Staff Council By-Laws - Article IX
Article IX. AMENDMENTS TO THE BY-LAWS
Section 1. Proposals to Amend
A proposal to amend the By-laws shall be made by either:
- A two-thirds vote of the Staff Council; or
- A petition signed by not less than one-third (1/3) of the Staff employees referred to in Article III, Section 1, represented by the Staff Council; or
- The President of the University following his determination that some portion(s) of the By-laws are at variance with Texas state law or the adopted rules and policies of Texas Southern University.
Section 2. Approval
Amendments proposed pursuant to Article IX, Section 1, of these By-laws shall require approval of a majority of current Staff Council members casting ballots and by the President of Texas Southern University.
Section 3. Publication
Proposals for amendments must be made available to the Staff employees referred to in Article III, Section 1, by the appropriate means including publication in existing campus media (i.e. electronic and printed) at least ten (10) working days before they are voted upon.