Per ARTICLE VIII, Section 1.a of our Local Lodge 2339N Bylaws
Section 1. Any increase in the amount of initiation and reinstatement fees, Emergency Funds, and Local Lodge dues must be handled on the basis of the procedures specified in the IAM Constitution.
Any other amendments to these bylaws must be handled on the basis of the following procedures:
(a) During the month of April and prior to May 1 of each year, the membership will be advised by the Recording Secretary on the bulletin board, of the possibility of amendments, changes, additions and/or deletions to these bylaws. All proposals must be in writing, signed by not less than five (5) members, and referred to a Bylaws Committee appointed by the President. Each proposal shall be submitted on a separate sheet of standard size paper.
(b) Must be read as proposed at two (2) consecutive meetings. Immediately following the second reading, the Bylaws Committee shall submit their recommendations.
(c) Reasonable advance notice must be given to the membership of the time, date and place of the second reading, and vote to be taken on the Bylaws Committee's recommendations.
(d) Each proposal must be considered and voted upon separately. A majority affirmative vote by those present and voting is needed for adoption.
(e) Triplicate copies of approved proposals, together with the master copy of bylaws shall be referred to the International President for approval and designation of an effective date.
(f) The President with majority consent of the Executive Board in order to comply with Grand Lodge circulars or to enhance the interests of the Organization may introduce an amendment at any time.
You can hand them to me in person or mail them to the Local Lodge,
Lisa Ferm - RS
P.O. Box 2222
Palatine, IL 60078
First reading : May 8, 2018
Second reading followed by vote: June 12, 2018
Meeting starts at 1:00 p.m.
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