Standing Rule Amendment 3 (2016)Withdrawn
To amend the speaking order process to take two requests for information at a time in rotation with speakers for and against a motion.
Rule 3. Order of Business and Debate
- Speaking Order/Closing Debate
Requests for information shall be taken in turn: one speaker for; one speaker against; two requests for information.
No member speaking on a question may move to close debate.
A motion to close debate shall apply to no more than the single question immediately before the Representative Assembly.
Before a motion to close debate will be considered, the Chair will recognize at least one speaker in support and one speaker in opposition if speakers have called in on the motion on the floor.