Bylaws and Rules Committee (2010)

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The Bylaws and Rules Committee recommends bylaw amendments and convention rule amendments to the assembled delegates during national conventions. Those amendments are then debated and voted on by the delegates.

Members

Dan Karlan was elected chair of the committee and M Carling was elected secretary.

Meetings

  • February 27, 2009 (Charleston, SC)[1]
  • February 26, 2010 (Austin, TX)[2]
  • May 28, 2010 (St. Louis, MO)[3]

Proposals

2010 Bylaws and Rules Committee report[4]

  • Terminology Correction
  • Ballot Access for Convention-Selected Presidential Nominees
  • Judicial Committee Terms
  • Authorization of Electronic Vote Tabulation Equipment
  • Ranked Choice Voting for Officers
  • Judicial Committee Eligibility
  • Mail Ballots for Bylaws
  • Judicial Committee Vacancies
  • Defense Against Taxpayer-funded Presidential Campaigns
  • Nominating Speech Time Limits
  • Divide Article 11.5 into Multiple Sections
  • LNC Support for Presidential Candidates
  • Split Rule 10
  • Split Article 11
  • Audit Requirement
  • Delegate Lists
  • Move Rule 5 to new Article 12: OTHER COMMITTEES
  • Resolve LNC Mail Ballot Ambiguity
  • Move Rule 7.1 to Bylaws
  • Voting Eligibility
  • Voting Procedure
  • Authorization of Teleconferences
  • Promote NOTA to a Bylaw
  • Delete Anachronism from Secretary's Duties
  • Platform Retention Voting
  • Expand Time for Affiliate Selection of Convention Committee Appointees
  • Credentials Committee
  • Order of Business
  • Speeches for NOTA
  • Seconding Procedure
  • Speaking Order for Presidential Nominations
  • Threshold for Presidential Speeches
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Transparency of LNC Meeting Records
  • Standing Rules
  • Ensuring Balance of Obligations of Party and Presidential Campaigns
  • Four-Year Conventions
  • Delegate Allocation
  • Platform Consideration
  • Regional Stability
  • Prohibit a Convention Registration Fee
  • LNC Vacancy upon Ineligibility
  • Single Transferable Vote for LNC At-Large

2010 Bylaws and Rules Committee minority report[5]

  • Conflict of Interest Policy (alternative)
  • Speeches for NOTA (alternative)
  • Ensuring Balance of Obligations of Party and Presidential Campaigns (oppose)

References

  1. Bylaws and Rules Committee meeting minutes (February 27, 2009)
  2. Bylaws and Rules Committee meeting minutes (February 26, 2010)
  3. Bylaws and Rules Committee meeting minutes (May 28, 2010) -- minutes not available, but no changes were made to the report previously adopted
  4. Bylaws and Rules Committee report
  5. Bylaws and Rules Committee minority report

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