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A main motion was made and adopted by the BOD; however was not recorded in the minutes as the secretary waited until the last minute to write the minutes. Meetings are one every quarter; however no one caught the correction made the correction to record the motion.  Now the committee chair that the motion affects states that since he wasn't at the meeting at which the motion was made and the motion was not recorded in the "official record" (the minutes) then he doesn't have to follow it until it becomes part of the official recorded.  His statement : "I’m sure you can appreciate the need to have this motion included in the minutes and when, and if, the minutes are corrected to include it, it will be binding."  Another correction to the minutes cannot be made until the next BOD meeting when the issue would be mute. Is the motion valid even though the motion has not been recorded in the minutes?   

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Trebor, your question sounds eerily similar to the question posted yesterday by someone else in this thread.  I think the answers there are also applicable here.  Pay particular attention to the post by Dan Honemann,which is the 5th post in the thread.

Edited to add:  Since the minutes that were approved make no mention of the adoption of the motion, it seems that the official position of the society, for now at least, is that no  such motion was adopted.   If the matter is important enough, a special board meeting could be called for the purpose of correcting the minutes if your bylaws provide for special meetings.

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I read the tread Richard referred to paying particular attention to the post by Dan Honemann.  The motion made was not a new policy; however was made and adopted to clarify policy that was already in place.  The individual(s) that do not desire to follow the policy talked to the secretary who showed the motion form where it had been adopted.  The individual(s) who want to interpret the bylaws as they desire rather than the intent at the time the bylaws were adopted.   

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One last post on the question: Page 499, Question # 248 of Parliamentary Law pretty well cleared up the issue when the answer to the question, in part, reads: "A resolution or order is just as much in force whether recorded or not."  

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