Creation of a Resolutions Committee

Res #: 1-19A
Number: 1
Year: 2019
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM

WHEREAS resolutions provide guidance to SARM regarding matters for which to lobby the provincial and federal governments or create new polices;

WHEREAS it is not uncommon to see multiple resolutions regarding similar concerns at the same convention as well as resolutions that have been carried which are contradictory in their intent to resolutions that have been carried at previous conventions;

WHEREAS a clear and consistent message from SARM makes lobbying and policy creation efforts more effective;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM create a Resolutions Committee that will review all proposed resolutions prior to a convention, combine similar resolutions into one and communicate with resolution sponsors for clarification regarding the intent of their resolutions;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Resolutions Committee provide background information regarding work SARM has already completed on the matter, if applicable.