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     Roberts Rules of Order in Brief Presentation Roberts Rules of Order in Brief Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • Roberts Rules of Order North Americas foremost guide to parliamentary procedure.
    • Main Points Motions in Brief Prior to making a motion The Chart of Motions in review Voting Basics
    • MOTIONS (in brief) A MAIN MOTION  Brings the question before the assembly for consideration. SUBSIDIARY MOTIONS  Modify or dispense of the Main Motion under current consideration. PRIVILEDGED MOTIONS  Have no connection with the Main Motion but demand immediate consideration. INCIDENTAL MOTIONS  Are those miscellaneous motions which cannot be placed in any of the three groups listed above.
    • Samples: Main Motion:  “I move that the club meet Tuesday nights starting next period.”  “I move that the club provide a Christmas dinner for all members this year.” Subsidiary Motion:  “I move Referral to Committee for further study”  “I move to Amend by striking out Tuesday and replacing with Thursday.” Privileged Motion:  “I call for Orders of the Day”  “I Raise a Question of Privilege”  (after acknowledged) “I wish to have the heat on, it is cold in here.” Incidental Motion:  “Point of Order”  “Objection to Consideration”
    • Prior to making a motion Obtaining the Floor.  Before a member call make a motion, or address the assembly in debate, it is necessary to “obtain the floor” (That is, they must rise after the floor has been yielded.) What Precedes Debate.  First. that a motion be made by a member who has obtained the floor.  Second, that it be seconded (with certain exceptions)  Third, that it be stated by the chair. Then it becomes the “Immediately pending question.”
    • The Chart of Motions in reviewFirst 13 motions in order of precedence
    • More motions…No order of precedence among remaining 10
    • Voting in brief Majority  More than half of votes, excluding blanks or absent, when a quorum is present. Two-Thirds  At least two thirds of votes, excluding blanks or absent, when a quorum is present. Majority of entire membership  Used in some cases to “Rescind” or “Amend previously adopted”.  A majority of the total number of those in membership that can vote, present or not. Unanimous Consent  Permits action without formality of making a motion.  Can be used when Chair feels there is little chance of objection.  Any member has the right to object, in which case the Chair must go through formal process.
    • Closing Points Four main motions Obtaining the floor Chart of motions & Order of precedence Voting in brief
    • Roberts Rules of Order Question & Answer