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  1. The 98 hours was a typo that went out with the final draft to the membership. It was to be 96 but 98 will work. After reading your comments I will update our website to reflect that amendments to our proposed by law update will be allowed as long as they are within the scope of what is currently written and what we propose. I wish I would have scheduled more than 20 mins for this bylaw vote prior to our regular meeting. Oh well ya live and ya learn.
  2. Dr. Kapur and Mr. Katz opinions seem to differ here. Dr. Kapur states "The boundaries of the "scope of notice" are your current situation at one end and what has been proposed at the other." MR. Katz says "As an example, it would be within the scope of notice, I think, to amend this to increase the 98 hours, but not to decrease it. " So our current situation is to allow no notice nominations and our proposed position is to require 98 hours advance notice. So should a amendment to our proposed bylaws amendments to not limit nominations from the floor be allowed iaw our curr
  3. The specific proposal that I'm concerned with involves the elimination of nominations from the floor for elected officer positions. Our current bylaws allow nominations from the floor. What we are proposing is that you must make your intent to run for an elected position known to our nominating committee at least 98 hours before the election. Our nominating committee will then notify the membership at least 48 hours before the election meeting of all persons desiring election to office.
  4. Our bylaws state. The bylaws may be amended by 2/3 vote of the members present and voting at any meeting of the membership for which notice has been given. Notice must be given at least 30 days prior to the date of the meeting and include date time and location. Proposed amendments to the bylaws shall be distributed at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
  5. I read through quite a bit of the FAQ and previous post but did not see my question. We are looking to amend our bylaws and have had a special committee as well as our Executive committee work through the issue and come up with some proposed amendments. We sent notice out 30 days early of a special meeting to adopt the the proposed changes and a copy of those proposed changes as required by our current bylaws. As part of the notice of the proposed changes and vote I stated that due to the 30 day rule that this vote would be a simple up or down vote of the proposal and discussion
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