Robert's Rules of Order

1. Rights of organization supersede the rights of individual members

2. All members are equal and their rights are equal

3. A quorum must be present to do business

4. The majority rules

5. Silence is consent

6. One question at a time; and one speaker at a time

7. Debatable Motions must receive full debate

8. Once a question is decided, it is Not In Order to bring up the same motion or one essentially like it at the same meeting

9. Personal remarks in a debate are always Out of Order