Robert’s Rules of Order Revised > 9. Committees and Boards > 49. Committees Classified.

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

Art. IX.   Committees and Boards

Committees Classified 49.
Boards of Managers, etc., and Executive Committees     50.
Ex-Officio Members of Boards and Committees 51.
Committees, Special and Standing 52.
Reception of Reports 53.
Adoption or Acceptance of Reports 54.
Committee of the Whole 55.
As if in Committee of the Whole 56.
Informal Consideration 57.

49. Committees Classified.

A Committee is a body of one or more persons appointed or elected by an assembly or society to consider, or investigate, or take action in regard to, certain matters or subjects, or to do all of these things. Committees may be divided into two distinct classes:   1
  (1) Boards of Managers or Directors, Boards of Trustees, Executive Committees, etc.   2
  (2) Ordinary Committees, Special or Standing, and Committee of the Whole and its substitutes.   3
  These different kinds of committees are considered separately in the following five sections.   4


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