NYC General Assembly 1/3/2012 (Summary)

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NOTE: This is a brief summary that is posted prior to formal minutes. This summary is NOT all-inclusive. It includes only major highlights (discussion topics, proposals, and meeting dates/times/locations announced). This summary is compiled via Livetweets and Livestream viewing.

SUMMARY

- Announcements

 

- Proposals

*Housing WG proposal: Requesting GA approval for 30 metrocards returned to Finance, 100 new unlimited 7-day metrocards for this week, $2,900. Distribution the same as before. Accepted friendly amendments: Add 100 new unlimited 7-day metrocards for next week, an additional $2,900. RESULT: CONSENSUS

*Occupy Newark proposal: $10,000 to help with their encampment. RESULT: CONSENSUS

*Resolution to End Corporate Personhood proposal: Gain GA endorsement for a statement (link here) regarding ending corporate personhood. Accepted friendly amendment: Change verbiage of “Occupy Wall Street” to “General Assembly of New York.” RESULT: CONSENSUS

*Strong Women Rules WG proposal: Perform an external audit of our finances to avoid IRS interest at tax time. RESULT: TABLED

*Occupy the NH Primary: $1900 for transport / food fo people up to NH for direct actions related to the primaries, with a donation to Occupy NH. RESULT: CONSENSUS

*J17: Gain GA support, but not solidarity, for J17 events going on in Washington, DC. RESULT: NOT PASSED.

7 Responses to “NYC General Assembly 1/3/2012 (Summary)”

  1. Quentin

    ” Gain GA endorsement for a statement (link here) regarding ending corporate personhood. Accepted friendly amendment: Change verbiage of “Occupy Wall Street” to “General Assembly of New York.” RESULT: CONSENSUS”

    YES!