SUNSpots 45-1 AGM & OR final (03-01-19)

for Motions

MOTIONS WITH NO SPECIAL ORDER

MOTION

EXAMPLE

SEC DEBATE AMEND VOTE NOTES

POINT OF ORDER

I rise to a point of order

No

No

No

None Ruled upon by chair.

May interrupt a speaker.

APPEAL

I appeal the decision of the chair

Yes

Yes

No Majority Move at time of ruling by chair. Non‑debatable if pending motion is not debated.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE OBJECTION TO CONSIDERATION

I move to suspend the rule and … and … I object to consideration of this question I request a vote on the motion

Yes

No

No

2/3 Bylaws may never be suspended. 2/3 In order only until debate on main motion begins. None To confirm the result of a vote one member may demand a rising vote.

No

No

No

COUNTED VOTE

No

No

No

DIVISION OF MOTION POINT OF INFORMATION

I move to divide the motion by … I rise to a point of information

Yes

No

Yes

Majority Separates motion if feasible.

No

No

No

None Answered by Chair.

May interrupt a speaker if important.

RECONSIDER

I move to reconsider the vote on the motion re …

Yes

Yes

No Majority Must be made by member who voted on prevailing side. Non‑debatable if motion to be reconsidered is not debatable. No Majority Brings a tabled motion back to the assembly. No Majority Usually done by unanimous consent.

TAKE FROM THE TABLE WITHDRAW A MOTION

I move to take the motion re … from the table

Yes

No

I ask permission to withdraw the motion

Yes

No

ROLE OF THE PARLIAMENTARIAN The parliamentarian is a consultant whose role is purely an advisor and resource person for the chair and the meeting. Duties include: respond to questions of clarification about Rules of Order either by the chair or the assembly; discreetly draw to the attention of the chair any errors in following the Rules of Order; and acts as an expert on the Rules of Order to help facilitate the business of the assembly. NOTE: A parliamentarian does not vote or debate the issues before the assembly.

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