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Summary of Motion Procedures to be used at the Assembly
|Type of Motion||Comments||Requires A Second?||Is Debatable?||Vote Required For Approval||Minority Opinion Heard?|
|Motion||Reviewed by the Board||YES||YES||Two-thirds||YES|
|Amending a Motion||Friendly amendment or amendment voted on||YES||YES||Two-thirds||YES|
|Motion to Postpone||Made without comment||YES||NO||Simple Majority||NO|
|Motion to Recommit||Made without comment||YES||YES||Two-thirds||NO|
|Calling to Question||Made without comment||YES||NO||Two-thirds||NO|
|Reconsidering a Vote||May only be made by a member of the prevail- side. No action may be reconsidered twice.||YES
May be seconded by either side
|Making a Floor Action||Made without comment||YES||NO||n/a||n/a|
|Voting on a Floor Action||Maker is given two (2) minutes to present.
Considered after all new and old business is concluded.
|Declining to Consider a Floor Action||Made without comment||YES||NO||Two-thirds||NO|