On this page, you will find SARA Policy-related announcements and updates, with the most recent at the top.
March 2 - April 5, 2023: Period to Amend or Withdraw Proposals
People who submitted proposals during the original submission period of January 3 - February 3, 2023 may amend or withdraw their proposals between March 2 and April 5, 2023.
March 1, 2023 Public Forum #1 Schedule and Guidance
On March 1, 2023, from 10am – 2pm Mountain Time, NC-SARA hosted the first of two public SARA Policy forums, during which those individuals or organizations who submitted proposals to modify SARA Policy had the opportunity to present their proposals publicly. The public forum was not recorded; it was a livestream event only.
- Schedule of SARA Policy Public Forum presentations on March 1 - All times are Mountain Time
POLICY PROPOSAL PRESENTERS:
Registration for SARA Policy Public Forum #1 Now Open
On March 1, 2023, from 10am – 2pm Mountain Time, NC-SARA will host the first of two public SARA Policy forums, during which those individuals or organizations who have submitted proposals to modify SARA Policy will have the opportunity to present their proposals publicly.
- To watch a livestream of the public forum, please REGISTER.
The final schedule of presentations will be posted here on this SARA Policy Announcements page.
NOTE TO POLICY PROPOSAL SUBMITTERS: If you are a proposal submitter, you will be contacted by NC-SARA staff directly to schedule your time and receive directions and access to the “presentation room.” You will, however, need to register separately to watch the livestream presentations of others’ proposals.
SARA Policy Modification Process Is Open For 2023
The new SARA Policy Modification Process is now open (as of January 3, 2023) for proposed modifications to SARA Policy as represented in the most current SARA Policy Manual.
Individuals or organizations wishing to submit proposals to modify SARA Policy are encouraged to review the information about the SARA Policy Modification Process – including an overview of the process, an updated calendar of 2023 key dates, and a recorded webinar – prior to submitting a proposal.
The deadline for submitting proposals is February 3, 2023.
Webinar Resources: The New SARA Policy Modification Process - December 8, 2022
In this public webinar, held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, participants learned about the new SARA Policy Modification Process that will begin in January 2023.
Slides and the recording from this webinar are available.
Fall 2022 NC-SARA Board Meeting Public Session Update
Slides from the October 28, 2022 Public Session of the NC-SARA Board Meeting, which shared an update on the SARA Policy Modification Process.