Recess usually refers only to taking a break in the middle of a meeting. Recess, like other privileged and subsidiary motions, also has a form for use as an incidental main motion and has a few different [more…]
The motion to Fix the Time to Which to Adjourn is the one that can be made at just about any time, no matter what else is before your meeting.
It may become clear at some point in the meeting that you need [more…]
Robert’s Rules takes into account the need for members to make decisions — to insist on strictly following the rules, to relax the rules for a special reason, or to decide to handle something in a particular [more…]
The motion to Suspend the Rules is often used in conjunction with the motion to do whatever you’re trying to do that’s against your rules.
Suppose you want to have a professional parliamentarian preside [more…]
You can use the incidental motion Division of the Question when a single motion is made that proposes several different actions, each of which could stand alone as a separate motion. [more…]
As a member of an organization, you have a right to vote on motions under consideration according to Robert's Rules and basic good practice. Voting is a right that comes with some responsibilities, as [more…]