[aur-general] Amendment

Kaiting Chen kaitocracy at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 11:53:20 EST 2010

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 11:33 AM, Shacristo <shacristo at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Kaiting Chen <kaitocracy at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I move for the amendment of the bylaws. The patch against the current
> > document is attached. Basically the amendment proposes that once an
> absolute
> > majority is reached the voting period is to end immediately regardless of
> > whether or not quorum was reached. The purpose of this amendment is to
> > minimize parliamentary inefficiency by allowing votes with clearly
> decided
> > outcomes to be resolved before the end of the established voting period.
> > --Kaiting.
> One of the stated purposes of the quorum is to "ensure that TUs remain
> active in the job that they have taken on."  Allowing circumvention of
> the quorum requirements will obviously undermine that.

TU's have a lot of different responsibilities. Prolonging a decided vote by
six days to motivate or ensure that someone is active does not make sense to
me. --Kaiting.

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