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Roberts Rules Of Order - Will Eisner

Roberts Rules Of Order

Paperback Published: 1st October 1986
ISBN: 9780553225983
Number Of Pages: 10

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This definitive edition of the original "Robert's" presents rules of order, motions, debate, conduct of business, and adjournment. All problems of conducting a successful meeting smoothly and fairly are resolved.

Table of Rules Relating to Motionsp. 9
Prefacep. 15
Introductionp. 18
Parliamentary Lawp. 18
Plan of the Workp. 21
Definitions and Common Errorsp. 24
Rules of Order
Introduction of Businessp. 26
How Introducedp. 27
Obtaining the Floorp. 28
What Precedes Debate on a Questionp. 29
What Motions to be in Writing, and How they shall be Dividedp. 32
Modification of a Motion by Moverp. 33
General Classification of Motionsp. 36
Principal or Main Motionsp. 36
Subsidiary or Secondary Motionsp. 36
Incidental Motionsp. 37
Privileged Motionsp. 38
Motions and Their Order of Precedencep. 39
Privileged Motionsp. 39
To Fix the Time to which to Adjournp. 39
Adjournp. 40
Questions of Privilegep. 42
Orders of the Dayp. 44
Incidental Motionsp. 48
Appeal [Questions of Order]p. 48
Objection to the Consideration of a Questionp. 50
Reading Papersp. 51
Withdrawal of a Motionp. 52
Suspension of the Rulesp. 52
Subsidiary Motionsp. 53
Lay on the Tablep. 53
Previous Questionp. 55
Postpone to a Certain Dayp. 64
Commit [or Refer]p. 65
Amendp. 67
Postpone Indefinitelyp. 72
Miscellaneous Motionsp. 72
Rescindp. 72
Renewal of a Motionp. 73
Reconsiderationp. 75
Committees and Informal Actionp. 80
Committeesp. 80
Committees Form of their Reportsp. 83
Committees Reception Reportsp. 85
Committees Adoption Reportsp. 86
Committee of the Wholep. 90
Informal Consideration of a Questionp. 93
Debate and Decorump. 94
Debatep. 94
Undebatable Questions and those Opening the Main Question to Debatep. 97
Decorum in Debatep. 100
Closing Debate, Methods ofp. 102
Votep. 103
Voting, Various Modes ofp. 103
Motions Requiring More than a Majority Votep. 108
The Officers and the Minutesp. 112
Chairman or Presidentp. 112
Clerk, or Secretary, and the Minutesp. 117
Miscellaneousp. 121
Sessionp. 121
Quorump. 124
Order of Businessp. 126
Amendment of the Rules of Order, etc.p. 127
Organization and Conduct of Business
Organization and Meetingsp. 129
An Occasional or Mass Meetingp. 129
Organizationp. 129
Adoption of Resolutionsp. 133
Committee on Resolutionsp. 136
Additional Officersp. 143
A Convention or Assembly of Delegatesp. 143
A Permanent Societyp. 148
First Meetingp. 148
Secoind Meetingp. 154
Constitutions, By-Laws, Rules of Order and Standing Rulesp. 161
Officers and Committeesp. 165
President or Chairmanp. 165
Secretary, or Clerk, and the Minutesp. 170
Treasurerp. 174
Committeesp. 179
Introduction of Businessp. 183
Introduction of Businessp. 183
Motionsp. 186
Motions Classified According to their Objectp. 186
To Mofidy or Amendp. 189
Amendp. 189
Commit or referp. 190
To Defer Actionp. 191
Postpone to a certain timep. 191
Lay on the tablep. 191
To Suppress Debatep. 192
Previous Questionp. 192
An Order Limiting or Closing Debatep. 193
To Suppress the Questionp. 194
Objection to its considerationp. 194
Postpone indefinitelyp. 195
Lay on the Tablep. 195
To Consider a Question the Second Time
Reconsiderp. 196
Orders and Rulesp. 198
Orders of the Dayp. 198
Special Ordersp. 199
Suspension of the Rulesp. 199
Questions of Orderp. 199
Appealp. 200
Miscellaneousp. 201
Reading of Papersp. 201
Withdrawal of a Motionp. 201
Questions of Privilegep. 201
To Close a Meetingp. 202
Fix the Time to which to Adjournp. 202
Adjournp. 202
Miscellaneousp. 203
Debatep. 203
Forms of Stating and Putting Questionsp. 204
Right of an Assembly to Punish its Membersp. 208
Right of an Assembly to Eject anyone from its Place of Meetingp. 209
Rights of Ecclesiastical Tribunalsp. 210
Trial of Members of Societiesp. 211
Call of the Housep. 213
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ISBN: 9780553225983
ISBN-10: 0553225987
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 10
Published: 1st October 1986
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 10.9  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.12
Edition Number: 1

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