Using only Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), may a member "yield" the remainder of their speaking time to another member? (difficulty level - 4)
No. "Rights in regards to debate are not transferable. Unless the organization has a special rule on the subject, a member cannot yield any unexpired portion of his time to another member, or reserve any portion of his time for a later time--that is, if a member yields the floor before speaking his full ten minutes, he is presumed to have waived his right to the remaining time." RONR § 43 (p. 388).
According to Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), how long may a member who has obtained the floor speak? (difficulty level - 3)
10 minutes, unless there is a special rule relating to the length of speeches. RONR § 43 (p. 387).
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