When it becomes clear that a Scout may complete a significant rank advancement, a question may be raised as to whether he is or has been "active." Fortunately the Boy Scouts maintain clear rules as to when a Scout is "active."
A Registered Scout is an Active Scout
Advancement Committee Policies and Procedures #33088 © 1989, 2007 Printing p. 24
A Scout will be considered "active" in his unit if he is:
Inactive Scouts Are Removed at Each Recharter
Commissioner Fieldbook for Unit Service #33621 © 1990, 2007 Printing p. 44
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