Example 11

Questionable committee justification.

REASON FOR NEGATIVE AND COMMITTEE ACTION

Mr. Doe voted negative for the following reason:

Also in D9999 11.2 what constitutes the completions of tests. Is it three months after 28 day drying or 7 day drying or is it when chemistry was done? All three dates could be construed, as completion of tests while only one date should be stipulated. This needs to be more clearly stated.

SUBCOMMITTEE ACTION

At the meeting on 9/10/96, Subcommittee X99.24 voted 22-2-9 to rule Mr. Doe’s negative not persuasive for the following reason:

The Negative voter is not persuasive because the wording which he objects to is not being changed and has been in use for at least 30 years.

MAIN COMMITTEE ACTION

At their meeting on 04/10/99 the main committee voted 35-0-1 to uphold the decision of the subcommittee.