District 16 Motions

Motion proposals are presented at the District 16 Business Meeting. Motions must be submitted on our official Motions Form, which can be downloaded from the the Forms page.

Details about the motion process and procedures can be found in the District 16 Guidelines.

We began listing motions on this page on July 20, 2011. Motions prior to July 20 are kept on file but not available for download from our website.

Status Column Terms

Tabled: The motion was not determined to be "urgent and/or administrative" and was not voted on, allowing time for GSRs to take the motion to their Groups for discussion. Debate on a tabled motion will resume under old business at the next District Business Meeting, at which time GSRs can share the input they received from their Groups.

Passed: The motion was determined to be "urgent and/or administrative" and was voted on. A simple majority of the voting body of the District Business Meeting voted in favor of the motion. The motion has been adopted.

Failed: The motion was determined to be "urgent and/or administrative" and was voted on. A simple majority of the voting body of the District Business Meeting voted against the motion. The motion will not be adopted.

Motions Submitted in 2016
Number Description Status Download
1 Create Alternate Treasurer as a non-voting position Passed Download
2 Missing two consecutive meetings considered resignation of officer, chair Passed Download
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Motions Submitted in 2015
Number Description Status Download
1 Create Special Events Chair, committee Passed Download
2 Change, streamline District 16 meeting format Passed Download
Motions Submitted in 2014
Number Description Status Download
1 NONE    
Motions Submitted in 2013
Number Description Status Download
1 To produce a brightly colored "stand up card" (tent) Tabled Download
Motions Submitted in 2012
Number Description Status Download
1 Fund $150 each for the 5 Correctional Facilities Tabled Download
2 To send a Suggestion to the Trustees Committee on Literature Tabled Download
3 2014 have the Oregon Area move to 3 Assemblies eliminating Nov Tabled Download
Motions Submitted in 2011
Number Description Status Download
1 Website content Tabled Download
2 Change definition of closed meeting in meeting schedule Passed Download