Example 5

Negative voter responsibility.

REASON FOR NEGATIVE AND COMMITTEE ACTION

Re-approval of Test Method Z4444-95

Ms. Doe voted negative for the following reason:

We do not have a copy of this and would really like to see it before a carte blanche endorsement.

SUBCOMMITTEE ACTION

At the meeting on 9/9/99, Subcommittee X99.22 voted 12-0-0 to rule Ms. Doe’s negative not persuasive for the following reason:

Because Ms. Doe could have obtained a copy of the standard from ASTM to review if requested. The negative had nothing to do with the content of the standard.

MAIN COMMITTEE ACTION

At their meeting on 04/10/99 the main committee voted 15-0-1 to uphold the decision of the subcommittee.