AMA Executive Council
Meeting Motions


July 9, 2001
Muncie, Indiana

Motions of the July 9, 2001 EC Meeting:
Note: The NAA Representative was not present for all of the votes.
Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), To close the diagonal runway during RC Scale at the Nationals.
The MOTION was withdrawn.
Moved by J. McNeill (V), seconded by C. Bauer (VI), To close the diagonal runway for RC Scale at the Nationals, pending further action by Executive Council.
The MOTION passed. 
12 yes; 1 abstain (VIII).
Moved by R. Miller (IX), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), To accept the Safety Committee's recommended change to the Safety Code relative to night flying. "R/C Night Flying is limited to low performance models (less than 100 m.p.h.). The models must be equipped with a lighting system that clearly defines the aircrafts attitude at all times."
The MOTION passed. 
9 yes; 3 no (II, VI, X).
Moved by R. Hanson (X), seconded by B. Nelson (XI), The AMA Executive Council approve the funding request from the Tehama County Condors Model Airplane Club as presented in the attached proposal. It is further moved that the AMA Executive Council approve funding in the form of grant from the Flying Site Assistance Fund in the amount of $2,500.
The MOTION failed. 
5 yes; 7 no (II, IV, V, VII, VIII, IX, EVP).
Moved by S. Frank (VIII), seconded by D. Mathewson (II), To accept the proposal titled Model Aviation Product Review position paper.
The MOTION passed. 
10 yes; 2 no (VI, VII).
The following were approved by acclamation:

To accept the Scholarship Committee's Report.
To accept the Minutes of the April 28, 2001 Executive Council Meeting.
To accept the Minutes of the Nominating Committee.
To approve the regulations as submitted by the USRCJC (United States Radio Control Jet Command) and accepted by the Safety Committee, on Home Built Turbine Engines.
To keep Item 7 under the General Section of the Safety Code.
To accept
the Safety Committee's recommended changes to the Safety Regulations for Model Aircraft Gas Turbines document.
To accept the Safety Committee's proposed 2002 Safety Code with changes as directed by Executive Council.
To accept the Contest Director Committee's recommended description of a Contest Director, with changes. (All references to "agents" is replaced with "representative;" delete the last sentence of paragraph 2, "Negligence on the part of.....for the CD and for AMA".) This description item will be placed in the Standing Rules and the Membership Manual.
That individuals who donate their time (four-eight hour days or equivalent in hours) at a single major event as designated by Council, will receive an earned membership. Effective immediately.
That Camp Jeep® shall be considered a designated event for purposes of earned memberships.