17-B-21 Drug Testing – Student-Athlete Penalties

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section B as follows: SECTION B – PENALTIES A student-athlete who tests positive for use of a banned substance, as defined by the NAIA banned substances list, shall be sanctioned as outlined below. As a first offense, a student-athlete who tests positive for the use of any banned substance: a. Shall […]

17-B-22 Drug Testing – Reporting Individual Competition Results

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section C, Item 1 as follows: SECTION C – REPORTING OF COMPETITION RESULTS 1. Individual placings and honors earned by a student-athlete who tests positive at the national championship will be vacated, and will remain vacant. Subsequent placings will not be reassigned. Intent: To establish procedures to determine how individual placings […]

17-B-23 Drug Testing – Individual Result, Team Scores

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section C, Item 2 as follows: SECTION C – REPORTING OF COMPETITION RESULTS . . . In the sports of cross country, golf, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, and wrestling, if a student-athlete tests positive and the individual student-athlete’s score/points affects the team score/points: […]

17-B-24 Drug Testing – Reporting Team Competition Results

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section C, Item 3 as follows: SECTION C – REPORTING OF COMPETITION RESULTS . . . In the sports of baseball, basketball, competitive cheer and dance, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball, a team championship or placing will be vacated should a student-athlete who competed as a member of the team […]

17-B-25 Drug Testing – Reporting Team

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

(Contingent Proposal: This proposal will only be voted on if 17-B-24 fails.) Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section C, Item 3 as follows: SECTION C – REPORTING OF COMPETITION RESULTS . . . In the sports of baseball, basketball, competitive cheer and dance, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball, a team championship or placing will not […]

17-B-26 Drug Testing Reinstatement

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article VIII, Section D as follows: SECTION D – STUDENT-ATHLETE REINSTATEMENT A student-athlete who tests positive for the use of any banned substance as a first offense must successfully complete a reinstatement process before the student is eligible to resume competing. The student must successfully satisfy the following conditions: Complete the required suspension […]

17-B-27 Drug Education

On March 13, 2017, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

Add Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 16 as follows: 16. The student must complete any required drug education coursework as determined by the National Drug Testing and Education Committee prior to either of the following occurring, whichever is earlier: a.  Participate in NAIA approved postseason; or b.  Participate in a second season of competition […]

17-C-01 NAIA Membership

On March 13, 2017, in Constitution Proposals, by Jen Saab

Amend Constitution Article IV, Section A as follows: Active member institutions must be organizations in the United States, fully accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies: (Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MAS); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE); North Central Association of Colleges […]

17-C-02 Associate Membership – Two Year Institutions

On March 13, 2017, in Constitution Proposals, by Jen Saab

Amend Constitution Article IV, Section A as follows: Active member institutions must be organizations in the United States, fully accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MAS); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE); North Central Association of Colleges […]

17-C-03 Associate Membership – Developing Athletic Programs

On March 13, 2017, in Constitution Proposals, by Jen Saab

Amend Constitution Article IV, Section A as follows: Active member institutions must be organizations in the United States, fully accredited by one of the six regional accrediting bodies: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MAS); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE); North Central Association of Colleges […]