Unfortunately the posted versions of Roberts Rules of Order online tend to be reprints of the 1915 edition, which is out of copyright. It is not a good idea to rely on them. Roberts Rules of Order have changed a lot in the past 100 years.
What should you do instead of looking for Roberts Rules of Order online?
The best thing to do is to buy the current version, Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised, 11th edition, along with a handbook to help you navigate through it. We recommend the spiral-bound version available from the National Association of Parliamentarians. It lies flat on the desk and is easier to handle.
Our book, Mastering Council Meetings, is a practical guide designed as a companion to Roberts Rules of Order. It is written in a user-friendly and conversational style. You can find the information you need easily using our 19-page glossary and the 11-page index, which contain many terms not usually found in such books.
You may also find Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised in Brief, 2nd edition, to be a helpful addition to your library. This little book is quite readable and available at a modest cost. Note that it is intended as a “guidepost” to the big book. It may not be adopted as a parliamentary authority in its own right.