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Section 8. Appointments to be entered on journals.

9. Stenographers to special committees. 10. Compensation of officers and employees. 11. Compensation during extra sessions and impeachment

trials. 12. Attendance of officers of each session at opening of

next session. 13. Officers remaining after adjournment. 14. Undertaking of clerk of each house. 15. Duties of clerks. 16. Supplies furnished by clerks. 17. Accountability of clerks to comptroller. 18. Duties of postmasters and assistants. 19. Duties of stenographers. 20. Detail of officers and employees for special duties. 21. Limitation of legislative expenses. 22. Custody of legislative papers and documents. 23. Appropriation bills, how referred.

24. Drafting and revising of bills. § 2. Exemption of members and officers from arrest. A member of the legislature shall be privileged from arrest in a civil action or proceeding other than for a forfeiture or breach of trust in public office or employment, while attending upon its session, and for fourteen days before and after each session, or while absent for not more than fourteen days during the session with the leave of the house of which he is a member.

An officer of either house shall be privileged from arrest in such a civil action or proceeding while in actual attendance upon the house. Either house shall have the power to discharge from arrest any of its members or officers arrested in violation of his privilege from arrest.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, $ 2. 8 3. Expulsion of members. Each house has the power to expel any of its members, after the report of a committee to inquire into the charges against him shall have been made.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, $ 3. 8 4. Contempts of either house. Each house may punish by imprisonment not extending beyond the same session of the legislature, as for a contempt, for the following offenses only:

1. Arresting a member or officer of either house in violation of his privilege from arrest;

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2. Disorderly conduct of its members, officers or others in the immediate view and presence of the house, tending to interrupt its proceedings;

3. The publication of a false and malicious report of its proceedings, or of the conduct of a member in his legislative capacity;

4. Giving or offering a bribe to a member, or attempting, by menace or other corrupt means, directly or indirectly, to influence a member in giving or withholding his vote, or in not attending meetings of the house of which he is a member;

5. Neglect to attend or to be examined as a witness before the house or committee thereof, or upon reasonable notice to produce any material books, papers, or documents, when duly required to give testimony or to produce such books, papers or documents in a legislative proceeding, inquiry or investigation.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, § 4, as am'd by L. 1905, ch. 23, & 1. § 5. Payment of salaries of members. The salary of a member of the legislature shall be payable during the session, from time to time, at the rate of ten dollars per day, at any time during the session, for the number of days then expired, not exceeding in the aggregate twelve hundred dollars, before the final adjournment of the legislature. The balance of such salary shall be payable at the final adjournment of the legislature.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, $5. § 6. Officers and employees of the senate. The president and temporary president of the senate may each appoint a clerk, a stenographer and a messenger. The senate may choose a clerk, a sergeant-at-arms, an assistant sergeant-at-arms, a stenographer, a principal doorkeeper and first assistant doorkeeper. The clerk of the senate may appoint one assistant clerk, a journal clerk, two assistant journal clerks, an executive clerk, five deputy clerks, an index clerk, an assistant index clerk, a revision clerk who shall be an expert in matters pertaining to that position, a librarian, an assistant librarian, a financial clerk, a messenger to the financial clerk, a clerk's messenger, a superintendent of documents, four assistant superintendents of documents, a superintendent of the wrapping department, four assistant superintendents of the wrapping department, a postmaster, an assistant postmaster, a post-office messenger, ten assistant doorkeepers, a janitor, and two assistant janitors of the senate chamber and its ante-rooms, a clerk, a stenographer and a messenger to each of the committees on finance, on affairs of cities and on judiciary; a clerk to each of the committees on codes, railroads, canals, insurance, taxation and retrenchment, printed and engrossed bills,

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revision, internal affairs of towns and counties and forest, fish and game laws; twelve general committee clerks, fifteen stenog. raphers, one chief messenger and eight messengers to serve under the direction of the clerk of the senate upon the standing committees of the senate not herein otherwise provided for, or as the business of the senate shall require; one of the said stenographers shall be assigned to the selected representative of the minority upon the finance committee, one as assistant to the stenographer of the senate, one as stenographer to the journal clerk of the senate, and one to the clerk of the senate; fifteen pages to serve under the direction of the clerk of the senate. The term of all employees as chosen or appointed under this section, shall be for the session except that of clerk of the senate, who shall be elected for the term of the senate.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, § 6, as am'd by L. 1893, ch. 24, § 1; L. 1895, ch, 856, § 1; L. 1901, ch. 467, § 1, and L. 1907, ch. 427, 8 1. 8 7. Officers and employees of the assembly. The speaker of the assembly may appoint a clerk, a stenographer and a messenger to be known as the speaker's clerk, the speaker's stenographer and the speaker's messenger, respectively, and also twelve assistant doorkeepers, a postmaster, an assistant postmaster, a postoffice messenger, a janitor of the assembly chamber and its ante rooms, four assistant janitors, a messenger to the committee on ways and means, a messenger to the committee on the affairs of cities, ten general clerks, ten general messengers, and thirtyfive clerks of committees, one of whom shall be designated to serve as clerk to the committee on ways and means, one as clerk to the committee on judiciary, one as clerk to the committee on general laws, one as clerk to the committee on cities, one as clerk to the committee on railroads, one as clerk to the committee on codes, and the others to serve under the direction of the clerk of the assembly. He may also appoint ten stenographers, one of whom shall be assigned to the committee on ways and means, one to the committee on cities, one to the committee on judiciary, one to the committee on general laws, one to the committee on railroads, one to the committee on codes, one to the committee on insurance, one to the journal clerk of the assembly, one to the index clerk of the assembly, and one to the selected representative of the minority upon the committee on ways and

The assembly may choose a clerk, a sergeant-at-arms, a stenographer, a principal doorkeeper, who shall act as assistant sergeant-at-arms, and a first and second assistant. The clerk of the assembly may appoint a stenographer to the clerk, a clerk's

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messenger, an assistant clerk, a journal clerk, two assistant journal clerks, twelve deputy clerks, one of whom shall act as clerk to the committee on engrossed bills, and one as clerk to the committee on revision, who shall be an expert in matters pertaining to that position, an index clerk, two assistant index clerks, a librarian and assistant librarian, an assistant clerk to the committee on engrossed bills, a financial clerk, an assistant financial clerk, a messenger to the financial clerk, a superintendent of the wrapping department, five assistants to the superintendent of the wrapping department, a mail and document carrier, a superintendent of documents, five assistant superintendents of documents, a tallr clerk, ten general stenographers, five messengers, one of whom shall have charge of the pages under the direction of the clerk of the assembly, twenty messengers to committees and twenty-five pages.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, § 7, as am'd by L. 1893, ch. 24, $1; L.

1895, ch. 856, $ 2; L. 1901, ch. 467, § 1, and L. 1907, ch. 427, $ 2. 8 8. Appointments to be entered on journals. All appointments made under this chapter shall be entered on the journal of the house wherein made, with a statement of the date of appointment and the length of time the same is to continue.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, § 8. $ 9. Stenographers to special committees. No additional officers or employees shall be elected or appointed by the senate or assembly, except that either house, by a majority vote, may employ a stenographer for a committee of investigation or other special committee.

Formerly L. 1892, ch. 682, § 9. § 10. Compensation of officers and employees. The following compensation shall be paid to the officers and employees of the senate and assembly for the annual session of the legislature: To the clerk of each house three thousand five hundred dollars; to the clerk of the senate five hundred dollars and to the clerk of the assembly seven hundred and fifty dollars for indexing the journals, bills and documents of the senate and assembly; to the clerk of the senate not to exceed five hundred dollars, and to the clerk of the assembly not to exceed seven hundred and fifty dollars for the extra clerical service and engrossing; to each assistant clerk two thousand five hundred dollars; to each journal clerk two thousand five hundred dollars; to each first assistant journal clerk and to the executive clerk one thousand five hundred dollars; to each second assistant journal clerk, and to the assistant clerk to the committee on engrossed bills

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of the assembly, each one thousand dollars; to each deputy clerk, one thousand dollars, except the deputy clerk assigned as chief clerk of the engrossing rooms of the senate and assembly, who shall receive fifteen hundred dollars each; excepting also the deputy clerk assigned as clerk to the committee on revision in the assembly and the revision clerk of the senate who shall each receive fifteen hundred dollars; to each financial clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; to the assistant financial clerk of the assembly, ten dollars per day; to the messenger of each of the financial clerks, five dollars per day; to each index clerk, two thousand dollars; to the first assistant index clerk of the assembly, fifteen hundred dollars; to the second assistant index clerk of the assembly and to the assistant index clerk of the senate, each one thousand dollars; to the clerk of the president of the senate, to the clerk of the temporary president and to the speaker's clerk, each ten dollars per day; to the stenographer of the president of the senate, of the temporary president, of the speaker, of the clerk of the senate, and clerk of the assembly, and each of the stenographers appointed in addition thereto by the speaker, and the clerk of the senate, five dollars per day; to each general stenographer of the assembly three dollars per day; to each sergeant-atarms, librarian, and postmaster, six dollars per day; to the assistant sergeant-at-arms of the senate, to each assistant librarian, assistant postmaster, principal doorkeeper, assistant doorkeeper, janitor, assistant janitor, superintendent of documents, and to each assistant superintendent of documents, superintendent of the wrapping department, assistant superintendents of the wrapping department, five dollars per day; to the stenographer of each house, two thousand five hundred dollars; to each clerk of the senate committee on finance and affairs of cities, ten dollars per day; to each clerk of the senate committees on judiciary and codes, seven dollars per day; to each clerk of the assembly committees on ways and means, and affairs of cities, ten dollars per day; to the clerk of the assembly committees on judiciary, on codes, on railroads, seveu dollars per day; to each other committee clerk of each house and each general clerk of the assembly, five dollars per day; to the postoffice messenger of each house, three dollars per day; to the messenger of the president of the senate, the temporary president and the speaker's messenger, each three dollars per day; to the superintendent of the wrapping department, to each assistant superintendent of the wrapping department, to the tally clerk, and the mail and document carrier of the assembly, five dollars per day; to each general messenger of each house, three dollars per day; to each clerk's messenger of each house and to

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