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+++ SEC Rules Change Ballot

At the SEC meeting in Kauai on Thursday 11 November 1999 the SEC 
approved submitting this IEEE 802 Operating Rules change to ballot.

The proposed Rules Change deals with changes to the process for voting 
procedures for a Working Group on procedural issues and technical 
issues at 802 Plenaries, interim Working Group meetings, and in 
between Plenary meetings.  The changes involve the following sections: Chair's Function Voting on Technical Issues

In addition there are minor changes to two other sections so that they 
refer to the above two sections correctly.  These two other sections 

3.6.1 Initiation of Proposed Rules Changes  Rights

Attached is a pdf file showing the relevant clauses of the latest P802 
Operating Rules (November 1998) with the changes indicated.  
Strikethrough text is deleted.  Underlined text is added.  All other 
text is as it exists in the current rules document. This text was 
presented and discussed at a P802 Operating Rules meeting on Sunday 
night, 7 November 1999 in Kauai at the beginning of the 802 Plenary.  
It was further iterated upon during the week of the plenary.  This 
proposed rule change represents the output of this process.

This ballot opens on 12 November 1999.  It will close 30 days before 
beginning of the March 802 plenary (Friday 4 February 2000).

For your reference the current 802 rules URL is


          Please vote early and often, 

          Bill Lidinsky, 802.1 Chair