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table the motion discussion
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table the motion/discussion

  if a governing group votes to "table a motion", the motion (proposed action) is defeated
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This is different than voting on the motion because a "yes" vote only means that discussion can continue — not that the motion will be passed. No pre-vote discussion is permitted after a "table the motion" move is seconded.
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