SRULE 6.7     

Rule 6.7.  Limits on debate; reading of papers

A. No senator shall speak more than twice on any question without permission of the Senate, or be interrupted when speaking, except by a call to order by the President or by a senator through the President. However, the mover of a motion and the introducer of a legislative instrument shall have the privilege of opening the debate thereon and of closing the debate even after the previous question has been ordered.

B. The Senate may at any time, by a majority vote, limit debate so that no senator shall be permitted to speak longer than one hour at one time without permission of the Senate. A motion to that effect shall be in order at any time, taking precedence over every other motion, except a motion to adjourn.

C. When the reading of a paper other than a legislative instrument is called for and the same is objected to by any senator, it shall be determined by a vote of the Senate, without debate.