§ 4.  Sessions.
        The General Assembly shall be a continuing body during the
     term for which its Representatives are elected. It shall meet at
     12 o'clock noon on the first Tuesday of January each year.
     Special sessions shall be called by the Governor on petition of
     a majority of the members elected to each House or may be called
     by the Governor whenever in his opinion the public interest
     (Nov. 3, 1959, P.L.2158, J.R.1; May 16, 1967, P.L.1036, J.R.2)