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From: "Gail Kilgore" <>
Subject: [BOARD] Proposed Amendments to the USGenWeb Bylaws - WAGenWeb
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:18:24 -0700
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> >---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >From: Mike Sweeney <>
> >Date: Aug 28, 2008 11:17 AM
> >Subject: Re: Proposed Amendments to the USGenWeb Bylaws - WAGenWeb
> >To:
> >
> >Hi Gail,
> >Just following up to see if you received this message. I haven't seen any
> >posts on Board-L, ABChat, or other Project mail lists and the Anouncement
> >page isn't showing our co-sponsorship.
> >http://www.usgenweb.org/volunteers/notice.shtml
> >-Mike
> >
> >Mike Sweeney wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Gail,
> >> Would you please see that this gets submitted to the AB.
> >> Thank you,
> >> -Mike
> >> ----------------------------
> >>
> >> Washington CC's have discussed the following Bylaws Amendment proposal
> >> and wish to be added to the list of states co-sponsoring the amendment.
> >> -------
> >>
> >> Amendment Proposal to Change Method of Amending USGenWeb Bylaws from a
> >> 2/3 Vote to a Majority Vote for Passage.
> >>
> >> Proposed Amendments to the USGenWeb Bylaws - August 18, 2008
> >> Sponsored by INGenWeb, Co-sponsored by MSGenWeb
> >>
> >> ARTICLE XVI. AMENDMENT TO BYLAWS
> >>
> >> OLD:
> >> Section 1. These Bylaws may be amended by the membership of The USGenWeb
> >> Project through a two-thirds (2/3) majority of those members
> >> participating during the voting period.
> >>
> >> To be replaced by:
> >>
> >> NEW:
> >> Section 1. These Bylaws may be changed by a majority of votes cast in
> >> the affirmative on a proposed amendment.
> >>
> >> And concurrently:
> >>
> >> OLD:
> >> Section 4. Voting on any proposed amendment to the bylaws shall be
> >> during the annual voting period of July 1-July 31 and a two- thirds
> >> (2/3) majority, of the members voting within that time frame, is
> >> required for the amendment to pass.
> >>
> >> To be replaced by:
> >>
> >> NEW:
> >> Section 4. Voting on a proposed amendment to the Bylaws shall be during
> >> the annual voting period of July 1-July 31.
> >>
> >> And Concurrently:
> >>
> >> OLD:
> >> Section 5. In the case of an urgent matter affecting the well- being of
> >> The USGenWeb Project, the Advisory Board may propose an amendment and
> >> disseminate it to the membership without the required co-sponsorship. In
> >> this case, the proposed amendment shall be posted to the national
> >> website and disseminated to the membership within two (2) business days.
> >> The proposed amendment shall remain posted for a minimum of three (3)
> >> business days. A special ballot shall be prepared and voting shall be
> >> for a period of five (5) business days. A two-thirds (2/3) majority, of
> >> The USGenWeb Project membership, voting within that time frame, shall be
> >> required for the amendment to pass.
> >>
> >> To Be replaced by:
> >>
> >> NEW:
> >> Section 5. In the case of an urgent matter affecting the well- being of
> >> The USGenWeb Project, the Advisory Board may propose an amendment
> >> without the required co-sponsorship. The Advisory Board's proposed
> >> amendment shall be posted to the national website. Notification to all
> >> membership shall be within two (2) business days of posting on the
> >> national website. The proposed amendment shall remain posted for a
> >> minimum of three (3) business days. A special ballot shall be prepared
> >> and voting shall be for a period of five (5) business days.
> >> --
> >> Mike Sweeney
> >> State Coordinator - WAGenWeb
> >>
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