Tiberius Publicius Gracchus wrote: When that occurred is subject to debate due to the survival of the Eastern Roman Empire through the Middle Ages. In the West, civilization more or less collapsed in the fifth century throughout many parts of what was the Roman Empire.
Postumus Galerius Galba wrote:Ib. Praeceptore - The magisters may decide how many praeceptores are to be elected for the coming year. These officers are assigned any duty or administrative tasks viewed as needed by the magisteres.[/i]
Postumus Galerius Galba wrote:I propose these bylaws for this collegium -
Collegium Historiae (CH) - Bylaws
The purpose of this collegium is to establish a group for those interested in ancient Roman history, and related discussion and study.
I. Description of how leadership is selected, how long terms are to last, how leadership is to be replaced.
The collegium will be administered by a minimum of 2 officers who shall be elected for a term of 1 year, with no restrictions on term limits. Elections will take place in December of each year to elect a successor for the following January. The officers must be registered citizens of the Roman Republic.
If an officer position becomes unfilled it is to be filled by an election as specified for selecting a magister or praeceptore. If an officer position becomes between after October 1st-December 31st then the election to replace this officer is to be deferred until the regular December elections.
The collegium will also have these offices open for election:
a. Magister - Two are elected and jointly head the Collegia. The two magisteres act as colleagues and can veto the others actions.
b. Praeceptore - The magisters may decide how many praeceptores are to be elected for the coming year. These officers are assigned any duty or administrative tasks viewed as needed by the magisteres.
All Roman citizens shall be entitled to vote for leadership positions. Each citizen will be entitled to 1 vote. Should a tie occur the serving magister with the lowest citizenship ID is to decide the tie. Voting in done in any matter that is fair with each citizen holding equal power in the vote. Electronic voting may be conducted online for 14 days.
II. Description of how members of the collegium are removed and what appeals process will be used in these cases.
If a problem arises between members, they are encouraged to work out the issue between themselves. If the members cannot reach an agreement, the entire group will attempt to work out an issue. The magisteres have a final say in disputes.
III. Good Standing
Members of the collegium must remain in good standing. A member may be removed by:
1. Engaging in actions that would be deemed offensive by other members
2. Resigning membership
3. The inability to contact the member
4. Posting inappropriate comments or topics
5. Harassing other members or disrespecting the ideas of others
IV. Formation & Dissolution
The collegium may be dissolved by a unanimous vote of the magisteres and praeceptores.
The collegium may hold group meetings, either through messages or video call, as needed and required. Any citizen in good standing may call a meeting. Citizens must be notified of a meeting 7 days before the meeting occurs. During these meetings the magisteres and praeceptores may vote on matters pertaining to collegia business. These matters are decided by majority vote.
These rules may be amended when needed by a majority vote of the citizens responding to a vote during a meeting.
VII. Transfer of Denarii
Members of the collegium will fund the group (if applicable) wherein funds are needed for projects etc.
If the dissolution of the group occurs, any remaining accounts will be transferred to the general reserves of the Roman Republic or to another collegia group as decided by the final say of the magisteres. No citizen is to receive any funds in this case.
Use of collegia funds will be first approved by a majority vote of the magisteres and praeceptores.