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California Sergeant-at-Arms
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Sergeant-at-Arms Office
State Capitol, Room 3030
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4184
Fax: (916) 327-9222

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Standing Rules

Senate Floor Chambers10. The Sergeant at Arms shall attend the Senate during all of its sittings, and shall execute the commands of the Senate from time to time, together with all process issued by its authority, as shall be directed to him or her by the President. The Sergeant at Arms is authorized to arrest for contempt all persons outside the bar, or in the gallery, found in loud conversation or otherwise making a noise to the disturbance of the Senate. The actual expenses for the Sergeant at Arms for every arrest and for each day's custody and release, and his or her traveling expenses, shall be paid out of the Senate Operating Fund.

The Sergeant at Arms shall place copies of all bills, joint and concurrent resolutions, constitutional amendments, Journals, Histories, and Files, when printed, on the desks of Senators, at least one hour previous to the opening of the session.