Senate Meeting Rules

Duration of Meeting

  1. Normally a meeting of Senate shall dispose of the business set forth in the Agenda in a single session, including a fifteen (15) minute coffee break approximately two (2) hours after the meeting has been called to order.
      
  2. When four (4) hours have elapsed after a meeting has been called to order, and a quorum is present, the members present shall decide whether to continue or to take a recess or to adjourn. If the decision is to adjourn, the Executive Committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary to call a special meeting to complete the business.
      
  3. When four (4) hours have elapsed after a meeting has been called to order, if a quorum is not present, the official meeting shall be adjourned and the Executive Committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary to call a special meeting to complete the business.