List of parliamentary procedure motions showing order in which they can be made

Infographic: Motions Quick Guide

Explore one of our most popular and helpful infographics! The Motions Quick Guide is available here as a free download—easy to save, print, and use at your next meeting.

Perhaps you understand the basics of the motion process but find ranking motions a bit complex to follow. Or, maybe you have a handle on the various secondary motions but aren’t sure the best strategy for when to use each one effectively.

The Civility Motions Quick Guide—based on Robert’s Rules of Orderprovides you with several helps at a glance.

  • the rank of each motion—which one has to be dealt with first
  • whether a motion is amendable
  • whether a motion may be debated
  • whether a motion requires a second
  • whether a motion can interrupt other motions
  • what vote is required for each motion to pass

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