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(A) No motion or resolution shall be put or debated unless it be seconded. When a motion is seconded, it shall be stated by the Mayor before the debate, and every such motion shall be reduced to writing, if required by a member.
(B) After a motion or resolution is stated by the Mayor, it shall be deemed to be in the possession of the City Council, but may be withdrawn at any time before decision or amendment, by the consent of the City Council.
(C) If the question in debate contains several distinct propositions, any member may have the same divided, when the sense admits of it.
(D) In all cases where a resolution or motion is entered on the minutes of the City Council, the names of the members who moved and seconded the same shall be entered.
(Prior Code, § 2-29)