Proposed Bylaw Change

Last night a bylaw change was proposed.  Below is the way the bylaw reads now followed by the change.

 

 

By Law Change

 

Article 5, Section 7 now reads

 

SECTION 7

To be eligible for funds all delegates must attend nine (9) of the twelve (12) branch meetings (July through June) preceding each convention (National or State). Effective July 1993 a retiree, who is not a branch officer to receive funds from the Branch to be a paid delegate to any convention (National or State) shall be determined by the ratio of one (1) to seven (7) or a major portion thereof. The retiree must fulfill the requirements of any other elected delegate. The placement on the selected delegate list shall determine the number of retirees who are not branch officers by the above ratio to attend any convention. Any retired member who is an officer of the branch shall be considered as an active member and his position on the delegate list shall be determined by the number of votes received.


 

Article 5, Section 7 to read:

SECTION 7

To be eligible for funds all delegates must attend nine (9) of the twelve (12) branch meetings and sign the attendance sheet (July through June) preceding each convention (National or State). Effective July 1993 a retiree, who is not a branch officer to receive funds from the Branch to be a paid delegate to any convention (National or State) shall be determined by the ratio of one (1) to seven (7) or a major portion thereof. The retiree must fulfill the requirements of any other elected delegate. The placement on the selected delegate list shall determine the number of retirees who are not branch officers by the above ratio to attend any convention. Any retired member who is an officer of the branch shall be considered as an active member and his position on the delegate list shall be determined by the number of votes received.