Alice Sturgis Rules of Order
Frequent ThingsYou Want to Do
Objective Appropriate motion
Present an idea for
consideration ...
Table of Rules related to Motions
John A. Cagle, 2001 -- Based on
Robert's Rules of Order
Newly Revised
Motions
MOTION (by...
INCIDENTAL MOTIONS -- NO ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
MOTION (no order of
precedence)
Interrupt Second Debatable Amendable Vote
App...
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Presiding frequent motions copy

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  • 1. Alice Sturgis Rules of Order Frequent ThingsYou Want to Do Objective Appropriate motion Present an idea for consideration or action Main motion or Resolution; Consider subject informally Improve a pending motion Amend; Division of the question Regulate or cut-off debate Limit or extend debate; Previous question (vote immediately) Delay a decision Refer to committee; Postpone definitely; Postpone indefinitely (kills motion) Suppress a proposal Object to consideration; Postpone indefinitely; Withdraw a motion Meet an emergency Question of privilege; Suspend rules; Lay on the table Gain information on a pending motion Parliamentary inquiry; Request for information; Question of privilege; Request to ask member a question Question the decision of the chair Point of order; Appeal from decision of chair Enforce rights and privileges Division of assembly; Division of question; Parliamentary inquiry; Point of order; Appeal from decision of chair Consider a question again Resume consideration; Reconsider; Rescind Change an action already taken Reconsider; Rescind; Amend motion previously adopted Terminate a meeting Adjourn; Recess This table was based on a table in Alice Sturgis's The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (3rd edition), but modified for motions in Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised.
  • 2. Table of Rules related to Motions John A. Cagle, 2001 -- Based on Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised Motions MOTION (by order of precedence) Interrupt Second Debatable Amendable Vote Adjourn No Yes No No Majority Recess No Yes Sometimes Yes Majority Question of Privilege Yes No No No Chair Personal Privilege Yes No No No Chair Parliamentary Inquiry Yes No No No Chair Point of Information Yes No No No Chair Orders of the Day No No No No Chair Lay on the table No Yes No No Majority (2/3) Previous Question No Yes No No 2/3 Limit or extend debate No Yes No Yes 2/3 Postpone to a certain time No Yes Yes Yes Majority Refer to committee No Yes Yes Yes Majority Amend No Yes If motion is Yes Majority Postpone Indefinitely No Yes Yes No Majority MAIN MOTION No Yes Yes Yes Majority RECONSIDER Yes Yes If motion is No Majority RESCIND No Yes Yes No 2/3 (majority) AMEND MOTION PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED No Yes Yes Yes 2/3 (majority)
  • 3. INCIDENTAL MOTIONS -- NO ORDER OF PRECEDENCE MOTION (no order of precedence) Interrupt Second Debatable Amendable Vote Appeal from decision of chair Yes Yes Sometimes No Majority Suspend the rules No Yes No No 2/3 Object to consideration Yes No No No 2/3 against con. Point of order Yes No No No Chair Withdraw a motion Yes Yes No No Majority Division of question No Yes No Yes Majority Division of assembly Yes No No No None

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