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I vote Disapprove.
I agree with the others who say that saying the Chair can suspend an EC member’s voting rights with cause is inappropriate. I would accept that the EC could vote to remove an EC member’s voting rights with cause, but not the chair all by himself. A simple majority of the EC would be sufficient.
The LMSC Chair may suspend voting rights of an EC member with cause.
I know the following text was not been modified; however, it needs to be. It does not explain what “assign” means. And for that matter the sentence does not say much. The process for approving the change is already described below. So it is clear what it takes to pass, otherwise, it fails. Where does this middle of the road “assign” come from? If it fails you can always submit a modified change request, and try again. I would recommend deleting the sentence.
The Executive Committee shall approve, assign, or fail to accept the proposal.
On Behalf Of
Dear EC members,
Attached you will find the text for an LMSC P&P revision ballot on EC Voting Rules. This ballot was approved at the Friday November 19, 2004 EC meeting. The text is identical to that presented at the meeting. The purpose and rationale for the ballot are as given in the attached ballot document.
Ballot Duration: 1/8/2005 - 2/8/2005 @ 11:59 PM EST
WG/TAG chairs, please distribute this P&P revision ballot to your groups, and invite them to comment through you.
Thanks & Regards,
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