Bylaws Amendments 2020 vote

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Vote Proposal Template

A Template/Form for submitting a Proposal for a "Vote by the Membership", or "Member Vote"

Title

The title of the vote as it will appear in the Votes section of the wiki and the as the title of the Policy, should the vote pass.

Name of person submitting the vote (handle + real name)

Co-Sponsors

Names of at least two members eligible to vote (handle + real name)

Schedule

Proposal Date

Date this proposal was posted to the membership and the Board.

[DATE]

Vote Date

Assigned Date of the vote.

[DATE]

Discussion Period Begins

Beginning date of the 7-day posting and Member discussion period. Required.

[DATE]

Member Input

Does the Sponsor choose to open the language of the vote for changes due to member input? (optional and can be modified at any time)

[ ] YES [ ] NO

Language Lock

Five days prior to the Day of the Vote, the vote language is locked. Ballots, including a pdf of the final vote language, are sent to the Membership. [DATE]

Day of the Vote

The Day of the Vote is the day the vote closes.

[DATE]

Background

The circumstance or context that justifies the need for this vote and what the new policy does to address it.

Synopsis

A summary or outline of the vote language can be included here.

Vote Results

 Quorum:[ ]
 Yea Votes: [ ]  
 Nay Votes: [ ]
 Present or Abstain: [ ]  

Language of the Vote

Here is the actual text that will be recorded as, for example, an expense authorization, a Policy of the Corporation, a proposal for the a change of a director or officer, etc. The Language of the Vote, as voted on by the Membership, must include the actual language of any externally referenced documents. Links are not allowed. Amendments to existing Policies always place the entire Policy up for vote, not just the part being amended.