Official APHA Rule Book

Rule Book Revision Chart – The postmark deadline for submission of proposed Rule Book Revisions for the 2019 Rule Book is found in the front of the Rule Book in the Deadlines and Tentative Meetings Schedule.  Rule Book Revisions can be submitted by mail, email or by fax to the attention of Allyson Pennington, Staff Liaison for the Rules Advisory Committee.  All Rule Book Revision proposals will be reviewed by the Rules Advisory Committee, the Executive Committee and all appropriate Standing Committees.  Rule Book Revision proposals will be voted on during the Board of Directors Meeting at the 2018 APHA Convention.  To download a Recommendation for Rule Book Revision form as a Word Document, click here.

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To request a printed copy of the APHA Rule Book via email please send your request complete with name and current APHA membership ID number to scox@apha.com.

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