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Key: JSR348-131
Type: Bug Bug
Status: Closed Closed
Resolution: Won't Fix
Priority: Major Major
Assignee: Unassigned
Reporter: sean_sheedy
Votes: 0
Watchers: 0

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rule that ballot topics must be discussed at EC meetings raises issues

Created: 21/Sep/11 02:40 PM   Updated: 22/Sep/11 11:25 AM   Resolved: 22/Sep/11 11:25 AM
Component/s: Standing Rules
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

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Participants: pcurran, sean_sheedy and starksm64

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standing rules:

122-124 - strike, since it prevents a vote to cancel an EC meeting (see 48, above). Also prevents timely votes on appeals issues that are raised soon after an EC meeting. The 14 day electronic voting period should cover discussion.

PC> I don't understand what you're saying here., but I think I disagree We conduct our business primarily via meetings, not through email. Allowing arbitrary email votes at any time would set a bad precedent.

SS> There are some matters that come up between meetings. This prevents them from being voted on. two examples: dealing with an appeal in a timely fashion. voting to cancel an EC meeting. Even without this rule there is still 14 days to discuss the matter. One can always pass a motion to table it for a meeting, but need the ability to make votes between meetings.

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pcurran made changes - 22/Sep/11 11:25 AM
Field Original Value New Value
Status Open [ 1 ] Closed [ 6 ]
Resolution Won't Fix [ 2 ]