Proposed Bylaws Change

PROPOSED CHANGES TO HGLBT POLITICAL CAUCUS WRITTEN POLICIES

First Presentation- July 5, 2017

Review and Comment Period Ends- July 31, 2017 at 7:00pm

Expiration Date- October 5, 2017

PART I-  HGLBT POLITICAL CAUCUS BYLAWS 

Current Article- 7.09 Public Advocacy

No elected trustee or board member of the Caucus can publicly advocate or support the candidacy of a candidate not endorsed by the Caucus against a candidate endorsed by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus PAC. Such endorsement constitutes an act of malfeasance as defined in the bylaws.

Proposed Change- Adding a clause pertaining to other ballot items outside of candidate endorsement.

7.09 PUBLIC ADVOCACY
No elected trustee or board member of the Caucus may publicly advocate or support the candidacy of a candidate not endorsed by the Caucus against a candidate endorsed by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus PAC. In addition, no elected trustee or board member of the Caucus may publicly advocate or support a ballot item not endorsed by the Caucus against a ballot item endorsed by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus PAC. Such endorsement constitutes an act of malfeasance as defined in the bylaws. 

PART II-  HGLBT POLITICAL CAUCUS PAC STANDING RULES OF ENDORSEMENT 

Current Standing Rule- 6.01

6.01. Candidates receiving the endorsement of the Caucus PAC must agree to publicly acknowledge the endorsement by listing it in any printed campaign literature that substantially promotes endorsements by other community or political organizations and on any web page that lists other organizations’ endorsements.

Proposed Change-  Removing the word “any

6.01. Candidates receiving the endorsement of the Caucus PAC must agree to publicly acknowledge the endorsement by listing it in printed campaign literature that substantially promotes endorsements by other community or political organizations and on any web page that lists other organizations’ endorsements.

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Current Standing Rule – 6.02

6.02. Candidates receiving the endorsement of the Caucus PAC must agree that they will not publicly disparage or campaign against any other candidate endorsed by the Houston GLBT Political Caucus PAC.

Proposed Change-  Delete the rule in its entirety

 

 

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