Text | VoteProcedural Rules of the Underhusen Amendment XIV
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1. This act shall be cited as the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen Amendment XIV.

Amendments
2. Section 3(c) of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be amended as follows:
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For a motion to table to pass, the motion must be seconded by not less than one half of current Skrifa. The Speaker may only second a motion to table in the event of a tie.


3. Section 3(d) of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be amended as follows:
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Tabled bills may be revived if a motion to revive or vote has been proposed and seconded. If either motion passes, the Underhusen resumes normal procedure for discussion or voting, respectively.


4. Section 5(a) of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be amended as follows:
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In the event that a vote is tied, the bill shall be directed to the Overhusen to determine the outcome.


5. Existing section 6 of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be placed before section 5, and subsequent sections shall be renumbered accordingly.

6. Section 8 of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be placed in the article "The Speaker of the Assembly" and amended as follows:
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8. At the conclusion of each Underhusen election, the Monarch shall announce a forty-eight-hour (48 hours) nomination period in which elected Skrifa may stand as a prospective candidate for Speaker of the Underhusen. Following the nomination period, each Skrifa shall have one (1) vote for Speaker of the Underhusen in a poll lasting forty-eight (48) additional hours or until all elected Skrifa have voted and no tie for first place has occurred.
   (a) Should there be only one (1) candidate for Speaker, the candidate shall be Speaker immediately following the nomination period. There shall be no voting period in this instance.
   (b) One or both of the nomination and voting period may be shortened at the discretion of the Monarch if the relevant Underhusen session is shortened.


7. Section 12(e) of the Procedural Rules of the Underhusen shall be placed before section 12(a) and amended as follows:
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The Speaker must select a Speaker pro tempore within one hundred sixty-eight (168) hours of being elected. Should the Speaker fail to select a Speaker pro tempore, the Speaker pro tempore is automatically the candidate with the second-highest vote total in the Speaker election, if applicable. Should there be two or more candidates tied for the second-highest vote total, the Monarch shall select a Speaker pro tempore from the tied candidates. Should there have been no other candidates for the election of the Speaker, the Speaker pro tempore shall be selected at random from the Underhusen, excluding the Speaker.

   (a) Subsequent subsections of section 12 shall be renumbered accordingly.