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The Standard Code Of Parliamentary Procedure

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This completely revised and updated alternative to Robert's Rules is the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to conducting smoothly functioning, formal, organizational meetings. Already accepted as the authority of successful organizations, this guide clarifies confusing laws and eliminates obsolete motions.

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Overview

This completely revised and updated alternative to Robert's Rules is the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to conducting smoothly functioning, formal, organizational meetings. Already accepted as the authority of successful organizations, this guide clarifies confusing laws and eliminates obsolete motions.

This completely revised and updated alternative to Robert's Rules is the most comprehensive, understandable, and logical guide to conducting smoothly functioning, formal, organizational meetings. Already accepted as the authority of successful organizations, this guide clarifies confusing laws and eliminates obsolete motions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070625228
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 2/19/1996
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

To the Reader
Introduction
Ch. 1 The Significance of Parliamentary Law
Ch. 2 Fundamental Principles of Parliamentary Law
Ch. 3 Presentation of Motions
Ch. 4 Classification of Motions
Ch. 5 Precedence of Motions
Ch. 6 Rules Governing Motions
Ch. 7 Main Motions
Ch. 8 Subsidiary Motions
Ch. 9 Privileged Motions
Ch. 10 Incidental Motions
Ch. 11 Notice of Meetings and Proposals
Ch. 12 Meetings
Ch. 13 Quorum
Ch. 14 Order of Business
Ch. 15 Debate
Ch. 16 Votes Required for Valid Actions
Ch. 17 Methods of Voting
Ch. 18 Nominations and Elections
Ch. 19 Officers
Ch. 20 Committees and Boards
Ch. 21 Committee Reports and Recommendations
Ch. 22 Conventions and Their Committees
Ch. 23 Minutes
Ch. 24 Charters, Bylaws, and Rules
Ch. 25 Finances
Ch. 26 Legal Classifications of Organizations
Ch. 27 Rights of Members and of Organizations
Ch. 28 Staff and Consultants
Ch. 29 Dealing With Disapproved Or Obsolete Motions
Ch. 30 Often-Asked Questions
Appendix A. Governmental Boards, Councils, Commissions, and Committees
Appendix B. Suggested Bylaw Provisions for a Local Organization
Appendix C. Model Minutes
Notes
Definitions of Parliamentary Terms
Principal Rules Governing Motions
Incidental Motions
The Chief Purposes of Motions
Index
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