transcripts of the Executive Records of the Senate may, by the
order of the Senate, be furnished to the Governor; and all origi-
nal papers touching the Executive Proceedings of the Senate,
shall be carefully filed in the office of the Secretary of the Senate,
and there preserved, unless requested to be returned by the Gov-
ernor, or ordered to be so returned by the order of the Senate;
and no Executive business shall be made known or published by
the Secretary, without the special direction of the Senate.
Whenever it shall be determined by the Joint Resolution of
the two Branches of the General Assembly, or otherwise, that the
General Assembly will finally adjourn on a particular day, the
Senate shall at least Twenty-four hours before such contemplated
adjournment, communicate the facts, through their Secretary to
the Governor, and request to be informed whether he has any
further nominations lo make.
The Secresy enjoined by the 35th and 36th Rules shall be con-
strued to apply to all proceedings in Executive Session, except
the names of nominees, and the confirmation or rejection thereof,
without the privilege of assigning reasons pending the injunction,
or disclosing the vote or opinion of any Senator.
In addition to the Standing Committees of the Senate, there
shall be appointed by the President an Executive Committee on
Executive Nominations, whose duly it shall be, unless otherwise
ordered by the Senate, to examine all recommendations made to
the Executive in favor of applicants for office, and all communi-
cations received by the Executive opposed to the appointment of
any applicant, so lar as said recommendations and communica-
tions may be communicated to said Committee by the Executive,
and report thereon.
It shall not be permitted lo any Senator, in the form of an
Order, Resolution, or otherwise, to place upon the Journals any
observations made by himself or another, touching the character
or fitness for office, of any individual.
The forms adopted by the Committee on the Constitution, on
the part of the Senate, and the Committee on the Judiciary, on
the part of the House, shall be hereafter pursued in the introduc-
tion and passage of any bills,