privilege of the floor

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Noun1.privilege of the floor - the right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session
exclusive right, prerogative, privilege, perquisite - a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males"
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Although AAFP bylaws allow academy officers and other leaders to have the privilege of the floor in congress proceedings, some members of the congress believed that Dr.