SRULE 9.9     

Rule 9.9.  Introduction on first day of session

Each prefiled instrument shall be introduced and read on the first day of the session, as required by the constitution and by the rules of the Senate.  In the case of prefiled instruments which have been referred to committee prior to the session, the Secretary shall announce and the Journal shall recite the committee reference on the day of introduction. At such time the author or any member may offer a motion for reference of the instrument to a different committee.  Prefiled instruments which have not been referred to committee prior to the session shall follow their regular course.