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Henry M. Robert (1837–1923).  Robert’s Rules of Order Revised.  1915.

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allow any more delay in putting the question than he feels is helpful to the business.
  The following lists of motions that open the main question to debate, and of those that are undebatable, are made in accordance with the above principles:

Motions That Open the Main Question to Debate.

Postpone Indefinitely 34
Reconsider a Debatable Question      36
Rescind 37
Ratify 39

Undebatable Motions.

Fix the Time to which to Adjourn (when a privileged question) 16
Adjourn (when unqualified in an assembly that has provided for future meetings) 17
Take a Recess (when privileged) 18
Call for the Orders of the Day, and questions relating to priority of business 20
Appeal when made while an undebatable question is pending, or when simply relating-
to indecorum, or transgression of the rules of speaking, or to priority of business 21
Suspension of the Rules 22
Objection to the Consideration of a Question. 23
Incidental Motions, except an Appeal as shown above in this list under Appeal 13
Lay on the Table 28
Previous Question [29] and Motiors to Close, Limit, or Extend the Limits of I ebate     30
Amend an Undebatable Motion 33
Reconsider an Undebatable Motion 36


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