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Senate rules for special sessions - 87th Legislature

Although the same rules of procedure govern regular and special sessions, a few rules specifically mention special sessions. These rules are listed below.

The below pages are extracted from Temporary Senate Rules Adopted by the 87th Legislature.

Punishment for misconduct
Rule 4.09
Filing Bills
Rule 7.04
Referral of Bills
Rule 7.06
House Amendments to Senate Bills
Rule 7.21
Referral to Committee
Rule 8.02
Suspension of Conference Committee Rules
Rule 12.08
Printing and Notice of Conference Committee Reports
Rule 12.09 a & b
Appendix - Procedure and practice in Congress relative to adjusting differences between houses
Jurisdiction--Special Sessions