Proposed Bylaws Amendment 2017-05 Platform
Note – Sections not present are left unmodified by this proposal.
Article I: Name and Object
The name of this organization shall be the Libertarian Party of Orange County, Florida, hereinafter referred to as the LPOC.
The object and purpose of the LPOC is to engage in political action to defend and advance the cause of individual liberty and minimum government in Orange County, Florida.
The LPOC shall serve as the County Affiliate in Orange County for the Libertarian Party of Florida.
Section IV (New)
The LPOC adopts the Libertarian Party Statement of Principles as approved in 1974 as the philosophy upon which the Libertarian Party is founded, by which it shall be sustained, and through which liberty shall prevail.
Section V (New)
The LPOC Platform shall include, but not be limited to, the Libertarian Party Statement of Principles and the implementation of those principles in the form of planks. These planks shall provide explanation and guidance on how to apply the Statement of Principles to social and political action in Orange County, Florida. The initial planks shall consist of the Libertarian Party of Florida Platform as amended in May 2017.
Article IV: Adoption and Amendments
The Constitution and By-Laws shall be adopted by a three-fourths vote of the voting membership.
Amendments to this Constitution and the Platform shall be made by a three-fourths vote of the voting membership.
Amendments to the Constitution,
and By-Laws, and Platform must be brought up for consideration at the previous business meeting.
Article V: Standing Committees
There will be
four the following standing committees: Finance, Communications, Membership, Platform, and Bylaws.
Committee chairs shall be appointed by the Chair to serve at his/her discretion. The chair shall be a member ex-officio of all committees.
The Vice-Chair shall be a member of the Membership Committee and the Platform Committee. The Treasurer shall be a member of the Finance Committee. The Secretary shall be a member of the Communications Committee. The Chair shall be a member of the Bylaws Committee.