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Henry M. Robert
Roberts Rules of Order Revised.
strike out any of the names, and if such a motion is adopted the chair replaces them with other names. When he appoints the committee no vote is taken, but he must announce the names of the committee to the assembly, and until such announcement is made the committee cannot act. If it is desired to permit the chair to appoint a committee after adjournment, it must be authorized by a vote. The power to appoint a committee carries with it the power to appoint its chairman and to fill any vacancy that may arise in the committee. The resignation of a member of a committee should be addressed to the appointing power.
of this motion are as follows: To refer the question to a committee; To recommit the resolution; That the subject be referred to a committee of three to be appointed by the chair, and that it report by resolution at the next meeting; That it be referred to a committee with power; That the assembly do now resolve itself into [or, go into] committee of the whole, to take under consideration, etc., specifying the subject [
]; That the resolution be considered as if in committee of the whole [
]; That the resolution be considered informally [<
of the motion to refer to a standing or special committee is usually to enable a question to be more carefully investigated
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