Article IX. Amendments
- Amendment of the
bylaws shall be ratified by a ballot distributed to the membership. Ballots
shall be accepted only if verified or postmarked within thirty days following
their distribution to the members. The amendment must be approved by two-thirds
of the members who have voted.
- The Boards of Directors of PPAGS and PPA are authorized
to review, approve, or reject for cause proposed amendments to the bylaws, and
amendments to the bylaws shall be presented to the membership only with the
approval of both the PPAGS Board of Directors and the PPA Board of Directors.
- Amendments may be submitted to the Board of Directors for
its approval by any member of the Board of Directors or by petition of five
percent of the membership. The proposal for bylaws amendment shall contain the
proposed amendment, the section being amended, and the reasons or purposes for
the amendment. Where the issue is a controversial one, the thinking of those opposed
to the amendment should also be summarized.