# What are the 4 classifications of motions?

## What are the 4 classifications of motions?

Classification of motions

• Main motions, those that bring business before the assembly when no other motion is pending.
• Subsidiary motions, which affect the main motion being considered.
• Privileged motions, which are urgent matters that must be dealt with immediately, even if they interrupt pending business.

## What do you say after motion?

Members discuss the motion by rising, addressing the chair, and being assigned the floor. The presiding officer takes a vote by stating: All those in favor say “Aye.” Those opposed say “No.” The presiding officer announces the vote and whether the motion is adopted or defeated.

What are the classification of motion?

In the world of mechanics, there are four basic types of motion. These four are rotary, oscillating, linear and reciprocating.

### How is a motion passed?

Call the question – A motion to end debate and vote on the motion at hand. If seconded and passed, the main motion is then voted on. If seconded, discussion ends and must be voted on immediately. A subsequent motion to take from the table is required to reopen discussion.

### What happens when a motion does not get a second?

If no second is forthcoming, the chair asks, “Is there a second to the motion?” If a second still doesn’t come, the motion is said to fall to the floor and simply does not come before the group. If this happens, the chair states that as the case and moves on to the next item of business. The members debate the motion.

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