Article XVII - Amendments

Section 1. Amendments to these Bylaws must be submitted in writing to the Secretary in one of the following methods:

  • a) Individual members must submit proposed amendments to the Secretary prior to November 1 for review and submission to the Caucus by the Steering Committee, which will include its statement of support or opposition; or

  • b) Proposed amendments which carry the signatures of a minimum of five members representing at least two states must be submitted to the Secretary no later than April 1.

Section 2. Proposed amendments will be included in the newsletter published immediately prior to the NEA RA and will be posted on the Caucus website.

Section 3. Voting on amendments shall be by secret ballot and requires a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the active members present and voting.

Section 4. Proposed amendments become effective immediately upon passage.

Section 5. Voting on amendments will take place on the third day of business of the NEA RA.