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EVENT DATE Motion Action Category
M1980-009 Quarterly Meeting 07/13/80 Patti P. moved that anyone not attending at least one service meeting per quarter cannot retain their vote in the assembly. Motion seconded and passed. Passed 1, 20, 26
M1980-010 Quarterly Meeting 07/13/80 Motion made for a roll call at all sharing sessions and business meetings. Passed 1, 20
M1980-013 Quarterly Meeting 10/12/80 Motion made seconded and passed to suspend the voting qualification. Passed 1, 20,
M1981-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/12/81 The recommendation of the Area Committee to elect Alternate Officers was moved, seconded and passed. Passed 1, 16, 20, 25 
M1981-016 Quarterly Meeting 10/13/81 Les P. moved that all Past Delegate attend the area committee meetings and have a vote. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 20, 26
M1981-017 Quarterly Meeting 10/13/81 Connie L. moved that alternate officers attend the area committee meetings and vote only if the officer for which the attendee is alternate is not present. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 20, 25,
M1981-020 Area Committee Meeting 11/08/81 Bud S. moved that the Delegate be appointed to prepare a rough draft of a policies and procedures manual. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1982-005 Area Committee Meeting 02/14/82 It was moved, seconded and passed that Martha W. be reimbursed for expenses incurred in printing the rough draft of a policy manual. Passed 1, 20,
M1982-008 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/82 Frank C. moved the assembly set aside the April 1983 business meeting for finalizing a draft of a  policies and procedures manual for submission to the groups for discussion. Motion carried. Passed 1, 20, 
M1983-009 It was moved, seconded and approved that the Policies and Procedures Guidelines in final draft form be submitted to each group for their discussion, after such final draft was completed by the Area Assembly.
M1983-032 It was moved , seconded and approved that that the policies and procedures guidelines, with approved additions be approved as in final form.
M1984-002 Quarterly Meeting 01/15/84 A motion was made, seconded and voted on to spend $250.00 for printing cost of 1,000 copies of the Policies and Procedures Manual, the motion passed. Passed 1, 20,
M1985-002 Called Business Meeting 02/10/85 Bill C. moved that we approve amendment #1 to the Policy and Procedure manual which will allow a tax exempt status for the area Assembly. Jim M. seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1985-003 Called Business Meeting 02/10/85 Fred F. moved that we approve amendment #2 to the Policy and Procedure manual which will allow a tax exempt status for the area Assembly. Bill C. seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1986-003 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/86 Bill C.  moved that we accept the amendment to our Policies and Procedures Manual, the amendment would change article D, Section 5 to read: The Area Committee shall meet on a quarterly basis. The motion passed. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1987-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/11/87 Harry S.  made a motion "Quarterly Meetings Only, Two Day Session". There was a second from the floor. Richard U. amended motion to "NO VOTE TO ANY CHANGE FOR THE NEXT TWO MEETINGS". The "No Vote" motion passed. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1987-002 Quarterly Meeting 04/12/87 Motion was made to accept proposed amendments # 4 and #6 to the Policies and Procedures Manual.  Amendments #4 and #6 did not pass. Failed 1, 20,
M1987-003 Quarterly Meeting 04/12/87 Marti B. moved  to accept proposed amendment # 5 to the policies and Procedures Manual.  Amendments #5. The motion would replace Section D articles 1,2,3,4 with a statement that reads "The Area Assembly shall meet quarterly in a two day session". Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1987-004 Quarterly Meeting 04/12/87 A motion was made to print 1000 new policies and procedures manuals, taking the lowest bid. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 20,
M1987-007 Quarterly Meeting 07/12/87 Harry S. motioned that any changes to the budget in the future can only be changed by budget amendment through the Assembly. The motion passed. Passed 1, 5, 20,
M1989-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/02/89 Helen M. said the Policies and Procedures Manual requires the budget for the following year be voted on no later than July. She made a motion that the budget be ready by June 1st and mailed in a special mailing to the GSR. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 5, 20, 22
M1990-003 Quarterly Meeting 01/06/90 Doug R. made a motion that we accept the proposed amendment (amendment No. 5, article F: Policies, Section 6) to the SETA Policies and Procedures manual as presented. George S.  seconded it and the assembly voted on and passed it. Passed 1, 20,
M1990-016 Quarterly Meeting 07/22/90 Marvin W. made a motion that we set a 6 month prudent reserve or 50% of the approved operating budget for the physical year. Carol M. seconded it then it was voted on and passed. Passed 1, 5, 20,
M1990-026 Quarterly Meeting 10/14/90 Rodney R. made a motion to delete the office of Liaison to Houston Intergroup Corrections Committee from the Policy and Procedures Manual. Jay C. seconded it and it carried. Passed 1, 15, 20, 26,
M1990-027 Quarterly Meeting 10/14/90 Gene M. made a motion to split the secretary's job into two full voting jobs; the Corresponding Secretary who will keep the mailing list up to date and the Transcription Secretary who transcribes the minutes. Kathy S. seconded it and it passed. Passed 1, 20, 25, 26,
M1992-016 Quarterly Meeting 10/11/92 A motion was made to make the Archives Chairperson position a permanent position instead of rotating every two years. After much discussion the motion passed. Not details on the discussion or the minority opinion were given in the minutes. Passed 1, 2, 20, 26,
M1993-003 Quarterly Meeting 01/10/93 After discussion on the issue of LCMs voting it was determined by vote that LCMs will not have a vote in the SETA Assembly. Passed 1, 20, 22, 26,
M1993-009 Quarterly Meeting 07/11/93 Jan M. made a motion and Sam seconded it to accept the proposal to remove the position of "Liaison to Correctional Committee" be deleted from the Policy and Procedure Manual. The motion carried. Passed 1, 4, 15, 20, 26,
M1994-026 Quarterly Meeting 10/10/94 Finance Committee recommends the following proposed amendment to P &PM: Section E, Finances by adding paragraph 6 "The Reserve Account #1736024 of SETA Assembly shall not exceed the sum of: A) the 6 month Prudent Reserve of the subsequent budget year, B) The Conference Reserve, C) The Contingency Reserve of $5000. Any excess funds will be contributed to the General Service Office yearly." The recommendation failed. Failed 1, 6, 20, 24,
M1995-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/22/95 Linda G. moved and Rodney R. seconded to approve the Finance Committee recommendation to fund the  P&P Ad Hoc Committee printing expense. Motion passed. Passed 1, 6, 20, 21,
M1995-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/09/95 The P&P Committee recommended the following amendments to the SETA Policies and Procedures Manuel: 1) Pages 4&5. One Area Secretary; add Area Records Committee Chairperson. 2) Page 9#4 The Finance Committees responsibility shall be: To prepare the proposed budget for the following fiscal year, to study/review the needs of the assembly as a whole as they relate to income and expense and to ensure a healthy but practical Area financial status that honors the intent of the Seventh Tradition. The committee will have a voting chairperson plus other members, including the Area Treasurer and non-voting, at large members equally representing the geographic segments of the SETA Area. 3) Page 9#5 The Budget Sub-committee for the Finance Committee shall consist of the Area Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, and any assembly member requiring funding for approved area service work. The proposed budget for the following fiscal year will be presented to the assembly at the second quarterly meeting of the current year and voted on by the assembly no later than the third quarterly assembly meeting.  Passed 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 25, 26,
4) Page 11 first paragraph, Any member willing to stand for any Area Committee job must be present or submit their intentions in writing. 5) Page 11 #1, The Area Secretary shall insure that all voting members are assigned numbered badges upon registering at each quarterly assembly. The numbered badges assigned will represent the roll of qualified voters. Prior to voting, that roll will be called to verify that all are present  and to identify any qualified voters missed in the registration process. Attendance by a member of the assembly will be required for that member to exercise the voting privilege. 6) Page 11 #5 Election of all Area Officers will follow the Third Legacy Procedure as outlined in the A.A. Service Manual. Election of Alternate Officers, Chairpersons of Assembly approved committees and Liaisons to Intergroups will be by written ballot with a majority required. 7) Page 12. Rename Area Conference to Convention. 
8) Page 12c. Disposition of any surplus money from the Convention to be recommended by the Finance Committee and approved by the Area Assembly. The assembly unanimously accepted the new Policies and Procedures manual as amended.
M1995-019 Quarterly Meeting 07/09/95 Motion and seconded to delete from page 12 of the Policy and Procedure Manual Item a. Advances and all other monies to be maintained in a permanent Convention bank account. Motion passed unanimously. Passed 1, 6,  17, 20,
M1997-005 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- Assembly to elect Convention Chair at Oct. Qtrly but no later than Jan. each year. Two Yrs sobriety required for convention chair. Area Chair may nominate if no one stands. Convention Chair is responsible for appointing all contention officers & sub committee chairs. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20,
M1997-006 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- Convention Advisory Committee to assist convention chair is composed of Treasurer & chairpersons of the four preceding conventions and the current Delegate. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20, 25
M1997-007 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- The annual convention location shall rotate among Houston, Beaumont, Galveston, and Bryan/College Station and or their general vicinities. Motion passed Passed 1, 17, 20
M1997-008 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- Area Treasurer shall advance convention committee a sufficient sum for preliminary expenses. Such sum to be repaid to the area treasury by the April quarterly immediately following the completed convention. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20
M1997-009 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- Any loss incurred by a SETA convention to be made up by the Area treasury. Motion passed Passed 1, 17, 20
M1997-010 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- A complete financial report will be presented to the April quarterly Area assembly following the completed convention. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20
M1997-011 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 P & P Manual- Al-Anon/Alateen program for the convention to be the responsibility of the Al-Anon sub committee chairperson and their expenses to be paid from the SETA Convention Treasury. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20
M1998-021 Quarterly Meeting 10/11/98 A proposed amendment to by-laws voting procedure to change area officers to include Recording Secretary and Records Secretary. Motion tabled. Tabled 1, 20, 25
M1999-003 Quarterly Meeting 01/17/99 A proposed amendment to the Policies and Procedures Manual to split the Area Secretary and the Area Records Secretary positions. Motion tabled until April 99 assembly. Tabled 1, 20, 25
M1999-006 Quarterly Meeting 04/11/99 Motion to amend the Policies and Procedures Manual by making  the Group Records Chair and Area Office and to rename the office to Registrar. Roll Call will be done by the Registrar. Motion passed. Passed 1, 20, 25
M2000-009 Quarterly Meeting 07/09/00 Motion the Website proposal and amendments to the Policies and Procedures Manual be tabled until the October assembly. Motion passed. Passed 1, 14, 20, 26
M2000-012 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/00 Motion that the proposed Website to be used for Area Business not Public Information. Proposal passed. Passed 1, 14, 20, 26
M2000-015 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/00 Proposed change to the Policies and Procedures Manual 1) on page 4 to read "Note: All Alternates will have full voting privileges only in the absence of the primary member. 2) voting on page 11 starting at "Election of delegate, thru voting procedures…3) amending items 3,4 & 5 of voting on page 11… 4) Eligibility to stand as an Area Officer are 3 years sobriety and 2 years of previous service… 5) on page 13 "A 2/3  majority of those voting shall constitute the adoption of the amendment. Motion passed Passed 1, 20, 25
M2000-016 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/00 Motion to change Policy and Procedure manual item #2 of  voting on page 11 "members of…  Motion passed Passed 1, 20
M2000-017 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/00 Motion to change Policy and Procedure manual on page 12 to read "The Area will elect a SETA Convention Chair at the October Quarterly but no later than January 2 years before the Convention." Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 20,
M2001-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/08/01 Amendments to the Policies and Procedures Manual accepted as submitted. Motion passed. Passed 1, 20
M2001-022 Quarterly Meeting 10/14/01 The Bi-lingual Ad Hoc committee made a motion to add a Bi-lingual Standing Committee to the standing committees to the Southeast Texas Area into the Policy and Procedures. The motion was amended to read "For the Area to form a Multi-lingual Standing Committee within the Southeast Texas Area which will have a budget. The amended motion passed. Passed 1, 6, 9, 20, 21, 26
M2003-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/13/03 Proposal by the State Convention Chair Election Guidelines Committee " The Area Assembly will elect a State Convention Chairperson, when Houston is the host city. This election will take place at the Area's April Assembly, in the year the State Convention rotation through Houston. The election will be by written ballot with a majority required. Any member that has previously served as Co-Chair of the State Convention,Chair or Co-Chair of the Southeast Texas Area Convention or Past Delegate of the Southeast may be nominated to serve as State Convention Chairperson." Motion tabled, this is a change to the  Policies and Procedures Manual and requires 30 days notice before it can be voted on. Tabled 1, 17, 20
M2002-013 Quarterly Meeting 07/14/02 Motion to create a Standing Literature Committee for SETA. Motion passed. Passed 1, 8, 20, 26,
M2003-025 Quarterly Meeting 10/12/03 A motion to amend the current policy for electing a State Convention Chairperson as stated in the Policies and Procedures Manual by  changing  the body that selects the chairperson from the Area Committee to the Area Assembly. It further clarifies who is eligible to stand. Motion passed. Passed 1, 16, 17, 20
M2004-019 Quarterly Meeting 10/03/04 District 65 DCM made a motion that District 65 be splitted into two separate districts. The Districts to be called District 64 & District 65. The motion carried Passed 1, 20, 22, 26 
M2005-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/09/05 Motion to split District 66 into two districts, to be called District 63 and District 66. Motion carried.  Passed 1,20,22,26
M2005-015 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/05 A motion was made by Marvin W. and seconded by Zaz M. to discontinue the practice of including projected income from Area Conventions in the Area budget. The motion passed.  Passed 1,5,6,17,20,26
M2005-019 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/05 The Finance Committee made a motion to rescind the motion made and passed during the April assembly, “... to discontinue the practice of including projected income from Area conventions in the Area budget.” The motion passed. Passed 1,5,6,17,20,26
M2006-004 Quarterly Meeting 04/09/06 Area Convention funds should be separated from the Southeast Texas Area budget and account. A separate restricted fund should be established for convention monies. A suggested cap of $15,000 should be placed on this account. Any monies over the cap will be directed to the Finance Committee for a recommendation.The motion passed. Betsy will appoint an ad hoc committee to revise the wording in the Policies & Procedures Manual. Passed 1,5,6,17,20,21, 22,26,
M2006-019 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/06 An Area Action passed in January to separate the convention funds from the SETA budget and Betsy would appoint an ad hoc committee to revise the wording in the Policy and Procedures Manual. The final recommendation for changes to the Policies and Procedures Manual is ready for a vote and comes out of the Committee as a motion and a second. The motion passed. Passed 1,5,6,17,20,21, 22,26,
M2007-018 Quarterly Meeting 07/15/07 A motion was made to amend the policies and Procedures Manual. The amendment would would state "Notices of future meetings and minutes of the previous meeting shall be mailed elctronically or by post at least 30 days prior to the next quarterly meeting." The motion failed  Failed 1,20
M2008-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/20/08 There was a motion and a second out of the Grapevine Committee to create a SETA "La Viña Standing Committee. After much discussion the motion passed 41 - 14 for. Passed 1,7,20,22,26
M2008-002 Quarterly Meeting 04/13/08 A recommendation to rename the Website Committee to the SETA Information Technology Committee and adopt information Guidelines provided by the committee. In addition user job description will be updated as provided in the guidelines. Motion was approved. Passed 1,14,20, 21,26
M2008-011 Quarterly Meeting 07/13/08 A motion and a second from the Archives committee was made to amend the P&PM, page 4 The Area Assembly to read "The only exception in Area 67 is the non-rotating position of Archives Committee Archivist." The motion passed.  Passed 1,2,20,22,26
M2010-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/11/10 Motion to amend the Policies and Procedures Manual " Past Delegates of the Southeast Texas Area and Past Delegates from other Areas who have relocated to Area 67 and have lived in the Area for Two or more years"  Passed 1, 20, 25,
M2011-004 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/11 Motion to amend the Third Edition of the “South East Texas Area (SETA) Policies and Procedures Manual” to mandate that each Agenda topic requiring approval of eligible voting members be submitted in writing to the Area Chairperson at least 45 days before the date of the next Assembly; and, that each Agenda topic, and pertinent background, be distributed to all eligible voting members at least 30 days before the next Assembly to assure that the Agenda topic is afforded the benefit of a fully informed group conscience, in accord with Tradition Two. Motion passed with substantial unanimity. Passed 1, 20, 22, 25, 
M2011-005 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/11 The Groups of District 66, located in the Southwest sector of Area 67, move to re-district into two Districts with the common boundary between them being: From corner of Hwy 71 and Hwy 59 N. in El Campo; Hwy 59 N to Spur 529; Spur 529 to Hwy 90 E.; Hwy 90 E to Beltway 8; Beltway 8 SE to Hwy 288 thus dividing the western and eastern borders at end points, and the new District, to be known as District 62, retains the southern border of Area 67.  Motion passed unanimously. Passed 1, 20, 22
M2012-026 Quarterly Meeting 10/7/2012 Motion to amend the P & P: the Multi-Lingual Committee to adopt procedures for hiring and possibly firing the Spanish Interpreter,   the responsibilities to hire and fire to be added to the Multi-Lingual job description. Question whether to take the items as a total package or address them individually.  The procedure for payment by the Treasurer to be added to that position's job description.  Motion passed unanimously to take the items as a package. Passed 1, 9, 20
M2012-028 Quarterly Meeting 10/7/2012 Motion to amend the voting procedures in the P & P Manual as a result of the recent Area Inventory. Point of Order: the Area Inventory Committee asked to amend their motion and to amend Paragraph (2) only. The amended motion failed and the original motion returned to the floor.  The original motion failed following discussion.  Minority opionion was heard.  Majority opposed a revote.  Vote stands.  Motion failed. Failed 1, 20