The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure

by Alice F. Sturgis

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Overview

The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure by Alice F. Sturgis

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070623996
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/11/1987
Edition description: REV
Pages: 275

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.
(and more...)

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