List of motions

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The following is a list of motions in parliamentary procedure and their classification according to Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure, and Demeter's Manual of Parliamentary Law and Procedure.

Subsidiary motions[edit]

(Descending order of Precedence)

Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (RONR)
The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (TSC)
Demeter's Manual of Parliamentary Law and Procedure (Demeter)

Privileged motions[edit]

(Descending order of Precedence)

RONR
TSC
Demeter

Incidental motions[edit]

(No order of Precedence)

Motions that bring a question again before the assembly[edit]

Bring a Question back motions (RONR)
Restorative motions (TSC)
Restoratory motions (Demeter)

References[edit]

  • Robert, Henry M.; et al. (2011). Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-82020-5. 
  • AIP, Revision Committee; Sturgis, Alice (2001). The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-136513-3. 
  • Demeter, George (1969). Manual of Parliamentary Law and Procedure ("Blue Book" ed.). Boston: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 0-316-18030-0.