§ 6.2. Right to Floor  


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  • When any member addresses the council, he or she shall respectfully address the presiding officer and, when recognized by the chair, shall confine discussion to the question under debate, avoid personalities and refrain from impugning the motives of any other member's argument or vote.

    When two or more members ask recognition at the same time, the presiding officer shall name the member who is first to speak. The exercise of such discretion by the presiding officer is not subject to appeal.