[mla-nynj] mla-nynj Digest, Vol 42, Issue 1

Stephen.T. Kochoff stak.kochoff at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 17:06:05 UTC 2010


I am   a member.

you want to vote  for me?

or,

pls  tell  me how you want  me  to vote.

hugs




On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 1:00 PM, <mla-nynj-request at nynjmla.org> wrote:

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>   1. Proposed Amendment to the NY-NJ MLA Chapter Bylaws (Joanne Jahr)
>   2. Congress Passes CR Appropriations Bill (Mahnaz Tehrani)
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> Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 11:35:22 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Joanne Jahr <jbjahr at yahoo.com>
> To: mla-nynj at nynjmla.org
> Subject: [mla-nynj] Proposed Amendment to the NY-NJ MLA Chapter Bylaws
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> Folks, this is a reminder that we have to vote next Wednesday.  Please
> print and
> bring with you.
>
>
> Joanne
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> Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:33:05 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Joanne Jahr <jbjahr at yahoo.com>
> To: mla-nynj at nynjmla.org
> Subject: [mla-nynj] Proposed Amendment to the NY-NJ MLA Chapter Bylaws
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> Friends/Colleagues:
>
> The MLA Board of Directors approved revisions that will allow chapters and
> sections to vote electronically for amendments to their bylaws. Currently,
> members of chapters and sections have to vote in person at annual meetings
> to do
>
> so. If we vote 'yea' for the revision we will no longer have to wait for
> the
> annual meetings to vote; we can vote electronically at any time so long as
> the
> membership has been notified of any changes thirty (30) days prior to the
> voting. This revision will also bring Article X in line with the other
> previously revised sections of our bylaws that provide for electronic
> communications (see: Article IV, Section I; Article V, Section 3, Part D,
> <http://www.nynjmla.org/blog/bylaws/>)
>
>
> Our 2010 Annual Meeting will be held at the Yonkers Riverfront Public
> Library on
>
> October 6, at which time we will vote--in person--on this proposed change
> to our
>
> bylaws.
>
> Currently, Article X of the bylaws reads:
>
> ARTICLE X.  AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS
>
> These Bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the Chapter by a two-thirds
> vote
> of members present, provided an announcement of the proposed amendment
> shall
> have been distributed to all members at least thirty (30) days prior to the
> meeting at which the vote shall be taken.
>
> The revised text reads:
>
> ARTICLE X. Amendment of Bylaws
>
> These bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote, provided that the
> amendment
> has been submitted in writing to the membership at least thirty (30) days
> prior
> to the vote being taken. [Refer to the current edition of Robert's Rules of
> Order.]
>
>
> **** Note the deletion of "...of members present" in the revised text.
>
>
> I look forward to seeing all of you at the meeting; have a good
> last-few-weeks
> of summer.
>
> Joanne Jahr, Chair
> NY-NJ Chapter Bylaws Committee
>
> American Journal of Nursing
> Sophia F. Palmer Library
> jbjahr at yahoo.com
>
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:04:47 -0400
> From: Mahnaz Tehrani <mtehrani at nyit.edu>
> To: NYNJ Listserve <mla-nynj at nynjmla.org>
> Subject: [mla-nynj] Congress Passes CR Appropriations Bill
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> Dear members,
>
> I'd like to share the following information just received from the desk of
> Mary Langman.
>
> Best,
> Mahnaz
>
>
> SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
>
> MEMORANDUM
>
> TO:     THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE AND THE MLA GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
> COMMITTEE
>
> FR:     DALE DIRKS AND TERRELL BAPTISTE
>
> RE:     CONTINUING RESOLUTION APPROPRIATIONS BILL
>
> Yesterday, the Congress acted on a stopgap appropriations bill, known as a
> continuing resolution (CR), which temporarily funds the federal government
> until December 3rd.  The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 3081 by a vote of 69-30 in
> the afternoon.  The House took the measure up overnight and passed the
> identical measure by a vote of 228 to 194.  This funding bill must be signed
> by President Barack Obama by midnight tonight, the last day of the fiscal
> year, in order to keep the federal government open and functioning.
>
> This CR is a "straight" appropriations billmeaning that the funding levels
> for almost all government programs will remain at the current (FY 2010)
> funding level until December 3rd.  After the November elections, the
> Congress will reconvene to attempt to pass the FY 2011 appropriations bills.
>  During this lame duck session, Congress will either pass appropriations
> bills individually or as part of an omnibus measure.  There is always the
> possibility of another continuing resolution beyond December 3rd.
>
>
> Mary M. Langman, Coordinator
> Information Issues and Policy
> Medical Library Association
> 65 E. Wacker Pl., Ste. 1900
> Chicago, Illinois 60601-7246
>
> ph  312/419-9094, ext. 27
> fax  312/419-8950
> mlaedo2 at mlahq.org<mailto:mlaedo2 at mlahq.org>
>
>
> Mahnaz A. Tehrani MLIS, MSIT, AHIP
> Librarian
> New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
> Northern Blvd.,
> Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
> E-mail: mtehrani at nyit.edu<mailto:mtehrani at nyit.edu>
> Phone: 516-686-3944
> Fax: 516-686-3906
>
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