DRAFT CSC, Title 3. The Legislature
 
CHAPTER 1
The Legislature

1001.  Name.
1002.  Members of the Legislature.
1003.  Convening day.
1004.  Duration of recess.
1005.  Blockades and notices.
1006.  Unlawful act.
1007.  Penalty.

      1001.  Name.
     The Legislature of the Truk District Chuuk State Government shall be known as the Truk Chuuk State Legislature.  This name shall be used by the Legislature for all purposes except in the enacting clauses and the "Be it resolved" clause of all resolutions where the name "Legislature of the Truk District State of Chuuk" shall be used.

Source:  TDL 1-20, 1 (200).

Cross-reference:  The constitutional provisions on the Legislature are found in Art. V of the Chuuk State Constitution.

      1002.  Members of the Legislature.
     The members of the legislature shall be known as "Senators" for those who are members of the Senate and "Representatives" for those who are members of the House of Representatives and shall be addressed as "Senator" and "Representative"in all communication from the Legislature.

Source:  TDL 1-20, 1 (201), modified to reflect bicameral legislature.

      1003.  Convening date.
     Both Houses of the Chuuk State Legislature shall convene annually in a regular session at 10:00 a.m., on the first Monday in April, provided that in a general election year, both Houses of the new Legislature shall convene in a regular session at 12:00 noon on the sixth Tuesday after the general election. Each regular session shall be for not more than 60 working days.

Source:  CSL 191-16 2, as amended by CSL 193-12 1 (Section 2).

Editor's note:  CSL 193-12 that amended this section was signed into law by the Governor on April 8, 1993.

      1004.  Duration of recess.
     The Senate or House of Representatives shall not go into recess beyond two 2 consecutive days more than the other House, provided that when the Senate and House of Representatives concur with each other by joint resolution, both Houses may go into a recess or several recesses the aggregate total of which shall not exceed 60 working days during a regular session or 10 working days during a special session.  The Senate or the House of Representatives shall not adjourn sine die without the expressed, written concurrence of the other House.

Source:  CSL 191-16, as amended by CSL 193-12 2 (Section 3).

      1005.  Blockades and notices.
     The President or the Speaker or Presiding Officer of the Legislature may direct the Sergeant-at-Arms to place blockades and put notices on public roadways and other places which control and prohibit use of motor vehicles and the making of loud noises at times when the Legislature is conducting business.

Source:  TSL 2-1-2 1, modified.

Editor's note:  TSL 2-1-2 which is codified at 1 CSC 1005 to 1007 of this Chapter was disapproved by the Governor on July 24, 1979.  The Governor's veto was overridden by the Legislature on September 18, 1979.

      1006.  Unlawful act.
     It shall be unlawful for a person to use a motor vehicle or make a loud noise which would disturb the Legislature's business when blockades and notices have been placed nearby the Legislature's building.

Source:  TSL 2-1-2 1.

      1007.  Penalty.
     Upon conviction of Section 1006 of this Chapter, the punishment shall be by a fine of not more than $250.00, or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days, or by both.

Source:  TSL 2-1-2, 1.

Cross-reference:  The constitutional provisions on the Legislature are found in Art. V of the Chuuk State Constitution.