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What are all the privilege motions?

Fix the time to which to adjourn
Adjourn
Recess
Raise a question of privilege
Call for the orders of the day

1

What is the purpose of fix time to which to adjourn?

To set a time for the continuation of the present meeting

2

How would you state fix the time to which to adjourn?

(Rising) "Mr. President" ( pause for recognition) "I move that when this meeting adjourns it's stays adjourned until Tuesday at 2:00"

3

Is fix the time to which to adjourn interruptible?

No

4

Do you second fix time to which to adjourn?

Yes

5

Is fix the time to which to adjourn debatable?

No

6

Is fix the time to which to adjourn amendable?

Yes

7

What's the vote for fix the time to which to adjourn?

Maj

8

Do you reconsider fix time to which to adjourn?

Yes

9

What is the purpose for adjourn?

To end the meeting

10

How would you state adjourning?

(Rising) "Mr. President" (pause for recognition) "I move to adjourn"

11

Is adjourn interruptible?

No

12

Do you second an adjourn?

Yes

13

Is an adjourn debatable?

No

14

Is adjourning amendable?

No

15

What's the vote for adjourning?

Maj

16

Is adjourning reconsidered?

No

17

What is the purpose of a recess?

To provide a short recess while business is pending

18

How would you state a recess?

(Rising) "Mr. President" (pause for recognition) "I move to recess for (state duration of recess)

19

Is a recess interruptible?

No

20

Do you second a recess?

Yes

21

Is a recess debatable?

No

22

Is a recess amendable?

Yes

23

What's the vote?

Maj

24

Do you reconsider a recess?

No

25

What's the purpose to raise a question if privilege?

To permit urgent request related to rights and privileges of members

26

How would you raise a question of privilege?

(Rising, and without obtaining the floor) " I rise to a question if privilege"

27

Is raise a question of privilege interruptible?

Yes

28

Do you second raise a question of privilege?

No

29

Is raise a question of privilege debatable?

No

30

Is raise a question of privilege amendable?

No

31

What's the vote for raise a question of privilege?

Chair decides

32

Can you reconsider raise a question of privilege?

No

33

What's the purpose for call for the orders of the day?

To demand adherence to the order of business (the agenda)

34

How would you state call for the orders of the day?

(Rising, and without obtaining the floor) "I call for the orders of the day"

35

Is call for the orders of the day interruptible?

Yes

36

Is call for the orders if the day seconded?

No

37

Is call for the orders of the day debatable?

No

38

Is call for the orders of the day amendable?

No

39

What's call for the orders of the days vote?

Chair decides

40

Can you reconsider call for the orders of the day?

No