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FBLA Parliamentary Procedure Combo
Terms in this set (47)
a formal proposal by a member suggesting that the assembly take a certain action
a motion that introduces a substantive question as a new subject. Made while no other business is pending
assists the assembly in treating or disposing of a main motion
deals with special matters not related to the pending business requiring immediate attention. interrupt business and is considered without debate
relates in different ways to the pending business or the business otherwise at hand. most are undebateable and some may even interrupt a person who is actually speaking
bring back motion
brings back business by introduction or adoption. made while no other business is pending
precedence of motions
the order of rank or priority (if a motion has precedence over another motion, it can be made while the one of lower rank is pending)
to close a meeting when no motion is pending and there is no further business
a motion to modify the wording- and within certain limits with the meaning- of a pending motion before their pending motion itself is acted upon
to determine the assembly's attitude toward a ruling made by the chair
call of the orders of the day
a privileged motion by which amember can require the assembly 1.) to conform to its agenda program by order of business or 2.) to take up a general or special order that is due to come up at that time
presiding officer, the person who remains impartiality/ moderator
generally used to send a pending question to a relatively small group of persons (committee) so the question can be investigated and put into better condition for the assembly to consider
discussion of the merits of emotion
division of the assembly
when a member doubts the results of a voice vote by show of hands the member can call for a division of the assembly thereby requiring the vote to be taken again by rising
division of a question
to divide a motion so that the parts of it may be considered separately
lay on the table
to enable the assembly to lay the pending question aside temporarily when something else of immediate urgency has arisen
limit or extend debate
to limit debate by reducing the number or length of speeches or requiring that at a certain time debate shall be closed. to extend the limits of debate by allowing more and longer speeches
to suggest names to be considered for office
obtain the floor
to obtain the floor the member rises and addresses the chair. when the chair calls on the member, he or she can speak
a question directed to the presiding official to obtain information on parliamentary law or the rules of the organization, bearing on the business at hand.
point of information
a request directed at the chair, or through the chair to another officer or member, for information relevant to the business at hand but not related to parliamentary procedure.
point of order
calls attention to violation of parliamentary procedure. the member says, "mr. (or madam) president, i rise to a point of order." the chair may say, "your point of order is sustained," or "your point of order is denied."
postpone definitely or to a certain time
the motion by which action on a pending question can be put off, within limits, to a definite day, meeting, or hour, or until after a certain event
a motion that the assembly decline to take a position on the main question. its adoption kills the main motion and avoids a direct vote on the question
a motion to bring an immediate vote on one or more pending question, thereby ending debate. "mr. (or madam) president, i move the previous question."
raising a question of privilege
permits a request or main motion relating to the rights or privileges of the assembly or any of its members to be brought up for possible immediate consideration because of its urgency
a short intermission in the assemblys precedings which does not close the meeting. after which business will immediatly be resumesd at exactly the point it was interrupted
to bring back for further consideration a motion that has already been voted on. the member moving to reconsider must have voted on the prevailing side of the quesiton to be considered. the making of this motion must be subjected to time limits
to cancel or countermand a previous action
suspend the rules
when an assembly wishes to do something it cannot do without violating one or more of its regular rules it can adopt a motion to suspend the ruels
take from the table
to make pending again a motion or series of adhering motions that previously had been laid on the table
A framework for discussion.
To cancel a previous action
To close the meeting
The person presiding over a meeting.
Motions that concern matters of immediate importance.
To send a pending question to a small group.
Motions whose introductions bring business before the assembly.
A short intermission that does not close the meeting.
Prepares and reads the minutes of the meeting.
Discussion of the merits of a motion.
Receives and acts as custodian of chapter funds.
To bring back a motion that has already been voted on.
A motion to modify the wording of a motion.
Over half the members present and voting.
Record of the proceedings of the meeting.
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