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New and Old Business Voting
114 voting participants today.
157 men - 67 women
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All of the motions will be listed here. They will be listed as they come up on the floor. Old business are the CAR motions 1-25 Three dots at the end of the motion (...) means that there is more to the motion but it was shortenend here for space. CAT Motions 1-28 follow the CAR (Old Buisness) and are higlighted in yellow.76 is 2/3 majority -- 58 is simple majority
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Required Votes to Pass
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Motion ProposalMakerNew or OldWSC VotingCAR-NANotes2/3rds50% +180%20%
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YesNo
Abstain
Present not voting2/3rds required for all motions to pass
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COFACconsensus support (initial straw poll 103-10-0-1) to eliminate remarks from maker of hte motion and from the WB. If there is initial consensus.108501yesPasses76589123
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COFACreduce the amount of time to 2 minutes for speakers for/against CAR motions (initial straw poll - 70-42-0-2) support (2nd straw poll - 88-25-1 - strong support) - 86-26-1-1 - strong support862602yesPasses75579023
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27World BoardOldTo adopt for WSC 2018 only, the following approaches for Old Business:
Rename the session CAR Discussion and Decisions:

Eliminate formal Old Business
If a motion has concensus in the first straw poll (80% or more of the voting participants in support or not in support of the motion), the Confernece will have the option to discuss and decide on that motion without any changes (amendments) if participants wish. The Cofacilitators will make it clear to all participants when the Conference is making a final decision. Final decisions on Motions will be taken in the Car discussion and decision session.
104514yesStraw Poll 1 - 100-5-2-7 Consensus yes74568822
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26World BoardOldTo adopt, for WSC 2018 only, the following approaches for use in all WSC business, business discussion, proposal decision sessions, and the Moving Forward session:

All decisions at WSC 2018, excluding WSC elections but including changes to motions or proposals and requests for a roll call vote or other procedural decisions, require a two‐thirds majority of those present and voting to vote in the affirmative to be adopted.
101921yes93-9-5-5 consensus support- to vote on motion 26 without amendments: 74-38-0 - simple majority
Final Vote: Motion Passes
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CRio de JaneiroOldAdding "Except proposals to Adjourn; Appeal the Facilitator; Postpone; Close Debate; Recess; and Reconsider. These would be 50%+1."505732yesStraw Poll #1 53-52-2-5 lack of support
50-53-2-6 lack of support
Final vote - Fails
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28World BoardOldTo adopt for WSC 2018 only, the following approaches for CAT business:

Address Conference Approval Track (CAT)–related decisions in the same way described above for CAR‐related decisions, including renaming the session CAT Material Discussion and Decisions. See CAT page 48
971122yesStraw Poll #1 90-14-2-5
Final Motion passes
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29World BoardOldTo adopt for WSC 2018 only, the following approaches for New Business:
7 Items see CAT page 49
101812yesStraw Poll #1 93-13-4 Consensus suppor
Final Motion -passes
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30World BoardOldTo approve the WSC 2016 WSC minutes105025yesStraw Poll #1 103-0-3-6 Consensus Support
Final Motion - Passes - Consensus Support
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25IranOldTo authorize the World Board to investigate and pursue ways for conference participants who are unable to attend the WSC due to visa and other issues beyond their control, to engage in sessions of the WSCSubstituted by 25 AyesStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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The new motion 25 - was AIranOld- Substitute Motion 25 with this one - To approve remote participation at the WSC for conference participants who are unable to attend the WSC due to visa issues. Remote participants would have the same rights as if they were at the WSC.106203yesStraw Poll #1 94-14-1-3
96-13-2-1 - consensus support
Final Straw Poll - with 80% means we don't need to vote again
107-3-0-2
straw poll to hear amendment B (CAR voted no) 95-13-1-2 consensus support Motion - Passes
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BArgentinaOldAuthorize the World Board to research and look for ways so all participants who cannot attend the WSC because of visa issues or other difficulties beyond their control can "FULLY" participate in the WSC "and so non seated regions can participate as observers without voice or vote"
amendment will not be read

END OF DAY 1
yesStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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6Eastern
New York
OldTo direct NAWS to produce and add to inventory keytags that reflect the growth of years clean in Fellowship Worldwide; specifically, Granite for one Decade, Purple for Decades Clean and Pink for 25 Years Clean. 377223yesStraw Poll #1 49-57-5-3 lack of support
Straw Poll #2 43-64-5-1 lack of support
Straw Poll #3
Motion Fails
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DGreater PhiladelphiaOldThat the Key Tags be made in only one language- EnglishAMMENDMENT WITHDRAWN!!!
99-10-2-3
yesStraw Poll #1 38-70-5-1
27-83-3-1
Maker wanted to withdraw the amendment
strawpoll to withdraw the amendment
CAR voted YES to withdraw
93-16-2-3 CONSENSUS SUPPORT TO WITHDRAW
Final Motion
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3Baja SonOldTo direct the World Board to create a project plan for a Step Study booklet containing questions derived only from sentences in the Basic Text chapter ‘How It works’, for consideration at WSC 2020. Committed to World BoardnoStraw Poll #1 39-68-6-1
Straw Poll #2 54-56-2-2 Lack of support
Straw Poll #3 60-49-2-2 support
Committed to World Board Consensus
Final Motion
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GEastern
New York
OldTo add the statement: That corresponds to the literacy and comprehension level of the Basic Text so that ongoing completion of the 12 Steps can be more widely achieved by members of our fellowship...268332noStraw Poll #1 18-86-5-4 Consensus not in support
Straw Poll #2 27-80-5-2 strong lack of support
Final Motion 26-83-3-2 Amendment Fails
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1Ohio
Michigan
OldTo direct the World Board to create a project plan for consideration at WSC 2020 to convert the service pamphlet Social Media and our Guiding Principles into a recovery IP that includes fellowship input and review. 100742yesStraw Poll #1 100 - 7 - 4 - 2 Consensus support
Motion Passes
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2VenezuelaOldRemove from the NAWS catalog and inventory IP 27 For The parents or Guardians of Young People in NA 610620noStraw Poll #1 6-106-2-0 Consensus Support
Motion Fails
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5VenezuelaOldTo approve an NA Service Prayer, utilizing the language that is already in the intro of the Basic Text, substituting the word write with the word serve, including it in the set of posters of the meetings for NA groups... (See Page 41 in the CAR for the rest of the motion)792923noStraw Poll #1 89-21-2-2 Strong Consensus
Straw Poll #2 79-29-2-3
Motion Passes
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4Eastern
New York
OldTo direct NAWS to produce and add to inventory an MP3 digital download of the Basic Text Fifth Edition in Spanish, previously in inventory on audio cassette. By conference policy, NAWS is not authorized to publish a fifth edition once a sixth edition is available. This motion would provide for a one-time waiver of the policy for NAWS until the Spanish Sixth edition is completed. 347424noStraw Poll #1 42 - 65 - 5 - 2

hear the amendment

COFAC asked to commit to the World Board - objection heard

Straw Poll #2 36-72-2-3 Strong Lack of Support

Motion Fails
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JEastern
New York
OldAdd the statement: That NAWS contact the 2018 World Convention Autdio Visual vendor, in accordance with the license and ownership agreements of World Services, to transfer the current cassette version of the Spanish Basic Text to MP3...188248noStraw Poll #1 34 - 63 - 8 - 9 initially we voted yes, but after hearing from the WB, we decided to change to a no vote for the next straw poll
Straw Poll #2 16-85-4-7 Consensus not in support
Amendment to the Motion Fails
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7Northern
New York
OldTo direct the World Board to create a Service Pamphlet (SP) that clearly and simply outlines the rights of groups to reprint Narcotics Anonymous recovery literature covered under the Fellowship Intellectual Property Trust and its bulletins. 743820noStraw Poll #1 64 - 45 - 4 - 1 support

Motion - Fails
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8Northern
New York
OldTo replace the first paragraph under "What kinds of literature should we use:" in the group booklet... (See Page 44 in the CAR for the rest of the motion)198734yesStraw Poll #1 19 - 87 - 3 - 4 Consensus not in support

Motion Fails
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22Washington
Northern Idaho
OldTo discontinue the WSC Conference Participants Discussion Board hosted and maintained by NA World Services 445938noStraw Poll #1 46-51-2-9 lack of support

Hear the Amendment -

Straw Poll #2 44 - 57 - 6 - 6 lack of support

Motion
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IEastern
New York
OldAdd the statement: Replace the current Discussion Board with a platform that allows for mobile access, private discussions by RDs and includes a public Fellowship section that allows input and questions under headings that correspond to the topics being discussed on the Board.227749yesBody asked that this proposal be changed from a substitution to an amendment to Motion 22

Straw Poll #1 37 - 57 - 5 - 13 lack of support
Straw Poll #2 29 - 70 - 4 - 9 Strong Lack of support

Motion Fails
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23ArgentinaOldDirect the World Board to develop plans to move to a three-year conference cycle. This plan would include quarterly web meetings, longer review time for the Conference Agenda Report, and would be developed in a way to provide an opportunity to include other ideas from conference participants. 218832noStraw Poll #1 21 - 88 -3 - 2 Consensus not in support

Motion Fails
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24IsraelOldIn new business the World Board will have one collective vote represented by the World board chair. Each World Board member votes only in Elections and may make motions in all sessions. 575331yesStraw Poll #1 65 - 43 - 5 - 1 Support
Straw Poll #2 60 - 46 - 5 - 2 - Support
Straw Poll #3 54 - 56 - 3 - 1 lack of support

Motion Fails
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18Australia
New Zealand
OldThat any Zonal Forum with two or more zonally seated regions or communities that are not seated at the World Service Conference, may choose to send one Zonal Delegate to the World Service Conference to represent those regions or communities. 852612yesStraw Poll #1 80 - 24 - 3 - 6 Strong Support
Hear the Amendment
Straw Poll #2 80 - 32 - 1 - 1 Strong Support
Straw Poll #3 84 - 27 - 1 - 2 Strong Support
Motion Passes
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HEastern
New York
OldTo replace the number one for two...189321yesMaker withdrew the motion
Another Region picked it up; Arizona picked it up. it was seconded by 66

Straw Poll #1 36 - 69 - 6 - 3 Strong Lack of Support
Straw Poll #2 18 - 93 - 2 - 1 Consensus Not in Support

Motion to ammend Fails
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19Australia
New Zealand
OldIf motion 18 is not adopted then the following will not be offered. That Zonal Delegates are voting members when in attendance at the World Service Conference. These Zonal Delegates would have one vote. 822534yesStraw Poll #1 83 - 23 - 4 - 3 Strong Support
Straw Poll #2 82 - 25 - 3 - 4 Strong Support
Motion Carries
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20Australia
New Zealand
OldIf motion 18 is not adopted then the following will not be offered. Zonal Delegates are eligible to receive the same funding from NA World Services as regional delegates when attending the WSC. This funding includes travel, lodging, and meal expenses only. 872232yesStraw Poll #1 86-22-4-2 Strong Support
Straw Poll #2 87 - 22 - 3 - 2 Strong Support

Motion Carries
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21Australia
New Zealand
OldIf motion 18 is not adopted then the following will not be offered. Alternate Zonal Delegates may attend the WSC with the same rights and limitations as is currently offered to Alternate Regional Delegates. 882132yesStraw Poll #1 84 - 24 - 3- 3 Strong Support
Straw Poll # 2 88-21-3-2 Strong Support

Motion Carries
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15PortugalOldTo hold a 3 day meeting of 2 representatives from each of the existing zonal forums. The meeting will be planned by NA World Services who will also cover the expenses for the meeting itself... (See page 52 in the CAR for the rest of the motion)515425yesStraw Poll #1 73-31-3-4 Strong Support
Straw Poll #2 65 - 44 - 1 - 2 Support
Straw Poll #3 61 - 48 - 2 - 2 Support
Straw Poll #4 53 - 54 - 1 - 5 Lack of support

Motion Fails
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16Australia
New Zealand
OldThat the WB develop a project plan, including budget and timeline, for presentation at WSC 2020 on the role of Zones, their relationship to the wider fellowship, including integrating Zonal Delegate participation into the decision making process at WSC. 931530yesStraw Poll #1 92 - 15 - 4 - 1 Consensus Support


Motion Passes
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17PortugalOldTo approve a change in the description of World Service Conference participants from regional delegates to zonal delegates...WITHDRAWNnoStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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LIrishOldTo delete the line: With the result that new seating requests will not be effected during this time.NEED NOT BE HEARD SINCE MOTION 17 WAS WITHDRAWNyesStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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FEastern
New York
old Add the statement: That the number of Regional Delegates not shrink belwo the current number within any zone concerning votes and representation at the WSC...noStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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13IranOldTo authorize the World Board to define more special days, like unity day, in the yearly calendar. 892031yesStraw Poll #1 85-22-3-3 STRONG SUPPORT
Motion Carries
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12VenezuelaOldAssign a week each year as an NA PR week, beginning in 2019. NAWS would establish the dates and would have information available for the whole NA fellowship a minimum of 90 days prior and also have available the possible contents of the program or the suggested agenda for such week. 832343yesStraw Poll #1 79 - 25 - 6 - 3 Strong Support
Straw Poll #2 83- 23-4-3 Strong Support
Motion Passes
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14South FloridaOldFellowship Issue Discussion Topics (IDTs) will be selected based on the following process: By August 1 following the World Service Conference (WSC), NAWS will create a section on na.org for IDT submissions... (See page 50 in the CAR for the rest of the motion)WithdrawnyesStraw Poll #1 41-60-8-1

Motion
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ERio de JaneiroOldTo substitute the sentence: "The poll should be translated via available software into as many languages as possible." by the sentences: "The poll should be translated by each language community...426345yesStraw Poll #1 46-56-4-7 lack of support
Straw Poll #2 45-59-4-4 lack of support
Motion to Amend Fails
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10Upper MidwestOldRemove Bulletin #29, (WORLD SERVICE BOARD OF TRUSTEES BULLETIN #29, Regarding Methadone and Other Drug Replacement Programs) from publication and use. 129444noStraw Poll #1 12 - 94 - 4 - 4 Consensus Not in Support
Motion Fails
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11Upper MidwestOldRemove "Narcotics Anonymous and Persons Receiving Medication Assisted Treatment" from publication and use. 610332noStraw Poll #1 6 - 103 - 3 - 2
Motion Fails
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9Northern
New York
OldTo direct the World Board to create a project plan for consideration at WSC 2020 to create or revise one piece of recovery literature to directly address Drug Replacement Therapy (DRT) and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) as it relates to NA. 753342yesStraw Poll #1 77-31-4-2
Straw Poll #2 75 - 33- 4 - 2 Strong Support
Motion Carries
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KFloridaOldTo amend 9 as follows: To direct the World Board...how NA members receive and behave towards addicts644424yesStraw Poll #1 59 - 45 - 3 -6 support
Straw Poll #2 75 34 - 3 - 2 Strong Support
Straw Poll #3 68-40-2-4 support
Straw Poll 64-44-2-4
Motion to Amend Fails
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9:15 pm finsished CAR Discussions and Decisions
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reaffirmed our decision to not hear from the maker or the Board on each motion1041522yes104-15-2-2 Consensus Support
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reaffirmed our decision to limit sharing to 2 minutes112912yes112-9-1-2 Consensus Support
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31World BoardNewTo approve the WSC of the Future Project Plan for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.116641yesStraw Poll #1 116-6-4-1 Consensus Support
Final Motion
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32World BoardNewTo approve the project plan for a Mental Health/Illness Informational Pamphlet for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.121401yesStraw Poll #1 121-4-0-2 Consensus Support
Final Motion
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31World BoardNewTo approve the WSC of the Future Project Plan for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.117802yesStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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32World BoardNewTo approve the project plan for a Mental Health/Illness Informational Pamphlet for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.118324yesStraw Poll #1
Final Motion
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33World BoardNewTo approve the project plan For a New Daily Meditation Book for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.118531yesStraw Poll #1 117-8-0-2
Motion Carries
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34World BoardNewTo approve the Training and Tools Project Plan for inclusion in the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.120412yesStraw Poll #1 118-3-2-4
Motion Carries
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35World BoardNewTo approve the 2018-2020 Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. budget.118531yesStraw Poll #1 118-5-3-1
Motion Carries
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36World BoardNewTo adopt the 2018–2020 Reimbursement Policy120412yesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Motion Carries
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37World BoardNewAll service materials produced by the Local Service Toolbox Project and the Conventions and Events Project will be identified as World Board–approved material, and follow the same approval process as service pamphlets. That means after the World Board signs off on them, drafts will be distributed to Conference participants for a 90-day review before being identified as approved.122410yesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Motion Carries
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38World BoardNewTo seat the Netherlands Region120511yesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Motion Carries
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39World BoardNewTo seat the Mexico-Occidente Region115624yesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Motion Carries
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40World BoardNewTo seat Ukraine Region120322yesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Motion Carries
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41South FloridaNewTo seat the Eastern Pennsylvania Region487324yesStraw Poll #1 Lack of Support 54-63-4-6
Straw Poll #2 Lack of Support 55 - 63- 4 - 5
Straw Poll #3 Lack of Support 48 - 73- 2- 4
Motion Fails
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42BrazilNewTo seat Nordeste Brazil region at the WSC.546615yesStraw Poll #1 52-67-2-6 Lack of Support
Straw Poll #2 54 - 66 - 1 - 5
Straw Poll #3
Motion Fails
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43BrazilNewTo seat the Brazil Central Region586306yesStraw Poll #1 Lack of Support 51-67-1-7
Straw Poll #2 60-60- 2- 5 Lack of support
Straw Poll #3 64-58-1-4 Support
Straw Poll #4 59-63-0-5
Motion Fails
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44BrazilNewTo seat Region Minas Brazil576514yesStraw Poll #1 47-73-0-7 Lack of Support
Straw Poll #2 55 - 66 - 0 - 6 Lack of Support
Straw Poll #3 57 - 65 - 1 - 4 motion fails
Motion Fails
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FIPT
Straw Poll - Do you agree that a change is needed to Article III of the Operational Rules?7619109YesTuesday FIPT70548421
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FIPTWBSraw
FIPT
Are you prepared to make a discission this week426624NoTuesday FIPT74568822
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FIPTWBSraw
FIPT
Do you agree that a change is needed in the future to Article III of the Operational Rules (no effect on the current inspection requust)931542YesTfhrusday Morning FIPT Session75579023
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FIPTWBSraw
FIPT
Do you support a temporary suspension of the right for an inspection request from a single region. The suspension would expire in 2020. (note: this was the only chnage authorized by the Region)773231NoTfhrusday Morning FIPT Session75579023
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SurveyCOFACSNewTo consider each proposals in the survey separatly (this is the survey of new proposals)891904Yes 72558722
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SurveyCOFACSNewActing as the trustor, the delegates present at WSC 2018, are suspending article 5, section 3 of the FIPT operational rules, while we make a decision about the future. This suspension would expire at the close of WSC 2020892202NoStraw Poll 85-23-0-3
Final Poll Passes
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Saturday - Moving Forward
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50COFACSNewAll decisions excluding WSC elections...require 2/3rds vote see motion 26 above1121301Yes
Straw Poll #1 113-10-1-1 consensus support
Final Motion Passes
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51COFACSNewRename the session Car Discussion and Decisions. Eliminate formal CAR business... see motion 27 above120500Yes
Straw Poll #1 119-6-0-1 consensus support
Final Motion Passes
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52COFACSNewAddress CAT business like CAR business... see motion 28 above121301YesStraw Poll #1 119-5-0-2 consensus support
Final Motion PASSES
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54WBNewTo establish a deadline of 10 days prior to the opening day of the WSC for amendments to the CAR & CAT Motions1071324NoStraw Poll #1 102-15-4-5 Consensus Support (initially we said no because I wanted to hear discussion first. In the final vote we said No because we felt if people wanted to make amendments they could do so well in advance so our groups could vote on the.)
Final Motion Passes
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55WBNewApprove a vetting process for amendments to motions. The WSC Cofacilitators will ensure that he amendments are clar and lend themselves to a yes/no vote.1111112YesStraw Poll #1 108-14-1-3 Consensus Support
Final Motion Passes
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56WBNewTo Call items for consideration that appear in the CAR and CAT and items related to seating - motions. To call items sumitted to amend a mtion - amendments.
To call items submitted as New Ideas - Proposals.
1131001YesStraw Poll #1 117-4-0-4 Consensus Support
Final Motion Passes
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57WBNewTo acknowledge that the WSC has moved away from distributing and collecting election ballots by roll call. The replacement language of the current policie will be presented to participants in the 2020 CAT.119223YesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support 112-3-7-3
Final Motion Passes
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58WBNewTo limit discussion to two minutes per person. Additional time may be allotted at the discretion of the cofacilitator, for reasons such as translations.117900YesStraw Poll #1 Consensus Support
Final Motion Passes
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59WBNewTo begin discussion of motions, without hearing from the maker of the motion or the World Board response.1091511YesStraw Poll #1 113-12-0-1 Consensus Support
Final Motion Passes
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53WBNewTo acknowledge in the upcoming GWSCNA, that formal new business has been eliminated. The process used at WSC 2018 to discuss New ideas will continue to be developed in the cycle. A mtion will be included in the 20202 CAT and offered at the strat of WSC 2020 to outline the process to be used for that Conference114921YesStraw Poll #1 108-9-5-4 Consensus Support
Final Motion -Carries
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