The ballot to approve the changes to ASC Z136 Procedures, including the addition of an antitrust policy, closed Tuesday, August 25, 2015. This action required the return of at least a majority of the Committee and approval by at least two-thirds of those voting, excluding abstentions.
Of 73 eligible votes, 46 votes were received (63%) making this a valid ballot. The vote was unanimous, with all returned either approve or approve with comments.
In accordance with ASC Z136 Procedures, consideration shall be given to the expressed views and objections of all participants. If a substantive change is proposed to address the affirmative comment(s) received, the document shall be recirculated to the entire balloting group to allow each member to confirm or change their vote or to comment. All balloting group members will have the opportunity to respond to the recirculation ballot, including cases where they did not cast an earlier vote or abstained.
A copy of the summary of consensus body balloting group vote by interest category will be posted in the ASC Z136-General area of the Z136.ORG web site for future reference.