RE: Rules change ballot; addition of Procedure 10: communication with government bodies
Paul, I vote NO pending the following changes being made:
(see changes below)
Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
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> From: Paul Nikolich[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 7:31 PM
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> Subject: Rules change ballot; addition of Procedure 10: communication with government bodies
> Dear SEC,
> This is a reminder to those who haven't cast their ballot to do so. The ballot closes October 6. (Remember, the lack of a vote will count as a disapprove. So far I have responses from Carlo, Jeffree and Thompson)
> --Paul Nikolich
> Dear SEC and 802 members
> At the July 2000 plenary the 802 Sponsor Executive Committee (SEC) agreed to initiate a rules change ballot to add Procedure 10 in our operating rules.
> "Procedure 10 PROCEDURE FOR COMMUNICATION WITH GOVERNMENT BODIES
> o IEEE 802 position statements
> - All communications with government bodies shall be approved by the Executive Committee prior to release.
> - All communications shall be sent under the signature of the LMSC Chair, shall be stated as the position of IEEE 802 in the first paragraph, shall be copied to the SEC and the IEEE SA Standards Board Secretary, shall be posted on the IEEE 802 web site, and shall be reviewed after 5 years for possible revision or retraction.
> o Working group position statements
> - All communications with government bodies shall be approved by a majority of the working group and shall be reviewed by the Executive Committee prior to release.
> - All communications shall be sent under the signature of the Working group Chair(s), shall be stated as the position of the working group(s) in the first paragraph, and shall include the LMSC Chair in the communication distribution list.
> o Incoming liaison letters to Executive Committee members shall be sent, as a minimum to the LMSC Chair.
> o Informal communications shall not imply that they are formal positions of the IEEE 802 or any working group
> o Proposed position statements that need to be authored by other IEEE entities shall be approved by the SEC and forwarded to the IEEE SA Standards Board Secretary for further processing."
> The official SEC ballot period will open on August 8, 2000 5pm EDT and close on October 6, 2000 5pm EDT.
> As a member of IEEE Project 802 you are encouraged to carefully review the proposed rule changes and ask questions of, or forward any comments to me or any other representative on the LMSC SEC well before the closure of the SEC ballot. SEC members will carefully consider your comments and suggestions as part of the balloting process.
> Paul Nikolich
> IEEE Project 802 LMSC Vice Chair