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original intent. The special committee shall report on the proposed amendment by recommending passage
or defeat thereof, and may concurrently recommend substantive amendments or a substitute Constitutional
amendment which shall be considered by the members of Grand Lodge.

If the proposed Constitutional amendment and any amendments to it are approved by a majority vote of the
members present, it shall be referred to the Committee on Jurisprudence, which shall report thereon at the next
annual communication. A three-fourths favorable vote must be received at the next annual communication
for the amendment to be adopted.

                                     RESOLUTION R-2014-02A

 A RESOLUTION TO AMEND SECTION 23090 OF THE CODE OF STATUTES OF THE GRAND
 LODGE A.F.&A.M. OF MONTANA TO PERMIT ELECTIONEERING IF ALLOWED ELSEWHERE IN
 THE CONSTITUTION OR CODE OF STATUTES.
aBmeenitdreedsotolvreedadt:hat Section 23090 of the Code of Statutes of the Grand Lodge A.F.&A.M. of Montana be
23090. ELECTIONEERING. Except as otherwise allowed by the Constitution and Statutes of the Grand Lodge
A.F..&A.M. of Montana, electioneering Electioneering is prohibited.

Submitted by Morning Star Lodge No. 5

TChoims rmesiottleuetioonn iJsucroismprpuadneionnceleCgiosmlatmioennttos:Resolution R-2014-02, and seeks to amend Code Section 23090 to
permit electioneering where it is specifically allowed in other sections of the Constitution or Code. It removes
the potential conflict between this section and Constitution Section 510 if R-2014-02 is passed.
If Resolution R-2014-02 fails to receive a favorable majority vote, this resolution will be withdrawn as
unnecessary. If Resolution R-2014-02 receives a favorable majority vote, this resolution will be introduced
and immediately tabled until the next annual communication. If R-2014-02 is adopted at the next annual
communication, this resolution will be taken off the table and acted upon.
In accordance with Section 50320, a favorable two-thirds vote is required for adoption of this resolution.

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