A main motion, in parliamentary procedure, is a motion that brings business
before the assembly. Main motions are made while no other motion is pending.
Steps in Making a. Main Motion (Refer to page 2 of Using Parliamentary
Procedure by Cheek, et al.) Every motion should follow the following 6 steps:
Here is a script of what you should say in processing a main motion. It is meant to
make you more comfortable in a meeting. Take it to meetings with you that you ...
When it comes to handling a main motion, Robert's Rules streamlines the
process and saves your group a lot of time. Using the following eight steps to
When a main motion is laid on the table, or postponed to a certain time, it carries
with it all pending subsidiary motions. If a main motion is referred to a committee
8 Steps To A Main Motion. The basic building block of Parliamentary Procedure
is the Main Motion. The following description will provide you with the basics for ...
A main motion that brings new business before the assembly is made while no
business is pending. It needs a second, is debatable and amendable, and takes
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Can not be in negative form; Only one main motion at a time; Require a second;
Amendable. Can Be Changed. Debatable. Can be talked about. Majority Vote.
Raise a question of privilege: Permits a request or main motion relating to the
rights and privileges of the assembly or any of its members to be brought.
This chapter looks at each subsidiary motion and how it can help move the main
motion forward until the assembly arrives at its final decision. The discussion ...