Article V: Senate Meeting Procedure

Section 1

The Parliamentary rules, as set out in the most recent edition of Robert's Rules of Order, shall govern the conduct of all official meetings of the Student Union Senate, except as may otherwise be provided for in the Union Constitution and these Bylaws.

Section 2

Meetings of the Senate shall be held at least once every ten academic days during the Spring and Fall Semesters.

Section 3

All business and legislation of the Senate must be submitted to the Executive Senator at least three days prior to the Senate meeting. Executive session may not be discussed with people who were not present for discussion.

Section 4

The following shall be special rules of order:

Section 5

Proxy votes can only be accepted for excused absences by the President of the Senate.

Section 6

For each item brought to a vote, there shall be one round of voting. During this round, each member may cast his or her vote only once.

Section 7

The order of business of meetings of the Union Senate shall be:

 

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