Roberts Rules of Order -- Introduction

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1. What is Parliamentary Procedure? 2. Why is Parliamentary Procedure Important? 3. Example of the Order of Business 4. Motions 5. Types of Motions 6. How are Motions Presented? 7. Voting on a Motion What Is Parliamentary Procedure? It is a set of rules for conduct at meetings, that allows everyone to be heard and to make decisions without confusion. Why is Parliamentary Procedure Important? Because it's a time tested method of conducting business at meetings and public gatherings. It can be adapted to fit the needs of any organization. Today, Robert's Rules of Order newly revised is the basic handbook of operation for most clubs, organizations and other groups. So it's important that everyone know these basic rules! Organizations using parliamentary procedure usually follow a fixed order of business. Below is a typical example: 1. Call to order. 2. Roll call of members present. 3. Reading of minutes of last meeting. 4. Officers reports. 5. Committee reports. 6. Special orders --- Important business previously designated for consideration at this meeting. 7. Unfinished business. 8. New business. 9. Announcements. 10. Adjournment. The method used by members to express themselves is in the form of moving motions. A motion is a proposal that the entire membership take action or a stand on an issue. Individual members can: 1. Call to order. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BUS 114 taught by Professor Pitts during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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