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Parlimentary Procedu

Parlimentary Procedure

democratic principles basis for parliamentary procedure
the house (assembly) the members or group
adjourn conclude the business of the day
recess to stop the meeting for a period of time
pro and con to be for or against a motion
meeting a gathering of members
second the motion is done to state that another member approves the motion
table the question (motion) to delay a motion temporarily
agenda order of business for the meeting
unfinished business business brought before the assembly again
new business business not previously discussed in a meeting
amend change a motion
standing committees committees used every year
motion request for action by the assembly
rules of order book by R.H. Robert
house the members present
quorum minimum number of members needed for meeting
special committees set up for special occasions
chair person presiding over the meeting
The vote is being taken by voice vote on a motion. The “ayes” and “no’s” sound similar in volume. What could a member do? call for division of the house
The two types of committees are standing and special
What would a member do if he/she wanted to let the chairperson know that the temperature was too hot in the back of the room during a meeting? raise a question of privilege
When a member decides to temporarily lay a motion aside in order to permit the club to attend to more important items he/she moves to table the motion
A meeting may be _____by the president if the business of the day is complete and no further new business is brought up. adjourned
In order for a motion to be considered by the assembly it has to have how many people interested in it? two
When a member desires to kill a motion without bringing it to a vote he/she moves to postpone the motion indefinitely
Usually the first item in a meeting is reading of the minutes.
What happens to a main motion if no one seconds it? It dies
Correct terminology used to present a motion (main motion) is I move...
The treasurer and committee chairpersons should have their reports ready at the beginning of the meeting. of the meeting.
Improper voting could arise in a meeting that is not run properly.
Parliamentary procedure is based on democratic principles.
If someone seconds a main motion the chairperson (president) then asks for discussion.
Protection of the rights of the individual is one of the principles upon which parliamentary procedure is based.
Created by: votec