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Business Process Overview

The information you need on how to submit business items and amendments, costing, and Standing Rules for the Representative Assembly.

Submission of Business Items for 2023

Business Item Submission Tutorial Video

Submit items for 2023 RA consideration

The Committee on Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules (CCBR) is now accepting submissions of limited business for consideration at the 2023 Representative Assembly. All items must be submitted using this electronic link.  The following can be submitted at this time: 

  • Amendments to the NEA Bylaws and Standing Rules (deadline, March 4, 2023)

Questions can be directed to the NEA Committee on Constitution, Bylaws, and Rules.

Summary of types of Business Items

Chart of Different Types of Business Items

What type of Business Item is my idea?

Business Item Flow Chart for Delegates

NEA Constitution, Bylaws, & Standing Rules

The NEA policy hierarchy is ordinal in nature and the supreme policy document of the organization is the NEA Constitution, followed by the Bylaws, and the Standing Rules.

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