Robert's Rules of Order Revised for Deliberative Assemblies

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Scott, Foresman, 1915 - 323 pages
 

Contents

I
15
II
25
III
49
IV
57
V
76
VI
102
VII
152
VIII
175
IX
186
X
204
XI
234
XII
251
XIII
273
XIV
297
XV
303
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Page 14 - And whether these forms be in all cases the most rational or not, is really not of so great importance. It is much more material that there should be a rule to go by, than what that rule is; that there may be a uniformity of proceeding in business not subject to the caprice of the Speaker or captiousness of the members. It is very material that order, decency, and regularity be preserved in a dignified public body, 2 Hats.
Page 107 - All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate.
Page 262 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 124 - Constitution, be referred to a committee of three, to be appointed by the chair...
Page 235 - Nevertheless, though the speaker may of right speak to matters of order, and be first heard, he is restrained from speaking on any other subject, except where the house have occasion for facts within his knowledge ; then he may, with their leave, state the matter of fact 3 Grey, 38.
Page 157 - As many as are in favor of reconsidering the vote on the resolution relating to a banquet, say aye; those opposed say no. The ayes have it and the votes on the resolution is reconsidered.
Page 40 - As many as are of opinion that (as the question may be) say Aye ;" and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are of the contrary opinion, say No.
Page 42 - Those opposed, say no. . . . The ayes have it and the word is inserted.
Page 274 - I move that a committee of five be appointed by the chair to draft a constitution and by-laws for a society for [here state the object], and that they report at an adjourned meeting of this assembly.
Page 129 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.

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