Senate Meeting Rules

Suspension of Rules

 

  1. "Suspension" shall mean the temporary setting aside of a rule for a specifically declared purpose at a specific meeting of Senate.
      
  2. Rules intended to protect the rights of members not present may not be suspended, even with the unanimous consent of those present.
      
  3. Other rules may be suspended with support of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the members present and voting.