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  IV Section 10.  Lieutenant governor — qualifications, powers and duties. — There shall be a lieutenant governor who shall have the same qualifications as the governor and shall be ex officio president of the senate.  In committee of the whole he may debate all questions, and shall cast the deciding vote on equal division in the senate and on joint vote of both houses.

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Source: Const. of 1875, Art. V, §§ 1, 15.

(1974) Held that lieutenant governor has right to preside over senate but is subject to procedural rules of senate while so doing. State v. Cason (Mo.), 507 S.W.2d 405.


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