1. In January of each year, the Executive Director will communicate with the Board of Directors, committee chairs, project leaders and the membership to consider the development and sponsorship of a resolution for submission to the CACP national office by April 1st.
2. The Executive Director will direct any potential resolution sponsor to the “Resolutions” section of the CACP website for direction on format and expectations.
3. Expectations of Sponsor: Resolution format to be followed
3.1 Definition of a Resolution:
3.3 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE …:
4. On April 1st, the CACP national office will ensure all resolutions are formatted correctly, and then forwarded to the LAC Resolution sub-committee Chair to:
5. The Chair of the LAC Resolution sub-committee returns the draft resolution(s) to the CACP national office by May 15th for numbering and packaging for distribution to the Board of Directors.
6. In mid-June, the Board receives the draft resolutions for review/consideration at the June Board of Directors teleconference meeting. The Chair of the LAC Resolution sub-committee speaks to the Board regarding each submission.
7. The Board either approves the draft submission to be presented to the membership at the AGM, requests that the draft resolution be withdrawn, or requests that the sponsor of the resolution amend the draft prior to its presentation to the membership.
8. The CACP national office ensures that all modified resolutions are properly formatted, numbered and translated.
9. In August, at the Board of Directors meeting, the Board reviews the final drafts of the resolutions and approves their submission to the membership at the AGM.
10. On Monday a.m., prior to the AGM, the Chair of the LAC Resolution sub-committee addresses the delegates at the Annual Conference and introduces the proposed resolutions.
11. On Monday p.m., during the AGM, the President of the CACP presents the proposed resolutions to the membership for discussion and acceptance.
12. Once accepted, the CACP national office announces the accepted resolutions to the entire membership, posts the resolutions on the CACP website, and writes to Public Safety, Justice, or any other Ministry that the resolutions are directed to for their attention and action.
13. The sponsor of each resolution is expected to implement their action plan until the resolution is adopted or concluded and to provide the CACP national office with a status report in August of each year. If the sponsor is a CACP committee, the status of the resolution is to be addressed in the committee’s tri-annual report.
14. Resolutions received after the April 1st deadline will not be accepted, unless approved by the CACP Executive.
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