Do they remove the stranglehold of leadership so that committees will be the locus of legislative activity? Make it easier for the rank and file to force a hearing on legislation or for oversight? Relax the rules around discharge motions? Increase transparency by putting votes, minutes, fiscal notes, expenditures on the web? Make the allocation of resources among the majority and between the majority and minority more equitable?
None of the above. They simply passed what was in effect during last session.
The body of Assembly Resolution 6 reads:
ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION providing for the adoption ofMeanwhile the Senate votes on their rules this afternoon.
the Rules of theAssembly for 2009-2010
RESOLVED, That the Rules of the Assembly for 2007 and 2008,
as last amended, be adopted as the Rules of the Assembly
for 2009 and 2010.