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Parliamentary Procedure The Key to Meeting Success
Parliamentary Procedure <ul><li>What is Parliamentary Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Why is an understanding of Parliamentary...
Basic Definitions <ul><li>Quorum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum number of members required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bylaws </...
Basic Definitions (Continued) <ul><li>Motion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A formal proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presiding Offi...
Handling a Main Motion <ul><li>A member makes a motion </li></ul><ul><li>The motion is seconded </li></ul><ul><li>The moti...
Question Can two motions be placed before the group at the same time?
Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>What is meant by “pending question” </li></ul><ul><li>Order of Precedence  </li></ul><ul><li>Wh...
Seven Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>Postpone Indefinitely </li></ul><ul><li>Amend </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to a Committee </li...
Seven Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>Postpone Indefinitely </li></ul><ul><li>Amend </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert words or add w...
Insert words or add to the End <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend...
Insert words or add to the End <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend...
To Strike Out Words <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase an AST Advantage 9303 personal computer </li></ul><u...
Strike Out and Insert Words <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a typewriter. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend ...
Amending the Amendment <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the mot...
Amending the Amendment Defeated <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amen...
Amending the Amendment Carried <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend...
Amending the Amendment Amendment Carried <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Amending the Amendment <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a  IBM   personal  computer </li></ul>
Privileged Motions <ul><li>Call for Orders of the Day </li></ul><ul><li>Question of Privilege </li></ul><ul><li>Recess </l...
Privileged Motions <ul><li>Call for Orders of the Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The mover does not required to be recognized <...
Privileged Motions <ul><li>Question of privilege </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Privileged Motions <ul><li>Recess </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourn </li></ul><ul><li>To fix the time to which adjourn </li></ul>
Incidental Motions <ul><li>Point of Order </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal </li></ul><ul><li>Point of Information </li></ul><ul><l...
Point of Order <ul><li>May interrupt a Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Need not be recognized  </li></ul><ul><li>Second not requ...
Appeal <ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Second required </li></ul><ul><li>Debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Maj...
Point of Information <ul><li>May interrupt a Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Need not be recognized  </li></ul><ul><li>Second no...
To Suspend the Rules <ul><li>Mover needs to be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a second </li></ul><ul><li>Not Debata...
Objection to Consideration <ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Mover need not be recognized </li></ul><ul><l...
Additional Motions <ul><li>Can an assembly change a motion once it has been carried? </li></ul><ul><li>Can a motion be ado...
Special Problems <ul><li>Adopting Motions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plurality versus Majority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presiding...
 
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  • Canadian Institute of Management Mar 13, 2011
  • Transcript of "Robert Rules Of Order"

    1. 2. Parliamentary Procedure The Key to Meeting Success
    2. 3. Parliamentary Procedure <ul><li>What is Parliamentary Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Why is an understanding of Parliamentary Procedure Important </li></ul><ul><li>How did Parliamentary Procedure Originate </li></ul>
    3. 4. Basic Definitions <ul><li>Quorum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum number of members required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bylaws </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic regulations and laws </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standing Rules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Administration rules (may not be formally recorded) </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Basic Definitions (Continued) <ul><li>Motion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A formal proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presiding Officer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Person conducting the meeting (Chairman) </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Handling a Main Motion <ul><li>A member makes a motion </li></ul><ul><li>The motion is seconded </li></ul><ul><li>The motion is placed before the group </li></ul><ul><li>The motion is debated </li></ul><ul><li>The motion is put to the vote </li></ul><ul><li>The result is announced </li></ul>
    6. 7. Question Can two motions be placed before the group at the same time?
    7. 8. Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>What is meant by “pending question” </li></ul><ul><li>Order of Precedence </li></ul><ul><li>What are subsidiary motions </li></ul>
    8. 9. Seven Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>Postpone Indefinitely </li></ul><ul><li>Amend </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to a Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Postpone to a Certain Time </li></ul><ul><li>Limited or Extend Debate </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Question </li></ul><ul><li>Lay on the Table </li></ul>
    9. 10. Seven Subsidiary Motions <ul><li>Postpone Indefinitely </li></ul><ul><li>Amend </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert words or add words at the end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To strike out words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To strike out and insert words </li></ul></ul>
    10. 11. Insert words or add to the End <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by adding to the end for an amount not to exceed $100.00. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer for an amount not to exceed $100.00 . </li></ul>
    11. 12. Insert words or add to the End <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by insert the word Personal after the word a and before the word computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a personal computer. </li></ul>
    12. 13. To Strike Out Words <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase an AST Advantage 9303 personal computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the the motion by striking the words AST Advantage 9303. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a personal computer </li></ul>
    13. 14. Strike Out and Insert Words <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a typewriter. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by striking the word typewriter and inserting in it’s place the words personal computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a personal computer. </li></ul>
    14. 15. Amending the Amendment <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by inserting the the word IBM after the word a and before the word computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the amendment by inserting the word personal after the word IBM and before the word after </li></ul></ul>
    15. 16. Amending the Amendment Defeated <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by inserting the the word IBM after the word a and before the word computer. </li></ul></ul>
    16. 17. Amending the Amendment Carried <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by inserting the the word IBM personal after the word a and before the word computer. </li></ul></ul>
    17. 18. Amending the Amendment Amendment Carried <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I amend the motion by inserting the the word IBM personal after the word a and before the word computer. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a computer. </li></ul>
    18. 19. Amending the Amendment <ul><li>I move that the social committee purchase a IBM personal computer </li></ul>
    19. 20. Privileged Motions <ul><li>Call for Orders of the Day </li></ul><ul><li>Question of Privilege </li></ul><ul><li>Recess </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourn </li></ul><ul><li>Fix the Time to which to Adjourn </li></ul>
    20. 21. Privileged Motions <ul><li>Call for Orders of the Day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The mover does not required to be recognized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May interrupt a member on the floor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second not required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not debatable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vote required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable after due process </li></ul></ul>
    21. 22. Privileged Motions <ul><li>Question of privilege </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mover need not be recognized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second not required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vote not required but, resulting motion will be </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable after process </li></ul></ul>
    22. 23. Privileged Motions <ul><li>Recess </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourn </li></ul><ul><li>To fix the time to which adjourn </li></ul>
    23. 24. Incidental Motions <ul><li>Point of Order </li></ul><ul><li>Appeal </li></ul><ul><li>Point of Information </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension of the Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Objection to consideration to a Question </li></ul>
    24. 25. Point of Order <ul><li>May interrupt a Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Need not be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Second not required </li></ul><ul><li>Not Debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Vote not required (appeal) </li></ul><ul><li>May not be renewed </li></ul>
    25. 26. Appeal <ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Second required </li></ul><ul><li>Debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Majority vote required </li></ul><ul><li>Not renewable </li></ul>
    26. 27. Point of Information <ul><li>May interrupt a Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Need not be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Second not required </li></ul><ul><li>Not Debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Vote not required (appeal) </li></ul><ul><li>May not be renewed </li></ul>
    27. 28. To Suspend the Rules <ul><li>Mover needs to be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a second </li></ul><ul><li>Not Debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Two third vote required </li></ul><ul><li>Not Renewable </li></ul>
    28. 29. Objection to Consideration <ul><li>May interrupt a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Mover need not be recognized </li></ul><ul><li>Second not required </li></ul><ul><li>Not debatable </li></ul><ul><li>Vote Required (2/3 in the negative) </li></ul><ul><li>Not Renewable </li></ul>
    29. 30. Additional Motions <ul><li>Can an assembly change a motion once it has been carried? </li></ul><ul><li>Can a motion be adopted when many members abstain? </li></ul><ul><li>Can a member be required to vote on any motion? </li></ul>
    30. 31. Special Problems <ul><li>Adopting Motions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plurality versus Majority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presiding Officer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements for voting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presiding Officers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction Motions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is an ex officio member </li></ul>
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