Talk:Making a Motion

From PhiSigmaPiWiki
Revision as of 06:09, 23 March 2007 by FreshBoy (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

I can't figure out a reasonable way to format this page. I have several other similar pages in the works, so any help or ideas would be appreciated. {Duff 21:27, 22 March 2007 (EDT)}

I'll work on some formatting. But i think this page should really be called "Handling a Main Motion," since technically there are motions that do not require a second, and they may be handled differently. Point of Order is an example of a motion that requires no second and is handled strictly by the Chair. But main motions are always handled according to this process (barring, of course, interruption by other motions). I also think that the entire process of handling the main motion should be outlined here, not just the parts up to ending debate. FreshBoy 22:04, 22 March 2007 (EDT)
I'm gonna try to throw up a few pages so that you can see what I was doing. I think for the most part, this should be as basic as possible so it's a resource for brothers who aren't familiar with parli pro{Duff 00:30, 23 March 2007 (EDT)}
Okay I don't mind breaking it up. But I think that the "Handling a Main Motion" page should exist somewhere--it's probably one of the most useful things a Chair could reference, since most Chapter meetings deal almost exclusively with Main Motions (at least in my experience). But if we're going to make this page "Making a Motion" I think we need to remove the stuff about seconds, etc., since that's not really part of making the motion, and it's not applicable to all motions. FreshBoy 09:09, 23 March 2007 (EDT)