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The standard code of parliamentary procedure

Author: Alice Sturgis; American Institute of Parliamentarians. Revision Committee.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
Summary:
Defines the significance and principles of paliamentary laws, and discusses main, subsidiary, and incidental motions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Sturgis; American Institute of Parliamentarians. Revision Committee.
ISBN: 0071365133 9780071365130
OCLC Number: 45589467
Notes: "Revision Committee, American Institute of Parliamentarians"--Page opposite title page.
Description: xxiv, 285 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Significance of Parliamentary Law --
Parliamentary Law Safeguards Rights --
What Is Parliamentary Law? --
What Organizations Must Observe Parliamentary Law? --
When Must Organizations Observe Parliamentary Law? --
Where Parliamentary Rules Are Found --
Requirements for a Parliamentary Authority --
Fundamental Principles of Parliamentary Law --
The Purpose of Parliamentary Law --
Equality of Rights --
Majority Decision --
Minority Rights --
The Right of Discussion --
The Right to Information --
Fairness and Good Faith --
Presentation of Motions --
Steps in Presenting a Motion --
Addressing the Presiding Officer --
Recognition by the Presiding Officer --
Proposal of a Motion by a Member --
Seconding a Motion --
Statement of a Motion by the Presiding Officer --
Example of the Presentation of a Motion --
Classification of Motions --
Classes of Motions --
Main Motions --
Subsidiary Motions --
Privileged Motions --
Incidental Motions --
Classification of Unlisted Motions --
Changes in Classification of Motions --
Precedence of Motions --
Order of Precedence --
Basic Rules of Precedence --
Example of Precedence --
Rules Governing Motions --
The Basic Rules of Motions --
What Is the Precedence of the Motion? --
Can the Motion Interrupt a Speaker? --
Does the Motion Require a Second? --
Is the Motion Debatable? --
Can the Motion Be Amended? --
What Vote Does the Motion Require? --
To What Other Motions Can the Motion Apply? --
What Other Motions Can Be Applied to the Motion? --
When Can a Motion Be Renewed?
Responsibility: original edition by Alice Sturgis.
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