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Featherston 2

The phrase "to dispense with the reading of the minutes" means that: the reading of the minutes for approval is nto carried out at the regular time.
The generally accepted distinction between a small board and a large is that a small board is: not more than about a dozen.
When an ex-officio member of an executive board is a member of the society: there is no distinction between him and other board members.
A standing committee of the assembly, established in the bylaws: may make recommendations for action to the assembly.
While members are speaking in debate, the presiding officer should: be seated unless the view between him and the members would be obstructed.
If a candidate is absent and has consented to be a candidate, an election to office becomes final: immediately upon the chair's announcement of the result of the election.
The secretary enters the name of the seconder of a motion in the minutes when: the assembly orders the secretary to do so.
A nominating ballot, when made the electing ballot, is in effect the same as: an electing ballot without any nominations.
In an assembly that has no rule or established custom prescribing the methods of voting in election, a motion to determin the method is: an incidental main motion if made before the election is pending.
Standing committees of a society are created by: a specific provision of the bylaws.
In a conention or a large meeting, that is not a public or legislative body, a sergeant-at-arms: handles certain physical arrangements in the hall.
A member has the right to change his vote: up to the time the result is announced.
A member who voted by ballot may: move to reconsider ther ballot vote, if he is willing to waive the secrecy of his ballot.
In an election of memebers of a board or committee, if more than the prescribed number recieve a majority vote: the places are filled by the proper number recieving the largest number of votes.
If a board has subcommittees for each branch of work, the subcommittees will report to: the board.
When reports are recieved from committees, the secretary should not: move that the committee report be "placed on file."
During the proceedings in a committee of the whole: an appeal from the decision of the chair is in order.
The tellers' report should not include: the number of members eligible to vote.
If a resolution is referred to a committee while a motion to postpone indefinitely is pending, the committee's report should: state the committee's recommendation only on the resolution.
If a society's bylaws provide for a president-elect, having no other provisions for that office, a vacated office of president is filled by the: first vice president.
When the secretary is absent: a scretary pro tem should be elected.
Correspondence of an official nature is normally read by the: redording secretary.
The record of proceedings of a deliberative assembly should: contain a record of what was done at the meeting.
In sessions lasting longer than one day, the minutes of each meeting: are read and approved at athe beginning of each day's business.
Even years agter being approved, the minutes of a meetins: may be corrected by the motion to amend something previously adopted.
Any recommendation contained in an officer's report is moved: from the floor by a member other than the reporting officer.
At each general meeting of a society, the report of the treasurer: may consist simply of a verbal statement of the cash balance on hand.
Reports of other officers (e.g., Librarian) are adopted if: they are to be a permanent official document of the society.
The bylaws provide that the president shall appoint all committees. This power, in the absence of the president: does not transfer to anyone.
Minutes must contain: all main motions with their disposition except normally those withdrawn.
The number of votes on each side should be entered in the minutes: when the vote is by ballot.
Immediately after recieving a committee or board report, an assembly normally considers whatever action arises from it, unless: it contains no recommendations.
As an ex-officio member of a committee, the president: is not counted in determining that a quorum is present.
A special committee appointed for deliberation or investigation should be: a large committee representing many points of view in the organization.
On a ballot with votes for more than one question or office: Count the number of votes cast for each segment.
An ex-officio member of a board who is not under the authority of the society: can make motions, debate and vote but has nonw of the obligations of membership.
Interruptions during the taking of a vote, such as point of order or parliamentary inquiry, are permitted: only before any member has actually voted.
A motion to "rise" in a special committee is equivalent to: a motion to adjourn sine die.
After a division is called for , the vote must be taken by: rising vote.
Minutes of an executive board: are read to members of the society's assembly if ordered by a two-thirds vote.
If a committee chairman fails to call a meeting of the committee: the committee must meet on the call of any two of its members.
During meetings, the parliamentarian should: be assigned a seat next to the chair.
If a formal installation ceremony is prescribed in the bylaws: failure to hold the installation does not aggect the time the new officers take office.
An executive board: must be provided for in the bylaws.
With the respect to matters the bylaws do not put under its exclusive control, an executive board: must carry out any instructions given to it by the assembly.
An executive board can transact business: only in a regular or properly called meeting or at an adjournment thereof, of which every board member has been notified and a quorum is present.
When a motion is presented in the form of a resolution, the mover may use all of the following expressions, except: "Resolved, That..."
In a quasi committee of the whole, the presiding officer: remains in the chair himself.
Immediately after stating the question, the chair should: turn toward the maker of the motion to see if he wishes to be assign the floor.
In which case is it improper for the president to remain in the chair? When a motion is made that commends or censures him with others.
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