Can a Request for Information (formerly called a "Point of Information") interrupt a speaker? (difficulty level - 3)
A Request for Information "is in order when another has the floor" if it requires immediate attention. RONR § 33 (p. 293).
Does an adopted motion for the Previous Question prevent additional Requests for Information (formerly" Points of Information")? (difficulty level - 5)
This is a tough one, as Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition) is not entirely clear. Certainly, members who adopt a motion to close debate do not intend for discussion to continue indefinitely through questions. However, RONR § 16 provides that the "adoption of an order for the Previous Question does not prevent the making of privileged or incidental motions as applicable. Requests for Information are an incidential motion. RONR § 16 (p. 198).
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