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M1979-014 Quarterly Meeting 07/08/79 A motion was made and seconded to form a Budget Committee for 1980 to serve the Assembly. The motion carried. Passed 1, 5, 26
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
M-1980-015 Quarterly Meeting 07/13/80 The Assembly voted to continue the Area Committee meetings every other month. The next meeting to be August 29, 1980. Passed 1, 25, 26
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
M1981-020 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,
M1982-011 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/82 A motion was made to allow the alternate delegate to chair a Gratitude Dinner each year, in November. Motion was seconded and carried. Passed 1, 23, 25, 26
M1982-014 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/82 A third motion was made about the 1982 Conference net income. The motion was to send 40% to Houston Intergroup, 20% to 9th District Intergroup, keep 30% in the area, and send 10% to G.S.O.. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 15, 17. 26
M1982-015 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/82 A motion was made , seconded and passed to send $100.00 to G.S.O. as a memorial to Don A., past delegate. Passed 1, 24, 26
M1982-022 Area Committee Meeting 12/04/82 Martha W. discussed installation of committee members at the January business meeting. A motion was made, seconded , and passed that this format be used. Passed 1, 25, 26
M1983-004 The motion was made, seconded and passed that a contingency expense fund be created for the Public Information Committee in the amount of $200.00.
M1983-008 It was moved, seconded and approved that the area mailing and quarterly newsletter-calendar of events be left to Bill's discretion.
M1983-020 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/83 Martha W. moved, it was seconded and approved that the Public Information Committee become a permanent committee of the Southeast Texas Area Assembly. Passed 1, 10, 26
M1983-032 Quarterly Meeting 10/09/83 It was moved , seconded and approved that that the policies and procedures guidelines, with approved additions be approved as in final form. Passed 1, 20, 26,
M1984-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/15/84 A motion was made seconded and voted on that the area assembly take an inventory. The motion Passed. Passed 1, 26,
M1984-006 Area Assembly Meeting 02/12/84 Rhona W. moved that June be set aside for the meeting at which we take our inventory, and that Joanie M. work closely with the hosting GSR and the Area DCMs and chair this meeting. The motion was seconded by Harold F. The motion was voted on and pass. Passed 1, 26,
M1985-001 Quarterly Meeting 01/13/85 Frenchy L. moved that we print the group names and the amount of their contributions in the area newsletter. The motion was seconded by Fred F. and passed. Passed 1, 11, 22, 26
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,
M1985-008 Called Business meeting 06/02/85 Fred F.  moved that the area submit a bid for the 1990 International Convention be held in Houston. Margaret B.  seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 17, 26
M1985-011 Called Business Meeting 08/11/85 Helen M. moved that Houston rotate to 1987 for our Area Conference. Rhona W. seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 17, 26,
M1985-013 Quarterly Meeting 10/13/85 Joanie M.  moved that the assembly authorize $300.00 for the 1990 International Bid work. The motion was amended to increase the amount to $500.00 and was seconded by Larry S. The motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 26,
M1985-014 Quarterly Meeting 10/13/85 Martha W.  moved that 10 minutes of each meeting be devoted to studying the World Concepts and a presenter be appointed a month before each meeting. Maxine M. seconded the motion and it passed. Passed 1, 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,
M1987-003 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,
M1987-011 Quarterly Meeting 07/12/87 Rhona W. , Archives Committee Chairman, presented 5 proposals to vote on one for location to house archives. Assembly passed to house the archives at the Houston Intergroup office. Passed 1, 2, 15, 26,
M1988-003 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/88 Joanie M. made a motion that we accept District 3N or 33 as a new district with Ray B. as DCM. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 22, 26,
M1988-006 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/88 Martha W. made a motion that a permanent Cooperation With the Professional Community (CPC) committee be formed and the Chairman be elected in October 1988. The motion was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 3, 26,
M1989-007 Quarterly Meeting 04/02/89 Ellen made a motion we give the State Corrections Committee this one time $500.00 for seed money. It was seconded and passed. Passed 1, 4, 15, 26,
M1990-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/06/90 Doug R.  made a motion to form a SETA Treatment Facilities Committee. It was seconded and voted on and passed Passed 1, 13, 26,
M1990-022 Quarterly Meeting 07/22/90 A motion was made by Martha W. that we dissolve or disband the QM Committee and return those functions to the Area Committee with responsibility going to the Alt. Chair and that the amount of funds for the assembly not change. It was seconded by Alice P. and passed. Passed 1, 25, 26,
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,
M1991-006 Quarterly Meeting 04/14/91 A motion was made seconded and approved to purchase a professional map of the Southeast Texas Area defining all districts according to their present boundaries. The estimates cost is $300. Passed 1, 22, 26,
M1991-009 Quarterly Meeting 04/14/91 A motion was made to separate the Area Assembly and the area-sponsored Conference so that they are not held at the same time & place & make the conference part of the area business by forming a standing committee with the same stature as CPC, PI, etc. Tabled 1, 17, 26,
M1991-012 Quarterly Meeting 07/14/91 A motion was made by Martha W. that the SETA Assembly pay the cost of the gratitude dinner to express our gratitude to the individuals and groups. It was seconded by Olga M. and carried. A revote was called for & was defeated. Passed 1, 22, 23, 26,
M1991-029 Quarterly Meeting 07/14/91 Assembly approved redistricting of District 65, Our Spanish Speaking District, into two districts. East and West with I45 as the boundary. Passed 1, 22, 26
M1992-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/12/92 John M. proposed that no budget be presented to or approved by the SETA Asembly that projects deficit spending that would reduce the general acct. below the prudent reserve and that no proposed budget include more than 50% of the previous years income. Tabled 1, 5, 26
M1992-007 Quarterly Meeting 07/12/92 Helen M. made a motion to increase the General Service Conference (Delegate expense) expenditure from $600 to $2600 to cover the conference needs and be self supporting. Withdrawn 1, 5, 18, 25, 26,
M1992-009 Quarterly Meeting 07/12/92 Motion by Tom B. "in the event that there is an excess in the operating budget for 1992 at the end of the year, that such excess be used to increase the 1993 budget up to a maximum of $2000 to total of $2600 on the line-item "General Service Conference". Passed 1, 5, 18, 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,
M1993-002 Quarterly Meeting 01/10/93 A motion was made and seconded to establish a "Standing Finance Committee" . The motion passed. See 1992 minutes concerning the "Ad Hoc Committee to Study Self-support" for committee duties and responsibilities. Passed 1, 6, 21, 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,
M1993-012 Quarterly Meeting 07/11/93 A motion was made by Dick that District 3N be included in the Conference Rotation for the year 1996. It was seconded by Bill M. The motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 22, 26,
M1993-018 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/93 Finance Chairman also be the Chairman of the Budget Committee. The position would be "Budget/Finance Chairman". 1, 5, 6, 25, 26,
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.
M1995-012 Quarterly Meeting 04/09/95 The Finance Committee proposed to close the permanent Convention Account because it is an interest bearing at $2/month with maintenance fees of $12/month and bank refuses to waive the maintenance fee. Also due to the location of the bank we only use account for at most two of the four conventions. It was moved, seconded and motion carried to accept the proposal. Passed 1, 6, 17, 26,
M1996-004 Quarterly Meeting 10/06/96 Motion to approve a new standing committee called  SETA State Convention Attendance Promotion (SCAP) Passed 1, 12, 26,
M1996-007 Quarterly Meeting 10/06/96 Due to cancellation of contract with/by the San Luis Hotel in Galveston a motion for SETA to move the 1998 Convention to Beaumont and 1999 returning the convention to Galveston. Motion passed. Passed 1, 17, 26,
M1997-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/05/97 Sarah D. accepted by acclamation as Archives Chair. Passed 1, 2, 16, 26,
M1998-012 Quarterly Meeting 07/12/98 Moved to make the Liaison to Brazos Valley Intergroup a member of the Area Committee. Motion passed. Passed 1, 15, 26,
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
M2000-018 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/00 Motion to send $100 to GSO in memory of Bud S. Motion passed. Passed 1, 24, 26
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
M2001-023 Quarterly Meeting 10/14/01 The tabled motion of July 15,2001 to "Fully fund the Delegate to the 2002 General Service Conference if the Area has money left over to do so"; was opened for discussion. The motion was amended to read "Fully fund the Delegate to future General Service Conferences, commencing in 2002, if the Area has the money left over at the end of the prior year to do so. This will be determined by the Finance Committee." The motion passed as amended. Passed 1, 6, 18, 25, 26
M2002-013 Quarterly Meeting 07/14/02 Motion to create a Standing Literature Committee for SETA. Motion passed. Passed 1, 8, 26
M2004-013 Quarterly Meeting 04/04/04 Beth Rabren made a motion to send $100.00 to the General Service Fund in memory of Russell Cook, Past Delegate. Gus Henry seconded the motion. Motion passed. Passed 1, 24, 26
M2004-016 Quarterly Meeting 07/11/04 Finance Committee recommendation- The CPC & TFC will do away with their bank accounts and let the Area Treasure handle all disbursements for these committees. The PI & CFC Committees will copy the Area Treasurer with their bank statements, Passed 1, 3, 6, 13, 26 
M2004-016 cont'd1 submit a quarterly activity/check reqister to the Area Treasurer one month prior to each assembly and together with the Area Treasurer, will perform audits on their records during the first quarter of each year. Job descriptions for the PI & CPC Chairs
M2004-016 cont't2 will be updated to reflect these new reporting and audit requirements. The motion carried.
M2004-024 Quarterly Meeting 10/03/04 Mike Divin stood and was elected as a the SETA candidate for Trustee-at-Large position at GSO. Passed 1, 16, 24, 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
M2005-002 Quarterly Meeting 01/09/05 The Finance Committee recommended to increase the CPC Committee’s budget for 2005 by $120.00. Motion carried. Passed 1,3,6,26
M2005-004 Quarterly Meeting 01/09/05 Debra R was elected by acclimation as SETA representative to the International Convention Hospitality Suite Committee Passed 1,17,26
M2005-013 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/05 Mark C. was elected by acclimation to representat SETA at the International Convention Hospitality Suite Committee. Passed 1,17,26
M2005-014 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/05 The Finance Committee recommended that the Area not fund the expense of $320 to rent space for the Webcast of the International Convention. The motion passed. Passed 1,6,17,24,26
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
M2005-016 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/05 A motion was made by Bahiyyah W. and seconded by Jeff B. to have SETA support hosting a Webcast of the International Convention Flag Ceremony. The motion passed.  Passed 1,6,17,24,26
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
M2005-021 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/05 Beth R. made a motion to send $100 in memory of Helen McC to GSO. Bill B seconded the motion. The motion passed Passed 1,24,26
M2005-024 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/05 The Finance Committee received a proposal to make the Gratitude Dinner a self-supporting event, as apposed to the current status of being an Area expense only; that AA attendees contribute $5 each to attend the dinner; any AA who cannot afford the $5 contribution may attend anyway; and the Area Treasury will absorb any costs not covered by contributions, and will receive the excess proceeds if contributions are greater than expenses. The motion failed. Failed 1,6,23,26
M2005-028 Quarterly Meeting 10/16/05 The Finance Committee made the motion that “The Area Delegate’s rate for mileage reimbursement shall be 30¢ per mile.”  The motion passed. Passed 1,6,25,26
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,
M2006-005 Quarterly Meeting 04/09/06 David made a motion to send a $100 memorial fund to the General Service Office for Olga Morris. The motion was seconded by Charles P. The motion passed. Passed 1,24,26
M2006-018 Quarterly Meeting 07/09/06 An amended motion was made to remove the "Correctional Facilities Workshop Advance" and the "2006 Correctional Facilities Workshop Advance Return" line items in the 2007 budget and to increase the "CFC Budget" and "Miscellanous Contributions" line items by $1000 each. The amended motion passed. Passed 1,4,5,6,19,26
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,
M2006-020 Quarterly Meeting 10/08/06 The motion passed to fund the annual Gratitude Dinner by voluntary contributions of AA members in Area 67. Contributions can be made throughout the year and by passing the basket at the event. Passed 1,21,22,26
M2007-003 Quarterly Meeting 01/14/07 Gus H. made a motion to send a $100 memorial contribution to GSO in the name of Jane S. Passed 1, 24,26
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
M2008-007 Quarterly Meeting 04/13/08 Jose P. was elected as the La Vina Committee Chair. Passed 1, 7, 16, 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
M2008-014 Quarterly Meeting 10/05/08 A motion was made by Gus H. and seconded by Charles P. to send $100 memorial contribution to the G.S.O. in memory of Linda O.  The motion passed. Passed 1, 24,26
M2008-017 Quarterly Meeting 10/05/08 Harold P. and Mike D. was nominated and Harold P. was elected as the SETA Nominee for the G.S.B. Trustee at Large position in April 2009.  Motion passed. Passed 1, 16, 24, 26 
M2010-021 Quarterly Meeting 10/03/10 Paul M., Gus H. and Harold P. stood and Paul M. was selected as the Southwest Regional Trustee nominee from SETA. Passed 1, 16, 24, 26
M-1980-015 Quarterly Meeting 07/13/80 The Assembly voted to continue the Area Committee meetings every other month. The next meeting to be August 29, 1980. Passed 1, 25, 26
M2011-010 Quarterly Meeting 04/10/11 IRS Filings Penalty – 4-Part Proposal: Motion to authorize Treasurer to pay assessed penalty, with accrued interest, for non-filing of the 2008 Report to the IRS.
Proposal to authorize Treasurer to pay the assessed penalty for non-filing of the 2009 Report to the IRS, if assessed.
Proposal to authorize Treasurer to work with CPA to file request for abatement of the penalty & pay any fee charged for his work.
Proposal to authorize Treasurer and/or Finance Chair to seek new CPA or other council.
Passed with (2) opposed
Passed 1, 6, 25, 26
M2011-014 Quarterly Meeting 07/10/11 Ad-Hoc on SETA Mailings Procedures – The Ad Hoc Committee on SETA Mailings proposes that the preferred method for Area Minutes distribution is via email & SETA Website postings, with the following guidelines: Last names removed from Minutes that are emailed, as in the Website postings; Persons without email access will still receive by mail; Ability to “opt in” or unsubscribe at any time.
The Ad Hoc Committee on SETA Mailings further proposes that the preferred method for Area Newsletter distribution is via Email & the SETA Website postings with the following guidelines: Phone numbers removed from the Contact Page of the Newsletter, leaving first names, last initials and the SETA position-based Email addresses; Those without email access will still receive by mail; Ability to “opt in” or unsubscribe at any time.  Motion passed unanimously and is effective immediately
Passed 1, 11, 14, 21, 25, 26
M2011-021 Quarterly Meeting 10/02/11 District 66 made a motion to hire a professional translator.  $1200 year-4 Assemblies, provide oral translations and written sumary, will be an AA member. Motion passed. Passed 1, 9, 22, 26