Re: Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments [1]

From: Lynn Winebarger <owinebar(at)indiana(dot)edu>
To: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Nils Lohner <lohner(at)spi-inc(dot)org>, spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, recipient list not shown: ;
Subject: Re: Bylaws Revision: BOD, Officers, Amendments [1]
Date: 1999-06-08 16:07:52
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On Sun, 6 Jun 1999, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> >- Add text to allow easy modification of appendices
> > Appendices containing organizational information shall not require a vote
> >of the membership for modification. They may be modified by a 2/3 vote of
> >the Board of Directors, unless otherwise stated therein.
> Why 2/3 rather than a simple majority? This is organisational stuff, not
> matters of principle.
Still, the bylaws shouldn't be changeable easily except in special
cases like the list of officers. If it's no big deal, then 2/3 should be
easy to get anyway. If it is a big deal, then why would you want it to be
easy to change?


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