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6 Amendment and Suspension of Bylaws and Regulations (Am 24 May 2005)

6.1 The legislation of the Division consists of its Bylaws and Regulations. (Am 24 May 2005)

6.2 Due Notice. No legislation may be enacted, modified, or repealed, or matters of policy considered except those of an emergency nature (see 3.3) at any meeting without written notice distributed to every member of the Division at least five calendar days before the meeting at which action is to be taken. (Am 23 Apr 74) (Am 24 May 2005)(Am 5 Mar 10)

6.3 Suspension of Regulations. On the recommendation of any committee, faculty, or council of the Division, any of the regulations concerning students may be suspended for the duration of any meeting of the Division by a three-fourths vote of the voting members present. No other legislation may be suspended. (Am 24 May 2005)

6.4 Requisite Majorities. Bylaws of the Riverside Division may be enacted, amended, or repealed by a two-thirds vote of all members present at a meeting of the Division. Regulations of the Riverside Division may be enacted, amended, or repealed by a majority vote of all members present at a meeting of the Division. (Am 24 May 2005)

6.5 Effective Dates. Legislation becomes effective immediately, unless otherwise specified. If a mail or electronic ballot is conducted, the legislation becomes effective when approved by the ballot or on a subsequent specified date. (Am 24 May 2005)

6.6 Form of Presentation.   All proposed legislation presented to the Division must be presented in a form that includes the existing text of legislation to be amended or repealed and the text of the legislation proposed for adoption. Such proposals shall be accompanied by a statement of their purpose and effect.   (Am 24 May 2005)


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