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File #: M 0004-2014    Version: * Name: Nomination of the Speaker
Type: Communication Status: Adopted
Committee: City Council
On agenda: 1/8/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: The City Clerk will then open the floor for nominations for Speaker. All nominations shall use the following form: "I hereby nominate for the Office of the Speaker of the Council of the City of New York, Pursuant to Section 44 of the New York City Charter, for the term commencing January 1, 2014 and terminating December 31, 2017, Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito." Although not required by the Rules, the City Clerk will ask if there is a second to the nomination. After the nomination has been seconded the City Clerk will then ask: "Are there any other nominations?" If so, the same procedure as listed above shall be followed. After all nominations have been made the City Clerk will state: "I now close the nominations." The City Clerk will call the roll and announce the results and declare: "The Council Member duly elected as the Speaker of the Council of the City of New York for the term commencing January 1, 2014 and terminating December 31, 2017 is Council M...
Attachments: 1. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting 1-8-14, 2. Minutes of the Charter Meeting - January 8, 2014
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The City Clerk will then open the floor for nominations for Speaker.
All nominations shall use the following form:
 
"I hereby nominate for the Office of the Speaker of the Council of the City of New York, Pursuant to Section 44 of the New York City Charter, for the term commencing January 1, 2014 and terminating December 31, 2017, Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito."
 
Although not required by the Rules, the City Clerk will ask if there is a second to the nomination.
 
After the nomination has been seconded the City Clerk will then ask:
"Are there any other nominations?"
 
If so, the same procedure as listed above shall be followed.
 
After all nominations have been made the City Clerk will state:
"I now close the nominations."
 
The City Clerk will call the roll and announce the results and declare:
 
"The Council Member duly elected as the Speaker of the Council of the City of New York for the term commencing January 1, 2014 and terminating December 31, 2017 is Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito."
 
At the Speaker's discretion, the designation of an Acting President Pro-Tempore may be made at this point.