1998 Regular Session
By: Representative Moak
House Resolution 28
A RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP A LIST OF ATTORNEYS FROM WHICH THE HOUSE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MAY SELECT ONE TO SERVE AS INDEPENDENT COUNSEL FOR THE HOUSE MEMBERSHIP.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby memorialize the House Rules Committee to develop a list of attorneys from which the House Management Committee may select one to serve as independent counsel for the House membership, including the office of the Speaker, to determine points of order made by members relative to bills handled each session.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That any attorney selected to serve as independent counsel for the House shall serve only while the Legislature is in session each year, and a new attorney may be hired each session.