Rescind and expunge from the minutes

The motion to rescind and expunge from the minutes is used to express the strongest disapproval about action previously taken by a deliberative assembly.

Explanation and Use

Roberts Rules of Order Revised (RONR)

This motion requires a vote of a majority of the entire membership.

The Standard Code (TSC)

The motion to expunge requires a majority vote (of those voting). The secretary dows not erase the expunged motion but draws a line around it and marks it "expunged by order of this assembly," and give the date of the expunging, and signs the notation. The expunged motion is not included in any minute published thereafter.


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