A Senate Resolution for Hearings

A Senate Resolution for Hearings

BE IT ENACTED BY THE STATE OF FIRESTONE SENATE HERE ASSEMBLED THAT:

SECTION 1. The President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall be permitted to host a “Senate Hearing”.
a. Senators and the Lieutenant Governor are permitted to request the President Pro
Tempore to host a Senate Hearing, though the President Pro Tempore is not required
to oblige.

SECTION 2. A “Senate Hearing” is a special session of the Senate in which an individual, or several individuals, are questioned over a prominent topic that requires an address or answers to.
a. Individuals called to a Senate Hearing are not legally required to attend, but
should.
b. All Senators are allowed to attend a Senate Hearing unless said otherwise by the
President Pro Tempore.
c. Senate Hearings can act as a “debate time” for Senators over a topic, instead of
solely questioning.
d. Only important legislation, usually pertaining to the topic of the hearing, should
be voted on during a Senate Hearing.

SECTION 2A. The term and purpose of “Senate Hearings” can be used by Senate Committees, being they are defined and regulated for in such legislation establishing them.

SECTION 3. This resolution shall go into effect immediately.

SECTION 4. All laws in conflict with this legislation are hereby declared null and void.

Respectfully submitted to the State of Firestone Senate,

Chief Sponsor:
Senator Rolerain

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