1.   All registered attendees of Convention may address Convention with respect to matters pending before it for a maximum of two minutes, unless granted additional time by the President. Registered attendees may speak no more than twice in the same debate, nor on a question of appeal more than once, without leave of the Convention.

2.  When a question is under consideration by Convention, no motion shall be received except to lay on the table, to postpone indefinitely, to commit, to call the question, or to amend. These motions shall have precedence in the order herein named.

3.  A question being once determined shall stand as the judgment of the Convention and shall not again be drawn into debate during the session, unless a member of Convention who voted with the majority when the question was first determined moves to reconsider the question and the motion is adopted by two-thirds of the members present and voting.

4.  Except when in conflict with the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church or of this Diocese, the latest edition of Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the interpretation of the Rules of Order of the Convention and the procedure to be followed.

5.  No person shall be eligible for election to more than one of the following offices at the same time: member of the Standing Committee and member of the Mission Council.

6.  These Rules of Order shall be effective when adopted by the majority vote of Convention. Once adopted, they may not thereafter be suspended or amended except upon motion duly made and seconded, and approved by two-thirds of Convention.

7.  Petitions submitted by a group of individuals or an organization wishing to be recognized by Convention as an Intentional Episcopal Community pursuant to Canon VI of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut may be taken up at the discretion of the President.