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HCR 101: Authorizing a recess by the House of Representatives or Senate for a period of more than three days.

00                   HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 101                                                                   
01 Authorizing a recess by the House of Representatives or Senate for a period of more                                     
02 than three days.                                                                                                        
03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                               
04       WHEREAS the legislature was called into the First Special Session of the Twenty-                                
05 Ninth Alaska State Legislature on April 27, 2015, by the Governor; and                                                  
06       WHEREAS, during the next few weeks, the finance committees of each house will be                                
07 conducting extensive hearings on the state operating and capital budgets and other subjects                             
08 included in the Governor's proclamation; and                                                                            
09       WHEREAS, during the periods the finance committees of each house are conducting                                 
10 hearings, the presence of the full membership of the Senate or House of Representatives is not                          
11 required and daily floor sessions will take time away from careful consideration by the                                 
12 committees of the subjects included in the Governor's April 27, 2015, proclamation; and                                 
13       WHEREAS art. II, sec. 10, Constitution of the State of Alaska, provides that neither                            
14 house may adjourn or recess for longer than three days unless the other house concurs; and                              
15       WHEREAS Rule 52, Uniform Rules of the Alaska State Legislature, provides that                                   
16 adoption of a concurrent resolution by a majority vote of the full membership of each house                             
01 constitutes concurrence;                                                                                                
02       BE IT RESOLVED by the Alaska State Legislature that the Senate or the House of                                  
03 Representatives may be in recess for more than three days during the First Special Session of                           
04 the Twenty-Ninth Alaska State Legislature called by the Governor on April 27, 2015, and that                            
05 each house concurs in this recess; and be it                                                                            
06       FURTHER RESOLVED by the Alaska State Legislature that the finance committees                                    
07 of each house continue to meet on the subjects in the Governor's April 27, 2015, proclamation                           
08 during a recess of both houses of the legislature until May 12, 2015.