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Recent Bylaws Amendments Adopted
On May 19, 2020, the Board of Governors in a special meeting adopted an emergency bylaw, Art. VI.G, concerning the 2020 board elections. See June 26-27, 2020 meeting below.
On April 3, 2020, the Supreme Court issued Order 25700-B-612, approving amendments to the bylaws adopted by the Board of Governors in January and March 2020.
On March 30, 2020, the Board of Governors adopted an emergency bylaw, Art. XVII, regarding presidential authority during COVID-19. See April 17, 2020 meeting below.
Emergency bylaws are pursuant to Art. XVI.C and the new amendments are effective only until notice is given and a vote taken pursuant to the procedures set forth in Art. XVI. A and B.
Proposed Bylaws Amendments:
To be considered at the June 26-27, 2020, Board of Governors Meeting:
- First reading of Art. III.B.4 Emeritus Pro Bono
- First reading of an emergency amendment to Art. VI, Elections:
G. 2020 Elections
In response to the Corona virus and public safety concerns, the 2020 elections conducted by the Board of Governors pursuant to these Bylaws may be scheduled anytime prior to 44th week of the fiscal year.
- Second reading - Art. III (I)(5) Hardship Exemption. See March 19-20, 2020 meeting below.