Main Motion: The original motion used to bring an item before the voting body. Only one topic at a time please.
Subsidiary Motions: These are ways to dispose of or change motions without a vote. (Table, Call the question, limit debate, refer to committee, amend, postpone indefinitely)
Incidental Motions: These come from the business of the assembly and may interrupt other motions to deal with immediate business. (Such as: Appeal the decision of the chair, Object to consideration, Suspension of the rules, Point of information, Point of order, Divide the question, Division of the house)
Privileged Motions: These are unrelated to the pending motion but are of high priority. (These include Adjournment, Recess, Point of Personal Privilege and Call for the Orders of the Day.)