Resolutions set forth background information and propose a course of action or statement of policy. Resolutions begin with background information ("Whereas" clause/s) and conclude with a specific proposal ("Resolved" clause/s). Please refer to the Resolutions Resources section on the Chapter's website for more information.
Whereas statement(s) should provide the rationale and background for the resolution. There may be one or more "whereas" statements. Begin by introducing the topic of the resolution.
Resolved clause(s) should be stated as a motion that can be understood without the accompanying whereas statements. There may be multiple resolve clauses.