Rule 9.  Resolutions

 

  1. The Education Policy Committee shall prepare and present to the Assembly of Delegates proposed resolutions for adoption.  Voting on resolutions shall normally be by voice, unless the chairman or a majority vote of the Assembly of Delegates decides otherwise.
  2. Resolutions printed in the Education Policy Committee Report or the Supplement to the Education Policy Committee Report may be amended from the floor of the Assembly of Delegates by a simple majority vote.
  3. All proposals submitted as amendments to resolutions that are not part of the Education Policy Committee Report or Supplement to Education Policy Report, or new resolutions shall be presented to the Education Policy Committee in writing before 30 minutes of elapsed time after the Consideration of Standing Rules on the first day of any meeting of the Assembly of Delegates.  The proposal shall contain the names of the proposer(s), seconder(s), the CTA of which they are members and a rationale for the proposed resolution.
  4. Amendments to resolutions that are not part of the Education Policy Committee Report or Supplement to Education Policy Report, or new resolutions not printed in the Education Policy Committee Report or the Supplement to Education Policy Committee Report shall be submitted from the floor of the Assembly of Delegates upon two-thirds vote of the delegates.  Such resolutions so considered may be amended on the floor by a majority vote.
  5. No delegate shall reverse the intent of a proposed resolution with an amendment from the floor.  A reversed version of a proposed resolution shall be printed and provided to the delegates for consideration if filed on the proper form during the 30-minute period after Consideration of the Standing Rules.