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Re: Re: Robert's rules (Re: [ga] Blockage/delay of postings)
We can't deal with your question Roberto - there being no rules in which
to officiate the question in place.
Should I read from your statement, that you are seconding my motion to
place roberts rules of order in operation here?
On Thu, 6 Jan 2000, Roberto Gaetano wrote:
> Joe Baptista wrote:
> >Like I said in a prior post, roberts rules are very thorough - i.e. no
> >need to think, just use the index.
> OK. Let's start from the beginning - see Rule #3 (http://
> www.constitution.org/rror/rror-01.htm#3 or quote below).
> This is the procedure for asking the permission to post ;>).
> Note that the rules are very complete indeed, they cover also the proper
> way to address a lady (married and/or unmarried). I am not under the
> impression that all ladies have been addressed this way before.
> Then, for non-compliance, we still have rule #73....
> ---- begin quote ----
> 3. Obtaining the Floor. Before a member call make a motion, or address
> the assembly in debate, it is necessary that he
> should obtain the floor -- that is, he must rise after the floor has
> been yielded, and address the presiding officer by his
> official title, thus, "Mr. Chairman," or "Mr. President," or "Mr.
> Moderator;"1 or, if a woman (married or single), "Madam
> Chairman," or "Madam President." If the assembly is large so that the
> member's name may be unknown to the chairman,
> the member should give his name as soon as he catches the eye of the
> chairman after addressing him. If the member is
> entitled to the floor, as shown hereafter, the chairman "recognizes" him
> , or assigns him the floor, by announcing his name.
> If the assembly is small and the members are known to each other, it is
> not necessary for the member to give his name
> after addressing the chair, as the presiding officer is termed, nor is
> it necessary for the chair to do more than bow in
> recognition of his having the floor. If a member rises before the floor
> has been yielded, or is standing at the time, he cannot
> obtain the floor provided any one else rises afterwards and addresses
> the chair. It is out of order to be standing when
> another has the floor, and the one guilty of this violation of the rules
> cannot claim he rose first, as he did not rise after the
> floor had been yielded.
> ---- end quote ----