SRULE 6.4     

Rule 6.4.  Clearing the chamber

           In case of disturbance or disorderly conduct, the presiding officer may or, at the request of one-third of those present and voting, he shall clear the entire chamber or any part thereof, including the balcony, lobby, or other environs, of any or all persons causing or creating the disturbance. However, this rule shall not apply to any member of the news media, unless it is determined that the media member is causing or creating the disturbance or is guilty of disorderly conduct. Any person, persons, or groups of persons may be readmitted to the Senate Chamber upon approval of the President or a majority of the Senate members present and voting.