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Does a motion to table need a vote?
Last Updated: 17th February, 2020
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Beside this, does a motion to table require a second?
Wait for your motion to be seconded. The motion to Lay on the Table must be seconded by another member of the assembly in the form of "I second the motion," or simply, "I second it." The member who seconds the motion need not be recognized by the chair to do so.
One may also ask, what does to table something mean? In American English, to table something means to postpone discussion on something. It might mean to postpone it indefinitely, but usually it just means that the discussion should be resumed at a later date. (As others have pointed out, in British English it means the exact opposite. Related: Tabled; tabling.
Also asked, is a motion to table debatable?
table, motion to - A senator may move to table any pending question. The motion is not debatable, and agreement to the motion is equivalent to defeating the question tabled. The motion is used to dispose quickly of questions the Senate does not wish to consider further.
What does it mean when you table a motion?
Table (parliamentary procedure) In the United States, to "table" usually means to postpone or suspend consideration of a pending motion. In the rest of the English-speaking world, to "table" means to begin consideration (or reconsideration) of a proposal.