The following resolutions passed at the March 17th, BCRCC meeting.
Lisa Keller, BCRCC 2nd Vice Chair and Chairman, Nominating and Rules Committee.
Resolution Amending Bylaws
NOW THEREFORE be it RESOLVED, that the bylaws of the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee be, and the same are hereby amended as follows:
1. ARTICLE III, SECTION 6:, Subsection 3. "Republican Office Holders and Elected Officials", number 1. shall be deleted and replaced with the following language:
1. In the event they are not already PCOs, and so long as they are residents of Bonneville County, Republican office holders (including all elected county officials, state legislators, state constitutional officers and federal legislators) shall be honorary members of the Bonneville County Republican Central committee, with the right to attend meetings of said committee and to express opinions and comments and offer advice on all matters considered at such meetings, but shall not be entitled to offer motions or to vote.
2. ARTICLE IV, SECTION 2: "Extended voting rights", shall be amended by deleting all of the language under number 7. regarding "Elected Republican Office Holders", and renumbering the following subsection, now number 8., by replacing such number 8 with the number 7.
Tim Urling, BCRCC 3rd Vice Chair and Chairman, Issues and Legislative Advisory Committee
Resolution Opposing Tax Money to Subsidized the Idaho Falls Events Center
WHEREAS, it is anathema to the Proper Role of Government to use public money to subsidize a business entity and compete in the free market system, and
WHEREAS, increasing taxes to provide entertainment makes government bigger and diminishes freedom, and
WHEREAS, the proposed Idaho Falls events center will use tax dollars for its construction, and maintenance,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BONNEVILLE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO hereby opposes a tax-supported Idaho Falls events center.
Bonneville County Resolution Vote of Disappointment in Senators Davis and Hill, and Attorney General Wasden
WHEREAS, the Tenth Amendment defines the entire scope of federal power as that specifically authorized by the Constitution of the United States, which does not include health care; and
WHEREAS, Nullification is historical, moral and Constitutional; and
WHEREAS, Many Constitutional Scholars have indicated the Constitutionality of Nullification, including Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison; and
WHEREAS, the Idaho State Republican Convention passed, with a super majority, a resolution, supporting State Rights and Nullification ; and
WHEREAS, the Bonneville County Republican Party passed, with a super majority, a resolution supporting State Rights and Nullification; and
WHEREAS, the Idaho State House of Representatives passed, with a super majority HB 117; and
WHEREAS, Governor Butch Otter strongly supports State Rights and Nullification and indicated he would sign HB 117; and
WHEREAS, HB 117 regarding State Rights and Nullification was killed in committee thus preventing debate and a vote of the full senate;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE BONNEVILLE COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ISSUES A LETTER OF DISAPPOINTMENT IN THE KILLING OF HB 117 REGARDING STATE RIGHTS AND NULLIFICATION AND RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS SENATORS BART DAVIS AND BRENT HILL AS WELL AS ATTORNEY GENERAL LAWRENCE WASDEN RECONSIDER THEIR POSITIONS ON LEGISLATION REGARDING STATE RIGHTS AND NULLIFICATION.