Chapter Business Procedure
State Qualifying Event:
Teams of 6
Student teams demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary procedure in both a written exam and a team demonstration. The written exam covers questions related to materials found in Robert’s Rules of Order—Newly Revised. During the presentation, the team will demonstrate the running of a typical business meeting using a standard order of business. During the presentation, the team must properly insert into the order of business the secretary’s minutes, treasurer’s report, and business items identified by the technical committee. In addition to the debate and transaction of the business items, teams will also properly demonstrate at least six different parliamentary procedure motions including at least one of each of the following: Main, privileged, subsidiary, incidental, and motions that bring back issues to the floor. Minutes of the demonstration will be read by the secretary upon completion of the demonstration.
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