10 a regular session affecting any extraordinary session 11 which may be held before the next regular session, 12 the creation of any calendar by either house shall be 13 suspended and the business of the session shall consist 14 solely of those bills or subject matters stated in the 15 resolution adopted. Bills named in the resolution, or 16 bills containing the subject matter provided for in the 17 resolution, may, at any time, be called up for debate 18 in either house by the majority leader of that house. 19 Rule 3A 20 International Relations Protocol 21 The senate and the house of representatives shall 22 comply with the international relations protocol policy 23 adopted by the international relations committee of the 24 legislative council. 25 Rule 4 26 Presentation of Messages 27 All messages between the two houses shall be sent 28 and accepted, as soon as practicable, by the secretary 29 of the senate and the chief clerk of the house of 30 -2- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 2/ 21
H.C.R. _____ representatives. The messages shall be communicated 1 to and received by the presiding officer of the other 2 house at the earliest appropriate time when that house 3 is in session. 4 Rule 5 5 Printing and Form of Bills and Other Documents 6 Bills and joint resolutions shall be introduced, 7 numbered, prepared, and printed as provided by 8 law, or in the absence of such law, in a manner 9 determined by the secretary of the senate and the 10 chief clerk of the house of representatives. Proposed 11 bills and resolutions which are not introduced but 12 are referred to committee shall be tracked in the 13 legislative computer system as are introduced bills 14 and resolutions. The referral of proposed bills 15 and resolutions to committee shall be entered in the 16 journal. 17 All bills and joint resolutions introduced shall be 18 in a form and number approved by the secretary of the 19 senate and chief clerk of the house. 20 The legal counsel’s office of each house shall 21 approve all bills before introduction. 22 Rule 6 23 Companion Bills 24 Identical bills introduced in one or both houses 25 shall be called companion bills. Each house shall 26 designate the sponsor in the usual way followed in 27 parentheses by the sponsor of any companion bill or 28 bills in the other house. The house where a companion 29 bill is first introduced shall print the complete text. 30 -3- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 3/ 21
H.C.R. _____ Rule 7 1 Reprinting of Bills 2 Whenever any bill has been substantially amended by 3 either house, the secretary of the senate or the chief 4 clerk of the house shall order the bill reprinted on 5 paper of a different color. All adopted amendments 6 shall be distinguishable. 7 The secretary of the senate or the chief clerk 8 of the house may order the printing of a reasonable 9 number of additional copies of any bill, resolution, 10 amendment, or journal. 11 Rule 8 12 Daily Clip Sheet 13 The secretary of the senate and the chief clerk of 14 the house shall prepare a daily clip sheet covering all 15 amendments filed. 16 Rule 9 17 Reintroduction of Bills and Other Measures 18 A bill or resolution which has passed one house and 19 is rejected in the other shall not be introduced again 20 during that general assembly. 21 Rule 10 22 Certification of Bills and Other Enrollments 23 When any bill or resolution which has passed one 24 house is rejected or adopted in the other, notice of 25 such action and the date thereof shall be given to the 26 house of origin in writing signed by the secretary of 27 the senate or the chief clerk of the house. 28 Rule 11 29 Code Editor’s Correction Bills 30 -4- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 4/ 21
H.C.R. _____ A bill recommended by the Code editor which is 1 passed out of committee to the floor for debate by a 2 committee of the house or senate and which contains 3 Code corrections of a nonsubstantive nature shall 4 not be amended on the floor of either house except 5 pursuant to corrective or nonsubstantive amendments 6 filed by the judiciary committee of the senate or 7 the house. Such committee amendments, whether filed 8 at the time of initial committee passage of the bill 9 to the floor for debate or after rereferral to the 10 committee, shall not be incorporated into the bill in 11 the originating house but shall be filed separately. 12 Amendments filed from the floor to strike sections of 13 the bill or the committee amendments shall be in order. 14 Following amendment and passage by the second house, 15 only amendments filed from the floor which strike 16 sections of the amendment of the second house shall be 17 in order. 18 A bill recommended by the Code editor which is 19 passed out of committee to the floor for debate by a 20 committee of the house or senate and which contains 21 Code corrections beyond those of a nonsubstantive 22 nature shall not be amended on the floor of either 23 house except pursuant to amendments filed by the 24 judiciary committee of the senate or the house. Such 25 committee amendments, whether filed at the time of 26 initial committee passage of the bill to the floor for 27 debate or after rereferral to the committee, shall 28 not be incorporated into the bill in the originating 29 house but shall be filed separately. Such a bill shall 30 -5- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 5/ 21
H.C.R. _____ be limited to corrections which: Adjust language to 1 reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, 2 delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary 3 language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, 4 update ongoing provisions, and remove ambiguities. 5 Amendments filed from the floor to strike sections of 6 the bill or the committee amendments shall be in order. 7 Following amendment and passage by the second house, 8 only amendments filed from the floor which strike 9 sections of the amendment of the second house shall be 10 in order. 11 It is the intent of the house and the senate that 12 such bills be passed out of committee to the floor for 13 debate within the first four weeks of convening of a 14 legislative session. 15 Rule 12 16 Amendments by Other House 17 1. When a bill which originated in one house is 18 amended in the other house, the house originating 19 the bill may amend the amendment, concur in full in 20 the amendment, or refuse to concur in full in the 21 amendment. Precedence of motions shall be in that 22 order. The amendment of the other house shall not be 23 ruled out of order based on a question of germaneness. 24 a. If the house originating the bill concurs in the 25 amendment, the bill shall then be immediately placed 26 upon its final passage. 27 b. If the house originating the bill refuses to 28 concur in the amendment, the bill shall be returned to 29 the amending house which shall either: 30 -6- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 6/ 21
H.C.R. _____ (1) Recede, after which the bill shall be read for 1 the last time and immediately placed upon its final 2 passage; or 3 (2) Insist, which will send the bill to a 4 conference committee. 5 c. If the house originating the bill amends the 6 amendment, that house shall concur in the amendment 7 as amended and the bill shall be immediately placed 8 on final passage, and shall be returned to the other 9 house. The other house cannot further amend the bill. 10 (1) If the amending house which gave second 11 consideration to the bill concurs in the amendment 12 to the amendment, the bill shall then be immediately 13 placed upon its final passage. 14 (2) If the amending house refuses to concur in the 15 amendment to the amendment, the bill shall be returned 16 to the house originating the bill which shall either: 17 (a) Recede, after which the bill shall be read for 18 the last time as amended and immediately placed upon 19 its final passage; or 20 (b) Insist, which will send the bill to a 21 conference committee. 22 2. A motion to recede has precedence over a motion 23 to insist. Failure to recede means to insist; and 24 failure to insist means to recede. 25 3. A motion to lay on the table or to indefinitely 26 postpone shall be out of order with respect to motions 27 to recede from or insist upon and to amendments to 28 bills which have passed both houses. 29 4. A motion to concur, refuse to concur, recede, 30 -7- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 7/ 21
H.C.R. _____ insist, or adopt a conference committee report is in 1 order even though the subject matter has previously 2 been acted upon. 3 Rule 13 4 Conference Committee 5 1. Within one legislative day after either house 6 insists upon an amendment to a bill, the presiding 7 officer of the house, after consultation with the 8 majority leader, shall appoint three majority party 9 members and, after consultation with the minority 10 leader, shall appoint two minority party members 11 to a conference committee. The majority leader of 12 the senate, after consultation with the president, 13 shall appoint three majority party members and, 14 after consultation with and approval by the minority 15 leader, shall appoint two minority party members to a 16 conference committee. The papers shall remain with the 17 house that originated the bill. 18 2. The conference committee shall meet before 19 the end of the next legislative day after their 20 appointment, shall select a chair and shall discuss the 21 controversy. 22 3. The authority of the first conference committee 23 shall cover only issues related to provisions of the 24 bill and amendments to the bill which were adopted 25 by either the senate or the house of representatives 26 and on which the senate and house of representatives 27 differed. If a conference committee report is not 28 acted upon because such action would violate this 29 subsection of this rule, the inaction on the report 30 -8- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 8/ 21
H.C.R. _____ shall constitute refusal to adopt the conference 1 committee report and shall have the same effect as if 2 the conference committee had disagreed. 3 4. An agreement on recommendations must be approved 4 by a majority of the committee members from each house. 5 The committee shall submit two originals of the report 6 signed by a majority of the committee members of each 7 house with one signed original and three copies to be 8 submitted to each house. The report shall first be 9 acted upon in the house originating the bill. Such 10 action, including all papers, shall be immediately 11 referred by the secretary of the senate or the chief 12 clerk of the house of representatives to the other 13 house. 14 5. The report of agreement is debatable, but 15 cannot be amended. If the report contains recommended 16 amendments to the bill, adoption of the report shall 17 automatically adopt all amendments contained therein. 18 After the report is adopted, there shall be no more 19 debate, and the bill shall immediately be placed upon 20 its final passage. 21 6. Refusal of either house to adopt the conference 22 committee report has the same effect as if the 23 committee had disagreed. 24 7. If the conference committee fails to reach 25 agreement, a report of such failure signed by a 26 majority of the committee members of each house shall 27 be given promptly to each house. The bill shall 28 be returned to the house that originated the bill, 29 the members of the committee shall be immediately 30 -9- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 9/ 21
H.C.R. _____ discharged, and a new conference committee appointed in 1 the same manner as the first conference committee. 2 8. The authority of a second or subsequent 3 conference committee shall cover free conference during 4 which the committee has authority to propose amendments 5 to any portion of a bill provided the amendment is 6 within the subject matter content of the bill as passed 7 by the house of origin or as amended by the second 8 house. 9 Rule 14 10 Enrollment and Authentication of Bills 11 A bill or resolution which has passed both houses 12 shall be enrolled in the house of origin under the 13 direction of either the secretary of the senate or the 14 chief clerk of the house and its house of origin shall 15 be certified by the endorsement of the secretary of the 16 senate or the chief clerk of the house. 17 After enrollment, each bill shall be signed by the 18 president of the senate and by the speaker of the 19 house. 20 Rule 15 21 Concerning Other Enrollments 22 All resolutions and other matters which are to 23 be presented to the governor for approval shall be 24 enrolled, signed, and presented in the same manner as 25 bills. 26 All resolutions and other matters which are not to 27 be presented to the governor or the secretary of state 28 shall be enrolled, signed, and retained permanently 29 by the secretary of the senate or chief clerk of the 30 -10- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 10/ 21
H.C.R. _____ house. 1 Rule 16 2 Transmission of Bills to the Governor 3 After a bill has been signed in each house, it shall 4 be presented by the house of origin to the governor by 5 either the secretary of the senate or the chief clerk 6 of the house. The secretary or the chief clerk shall 7 report the date of the presentation, which shall be 8 entered upon the journal of the house of origin. 9 Rule 17 10 Fiscal Notes 11 A fiscal note shall be attached to any bill or joint 12 resolution which reasonably could have an annual effect 13 of at least one hundred thousand dollars or a combined 14 total effect within five years after enactment of 15 five hundred thousand dollars or more on the aggregate 16 revenues, expenditures, or fiscal liability of the 17 state or its subdivisions. This rule does not apply 18 to appropriation and ways and means measures where the 19 total effect is stated in dollar amounts. 20 Each fiscal note shall state in dollars the 21 estimated effect of the bill on the revenues, 22 expenditures, and fiscal liability of the state or 23 its subdivisions during the first five years after 24 enactment. The information shall specifically note 25 the fiscal impact for the first two years following 26 enactment and the anticipated impact for the succeeding 27 three years. The fiscal note shall specify the source 28 of the information. Sources of funds for expenditures 29 under the bill shall be stated, including federal 30 -11- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 11/ 21
H.C.R. _____ funds. If an accurate estimate cannot be made, the 1 fiscal note shall state the best available estimate or 2 shall state that no dollar estimate can be made and 3 state concisely the reason. 4 The preliminary determination of whether the bill 5 appears to require a fiscal note shall be made by 6 the legal services staff of the legislative services 7 agency. Unless the requestor specifies the request is 8 to be confidential, upon completion of the bill draft, 9 the legal services staff shall immediately send a copy 10 to the fiscal services director for review. 11 When a committee reports a bill to the floor, the 12 committee shall state in the report whether a fiscal 13 note is or is not required. 14 The fiscal services director or the director’s 15 designee shall review all bills placed on the senate 16 or house calendars to determine whether the bills are 17 subject to this rule. 18 Additionally, a legislator may request the 19 preparation of a fiscal note by the fiscal services 20 staff for any bill or joint resolution introduced which 21 reasonably could be subject to this rule. 22 The fiscal services director or the director’s 23 designee shall cause to be prepared and shall approve 24 a fiscal note within a reasonable time after receiving 25 a request or determining that a bill is subject to 26 this rule. All fiscal notes approved by the fiscal 27 services director shall be transmitted immediately to 28 the secretary of the senate or the chief clerk of the 29 house, after notifying the sponsor of the bill that a 30 -12- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 12/ 21
H.C.R. _____ fiscal note has been prepared, for publication in the 1 daily clip sheet. The secretary of the senate or chief 2 clerk of the house shall attach the fiscal note to the 3 bill as soon as it is available. 4 The fiscal services director may request the 5 cooperation of any state department or agency in 6 preparing a fiscal note. 7 A revised fiscal note may be requested by a 8 legislator if the fiscal effect of the bill has been 9 changed by adoption of an amendment. However, a 10 request for a revised fiscal note shall not delay 11 action on a bill unless so ordered by the presiding 12 officer of the house in which the bill is under 13 consideration. 14 If a date for adjournment has been set, then a 15 constitutional majority of the house in which the 16 bill is under consideration may waive the fiscal note 17 requirement during the three days prior to the date set 18 for adjournment. 19 Rule 18 20 Legislative Interns 21 Legislators may arrange student internships during 22 the legislative session with Iowa college, university, 23 or law school students, for which the students may 24 receive college credit at the discretion of their 25 schools. Each legislator is allowed only one intern 26 at a time per legislative session, and all interns must 27 be registered with the offices of the secretary of the 28 senate and the chief clerk of the house. 29 The purpose of the legislative intern program shall 30 -13- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 13/ 21
H.C.R. _____ be: to provide useful staff services to legislators 1 not otherwise provided by the general assembly; to give 2 interested college, graduate, and law school students 3 practical experience in the legislative process as well 4 as providing a meaningful educational experience; and 5 to enrich the curriculum of participating colleges and 6 universities. 7 The secretary of the senate and the chief clerk of 8 the house or their designees shall have the following 9 responsibilities as regards the legislative intern 10 program: 11 1. Identify a supervising faculty member at each 12 participating institution who shall be responsible 13 for authorizing students to participate in the intern 14 program. 15 2. Provide legislators with a list of participating 16 institutions and the names of supervising professors to 17 contact if interested in arranging for an intern. 18 3. Provide interns with name badges which will 19 allow them access to the floor of either house when 20 required to be present by the legislators for whom they 21 work. 22 4. Provide orientation materials to interns prior 23 to the convening of each session. 24 Rule 19 25 Administrative Rules Review Committee Bills and Rule 26 Referrals 27 A bill which relates to departmental rules and 28 which is approved by the administrative rules review 29 committee by a majority of the committee’s members 30 -14- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 14/ 21
H.C.R. _____ of each house is eligible for introduction in either 1 house at any time and must be referred to a standing 2 committee, which must take action on the bill within 3 three weeks of referral, except bills referred to 4 appropriations and ways and means committees. 5 If, on or after July 1, 1999, the administrative 6 rules review committee delays the effective date of a 7 rule until the adjournment of the next regular session 8 of the general assembly and the speaker of the house 9 or the president of the senate refers the rule to a 10 standing committee, the standing committee shall review 11 the rule within twenty-one days of the referral and 12 shall take formal committee action by sponsoring a 13 joint resolution to disapprove the rule, by proposing 14 legislation relating to the rule, or by refusing to 15 propose a joint resolution or legislation concerning 16 the rule. The standing committee shall inform the 17 administrative rules review committee of the committee 18 action taken concerning the rule. 19 Rule 20 20 Time of Committee Passage and Consideration of Bills 21 1. This rule does not apply to concurrent or 22 simple resolutions, joint resolutions nullifying 23 administrative rules, senate confirmations, bills 24 embodying redistricting plans prepared by the 25 legislative services agency pursuant to chapter 26 42, or bills passed by both houses in different 27 forms. Subsection 2 of this rule does not apply to 28 appropriations bills, ways and means bills, government 29 oversight bills, legalizing acts, administrative 30 -15- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 15/ 21
H.C.R. _____ rules review committee bills, bills sponsored by 1 standing committees in response to a referral from 2 the president of the senate or the speaker of the 3 house of representatives relating to an administrative 4 rule whose effective date has been delayed or whose 5 applicability has been suspended until the adjournment 6 of the next regular session of the general assembly 7 by the administrative rules review committee, bills 8 cosponsored by majority and minority floor leaders of 9 one house, bills in conference committee, and companion 10 bills sponsored by the majority floor leaders of both 11 houses after consultation with the respective minority 12 floor leaders. For the purposes of this rule, a joint 13 resolution is considered as a bill. To be considered 14 an appropriations, ways and means, or government 15 oversight bill for the purposes of this rule, the 16 appropriations committee, the ways and means committee, 17 or the government oversight committee must either 18 be the sponsor of the bill or the committee of first 19 referral in the originating house. 20 2. To be placed on the calendar in the house of 21 origin, a bill must be first reported out of a standing 22 committee by Friday of the 8th week of the first 23 session and the 6th week of the second session. To be 24 placed on the calendar in the other house, a bill must 25 be first reported out of a standing committee by Friday 26 of the 12th week of the first session and the 9th 10th 27 week of the second session. 28 3. During the 10th week of the first session and 29 the 7th week of the second session, each house shall 30 -16- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 16/ 21
H.C.R. _____ consider only bills originating in that house and 1 unfinished business. During the 13th week of the first 2 session and the 10th 11th week of the second session, 3 each house shall consider only bills originating in the 4 other house and unfinished business. Beginning with 5 the 14th week of the first session and the 11th 12th 6 week of the second session, each house shall consider 7 only bills passed by both houses, bills exempt from 8 subsection 2, and unfinished business. 9 4. A motion to reconsider filed and not disposed 10 of on an action taken on a bill or resolution which is 11 subject to a deadline under this rule may be called up 12 at any time before or after the day of the deadline by 13 the person filing the motion or after the deadline by 14 the majority floor leader, notwithstanding any other 15 rule to the contrary. 16 Rule 21 17 Resolutions 18 1. A “concurrent resolution” is a resolution to 19 be adopted by both houses of the general assembly 20 which expresses the sentiment of the general assembly 21 or deals with temporary legislative matters. It 22 may authorize the expenditure, for any legislative 23 purpose, of funds appropriated to the general assembly. 24 A concurrent resolution is not limited to, but may 25 provide for a joint convention of the general assembly, 26 adjournment or recess of the general assembly, or 27 requests to a state agency or to the general assembly 28 or a committee. A concurrent resolution requires 29 the affirmative vote of a majority of the senators or 30 -17- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 17/ 21
H.C.R. _____ representatives present and voting unless otherwise 1 specified by statute. A concurrent resolution does 2 not require the governor’s approval unless otherwise 3 specified by statute. A concurrent resolution shall 4 be filed with the secretary of the senate or the chief 5 clerk of the house. A concurrent resolution shall be 6 printed in the bound journal after its adoption. 7 2. A “joint resolution” is a resolution which 8 requires for approval the affirmative vote of a 9 constitutional majority of each house of the general 10 assembly. A joint resolution which appropriates funds 11 or enacts temporary laws must contain the clause “Be It 12 Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:”, 13 is equivalent to a bill, and must be transmitted to 14 the governor for approval. A joint resolution which 15 proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State 16 of Iowa, ratifies amendments to the Constitution of 17 the United States, proposes a request to Congress 18 or an agency of the government of the United States 19 of America, proposes to Congress an amendment to the 20 Constitution of the United States of America, nullifies 21 an administrative rule, or creates a special commission 22 or committee must contain the clause “Be It Resolved by 23 the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:” and shall 24 not be transmitted to the governor. A joint resolution 25 shall not amend a statute in the Code of Iowa. 26 Rule 22 27 Nullification Resolutions 28 A “nullification resolution” is a joint resolution 29 which nullifies all of an administrative rule, or 30 -18- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 18/ 21
H.C.R. _____ a severable item of an administrative rule adopted 1 pursuant to chapter 17A of the Code. A nullification 2 resolution shall not amend an administrative rule by 3 adding language or by inserting new language in lieu of 4 existing language. 5 A nullification resolution is debatable, but cannot 6 be amended on the floor of the house or senate. The 7 effective date of a nullification resolution shall 8 be stated in the resolution. Any motions filed to 9 reconsider adoption of a nullification resolution 10 must be disposed of within one legislative day of the 11 filing. 12 Rule 23 13 Consideration of Vetoes 14 1. The senate and house calendar shall include a 15 list known as the “Veto Calendar.” The veto calendar 16 shall consist of: 17 a. Bills returned to that house by the governor 18 in accordance with Article III, section 16 of the 19 Constitution of the State of Iowa. 20 b. Appropriations items returned to that house by 21 the governor in accordance with Article III, section 16 22 of the Constitution of the State of Iowa. 23 c. Bills and appropriations items received from the 24 other house after that house has voted to override a 25 veto of them by the governor. 26 2. Vetoed bills and appropriations items shall 27 automatically be placed on the veto calendar upon 28 receipt. Vetoed bills and appropriations items shall 29 not be referred to committee. 30 -19- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 19/ 21
H.C.R. _____ 3. Upon first publication in the veto calendar, the 1 senate majority leader or the house majority leader 2 may call up a vetoed bill or appropriations item at any 3 time. 4 4. The affirmative vote of two-thirds of the 5 members of the body by record roll call is required on 6 a motion to override an executive veto or item veto. 7 5. A motion to override an executive veto or item 8 veto is debatable. A vetoed bill or appropriation item 9 cannot be amended in this case. 10 6. The vote by which a motion to override an 11 executive veto or item veto passes or fails to pass 12 either house is not subject to reconsideration under 13 senate rule 24 or house rule 73. 14 7. The secretary of the senate or the chief clerk 15 of the house shall immediately notify the other house 16 of the adoption or rejection of a motion to override an 17 executive veto or item veto. 18 8. All bills and appropriations items on the veto 19 calendar shall be disposed of before adjournment sine 20 die, unless the house having a bill or appropriation 21 item before it declines to do so by unanimous consent. 22 9. Bills and appropriations items on the veto 23 calendar are exempt from deadlines imposed by joint 24 rule 20. 25 Rule 24 26 Special Rules Regarding Redistricting 27 1. If, pursuant to chapter 42, either the senate or 28 the house of representatives rejects a redistricting 29 plan submitted by the legislative services agency, the 30 -20- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 20/ 21
H.C.R. _____ house rejecting the plan shall convey the reasons for 1 the rejection of the plan to the legislative services 2 agency by resolution. 3 2. If, pursuant to chapter 42, the legislative 4 services agency submits a third redistricting plan 5 as provided by law, the senate and the house of 6 representatives, when considering a bill embodying the 7 third plan, shall be allowed to accept for filing as 8 amendments only such amendments which constitute the 9 total text of a congressional plan without striking 10 a legislative redistricting plan, the total text of 11 a legislative redistricting plan without striking a 12 congressional plan, or the combined total text of a 13 congressional plan and a legislative redistricting 14 plan, and nonsubstantive, technical corrections to the 15 text of any such bills or amendments. 16 -21- LSB 1676YC (9) 87 rj/nh 21/ 21