The main motion is moot because the Academic Senate is required to follow its bylaws. The amendments themselves are moot because the Standards and Practices Committee as part of its charge is required to review and recommend bylaws revisions as needed.
Strike the first whereas:
Whereas, At an Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Executive Committee meeting on April 9, 2014, during a conversation about an agenda item, when an Executive Committee member referred to the Bylaws for guidance o fn a topic, the Executive Director replied that the Bylaws were written in the 1960s, and they do not indicate our practice and therefore do not need to be followed;
Strike the second whereas:
Whereas, There have been other instances of the Bylaws being superseded or attempts to supersede the Bylaws with other written ASCCC documents;
Strike the resolved:
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adhere to its Bylaws.
Add a new resolved:
Resolved, that the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges continue to update its bylaws and include review of them by the body on a regular basis.
MSR: Referred to the Executive Committee with resolution 1.08 and 1.08.02 to review the Bylaws and revise as needed, and bring back to the body by Fall 2014.