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  Parliamentary procedure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A parliamentary procedure is the individual process used for decision making by a deliberative assembly.
The term is often erroneously used to refer to the Common Law of Parliamentary Procedure and Robert's Rules of Order.
In jurisdictions subject to English Common Law, an assembly's parliamentary procedure is specified by the Common Law of Parliamentary Procedure plus the assembly's Rules of Order and Special Rules of Order.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parliamentary_procedure   (101 words)

 LearningStation ResourceCenter: Parliamentary Procedure
Parliamentary Procedure Instructional Materials From the University of Illinois - Parliamentary procedure resources from the ITCS Instructional Materials at the University of Illinois.
Parliamentary Procedure Q and A from NOW - Questions are answered by The National Organization For Women on motions related to a point of information, personal privilege, point of order, a parliamentary inquiry, and debate decorum.
Parliamentary Procedures at California State University, Chico - General purposes, principles, and parliamentary terms, with examples of how to transact business at meetings and in committees, with chart of descriptive characteristics of motions.
resource.learningstation.com /Parliamentary_Procedure   (1289 words)

 Texas NAACP: Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The purpose of parliamentary procedure is to make it easier for people to work together effectively and to help groups accomplish their purposes.
Parliamentary strategy is the art of using procedure legitimately to support or defeat a proposal.
Fundamentally, under the rules of parliamentary law, a deliberative body is a free agent-free to do what it wants to do with the greatest measure of protection to itself and of consideration for the rights of its members.
www.texasnaacp.org /parlproc.htm   (1774 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure
Describe the purpose of the most often used procedures such as: main motion, amend, refer to a committee, point of order, adjourn, lay on the table, nominations and elections, leave to withdraw or modify a motion, reconsider, rescind, recess, object to the consideration of a question, postpone definitely, and others.
Parliamentary Procedure provides the group with a structured, logical, consistent format under which to make decisions, and therefore should be used to help groups achieve their goals and objectives through a democratic process.
Parliamentary Procedure is a time- tested method that ensures the smooth functioning of business at meetings and public gatherings, and it can be adapted to fit the needs of any organization.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /AboutCES/als/operations/trainingresources/Leadership/cv_parlpro.htm   (770 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure - NAP
Parliamentary procedure refers to the rules of democracy—that is, the commonly accepted way in which a group of people come together, present and discuss possible courses of action, and make decisions.
Parliamentary procedure is used by all types of decision-making bodies on a daily basis: school boards, homeowners' associations, city councils, and non-profit boards of directors, for example.
Parliamentary procedure also defines what duties people typically have when they are elected the president, secretary, or treasurer of an organization.
www.parliamentarians.org /parlipro.htm   (223 words)

 Understanding Parliamentary Procedure Tutorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Parliamentary Procedure is the most commonly used rules of order by all sorts of democratic legislative bodies, and Robert's Rules of Order is the "standard" reference for Parliamentary Procedure.
Like many tools, there are aspects of Parliamentary Procedure which you will never use, and you need to adapt and modify the rules as best fits the task at hand.
This shortcut bypasses the entire discussion/vote procedure, yet still enacts an amendment, but only with the permission of the proposer of the motion (or amendment) to be amended.
asucd.ucdavis.edu /organizations/greek/aphio/Leadership/ParliPro.html   (2127 words)

 parliamentary procedure --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Such rules are intended to maintain decorum, to ascertain the will of the majority, to preserve the rights of the minority, and to facilitate the orderly transaction of the business of an assembly.
in parliamentary rules of order, a procedure by which proposals are submitted for the consideration of deliberative assemblies.
A vasectomy is a contraceptive procedure used to sterilize the male.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9058526?tocId=9058526   (753 words)

 P216 Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Parliamentary rule enables an organization to do the things it was organized to do.
The application of parliamentary law assures that the will of the majority is carried out and the rights and privileges of the minority are protected.
Careful preparation of an agenda requires familiarity with the rules of the organization, both local and parent, parliamentary practice, minutes of the previous meeting, a calendar of events and commitments, records of adopted policy, the roster of members, and names of officers and chairmen.
msucares.com /pubs/publications/p0216.htm   (4082 words)

 Parliamentary Procedures at a Glance
This respect is clearly shown by a willingness to practice an orderly method of procedure in organizations so as to follow the will of the majority, to protect the rights of the minority, and to protect the interests of those absent.
The use of parliamentary procedure in itself, however, does not insure that these ideals will be met.
Parliamentary inquiry: Requests the chair's opinion-not a ruling-on a matter of parliamentary procedure as it relates to the business at hand.
www.csuchico.edu /sac/parliament.html   (4256 words)

 Understanding and Using Parliamentary Procedure, NF00-434   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Parliamentary procedure is the result of centuries of accumulated experience.
Knowing parliamentary procedure and the rules that apply to the organization will make you an effective leader or member of the body.
Always remember that parliamentary procedure is not intended to stifle problem solving or creative thinking.
ianrpubs.unl.edu /consumered/nf434.htm   (1031 words)

 The Parliamentary Assistant
If we ignore the sometimes musty terminology of traditional parliamentary procedure, it may not be going too far to say that the process described by Robert's is basically what anyone would get if he or she thought through the fair and orderly operation of majority rule.
It should not be possible in a properly realized PA for an error in procedure to occur, and if it does, it should be considered a bug, not a question that is to be solved by human intervention in the general case.
But the purpose of such procedure is not the prevention of bloodshed (though that is a helpful side effect) but rather the prevention of disturbances that would interfere with the process.
metalab.unc.edu /bosak/pa/pa.htm   (4188 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure
"Parliamentary procedure" is a term many believe limited to student government associations and voluntary organizations.
Parliamentary procedure, or parliamentary law, is the code of rules and ethics by which organizations make decisions.
Although the many specific rules of parliamentary practice are too broad to examine in a single article, some general rules apply to businesses, governmental bodies, and voluntary societies alike.
www.frb-law.com /parliamentary.htm   (716 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure, 4H-011-99
Parliamentary procedure is used by most groups as they conduct their meetings.
A few examples where parliamentary procedure is practiced include Congress, county commissioners, school boards, local fair boards and county 4-H clubs and committees.
There are volumes of material written on the fine points of parliamentary procedure, but only the basics are necessary for 90% of the business conducted at a local 4-H club meeting.
ohioline.osu.edu /4h-fact/0011.html   (1058 words)

 Colorado Omega Gaveliers
Parliamentary rules are the actual rules of the game of democracy.
The Colorado Omega Gaveliers' purpose is to discuss, research, teach, practice, and exchange information in the field of parliamentary procedure, to study advanced parliamentary procedure, and to encourage members to take the examination for registration.
The Colorado Association of Parliamentarians offers you parliamentary study unit, classes in Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised, workshops in parliamentary procedure, parliamentarians to assist in meetings and conventions, parliamentarians as judges and instructors for student teams in parliamentary competitions, assistance in preparing bylaws and forming new organizations.
www.orgsites.com /co/omega-parliamentarians   (350 words)

 K. M. Smith PTA
Parliamentary law is a consistent set of rules that governs deliberative assemblies.
Knowledge of parliamentary procedure can be a powerful tool when used in conjunction with a thorough knowledge of a group's bylaws.
Bylaws may state "The president shall be an ex officio member of all committees except the nominating, audit and election committees." Such a rule enables the president to attend committee meetings, when desired, with all privileges of other members of committee, such as making motions, speaking to motions and voting.
www.myschoolonline.com /page/0,1871,42724-114493-44-17204,00.html   (1648 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eventually parliamentary law was being used at all levels of government, yet the rules for deliberative assemblies had not yet been modified for use by smaller organizations.
Procedurally, the "object of rules of order is to facilitate the smooth functioning of the assembly and to provide a firm basis for resolving questions of procedure that may arise" (Robert 1981:12-13).
As one source on parliamentary procedure suggests, the minutes "are the legal record of the meetings of an organization and may be subpoenaed" (Zimmerman 1997:31).
missionwww.lamission.edu /wms/newmanda/Das/ParliamentaryProcedure.html   (8792 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Parliamentary procedure is a term that refers to the application of parliamentary law and rules in the conduct of business in a deliberative assembly.
But there are indeed few who have the extra advantage held by those who have invested their time in a basic study of parliamentary procedure.
Members of the National Association of Parliamentarians are "trained to train" individuals and groups in the proper application of parliamentary procedure in their business or personal organizations.
www.alanjennings.com /parlipro.htm   (278 words)

 Thomas Jefferson: A Manual of Parliamentary Practice
Yet I am far from the presumption of believing that I may not have mistaken the Parliamentary practice in some cases; and especially in those minor forms, which, being practised daily, are supposed known to every body, and therefore have not been committed to writing.
Parliamentary usage, as well as the 9th rule of the Senate has fixed its form to be "Shall the main question be now put?" i.e.
The use of it has been extended abusively to other cases: but in these it is an embarrassing procedure: its uses would be as well answered by other more simple Parliamentary forms, and therefore it should not be favoured, but restricted within as narrow limits as possible.
www.constitution.org /tj/tj-mpp.htm   (17281 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure
Parliamentary Procedure is a set of rules to properly run a meeting to give everyone a chance to participate and influence decisions.
The Procedure is called Parliamentary because by the end of the 1600's The British Parliament had perfected a set of rules to properly conduct a meeting.
Parliamentary Procedure covers the formation of an organization, election of officers, formation of bylaws, formation of committees, the holding of meetings: order of business, minutes, motions, voting on motions, etc.
www.americanfamilytraditions.com /parliamentary_procedure.htm   (273 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure
However, what Parliamentary Procedure sets up is a specific set of rules for the easy and orderly conduct of meetings.
Similarly, if Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised (our parliamentary authority) says that a particular kind of motion is not debatable, it's appropriate to use a point of order if the conference is in fact debating such a motion.
A point of parliamentary inquiry is used to ask that chair how to go about doing something properly using our parliamentary procedure.
www.now.org /organization/conference/1998/procedur.html   (896 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure by John A. Cagle
The homepage provides basic instruction on important topics in Parliamentary Procedure, an opportunity to ask a real Parliamentarian questions, and a link to Questions and Answers I have received and given.
Parliamentary procedure exists to facilitate the transaction of business and to promote cooperation and harmony.
A committee, as understood in parliamentary law, is a body of one or more persons, elected or appointed by an assembly to consider, investigate, or take action on certain matters or subjects, or to do all these.
www.csufresno.edu /comm/cagle-p3.htm   (2879 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Includes details on why parliamentary procedure should be used, defines several basic terms, and lists resources.
The parliamentary procedure rules used by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate are listed.
Descriptions of parliamentary procedure educational materials available for secondary and college students for teaching a unit and for preparing for the Chapter Business Procedure Competitive Event.
reference.allfind.us /c/5e184/page3.html   (316 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This Oklahoma unit promotes the study and teaching of parliamentary procedure and Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, with emphasis on bylaws, conducting meetings, minutes, skits, educational materials.
A Professional Registered Parliamentarian that provides instruction on parliamentary procedure topics, an opportunity to ask questions, and a link to Questions and Answers that have been received and answered.
The use of parliamentary procedure in the U.S. House of Representatives: Principles of adding amendments, a germaneness test, committee rules, points of order, and a pocket guide on floor procedures.
reference.allfind.us /c/5e184   (308 words)

 National Association of Parliamentarians -- Parliamentary Procedure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although many people are familiar with the title of Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, few know that it is the most widely used book on parliamentary procedure in the United States, and that the book is used by organizations ranging from homeowners' associations to school boards to Fortune 500 boards of directors.
Parliamentary procedure defines how a democratic organization works—how its members make decisions, how its leaders run the organization to meet the needs of its members, and the rights of members and non-members.
Parliamentary procedure is vital to the fair operation of governments, corporations, charities, churches, and other organizations operating on democratic principles.
www.parliamentarians.org   (261 words)

 California State PTA | Parliamentary Procedures
If a parliamentarian is not appointed and ratified, the pres-ident should appoint one (pro tem) for each meeting to assist the president in conducting an orderly meeting.
Parliamentary law is an orderly set of rules for conducting meetings of organized groups for the purpose of accomplishing their goals fairly.
Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised is the parliamentary text that governs the PTA where the bylaws do not apply.
www.capta.org /sections/management/parliament-procedure.cfm   (328 words)

 Parliamentary Procedure in Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The mission of the American Institute of Parliamentarians is to foster, promote and teach the highest standards of parliamentary procedure, in keeping with the principles of parliamentary law and the adopted parliamentary authority.
This non-profit voluntary chapter of the American Institute of Parliamentarians in California is dedicated to an improved knowledge of parliamentary procedure.
Parliamentary procedure resources from the ITCS Instructional Materials at the University of Illinois.
ilectric.com /glance/Reference/Parliamentary_Procedure   (1325 words)

 LLRX.com - Guide on the Side - Parliamentary Procedure (Part 1): How and Why to Improve your Skills
Marie Wallace has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a librarian, beginning in 1951 in academia with the University of California and transitioning in 1971 into the private law library world until her 1995 retirement from O'Melveny and Myers.
People frequently need to know how to present their ideas in a parliamentary context and it requires a different skill set than public speaking.
It is a Communication Monograph by Al Weitzel and Patricia Geist, Professors of Communication at San Diego State University, entitled "Parliamentary Procedure in a Community Group from a Communication Perspective." The authors summarize how PP impacts talk within a group and, in turn, how it affects the way members think about problems, options and consequences.
www.llrx.com /columns/guide43.htm   (1229 words)

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