1. The Commission reviews and evaluates its procedures and accreditation criteria every five years, or sooner if legal, regulatory, or other circumstances require.
  1. Before final adoption of proposed changes to Standards, the changes are published as a study document in the ACPE newsletter and on the ACPE website with request for comment. Changes to Standards are subject to approval of the Board of Directors.
  1. When legal, regulatory or other circumstances require, the Commission, with Board of Directors’ approval, may enact changes without prior notice. Such changes are published in the ACPE newsletter and on the ACPE website.
  1. The Accreditation Commission may enact changes to policies and procedures without prior notice if necessary. Such changes are noted in the manual and are published in the ACPE newsletter and on the ACPE website.
  1. Any Commission actions subsequent to the request for comment (See #2 above) are published in the ACPE newsletter and on the ACPE website.