Senate Meeting Rules

Debate


1.
Duration of Debate.

No more than forty-five (45) minutes of any one meeting of Senate shall be devoted to discussion of any one Agenda item unless at least two-thirds (2/3) of the members present and voting adopt a resolution to extend the debate.

2. Undebatable Motions.

The following motions shall not be debated:

(a) adjourn

(b) consideration by paragraph

(c) limit, extend or close debate

(d) call for count of votes

(e) fix time for next meeting

(f) close nominations

(g) objection to consideration

(h) suspend a rule

(i) withdraw a motion