VI: Committee of the Whole - Rules of BoA

Rules covering Formation, Prohibited and Amending Motions.

VI. Committee of the Whole

Rule 28 - Formation and Rules

In forming a Committee of the Whole, which can be done any time by a majority of the members present, the President shall appoint a Chairman of the Committee and then vacate the Chair. The rules of order governing the Board shall be observed in Committee of the Whole insofar as they are applicable.

Rule 29 - Prohibited Motions

While in Committee of the Whole, it shall not be in order to move the previous question, or to adjourn, or to place on the table a matter under consideration.

Rule 30 - Amending Motions

All amendments made to an original motion in Committee of the Whole shall be incorporated with the original motion, and so reported; also all amendments made to a report, Resolution or other matter committed to the Committee of the Whole, shall be voted on and reported to the Board of Aldermen.

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