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Author Slaughter, Jim, 1964-

Title Notes and comments on Robert's rules / Jim Slaughter, Gaut Ragsdale, and Jon Ericson
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 192 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Introduction; On Robert's Rules; Parliamentary Procedure as Scapegoat; How to Use This Book; Part I; Ranking of Motions; Order of Precedence; Part II; Getting Started: Basic Provisions for Handling a Motion; Part III; Main Motion; Resolution; Postpone Indefinitely; Amend (the Amending Process); Substitute; The Perfecting Process (Used with the Motion to Substitute); Create a Blank; Commit or Refer; Committees; Committee of the Whole, Quasi Committee of the Whole, Informal Consideration
Postpone to a Certain Time (or Definitely)Creating Orders; Call for the Orders of the Day; Limit or Extend Limits of Debate; Previous Question (Close Debate); Lay on the Table; Take from the Table; Raise a Question of Privilege; Recess; Adjourn; Fix the Time to Which to Adjourn; Point of Order; Appeal; Suspend the Rules; Objection to the Consideration of a Question; Division of a Question (Divide a Motion); Division of the Assembly; Requests and Inquiries; Rescind or Amend Something Previously Adopted; Reconsider; Motions That Bring a Question Again Before the Assembly; Part IV; Quorum
Summary While Robert's Rules of Order has long been the standard guide to parliamentary procedure, many readers find the manual too daunting and complex to utilize its full potential. In Notes and Comments on ""Robert's Rules"", fourth edition, authors Jim Slaughter, Gaut Ragsdale, and Jon Ericson skillfully guide users through the intricate pathways of the latest edition of Robert's Rules, transforming the often intimidating parliamentary guidebook into an easy-to-use tool. Notes and Comments explains in simple terms the individual motions found in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ericson, Jon L., 1936- Notes and comments on Robert's rules
Parliamentary practice.
Form Electronic book
Author Ericson, Jon L., 1936-
Ragsdale, Gaut, 1950-
ISBN 0809332167 (electronic bk.)
9780809332168 (electronic bk.)