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Which of the following are classified as secondary motions? Incidental motions
Which statement is true? More than one secondary motion may be pending at a time.
Subsidiary, privileged, and incidental motions are: secondary motions
Before and other business can be brought up, a motion must be disposed if with the exception of: certain privileged questions
Secondary motions: must be acted upon or disposed of before consideration of the main question can be continued.
The motion to lay on the table should be used to: interrupt consideration of a main motion temporarily until a majority wishes to consider it again.
The motion which must be voted on first is: the previous question
Which of these subsidiary motions has no corresponding incidental main motion? previous question
Questions of privilege not in the nature of a request which are brought up while business is pending are moved the same as any: main motion
The motion to recess made when no business is pending is: an incidental main motion
Proper handling of a substitute amendment tends to ensure: that the provisions of the version first offered receive appropriate consideration without impeding free debate of the proposal to substitute.
The motions to rescind and to amend something previously adopted: can be applied to a policy which has continuing force
Once a committee to which a resolution or main motion has been referred commences its deliberation: the committee is free to consider and recommend for adoption any amendment to the motion so referred by the assembly.
An incidental main motion: is a main motion that relates to the business of the assembly, or its past or future action
The chief difference in the rules governing original and incidental main motions is: objection to consideration of a question can be applied only to an original main motion.
All of the following are misuses of lay on the table except: the laying of intervening matters on the table in succession to bring another matter up out of its' order
A properly framed motion should: be concise, unambiguous and complete in form.
A committee: may take a matter out of a subcommittee's hand.
A preamble which is placed before the resolving clauses of a resolution: should state the background and reasons for the resolving clauses.
In considering a resolution which has a preamble, the preamble is: amended last
A motion within the control of the assembly, because it has not been finally disposed of, may be renewed if: more than a quarterly time interval will elapse before the next regular session.
A motion to censure the action of an officer: opens the entire question to debate
The adoption of the motion to postpone indefinitely: kills the main motion for the duration of the session.
The motion to ratify: is an incidental main motion.
The motion to reconsider can be applied to the vote on any motion except: another motion to reconsider
The motion to postpone indefinitely: is a secondary motion.
A friendly amendment: must be open to debate and vote or unanimous consent.
After it has been voted to insert words, those words may be changed by: reconsideration of the vote to insert the words.
In organizations that meet less often than quarterly time intervals, or that meet as a convention of delegates, the bylaws should require which individual to issue a call of each meeting? Secretary
When it is moved to amend by striking out an entire paragraph, the paragraph that would be struck out is: amendable by any of the three forms relating to words.
the amendment to strike out and insert words: prohibits striking out words in one place and inserting different words in another place except by unanimous consent.
When the amendment to strike out and insert which applies to words is pending: secondary amendment of each element is in order
What is the correct procedure in handling a substitute motion? Perfect the motion, perfect the substitute, vote on the substitution, vote on the adoption of the remaining motion, proceed to the next item of business.
After a paragraph has been substituted for another, it may be amended only by: adding
A motion to create a blank is: an incidental motion
Blanks to be filled with amounts of money should be arranged according to the following voting priority: the one least likely to be acceptable will be voted on first.
A variation of the motion to commit that is usually most suitable for ordinary societies whose meeting are not large is the motion to: consider informally
In preparing a written motion or resolution, it is often advisable to: consult with members who can be of assistance in perfecting it .
Which if the following subsidiary motions best describe variations of the motion to commit? All of the above are correct
When any paper is laid before the assembly for action: it is the right of every member that it be read once.
The motion to discharge a a committee: is debatable, and debate can go into the merits of the question in the hands of the committee.
A general order of the day set for a specified hour: cannot come up before that time except by a two-thirds vote to suspend rules or reconsideration.
When a committee is named by the assembly without designating a chairman: the committee elects its own chairman.
Where no more than quarterly time intervals elapse between sessions, an order of the day cannot be made for a time: beyond the end of the next regular business session.
If a motion to invite a speaker for next week's meeting is pending, a motion to postpone consideration until next week's meeting may be stated by the chair as: a motion to postpone indefinitely if in order at the time.
If the assembly does not wish to adjorn a meeting within a convention at the time scheduled in the agenda or program, the matter is handled by: setting aside the orders of the day
The effect of postponing a question to a specified hour: provides that the matter will come before the assembly at a time named or a later time.
Which of the following can be applied to a main motion? lay on the table
Several questions that are postponed to the same time without being made special orders are: taken up in the order in which they were postponed.
The motion to limit debate can be applied: to an entire series of pending questions
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