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  • ISBN: 030682020X
  • ISBN: 9780306820205
  • Physical Description: lii, 716 pages ; 18 cm
  • Edition: 11th ed., a new and enlarged ed. / by Sarah Corbin Robert [and others].
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface to the 11th edition -- Introductiion -- Principles underlying parliamentary law -- I. The deliberative assembly : its types and their rules. 1. The deliberative assembly ; 2. Rules of an assembly or organization -- II. The conduct of business in a deliberative assembly. 3. Basic provisions and procedures ; 4. The handling of a motion -- III. Description of motions in all classifications. 5. Basic classifications; order of precedence of motions ; 6. Description of classes and individual motions ; 7. Standard descriptive characteristics of motions -- IV. Meeting and session. 8. Meeting, session, recess, adjournment ; 9. Particular types of business meetings -- V. The main motion. 10. The main motion -- VI. Subsidiary motions. 11. Postpone indefinitely ; 12. Amend ; 13. Commit or refer ; 14. Postpone to a certain time (or definitely) ; 15. Limit or extend limits of debate ; 16. Previous question ; 17. Lay on the table -- VII. Privileged motions. 18. Call for the orders of the day ; 19. Raise a question of privilege ; 20. Recess ; 21. Adjourn ; 22. Fix the time to which to adjourn -- VIII. Incidental motions. 23. Point of order ; 24. Appeal ; 25. Suspend the rules ; 26. Objection to the consideration of a question ; 27. Division of a question ; 28. Consideration by paragraph or seriatim ; 29. Division of the assembly ; 30. Motions relating to methods of voting and the polls ; 31. Motions relating to nominations ; 32. Request to be excused from a duty ; 33. Requests and inquiries -- IX. Motions that bring a question again before the assembly. 34. Take from the table ; 35. Rescind; amend something previously adopted ; 36. Discharge a committee ; 37. Reconsider -- X. Renewal of motions : dilatory and improper motions. 38. Renewal of motions ; 39. Dilatory and improper motions -- XI. Quorum : order of business and related concepts. 40. Quorum ; 41. Order of business; orders of the day; agenda or program -- XII. Assignment of the floor : debate. 42. Rules governing assignment of the floor ; 43. Rules governing debate -- XIII. Voting. 44. Bases for determining a voting result ; 45. Voting procedure -- XIV. Nominations and elections. 46. Nominations and elections -- XV. Officers : minutes and officers' reports. 47. Officers ; 48. Minutes and reports of officers -- XVI. Boards and committees. 49. Boards ; 50. Committees ; 51. Reports of boards and committees ; 52. Committee of the whole and its alternate forms -- XVII. Mass meetings; organization of a permanent society. 53. Mass meetings ; 54. Organization of a permanent society ; 55. Merger, consolidation, and dissolution of societies -- XVIII. Bylaws. 56. Content and composition of bylaws ; 57. Amendment of bylaws -- XIX. Conventions. 58. Conventions of delegates ; 59. Organization of a convention of an established society ; 60. Conventions not of a permanent society -- XX. Disciplinary procedures. 61. Discipline of members and guests ; 62. Removal from office and other remedies for dereliction of duty in office or misconduct ; 63. Investigation and trial -- Charts, tables, and lists. I. Chart for determining when each subsidiary or privileged motion is in order ; II. Table of rules relating to motions ; III. Sample forms used in making motions ; IV. Motions and parliamentary steps ; V. Motions and parliamentary steps ; VII. Motions whose reconsideration is prohibited or limited ; VIII. Table of rules for counting election ballots.
Summary, etc.:
The only current authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure.
Subject: Parliamentary practice.
PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE.
RULES OF PROCEDURE.
Group Processes.
Organizations > organization & administration.
Organization and Administration.

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