Joint Rule 40-190. Transmittal of bills between houses -- referral -- hearing. (1) Each house shall transmit to the other with any bill all relevant papers.
(2) When a House bill is transmitted to the Senate, the Secretary of the Senate shall give a dated receipt for the bill to the Chief Clerk of the House. When a Senate bill is transmitted to the House of Representatives, the Chief Clerk of the House shall give a dated receipt to the Secretary of the Senate.
(3) Transmitted bills must be referred to committee and scheduled for hearing.