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Simplified Rules of Procedure

Rule Interrupt a Speaker Need a Second Debatable Vote Needed

Adjourn or Suspend

"I move that we adjourn"

NO YES NO MAJORITY

Caucus

"I move that we caucus"

NO YES NO MAJORITY

Complain about Noise

"Point of Personal Privilege"

YES NO NO NO VOTE

Postpone/Resume Debate

"I move to suspend/resume debate"

NO YES YES MAJORITY

Closure of Debate

"I move to the previous question"

NO YES YES 2/3

Suspension of Rules

"I move to suspend rules so that . ."

NO YES NO 2/3

Introduce Business

"I move that . . ."

NO YES YES MAJORITY

Protest Breach of Rules

"I rise to a point of order"

YES NO NO NO VOTE

Vote on Ruling of the Chair

"I appeal the decision of the Chair"

YES YES NO 2/3

Division of the Question

"I move to divide the question"

NO YES YES MAJORITY

Ask Question of the Speaker

"Point of Information"

NO NO NO NO VOTE

Ask Question about Procedure

"Point of parliamentary inquiry"

NO NO NO NO VOTE

Reconsider a Decision

"I move to reconsider the vote on . . .

YES YES YES 2/3

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