Article IX. Adoption and Enablement

This constitution shall be published and submitted to the members of the Faculty Senate, who shall vote by mail ballot for its adoption. The mail ballot shall be conducted as outlined in Article II.C.3, except that the ballots shall be distributed only after September 1 and prior to April 1 and shall not be tallied sooner than 60 days or later than 75 days from the time of their distribution. The constitution shall go into effect upon approval by the Faculty Senate. The constitution, if approved as described above, shall be submitted to the Board of Regents. Sections of the constitution that require enabling revisions to the Laws of the Regents or Regent policies shall go into effect upon approval of those revisions by the Board of Regents.