The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, 4th Edition by Alice Sturgis

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, 4th Edition

byAlice Sturgis

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Already the acclaimed choice of thousands of successful organizations including the American Library Association, the Fourth Edition features an all-new chapter that considers the ways the Internet and other state-of-the-art technologies have rewritten the rules of today’s meetings and conventions. This easy-to-use, paperback volume—the popular alternative to Robert’s Rules—is the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to smooth-running, professional meetings.Alice Sturgis was a practicing parliamentarian and consultant to national and international professional and business organizations. She taught at Stanford University and the University of California.

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Alice Sturgis was a practicing parliamentarian and consultant to national and international professional and business organizations. She taught at Stanford University and the University of California.

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Title:The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, 4th EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:285 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:December 28, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071365133

ISBN - 13:9780071365130

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Significance of Parliamentary Law.

Chapter 2: Fundamentals Principles of Parliamentary Law.

Chapter 3: Presentation of Motions.

Chapter 4: Classification of Motions.

Chapter 5: Precedence of Motions.

Chapter 6: Rules Governing Motions.

Chapter 7: Main Motions.

Chapter 8: Subsidiary Motions.

Chapter 9: Privileged Motions.

Chapter 10: Incidental Motions.

Chapter 11: Notice of Meetings and Proposals.

Chapter 12: Meetings.

Chapter 13: Quorum.

Chapter 14: Order of Business.

Chapter 15: Debate.

Chapter 16: Votes Required for Valid Actions.

Chapter 17: Methods of Voting.

Chapter 18: Nominations and Elections.

Chapter 19: Officers.

Chapter 20: Committees and Boards.

Chapter 21: Committee Reports and Recommendations.

Chapter 22: Conventions and Their Committees.

Chapter 23: Minutes.

Chapter 24: Charters, Bylaws, and Rules.

Chapter 25: Finances.

Chapter 26: Legal Classifications of Organizations.

Chapter 27: Rights of Members and of Organizations.

Chapter 28: Staff and Consultants.

Chapter 29: Functioning Under Robert's Rules of Order.

Chapter 30: Often-Asked Questions.