AMTA Position Statements Timeline

Timeline for Submission and Approval

 

Date Action Step
Anytime Idea for a position statement developed by any person, school or group
Anytime Idea for position statement discussed with an AMTA Professional member
Anytime AMTA Professional Member submits Position Statement Proposal Form to Position Statements Review Commission, with all supporting documentation, via email.
Upon Receipt of Proposal Author/originator provides a copy of the proposal to one of his/her delegates who will present the proposal in the House of Delegates. Commission chair provides Form and all supporting documentation to Commission members. Staff liaison provides copies to AMTA legal counsel and other appropriate staff.
Within 4 weeks Staff liaison returns legal and policy comments to Commission
Within 8 weeks Commission Chair returns proposal to author/originator for changes via email
Within 4 weeks Author/originator resubmits proposal with changes to Commission Chair (If changes needed are too extensive to resubmit within this timeframe, author can resubmit the proposal for the following fiscal year.)
Within 4 weeks Commission and staff liaison verify that all needed changes have been made
By July 1 All finalized proposals sent to HODOC Chair for inclusion in HOD meeting agenda. HODOC prioritizes agenda.
By July 1 Position statement proposals sent to all delegates
1st week of July

All position statement proposals to be considered at fall HOD meeting (w/supporting documentation) posted on the AMTA website for member comments.

HOD fall meeting House of Delegates discusses proposed position statements and votes to accept or reject them, based on supporting information in the proposals.
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