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Meeting Procedures: Parliamentary Law and Rules of Order for the 21st Century

Meeting Procedures: Parliamentary Law and Rules of Order for the 21st Century

by James Lochrie

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From voting and debating to rules on quorum, this is a complete, modern guide to meeting procedures. Packed with simplified information that avoids jargon, it meets the needs of most non-profit organizations and professional associations. The author emphasizes the principles of meetings and introduces the use of modern technology in meetings.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810844230
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/12/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.85(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

James Lochrie is a Certified Professional Parliamentarian accredited through the American Institute of Parliamentarians. He is currently President of the American Institute of Parliamentarians and a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Principles and Rules at Meetings
Chapter 2 Documents of Authority
Chapter 3 Order of Business and Agenda
Chapter 4 Main Motions
Chapter 5 Motion to Amend
Chapter 6 Delaying Motions
Chapter 7 Motions That Affect Debate
Chapter 8 Privileged Motions
Chapter 9 Incidental Motions
Chapter 10 Voting Methods
Chapter 11 Nominations and Elections
Chapter 12 Annual Meetings and Conventions
Chapter 13 Questions and Answers
Appendix A. Sample Minutes
Appendix B. Report Format
Appendix C. Committee Journal
Appendix D. Sample Convention Rules
About the Author

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