Persons Admitted to the Floor--Members' Gallery
136. No person except members of the Congress of the United
States, members of the State Senate, former members of the West
Virginia Legislature, the Clerk of the Senate, duly accredited
representatives of the press, radio and television, and legislative
employees engaged in the proper discharge of their duties shall be
admitted within the House Chamber while the House is in session.
No introductions shall be made while the House is in session. At
the convening of the House, the Sergeant at Arms shall see that all
persons not entitled to the privilege of the floor under this rule
retire from the Chamber.
The west or center balcony of the House Chamber shall be
designated "Members' Gallery" and reserved for guests of members of
the House, and admission thereto shall be by pass in such form as
may be approved by the Committee on Rules and signed by member
issuing the same to a guest.