||St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Rules
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- XII. RULES
- Rule 79 Annual Adoption; Amendments; Suspension
The Board of Aldermen shall adopt Rules of its proceedings, subject to the
Charter, at the beginning of each annual session by a majority vote of all
the members present at the first meeting of the regular session which is
held on the third Tuesday in April. Thereafter, during the said session,
any Rule, may be abolished, altered, amended or suspended upon concurrence
by two-thirds of the members present provided such action is not
superseded by Ordinance, the Charter, or state statute. (See City Charter,
Art. IV, Sec. 8 and Rev. Code,
- Rule 80 Parliamentary Procedure
The prevailing rules of the parliamentary procedure comprised in the
Manual Digest and Rules of the House of Representatives of the United
States shall govern the Board in all cases to which they are applicable
insofar as they are consistent with the standing rules of the Board of
Aldermen and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of St. Louis.
Top of Charter, Code, and Ordinances.
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