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

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Scarecrow Press, Mar 12, 2003 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
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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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Contents

Principles and Rules at Meetings
1
Documents of Authority
23
Order of Business and Agenda
37
Main Motions
47
Motion to Amend
67
Delaying Motions
73
Motions That Affect Debate
87
Privileged Motions
93
Nominations and Elections
149
Annual Meetings and Conventions
173
Questions and Answers
181
Appendix A Sample Minutes
191
Appendix B Report Format
195
Appendix C Committee Journal
197
Appendix D Sample Convention Rules
201
Index
205

Incidental Motions
105
Voting Methods
129
About the Author
217
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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.

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