Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2017-13
Recommended
Jan 4, 2017 3:30 PM

Amendment to Rule IV - Order of Business (5) Privilege of the Floor - Rules of the Tompkins County Legislature and Functions of Committees

Information

Department:Tompkins County LegislatureSponsors:
Category:AdministrativeFunctions:Rules of the Legislature

Resolution/Document Body

RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations Committee, That the following change to the Rules of the Legislature be adopted:

 

Amend Rule IV - Order of Business (5) Privilege of the Floor, to add the following provision: 

 

              Legislators are encouraged to limit Legislators’ Privilege of the Floor to three minutes, in order to match the amount of time accorded to members of the public who address the Legislature in the Public Privilege of the Floor of the Legislative meetings.  While Legislators are speaking the clock will be running so they would see the length of time they are speaking.

SEQR ACTION:  TYPE II-20

 

Meeting History

Jan 4, 2017 3:30 PM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [4 TO 1]
MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Will Burbank, Vice Chair
AYES:Daniel Klein, Will Burbank, Dooley Kiefer, Rich John
NAYS:Carol Chock