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From: "David W. Morgan" <>
Subject: Re: [BOARD-L] VOTE: BRC request
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 18:08:28 -1000 (HST)
In-Reply-To: <PCEDIGLJFHKFCNAGDACIOECGLMAA.srh@tyaskin.com>


NO

David

On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Shari Handley wrote:

> Discussion seems to have ended on this request. Please reply and
> indicate whether the request to rescind Motion 04-13D should be granted:
>
> Yes to grant the BRC's request to rescind
> No to deny the request, thereby letting 04-13D stand
>
> You'll have until 10 p.m. EST Saturday, January 8, 2005 to cast your
> vote.
>
> Shari
>
> *-----Original Message-----
> *From: Shari Handley [mailto:]
> *Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 2:23 AM
> *To:
> *Subject: [BOARD-L] BRC Request
> *
> *
> *The following request was received from the Bylaws Revision
> *Committee on
> *Dec. 6, 2004:
> *
> *-----------------------------------------------------------------------
> *To: USGenWeb Advisory Board
> *From: Bylaws Revision Committee
> *Subj: Rescind Motion 04-13D
> *
> *The Bylaws Revision Committee requests the Advisory Board
> *rescind motion
> *04-13D.
> *
> *Adopted by vote of 12-0 .....that the proposed revisions be reworked in
> *such
> *a way that they can be presented to the general membership as separate
> *amendments, in order that the general membership may vote to accept, or
> *reject, each individual amendment.
> *
> *Numerous times during the revision process the committee chair has
> *posted
> *(to numerous lists) the excerpt below from the adopted parliamentary
> *authority indicating the bylaws revision vote should be
> *presented as the
> *current (original bylaws) .... a single yes/no vote to adopt
> *or reject.
> *
> *>From Sturgis pg 209-
> *"A revision proposes, in effect, a new set of bylaws, and the revision
> *is
> *presented, considered, and voted upon under the same
> *procedures as those
> *followed for the adoption of the original bylaws."
> *
> *The BRC is very concerned with the end result if the
> *membership votes on
> *each article as individual amendments. The revision is intended to
> *"replace"
> *existing bylaws. More than two years work has consistently supported a
> *single vote on a revision as defined at
> *http://home.mchsi.com/~sagitta56/PA.htm . The process has
> *eliminated one
> *current article combining its content into another article and partial
> *text
> *from other articles has been combined into other appropriate
> *articles/sections.
> *
> *The desire that members have maximum voice regarding each article by
> *vote
> *puts the right of the organization to function effectively from a
> *cohesive
> *"set of bylaws" in jeopardy. The adoption of 04-13, although legal, is
> *contrary to the parliamentary authority.
> *
> *Approved by;
> *Roger Swafford
> *Ron Henson
> *Paulette Carpenter
> *Don Kelly
> *Sharon Tabor
> *Bob Sweeney
> *Denise Wells
> *Vicki Shaffer
> *Gloria B. Mayfield
> *Dennis Muncrief
> *
> *Opposed by;
> *
> *Not voting;
> *Shari Handley (NC ex-officio)
> *Bettie Wood
> *
> *---------------------------------------------------------------
> *---------
> *
> *Is there any discussion regarding this request?
> *
> *Shari
> *
> *
> *
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> *
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David W. Morgan Honolulu Hawaii
CC Representative, SWSC Region, USGenWeb Project
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dmorgan/


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