Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Transfer Authority
Re: Transfer Authority
Steven G. Tyler
Wed, 30 Sep 1998 12:50:50 -0400
James Wellborn wrote, in part:
> What I'm NOT asking for is suggestions or opinions on dealing with the
> behaviors of the Scout, Scouters or parents.
> I AM asking, does a SM (or COR) have the authority to officially deny a
> transfer if a transfer is the desire of a Scout and another Troop says
> "Come on over" ?
Short (and long) answer: no. Just be sure the Scout has his advancement
info (sign-offs, blue cards, etc.) if the "blocking" troop refuses to
provide a transfer record.
Flip side: can anyone cite rules that allow it? I seriously doubt it.
YIS, Steve on Cattail Creek <Steven G. Tyler>, Severna Park, MD, USA
"The Computer Counselor," Technology Consulting for the Law Office
Advancement Chair and de facto Webmaster, Troop 339,
Baltimore Area Council, BSA (http://members.aol.com/troop339/)