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of a committee to inquire into the charges against him shall have been made.

§ 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;

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.

§ 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.

8 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, revision, internal affairs of towns and counties and forest, fish and game laws; twelve general committee clerks, fifteen stenographers, one chief messenger and eight messengers to serve under the direction of the clerk of he 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.

§ 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 thirty-five 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 means. 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 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 tally 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.

§ 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.

§ 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.

§ 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 of the assembly, each one thousand dollars; to

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