The 112th Annual Meeting of Texas PTA
- Call to Order
- Honoring America and Texas
- Report of Credentials
- Annual Meeting Rules
- Report of the Audit Committee
- Report of the Advocacy Committee
- Report of the Programs Committee
- Executive Director Remarks
- Report of the Governance Committee
The proposed amendments can be downloaded here.
- Badges are required for admittance to all meetings.
- During a counted vote, the doors will be closed. No one will be allowed to enter or leave the meeting until the chair announces the results of the vote.
- The president shall appoint a committee of the members to review the minutes of the annual meeting. The board of directors shall approve the annual meeting minutes.
- Editorial changes to motions, proposed bylaws amendments, or resolutions may be submitted to the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any such motions offered on the floor shall be ruled out of order by the president.
- The president shall determine and adjust the agenda as required for smooth operation of the assembly.
- The printed agenda is for guidance only and shall not be considered either general or special orders.
- All messages and announcements shall be given to a page. No message may be presented directly to the chair.
- All electronic devices shall be silenced during all meetings.
- Members are prohibited from recording or live streaming the meeting.
SPEAKING AND VOTING
- Only voting delegates shall have the privilege of making motions, debating, and voting.
- Delegates wishing to speak shall go to the nearest appropriate microphone and present their voting badge to the microphone attendant
- All motions and amendments shall be presented in writing on forms obtained from microphone attendants. Forms must be completed, signed, and sent to the chair to receive consideration.
- Delegates may speak for two minutes at one time on the question under discussion and twice on the same question. No delegate may speak for a second time until all delegates wishing to speak a first time have had an opportunity to speak.
- Debate shall be limited to 15 minutes for each main motion and bylaw amendment.
- The clock will run uninterrupted unless ordered stopped by the chair.
- In order to extend debate time, a delegate must move to extend debate, which requires a second, is amendable, is not debatable, and requires a 2/3 vote.
- Votes may be taken by general consent, as determined by the president. Should an objection be made, the vote shall be taken by another method.