Northwest College

ASNWC Constitution / By-Laws

Article IX - Operational Policies and Procedures

Section A. Initiative, Referendum and Recall

Any regulation or constitutional amendment may be initiated by the ASNWC upon filing with the Student Senate Secretary a petition signed by twenty-five percent (25%) of the members of the ASNWC and they may then call for a new vote. Upon the filing of such a petition, the Election Committee will canvass the names on the petition. If these names are deemed valid, Senate will order a vote for not less than one (1) week and not more than three (3) weeks after the first regular meeting following the filing of the petition.

Section B. Parliamentary Authority

Parliamentary procedure will be set at Senate meetings by the members of the Senate. The Revised Robert’s Rules of Order will be final authority in case of parliamentary dispute.