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RULE 45. Upon a division in the senate, the names of those who voted for or against a question shall be entered alphabetically on the minutes, if any senator requires it, except upon motions to excuse a senator from voting, which shall be decided by count; and each senator called upon, unless, for special reasons, he be excused by the senate, shall declare, openly and without debate, his assent or dissent to the question.
Of Executive Session. RULE 46. On motion made and seconded to close the doors of the senate, on the discussion of any business which may, in the opinion of any senator, require secrecy, and during the consideration of all business in executive session, the president shall direct all persons, except the senators and clerk of the senate and his messenger, to withdraw; and during the discussion of said motion the doors shall remain
and every senator and officer of the senate shall keep secret all such matters, proceedings and things which shall transpire while the doors remain closed.
RULE 47. The proceedings of the senate upon executive business shall be kept in a journal separate from its proceedings upon legislative business.
RULE 48. The senate shall go into the consideration of executive business on such days as may, from time to time, be deemed necessary. All nominations for the appointment of any officer shall be referred to the senator from the sena. torial district within which the nominee resides, unless otherwise ordered ; and all nominations of officers residing in New York shall be referred to the senators from that city, and all nominations of officers residing in Kings county shall be referred to the senators from that county, unless otherwise ordered ; and a future day for the consider
1 ation of all nominations shall be assigned, and the consent
of the senate to the appointment of any officer shall not be transmitted in less than one week thereafter, without the unanimous consent of the senate; and while any noinination remains with the senate, it shall be in order to reconsider any vote taken thereon.
Miscellaneous Provisions. RULE 49. No person other than officers of the state, mem bers and officers of the senate and assembly, unless on invitation of the president, or by vote of the senate, shall be adınitted within the bar.
RULE 50. None but the president, senators and clerks shall be allowed to take any books belonging to the senate from the senate chamber; and on taking books, each of the persons above mentioned shall furnish to the librarian a list of those taken, and his name, and shall be responsible for them; and it shall be the duty of the librarian to have a book in which he shall enter the delivery of the books so taken and their return; and it shall be his duty to see that the books in the library are kept in order, and in their place at the opening of each morning session.
RULE 51. It shall be the duty of the sergeant-at-arms, and his assistant, to have the documents and bills promptly placed upon the files of the president and senators, in the order of their numbers, and it shall be the duty of the assistant sergeant-at-arms to see that the mails are punctu. ally delivered.
RULE 52. No rule of the senate shall be altered, suspended or rescinded, without a vote of a majority of all the senators elected; and no motion to suspend, alter or rescind any such rule, or any joint rule of the two houses, shall be in order without the unanimous consent of the senate, unless one day's previous notice thereof shall have been given; and no motion to suspend shall embrace more than one
rule, or relate to any other subject than the one specified in said motion.
RULE 53. Whenever a claim is presented to the senate and referred to a committee, and the committee report that the claim ought not to be allowed, and the report be adopted by the senate, it shall not be in order to move to take the papers from the files for the purpose of referring them at a subsequent session, unless the claimants shall present a memorial for that purpose, stating in what manner the committee have erred in their report, or that new evidence has been discovered since the report, and setting forth the new evidence in the memorial.
RULE 54. In case a less number than a quorum of the senate shall convene, they are hereby authorized to send the sergeant-at-arms, or any other person, for any or all absent members, as the majority of such members shall agree.
MEMBERS OF ASSEMBLY.
ELECTED NOVEMBER 5, 1867, WITH THE COUNTIES AND ASSEMBLY
DISTRICTS IN WHICH ELECTED,