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Bylaws

Organizational Bylaws include the following:

- Membership - selection requirements, resignations, expulsion rights and duties

- Dues - amount and collection process, special fees and when to pay

- Executive Board - structure, members, power, and duties

- Duties of Officers - job descriptions and powers

- Committees - how formed, chairpersons, meetings, powers, and duties

- Duties of Advisor - job description and powers

- Elections - time of year, voter eligibility, removal from office, and appeal process

- Order of Business - agenda used for conducting meetings

- Parliamentary Authority - rules followed for order

- Amendments - voting procedures and notice required

- Any other specific policies and procedures unique to your organization

Note that a simple majority vote is required to make any changes to the organizations ByLaws.

This page will eventually provide examples of currently used bylaws.