The convention shall not entertain for discussion, at the time of its presentation, any matter which in the course of convention procedures can be considered by an existing or established Committee/Commission.
A Brother recognized by the Presiding Officer shall give his Name, Chapter, City and State before being allowed to address the assembly.
Nominating speeches are limited to three (3) minutes. Seconding speeches shall be limited to two
minutes. There shall be only one (1) nominating speech and two (2) seconding speeches.
Campaigning, including distribution or posting of candidates’ literature or speech making, is restricted from the designated polling area for voting as posted on the day of the election.
During elections, delegates must present their Convention Badge and one other form of ID, if an identity question arises.
The General President shall be an “Ex-Of icio” member of all committees.
Roberts Rules of Order (newly revised) shall govern the Convention, except that in the matter of debate each speaker shall be limited to not more than two (2) minutes. Additional time may be granted at the discretion of the General President or Presiding Officer.
Smoking is not permitted in the General Business sessions.
Brothers shall turn off all cell phones and electronic devices during business sessions.
15th Draft 9/18/07