Constitution as amended
June 25, 2006
Bylaws as amended
April 22, 2012
Constitution and Bylaws
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Article VIII. AMENDMENTS
Amendments to this Constitution may be made by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the members of this Association responding by mail, electronic mail, or other suitable ballot.
Such amendments may be proposed by the following:
(a) Resolution by the Executive Committee;
(b) Resolution by a special constitutional committee appointed by the President;
(c) Resolution of the House of Delegates;
(d) A proposal in writing signed by any fifty (50) members of the Association.
All such resolutions or proposals must be submitted to, and action must be taken during, the annual meeting of the House of Delegates of this Association, as provided in the Bylaws and in conformance with Section 3 of this Article.
The legality of all amendments shall be determined by the Executive Committee with advice of counsel prior to consideration by the House of Delegates. In the event that a proposed amendment is revised by the House of Delegates, such revision will again be referred to the Executive Committee for determination of legality prior to balloting.
Upon affirmation of legality of the proposed amendments, the Executive Committee shall cause them to be published in the Bulletinor by other suitable means at least two (2) months prior to the annual meeting of the House of Delegates.
If any proposed amendment shall be acted upon favorably by simple majority vote of the House of Delegates, the Executive Committee shall arrange for a ballot of members by mail, electronic mail or other suitable means, within sixty (60) days after the annual meeting of the House of Delegates, and two-thirds (2/3) majority favorable vote of the ballots received within sixty (60) days of such mailing, electronic mail or other suitable distribution, shall be sufficient to amend.