TextProcedural Rules of the Overhusen Act
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1. This Act shall be cited as the Procedural Rules of the Overhusen Act.

Overhusen Procedure

1. Upon introduction of legislation to the Underhusen, any member of the Overhusen may begin a separate discussion of the proposal within the Overhusen.

2. Upon passage of legislation by the Underhusen, the proposal shall come to vote within the Overhusen within 48 hours.

3. Once brought to a vote, the proposal shall remain at vote for seven days or until the requisite number of Overhusen members have voted for or against the proposal.

4. When voting, Overhusen members may cast one or the following votes on proposals:
a. Aye, indicating that the member is voting in favor of the proposal
b. Nay, indicating that the member is voting against the proposal
c. Abstain, indicating that the member is voting neither in favor of or against the proposal but wishes his or her vote to be recorded.

The Chairperson of the Overhusen

5. The Chairperson of the Overhusen shall be responsible for ensuring that votes for all proposals are opened within 48 hours of passage by the Underhusen in accordance with Section 2 of this Act.

6. The Chairperson of the Overhusen shall have the authority to close votes and declare their official outcome in accordance with Section 3 of this Act.
a. The Chairperson of the Overhusen shall have the authority hold a vote open after the outcome has been declared, up to 7 days of the vote being introduced.

7. The Chairperson of the Overhusen shall have the authority to determine procedure related to any manner that is not covered by this Act.

8. When taking a leave of absence, the Chairperson of the Overhusen shall have the authority to appoint an Acting Chairperson until the leave of absence is over. The Acting Chairperson shall assume all the rights and responsibilities of the Chairperson during this time.

9. In the event that the Chairperson of the Overhusen has been absent for over 48 hours without a declared leave of absence, the Monarch or Regent of Wintreath may name an Acting Chairperson. The Acting Chairperson shall assume all the rights and responsibilities of the Chairperson until the return of the Chairperson or until another permanent Chairperson has been appointed.