ARTICLE IX – Amendments

Section 1. Proposal for amendment to these bylaws may be made by petition of ten percent of an individual SIG membership submitted through the SIG’s Chair to the SIG Cabinet or by proposal of the SIG’s Executive Committee, the SIG Cabinet, or the ASIST Board of Directors.

Section 2. The proposed amendment shall be distributed to all SIG Chairs by the SIG Cabinet Director at least six weeks prior to the next SIG Cabinet meeting.

Section 3. The proposed amendment shall be voted on at the next SIG Cabinet meeting. Such proposed amendments must receive an affirmative vote of two thirds of those voting in order to be approved. No approved amendment shall take effect unless and until certified by the ASIST Constitution and Bylaws Committee as being consistent with the ASIST Charter, Constitution and Bylaws and until approved by the ASIST Board of Directors. If so approved, it shall take effect immediately.

Section 4. Amendments and/or changes to the SIG standard bylaws that are a result of changes in the ASIST Constitution and Bylaws and/or Board approved policies will automatically be incorporated into these bylaws so that they will not be inconsistent with ASIST policy.

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