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Issue Number: Council II 029


Constitution - new article titled "Parliamentary Authority"

Issue you would like the Conference to consider

Add a new article to the Constitution, titled "Parliamentary Authority", to be inserted before the current Article XIX of the Constitution

Public Health Significance

The Constitution and Bylaws/Procedures Committee would like to clarify the parliamentary authority by which the Conference conducts its business.

Recommended Solution: The Conference recommends...

that a new Article, entitled Parliamentary Authority, be added to the Constitution and Bylaws and placed before the current Article XIX of the Constitution. The new Article would become Article XIX, the current Article XIX would become Article XX, and the current Article XX would become Article XXI.

Article XIX Parliamentary Authority

The rules of parliamentary procedure comprised in the current edition of Roberts Rules of Order, Newly Revised, shall govern all proceedings of the Conference and the Executive Board, subject to such special rules as have been or may be adopted.

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