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Chair person proposed to extend regularly scheduled meetings to start 15 minutes earlier on an ongoing basis.  The length of time and start time of the meetings are not in the bylaws.  What does the parliamentarian need to do in order for this take place?  Does someone make a motion?



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2 hours ago, Hieu H. Huynh said:

You could give notice of this proposed rule and at the meeting, adopt it by a two-thirds vote. Or alternatively, this rule could be adopted by a vote of a majority of the entire membership.

In general, meeting start times will be standing rules, see p. 89, ll. 9-10.  They can be amended by a 2/3 vote, or a majority vote with notice, or a majority of the entire membership.  If no standing rule has been adopted, and the time is a custom, it seems to me they could just adopt a standing rule by majority vote.  Either I'm missing something, or I disagree with the vote thresholds you've given here.

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