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DISCUSSION OF MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

The President informed the Senate that Senator Gietzelt had proposed that a matter of public importance be submitted to the Senate for discussion, viz: ""That public funding for political parties is an essential part of any democratic electoral system.''

And at least four Senators having risen in support of the proposed discussion--

The President called upon Senator Gietzelt to speak.

Discussion ensued.

Ordered--That the business of the day be called on.