Create an account
closely related to or having a direct bearing upon; used in relation to amendments which must be "germane" to the motion being amended
in the precedence of motions, if the motion takes precedence over another motion, the motion is said " to yield " to the first
a formal proposal in a meeting, made by a member and brought before the assembly for consideration
order of the day
to ask the presiding officer to reveal the order of business of the agenda for that meeting
point of information
a motion made when a member needs to gather additional information or ask a question
the minimum number of members needed to transact business legally; a quorum is a majority of the entire membership
a short intermission which does not close the meeting; business will be resumed after the break
a committee that meets for a particular purpose; and then when it has accomplished its purpose, the committee is disbanded
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