Section 63 - Motion to go into Committee of the Whole

  1. A Motion to resolve into the Committee of the Whole:
    (1) May be made at any time, for the purposes set out in Section 63(B);
    (2) Is not debateable; and
    (3) Cannot be amended.
  2. The Commission resolves itself into the Committee of the Whole to consider a matter to be considered in a Closed Meeting under Section 29.

Section 64 - Chair of Committee of the Whole.

Whenever the Commission resolves into Committee of the Whole, the Chair or Acting Chair, as determined in accordance with Section 26, chairs the Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Section 65 - Appointment of Acting Chair

The Chair may designate the Vice-Chair or another Member present as Acting Chair during any part of a Meeting of the Committee of the Whole when he or she leaves the chair for any reason.

Section 66 - Equality of votes

The Chair of the Committee of the Whole is entitled to one vote as a Member of the Committee of the Whole, and if there is an equality of votes on any Motion it is deemed to be lost.

Section 67 - Observance of rules governing procedures of the Commission

The rules as set out in this Procedures By-law are observed in the Committee of the Whole, so far as they are applicable, provided that:

  1. The Chair may participate in debate from the chair;
  2. Subject to Section 67(C), Members may speak or ask questions again on any matter.
  3. Members may speak or ask questions only once each until every Member who wishes to speak has done so; and
  4. A majority vote decides any matter the Committee of the Whole debates.

Section 68 - Confirmation of reports; amendments.

A report adopted in the Committee of the Whole, save and except for those matters as set out in Section 29, are put to the Commission for adoption, and is subject to amendment by the Commission.

Section 69 – Absence of the Public

Subject to Section 29, the Chair may refuse to permit any member of the public or employee of the TTC from attending any part of a Committee of the Whole during any portion of the Meeting.

Section 70 - Public Presentations

If the Committee of the Whole decides to hear Public Presentations, the rules for Public Presentations as set out in this Procedures By-law apply.