Constitution and By-Laws Amendment – Motion 19-006 Excused Absences 


Article I: Name and Object 

(no changes) 

Article II: Membership and Dues 

Section I 

(no changes) 

Section II 

An active member is defined as any person who is a regular member and has attended attends 6 of the previous 12 or 4 of the previous 6 regular business meetings. An active member who does not maintain the required attendance shall automatically become a regular member. If any member provides good and sufficient reason for an absence from a business meeting, the absence may be excused by a two-thirds vote. Absences from special called meetings and absences incurred by public officials due to conducting official duties shall be automatically excused. Excused absences shall be treated as if the member were in attendance at the business meeting for the purposes of determining active membership status and for requirements of state law, but not for any other purpose, including but not limited to determining quorum, threshold for passing motions, etc. 

Section III 

(no changes in remainder of Constitution or Bylaws)