GPCA Fiscal Policy Budget Amendment FY2011-2012,

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Article II Fiscal Policy

Section 2-1 Prioritization of Expenditures

When drawing from the GPCA's General Operating Account, the GPCA shall satisfy its legal and contractual obligations first, and shall prioritize its operating expenditures as follows:

2-1.1 Staff payroll, payroll taxes, and benefits;

2-1.2 Office rent and utilities;

2-1.3 Server Hosting, Server Backup, State phone, State Post Office box;

2-1.4 Independent contractors;

2-1.5 Vendors that are indispensable to operations;

2-1.6 Expenditures with a reasonable expectation of a return on investment in a short period of time;

2-1.7 Other budgeted expenditures.

Section 2-2 Donors Bill of Rights

Donors to the GPUS shall have the right:

2-2.1 To be informed of the GPCA purpose, of the way the Party intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use such donations effectively for their intended purposes;

2-2.2 To be assured that their donations will be used for the purposes for which they were given. If the GPCA cannot comply with donor intentions, nor negotiate for a different purpose, the gift must be returned to the donor;

2-2.3 To expect that all relationships with individuals representing the GPUS to the donor will be professional in nature and to assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by the law;

2-2.4 To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of GPCA or independent contractors;

2-2.5 To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful, and forthright answers.

2-2.6 To expect the GPCA to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities;

2-2.7 To have access to the GPUS' most recent publicly-available financial statements;

Section 2-3 Reserve

The GPCA shall strive to have an annual reserve equal to at least nine months of operating expenses as defined in 2-1