Rules of the Assembly

Rule IX -- Amendment and Suspension of Rules


Section 1. Amendment of Rules. No standing Rule or order of the House shall be amended unless three days' notice shall have been given of the motion therefor; nor shall such amendment be made unless by a vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Assembly.

§ 2. Suspension of Rules. a. No standing Rule or order of the House shall be suspended unless one day's notice shall have been given of the motion therefor; nor shall such suspension be made unless by a vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Assembly.
  1. Such notice and motion shall, in all cases, state specifically the object of the suspension, and every case of suspension of a Rule under such notice and motion shall be held to apply only to the object speci- fied therein.
  2. Such notice shall be given and such motion made under the order of business in which the matter proposed to be advanced by the suspension shall stand, provided, however, such notice shall not be required on the last day of the session.
§3. Unanimous Consent. Any Rule or order may be amended or suspended by unanimous consent without prior notice.