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When recording minutes is it necessary to record a motion if there was no seconder?

The person who made the motion said that there was a seconder but the chair stated that there was no one coming forward to second the motion. In the minutes at the next meeting there was no notation of any motion being put forward.

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If your rules require that a motion be seconded before it is considered, the lack of a second means that the motion will not be considered. The Chair should say: "The motion is not seconded and will therefore not be considered. The next item of business is ___". Recording the motion in this case will make no sense.

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I don't have a copy of Robert's Rules of Order handy, but I think it should be recorded that a motion was made; no second being received, the motion was dropped.

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