Standing Rule Amendment 1 (2016)Adopted
To limit each delegate speaking on a motion to two minutes.
Rule 3. Order of Business and Debate
F. Delegate Recognition and Speaking Time
Any delegate who is recognized by the chair shall give his/her name and state, and shall indicate whether speaking as an individual or as spokesperson for the state delegation or the NEA Board of Directors before speaking to a point under discussion. No member shall speak and/or be recognized in debate more than twice to the same question during the same meeting, nor longer than two (2) minutes at one time if speaking as an individual or three (3) minutes at one time if speaking for the delegation or the NEA Board of Directors, unless permission is granted by majority vote of the Representative Assembly.
With the consent of the Representative Assembly, an NEA member who is not a delegate may address the Assembly.
Majority Vote of the Committee on Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules