Bylaw Review: Investigations & Remedial Discipline
November 10, 2015
Since 2011, the AIBC has been engaged in a comprehensive bylaw review process to address both substantive bylaw subject matter areas and more routine amendments. The Bylaw Review Committee (BRC), supported by AIBC Council, is now consulting with members on the following bylaw initiative:
Bylaw Amendments: Investigations & Remedial Discipline
This initiative is a recommendation for a suite of substantive “investigations/discipline” bylaw amendments to more firmly establish the institute’s investigations and disciplinary processes in bylaw. The initiative includes a new ‘remedial discipline’ process intended to give the institute greater flexibility to meaningfully address professional conduct complaints than is currently available.
An initial member consultation session on this bylaw proposal was held on October 30, 2015 at the AIBC Annual Conference. The session’s primary focus was on the remedial discipline process. The presentation from this session is available for viewing.
This bylaw initiative is complicated and the background memorandum with draft bylaws are extensive. Members are encouraged to review the material and provide feedback and ask questions. Bylaw consultation sessions and other feedback opportunities will be announced. Member feedback greatly helps in improving the draft bylaws. Council will review feedback and revised bylaws in February or March 2016.