The Parliamentary Pathfinder; A Quick Reference Manual Of Rules Of Order For The Government Of…

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byWilliam Henry Bartlett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTORY. THE ORGANIZATION OF A DELIBERATIVE ASSEMBLY. In accordance with prevailing custom, organization proceeds as follows: A call having been issued, inviting the friends or opponents of a project or a policy to meet at a specified time and place, at the time appointed one of the signers, or a person designated by them, rises and says, "The meeting will please come to order." He then nominates one to act as chairman, or calls for nominations for that office. If there is more than one nomination, the question is put on the first, and, if that is rejected, then on the second, and so on until a choice is made. The chairman takes the chair, and after a few words of 1 thanks, in acknowledgment of the compliment paid him, suggests the nomination of a secretary, who is chosen in the same manner as the chairman, and takes his seat near that officer. The meeting is now duly organized as a deliberative assembly, and henceforth, unless special rules to the contrary are adopted, all who take part in the proceedings are bound to observe the letter and spirit of the common parliamentary law. If it is desired to form a permanent organization, the temporary organization may be made permanent by motion, question, and vote regularly made, stated, and adopted, or the matter may be referred to a committee, to report upon at a future time. The rules of order necessary to secure regularity, propriety, and dignity of proceeding, and to guard the rights and privileges of both officers and members of an assembly thus organized, are given in the following pages. PARLIAMENTARY MOTIONS AND RULES OF ORDER. Adjournment.--The motions relating to adjournment are:--(1) To fix the time to which to adjourn (privileged). (2) To fix the time to which to adjourn (unprivileged). (3) To a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1903 Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTORY. THE ORGANIZATION OF A DELIBERATIVE ASSEMBLY. In accordance with prevailing custom, organization proceeds as follow...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217101429

ISBN - 13:9780217101424

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