5. (a) In every regular session beginning after the effective
date of this rule, legislation recommended by the Governor or by
executive departments or agencies is requested to be filed in the
respective Clerks' offices and a copy sent to Legislative Services,
no later than the tenth day of each regular session of a
(b) No bill or joint resolution shall be considered on third
reading in its house of origin after the fiftieth day, unless
authorization shall be granted by a concurrent resolution adopted
by a two-thirds vote of the members present of both houses:
Provided, That the budget bill, or any salary or supplementary
appropriation bills may be considered at any time.
(c) This rule may be suspended by adopting a concurrent
resolution approved by a two-thirds majority of those present and
voting in each house. A house desiring to suspend this rule may
adopt a concurrent resolution and proceed as if the concurrent
resolution had been adopted in both houses and the rule suspended.
Any bill or joint resolution passed pursuant to such concurrent
resolution may be communicated to the other house with the
concurrent resolution or at any time after the concurrent
resolution has been communicated to the other house. The other
house may proceed to consider such bill or joint resolution only
after adopting the concurrent resolution. The provisions of this
rule shall not apply to any extended regular session or to any extraordinary session.