2019 RULE CHANGE PROCESS CALENDAR
Note that there is NO Rule Change Blog. All Rule Change Suggestions MUST be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
January-May Rule Change Suggestions are accepted from any member or committee. Submit Rule Change Suggestions to email@example.com Deadline May 31.
Request for Rule Modification Form
||Rulebook Committee published red-line PDF compilation of RCSs by June 15 for tech committees to review.
|June 15-July 1
||Tech committees review and/or add the RCS compilation, mark each with either Accepted, Accepted with Changes, or Not Accepted, by July 1 (Rulebook Committee develops a spreadsheet to track comments and actions). Tech committees submit their feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1.
|July 1-Aug 1
||The Rulebook Committee amends the RCS document to a Rule Change Proposals (RCPs) document, publishes it by August 1 via website for 30-day member comment period. All member comments come in via email to rulebook@. Rulebook Committee uses file sharing method to share member comments publically during the comment period.
|Aug 1-Sept 1
||Member comments accepted by email ONLY to email@example.com
||Rulebook Committee compiles member comments, send compiled comments to tech committees by Sept 15.
|Sept 15-Oct 1
||Tech committees have the opportunity to make changes to the RCPs by Oct 1.
||Board receives report on adherence to process from Rulebook Committee at November BOD meeting, views redline RCPs in a Rulebook DRAFT, approves RCPs.
||Approved RCPs are included in Rulebook that is sent to office for printing Dec 1, with an effective date of Jan 1.