A corrected credentials report from the June 17 meeting was approved. The total number of voting delegates for June 17 was 674.
The credentials report for the June 18 meeting was approved. The total number of voting delegates for June 18 was 685.
PROPOSED 2016-2018 LWVUS BYLAWS
Patricia Donath, chair of the LWVUS Bylaws Committee, presented the proposed 2016-2018 LWVUS Bylaws.
Motion to adopt Proposal #3 on page 42 of the program, Article III (2), Types of Membership
Motion #2016-28, LWV of Minnesota
Motion APPROVED by two-thirds majority
Motion to adopt Proposal #4 on page 42 of the program, Article III (2), Types of Membership
Motion #2016-29, LWV of Minnesota
Motion to close debate APPROVED by two-thirds majority
Motion #2016-29 DEFEATED by a Card vote. Total Votes cast = 629; Yes = 369; No = 256; Illegal = 4.
Motion to reconsider Motion #2016-29
Motion APPROVED by majority vote
Motion #2016-35 to amend Motion 2016-29, strikes 18 inserts 16 years of age, LWV of Georgia, GA
Motion APPROVED by a majority vote
Motion to amend motion #2016-29, so that Subsection 2 (A) Voting Members, to read: Persons at least 16 years of age who join the League shall be voting members of local Leagues, state Leagues, and of the LWVUS; (1) those who live within an area of a local League may join that League or any other local League
Motion #2016-29 APPROVED as Amended by Motion #2016-35