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bulletMotions not intended to have legislative effect (Year 2007 - 2008)

To view the wording of motions, click the relevant links in the Subject column to go to the Agenda for the relevant meeting.

To view the votes cast by individual Members, click the relevant links in the result column.

      October 2007     10*   11*   17   24, 25 & 26   31
      November 2007     7   14   21   28
      December 2007     5   12   19 & 20#
      January 2008     9   16   17*   23   30
      February 2008     20   27*
      March 2008     5   12
      April 2008     9   16 & 17*   23*   30
      May 2008     7   14   15*   21   28 & 29
      June 2008     4   11   18 & 19   25, 26 & 27
      July 2008     2 & 3#   9, 10, 11, 12 & 13   16*

    * No debates on motions not intended to have legislative effect will be scheduled for such meetings.
    # Motions on Adjournment are moved at such meetings.


Meeting date Subject Motion Moved by Voting Results Vote sequence
17.10.07 Franchised bus fares Original Hon LEE Wing-tat Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming Negatived 3
Motion negatived
17.10.07 and
24.10.07,
25.10.07
& 26.10.07
Development of the convention and exhibition industry Original Hon Andrew LEUNG Kwan-yuen - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Ting-kwong Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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24.10.07,
25.10.07 and
26.10.07
Motion of Thanks Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee - -
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-foo Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing Negatived 5
Amendment to Original Hon Albert CHAN Wai-yip Negatived 6
Amendment to Original Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung Negatived 7
Amendment to Amendment Hon Fred LI Wah-ming Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 8
Wording of the motion passed
31.10.07 Facing up to the needs of people with disabilities in using transport Original Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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31.10.07 Alleviating the disparity between the rich and the poor and re-establishing the Commission on Poverty Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee - -
Amendment to Original Hon LI Kwok-ying Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung Passed 4
Amendment to Amendment Hon SIN Chung-kai Negatived 2
Original as amended - Passed 5
Wording of the motion passed

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7.11.07 Enhancing co-operation with Macao in developing the tourism industry Original Hon James TIEN Pei-chun - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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7.11.07 Strengthening support for Tin Shui Wai Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee - -
Amendment to Original Hon Albert CHAN Wai-yip Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 4
Wording of the motion passed

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14.11.07 Rates relief Original Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming - -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon Ronny TONG Ka-wah Negatived 5
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Withdrawn -
Amendment to Amendment Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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14.11.07 Developing diversified hawking and bazaar economic activities Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing - -
Amendment to Original Hon Vincent FANG Kang Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Negatived 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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21.11.07 Preventing cancer Original Hon LI Kwok-ying - -
Amendment to Original Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-foo Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Passed 4
Amendment to Amendment Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 5
Wording of the motion passed

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21.11.07 Consolidating the quality of post-secondary education Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum - -
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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28.11.07 Maintaining the political neutrality of the civil service Original Hon Margaret NG Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit Negatived 2
Amendment to Amendment Hon TAM Yiu-chung Negatived 1
Wording of the motion passed

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28.11.07 Responding to the problem of climate change Original Hon CHOY So-yuk - -
Amendment to Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Passed 4
Original as amended - Passed 5
Wording of the motion passed

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5.12.07 Promoting social enterprises Original Hon CHAN Yuen-han - -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Withdrawn -
Amendment to Amendment Hon WONG Kwok-hing Not moved -
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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5.12.07 Comprehensively reviewing subsidized home ownership schemes Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam - -
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Wing-tat Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Withdrawn -
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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12.12.07 Legislating for the provision of baby-sitting rooms Original Hon LEE Wing-tat - -
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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12.12.07 Gender equality Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee - -
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Heung-man Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Negatived 5
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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19.12.07 That this Council do now adjourn for the purpose of discussing the Report by the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on the Public Consultation on Constitutional Development and on whether there is a need to amend the methods for selecting the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and for forming the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2012.

(Related rule: Rule 16(2))
Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum - -
Motion on Adjournment negatived
19.12.07 Applying for the inscription of "Hong Kong style cafes culture" as "intangible cultural heritage of humanity" Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan Negatived 1
Motion negatived
19.12.07 Establishing a geological park in the eastern part of the New Territories Original Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming - -
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Passed 2
Amendment to Amendment Hon LI Kwok-ying Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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9.1.08 Setting up a fund to meet the needs of the ageing population and help the poor Original Hon TAM Heung-man Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung Negatived 3
Motion Negatived
9.1.08 Report on Public Consultation on Green Paper on Constitutional Development Original Hon Albert CHAN Wai-yip Negatived 6
Amendment to Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon Ronny TONG Ka-wah Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung Negatived 5
Motion negatived
16.1.08 Coping with inflation Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum - -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Yuen-han Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing Passed 5
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Passed 6
Original as amended - Passed 7
Wording of the motion passed

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16.1.08 Protecting the rights and interests of animals Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Withdrawn -
Original as amended - Passed 4
Wording of the motion passed

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23.1.08 Ensuring the conduct of fair elections Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee - -
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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23.1.08 Introducing legislative amendments to open up community radio stations Original Hon James TO Kun-sun Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung Negatived 3
Motion negatived
30.1.08 Optimizing the use of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor Original Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung - -
Amendment to Original Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-foo Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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30.1.08 Sharing the fruits of economic growth by all the people Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee - -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon James TO Kun-sun Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Negatived 4
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Negatived 6
Amendment to Original Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki Passed 7
Amendment to Amendment Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Negatived 5
Original as amended - Passed 8
Wording of the motion passed

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20.2.08 Report of the Subcommittee on Review of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme Original Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung Passed -
Wording of the motion passed

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20.2.08 Transformation of old industrial areas Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam - -
Amendment to Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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5.3.08 Promoting the introduction of monthly ticket and student fare concessions to all MTR lines Original Hon LAU Kong-wah - -
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-foo Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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5.3.08 Rebuilding the local agriculture and fisheries industries Original Hon WONG Yung-kan Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Fred LI Wah-ming Negatived 1
Wording of the motion passed

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12.3.08 Improving the public hospital services in Kowloon East Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit - -
Amendment to Original Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki Passed 2
Amendment to Amendment Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Fred LI Wah-ming Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon Ronny TONG Ka-wah Passed 5
Amendment to Original Hon James TO Kun-sun Passed 6
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long Passed 7
Amendment to Original Hon LAU Kong-wah Withdrawn -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 8
Original as amended - Passed 9
Wording of the motion passed

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12.3.08 Enhancing sex education Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Passed -
Wording of the motion passed

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9.4.08 Elderly housing policy Original Prof Hon Patrick LAU Sau-shing - -
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon James TO Kun-sun Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Yuen-han Passed 5
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Passed 6
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Withdrawn -
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Wing-tat Passed 7
Amendment to Amendment Hon SIN Chung-kai Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 8
Wording of the motion passed

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9.4.08 Raising the limit of university places for publicly-funded degree programmes Original Hon Fred LI Wah-ming - -
Amendment to Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Jasper TSANG Yok-sing Passed 4
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long Passed 5
Amendment to Amendment Dr Hon YEUNG Sum Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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30.4.08 Ceasing the imposition of the levy on employers of foreign domestic helpers Original Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan - -
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Passed 2
Amendment to Amendment Hon Andrew LEUNG Kwan-yuen Passed 1
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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30.4.08 Human rights and the right to return to one's hometown Original Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung Negatived 2
Amendment to Amendment Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Negatived 1
Motion negatived
7.5.08 Strengthening the prevention of communicable diseases for children and the elderly Original Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-foo - -
Amendment to Original Hon LI Kwok-ying Passed 1
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long Withdrawn -
Original as amended - Passed 2
Wording of the motion passed

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7.5.08 Implementing co-location of immigration and customs facilities Original Hon WONG Ting-kwong Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung Negatived 1
Motion negatived
14.5.08 Perfecting lawn facilities in parks Original Hon Bernard CHAN - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Passed 3
Amendment to Original Hon James TO Kun-sun Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Passed 5
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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14.5.08 Legislating to strengthen the protection for the rights and interests of property buyers Original Hon Albert Jinghan CHENG Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon LEE Wing-tat Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Negatived 2
Motion negatived
21.5.08 Inclusion of general holidays as statutory holidays Original Hon LEE Cheuk-yan Negatived -
Motion negatived
28.5.08 The 4 June incident Original Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong Negatived -
Motion negatived
28.5.08 Immediately improving the health care services in Hong Kong Original Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki - -
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Yuen-han Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Vincent FANG Kang Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon LI Kwok-ying Passed 4
Amendment to Original Dr Hon Joseph LEE Kok-long Negatived 5
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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4.6.08 Promoting the development of local football Original Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun - -
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Passed 1
Amendment to Original Dr Hon YEUNG Sum Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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4.6.08 Opportunities to Hong Kong brought about by the thawing cross-strait relations Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung - -
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon Howard YOUNG Passed 5
Amendment to Amendment Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 6
Wording of the motion passed

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11.6.08 Providing food and nutrition support to the grassroots Original Hon KWONG Chi-kin - -
Amendment to Original Hon Albert HO Chun-yan Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee Passed 3
Original as amended - Passed 4
Wording of the motion passed

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11.6.08 Implementation of 'one country, two systems' Original Hon Martin LEE Chu-ming Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon TAM Yiu-chung Negatived 1
Motion negatived
18.6.08 Legislating to regulate debt collection practicesOriginal Hon Albert CHAN Wai-yip Passed -
Wording of the motion passed

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18.6.08 Reducing the duties on motor vehicle fuels Original Hon LAU Kong-wah - -
Amendment to Original Hon WONG Kwok-hing Negatived 1
Amendment to Original Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee Negatived 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHAN Kam-lam Negatived 3
Amendment to Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed 4
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Withdrawn -
Original as amended - Passed 5
Wording of the motion passed

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25.6.08 Report of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development Original Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit Passed -
Wording of the motion passed

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25.6.08 Enhancing co-operation between Hong Kong and Macao Original Hon Jasper TSANG Yok-sing Passed 2
Amendment to Original Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong Negatived 1
Wording of the motion passed

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2.7.08 Report of the Subcommittee to Study Issues Relating to the Provision of Boarding Places, Senior Secondary Education and Employment Opportunities for Children with Special Educational Needs Original Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung Passed -
Wording of the motion passed

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2.7.08 Proactively promoting waste recovery and recycling Original Hon Vincent FANG Kang - -
Amendment to Original Hon CHOY So-yuk Passed 1
Amendment to Original Hon SIN Chung-kai Withdrawn -
Amendment to Original Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee Passed 2
Original as amended - Passed 3
Wording of the motion passed

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2.7.08 That this Council do now adjourn for the purpose of debating the following issue: Predicament faced by the live poultry trade.

(Related rule: Rule 16(4))
Original Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan - -
Motion on Adjournment passed
9.7.08 Valedictory Motion Original Hon Miriam LAU Kin-yee Passed -
Wording of the motion passed