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Montana Freemason                                          July 2014	                                                  Volume 90 Number 2

                                     MASONIC HOME TRUSTEES

Masonic Home Board Trustee Elected – Don Slaybaugh (64/89/152); David Nielsen (5/18)

                                     GRAND LODGE BUDGET

Grand Lodge Budget for 2014-2015                                                                                       		                PASSED
Per-capita & Reinstatement Fee for 2014-2015 is $38.75                                                                 		                PASSED

                                                                  LEGISLATION

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                                                                                                                  to prepare a plan   for an exit
strategy for the closure of the Masonic Home within six months and to include what assets should
be sold, or kept, and what should be kept, and how to properly shut down the Masonic Home
The incoming Grand Master create a special committee to find a means to utilize the remaining assets
of the Masonic Home, including the all the legal entities and funds owned and controlled by the
Home, and the proceeds from the sale of the Home’s real property, to provide charity to our needy
brothers and family members in their local areas. This committee is directed to report its findings and
recommendations to the Grand Lodge at the 2015 Annual Communication. This directive is issued
under the authority granted to the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Montana in Paragraph 2 of the Articles
of Incorporation of the Masonic Home of Montana.                                                                                                                                               	
													 PASSED

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OR-f2fi0c1e4rs-0t1o.  A   Constitutional Amendment to             Section 520 to                require  all  elected  and appointed  Grand Lodge
                      be  Past Masters of Lodges in this          Jurisdiction.                                          			               FAILED

MR-a2s0o1n4s-0m2u. sAt fCololnowstittoutbioencaolnAsimdeerneddmfoenr tetloecSteiocntioton  510  to provide for the procedure that qualified Master                                             	
                                                                                           the  offices of Grand Treasurer or Grand Secretary.
													 FAILED

Rel-s2e0w1h4e-r0e2iAn.thAe  Resolution to amend                   Section 23090            of the Code   of   to  permit electioneering if allowed
                            Constitution or Code                  of Statutes.               			                        RULED OUT OF ORDER

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twoofficesaretobeheld,establishtermlimitsfortheseoffices,andspecifyhowvacanciesinthetwoofficesaretobe
filled.                                                                                                                           WITHDRAWN

fRo-r20ve14tt-i0n4g.  A Resolution   to select a study commission that would                    Study Possible methods and procedures
                      and selecting  prospective candidates for election to                     the offices of the Grand Treasurer and
Grand Secretary.                                                                                                                         PASSED

RG-r2a0n1d4-L0o5d.gAe     Constitutional amendment                for Sections             230, 450, 620, and 640, granting       membership in
                          to Master Masons in Good                Standing in              a constituent Lodge in Montana         who have made
suitable Proficiency in all three degrees, and granting them all the powers and privileges of membership.

                         SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON RECOGNITION
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National Grand Lodge of France (GLNF).
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