Starting with Section 2 Motions use the chart below to create your study plan. You can choose to write and make notes in your study guide or make copies of what you are working on. Section 2 Motions has 400 questions in the study guide there are 100 question on the Section 2 Motions exam.
You should also be memorizing the 8 Subsidiary Motions and the
5 Privileged Motions, you need to know the characteristic of each; can motion interrupt a speaker, does it need a second, is the motion amendable, debatable, does it need a majority vote, a 2/3 vote or a chair's decision for the motion to pass or be dealt with and can the motion be reconsidered. The knowledge of these motions will go along way in helping you understand motions and how they are moved.
I make a list every night of the 13 ranking motions in order of highest to lowest ranking with the coordinating information that I described above for each motion.
I try to set aside two hours a night to study I actually schedule it!
I take my RONR everywhere so if I have time I read!
Happy studying my friends!
SIX STEPS TO MAKING A MOTION
To make a motion, a person must be a voting member of the group that is meeting. There are six steps in the motion process:
PARLIAMENTARY FACTS TO AID LEARNERS
Types of deliberative assemblies:
Rules of an assembly:
Order of business (MRS SUN):
M = reading and approval of Minutes
R = Reports of officers, boards, and standing committees
S = reports of Special committees
S = Special orders
U = Unfinished business and general orders
N = New business
Processes of amendment:
Committees that must report to open a convention and vote required to adopt each report:
Kinds of committees:
Action that can be taken in the absence of a quorum: