Trial of impeachments--Presiding officer.
All impeachments shall be tried by the
senate. When sitting for that purpose the senators shall be upon oath or affirmation to do justice
according to law and evidence. No person shall be convicted without the concurrence of
two-thirds of the members elected. When the Governor or lieutenant governor is on trial the
presiding judge of the Supreme Court shall preside.
History: Repeal proposed by SL 1974, ch 1, rejected Nov. 5, 1974; repeal proposed by SL 1975,
ch 2, as amended by SL 1976, ch 1, rejected Nov. 2, 1976.