Re: Ratifying the constitution
Buddha Buck <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If they don't like it, you can force it to a vote. I think you require
> seconds yourself inorder to do that, and then when it comes to a vote,
> you have to have a 3:1 majority.
> Out of curiosity, how formal does a proposed amendment have to be.
As formal as you think it needs to be in order to convince people to
> I propose that the constitution be modified to replace the work
> "second" (and affiliated declinations thereof) with the word "sponsor"
Webster (www.m-w.com) defines it as:
2 a : to support or assist in contention or debate b : to endorse (a
motion or a nomination) so that debate or voting may begin
So I don't think the proposed constitution is using the word