The motion of request for permission to withdraw or modify a motion is made if the maker of the motion wishes to withdraw or change it after it has been stated by the chair.
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... Before it has been stated by the chair, permission is unnecessary ... However, a person who seconded the motion before it was modified is allowed to withdraw the second ...
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