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Reference Committee Information


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General HOD Information

If you’re interested in serving on a reference committee, please contact houseofdelegates@mms.org. Reference committees are teams of seven delegates that review the online testimony to help prepare recommendations to the House of Delegates.


Online Reference Committee Testimony Site (Typed Testimony or Video/Audio Upload)

The Online Reference Committee Testimony Site is open November 21 immediately following the HOD First Session through November 30, 6:00 p.m. Members can testify online.

This online site serves as the single method for reference committee testimony.

The site closes November 30, 6:00 p.m., but static comments will remain for viewing.


Reference Committee Reports

Reference Committee reports will be available December 6.

  • Final Report — Reference Committee A
  • Final Report — Reference Committee B
  • Final Report — Reference Committee C
  • A, B, C Reports Combined


Extractions/Amendment Process and Forms

Important: Your speakers request advance notice of extractions/amendments from delegates by Thursday, December 8, 5:00 p.m., via email to: houseofdelegates@mms.org. Your email subject line should read: Extraction HOD Second Session. Please indicate your name, district, specify which reference committee (A, B, or C), and item # of extraction. 

Amendments over three words must be submitted from delegates on an amendment form to: houseofdelegates@mms.org (however, extractions will also be accepted at the HOD on the day of the session). Fillable amendment forms in PDF or Word and instructions are available here:

  • Amendment Form (.pdf)
  • Amendment Form (.docx) 

When you email an amendment form, in your email subject line, please state the following: “AMENDMENT Ref Com {A, B, or C}_Item #_Your Last Name.

Again, your speakers appreciate amendments by the courtesy deadline in order to review and prepare for projection. However, amendments are also submitted as the meeting proceeds. Delegates must submit an amendment form during the meeting, too.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email houseofdelegates@mms.org.


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