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PNS Bylaws, Revision N - March 2017 - Main Text - Appendix C - Revision History


BYLAW TOPICS


ARTICLE 1 NAME, OBJECTIVES, TERRITORY AND JURISDICTION

ARTICLE 2 MEMBERSHIP
2.1 MEMBERS
2.2 MEMBERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES

ARTICLE 3 - DUES AND FEES
3.1 CLUB MEMBERS
3.2 AFFILIATED GROUP MEMBERS
3.3 ATHLETES
3.4 COACHES
3.5 ACTIVE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
3.6 AFFILIATED INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
3.7 LIFE MEMBERS
3.8 SANCTION, APPROVAL AND OTHER FEES
3.9 FAILURE TO PAY

ARTICLE 4 - HOUSE OF DELEGATES
4.1 MEMBERS
4.2 ELIGIBILITY
4.3 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF MEMBERS
4.4 DUTIES AND POWERS
4.5 ANNUAL AND REGULAR MEETINGS
4.6 SPECIAL MEETINGS
4.7 MEETING LOCATION AND TIME
4.8 NOMINATING COMMITTEE
4.9  MEETINGS OPEN; EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
4.10 QUORUM
4.11 VOTING
4.12 PROXY VOTE
4.13 MAIL VOTE
4.14 ORDER OF BUSINESS
4.15 NOTICES

ARTICLE 5 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
5.1 MEMBERS
5.2 AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
5.3 EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
5.4 RESERVED FOR FUTURE USE
5.5 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF BOARD MEMBERS
5.6 DUTIES AND POWERS
5.7 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
5.8 MEETINGS OPEN; EXECUTIVE (CLOSED) SESSIONS
5.9 PARTICIPATION THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
5.10 REGULAR MEETINGS
5.11 SPECIAL MEETINGS
5.12 QUORUM
5.13 VOTING
5.14 PROXY VOTE
5.15 ACTION BY WRITTEN CONSENT
5.16 MAIL VOTE
5.17 NOTICES
5.18 ORDER OF BUSINESS

ARTICLE 6 - OFFICERS
6.1 ELECTED OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS
6.2 ELECTIONS
6.3 ELIGIBILITY
6.4 DOUBLE VOTE PROHIBITED
6.5 OFFICES COMBINED OR SPLIT
6.6 TERMS OF OFFICE
6.7 DUTIES AND POWERS
6.8 RESIGNATIONS
6.9 VACANCIES AND INCAPACITY’S
6.10 OFFICERS’ POWERS GENERALLY
6.11 DEPOSITORIES AND BANKING AUTHORITY

ARTICLE 7 - DIVISIONS, COMMITTEES AND COORDINATORS
7.1 DIVISIONAL ORGANIZATION AND JURISDICTIONS, STANDING COMMITTEES AND COORDINATORS
7.2 NON-OFFICER CHAIRS AND THEIR COMMITTEES COORDINATORS
7.3 MEMBERS AND EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
7.4 DUTIES AND POWERS OF STANDING COMMITTEES & COORDINATORS
7.5 DUTIES AND POWERS OF CHAIRS & COORDINATORS  GENERALLY
7.6 DUTIES AND POWERS OF COMMITTEES & COORDINATORS GENERALLY
7.7 REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS
7.8 MEETINGS OPEN; EXECUTIVE (CLOSED) SESSIONS
7.9 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF DIVISION, COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE MEMBERS
7.10 ACTION BY WRITTEN CONSENT
7.11 PARTICIPATION THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
7.12 QUORUM
7.13 VOTING
7.14 PROXY VOTE
7.15 NOTICES
7.16 ORDER OF BUSINESS
7.17 RESIGNATIONS
7.18 VACANCIES
7.19 DELEGATION
7.20 APPLICATION TO EXECUTIVE AND NOMINATING COMMITTEES AND BOARD OF REVIEW

ARTICLE 8 - ANNUAL AUDIT, REPORTS AND REMITTANCES
8.1 MINUTES
8.2 FINANCIAL AND FEDERAL TAX REPORTS
8.3 STATE AND LOCAL REPORTS AND FILINGS
8.4 PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN INFORMATION
8.5 ANNUAL AUDIT
8.6 MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTRATION REPORTS
8.7 SAFETY REPORTS
8.8 MAILING ADDRESS
8.9 REPORTS GENERALLY

ARTICLE 9 - MEMBERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS
9.1 INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS
9.2 CLUB MEMBERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

ARTICLE 10

[RESERVED]

ARTICLE 11 - ORGANIZATION, AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS AND DISSOLUTION
11.1 NON-PROFIT AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES
11.2 DEDICATION OF ASSETS, ETC.
11.3 AMENDMENTS
11.4 DISSOLUTION

ARTICLE 12 - INDEMNIFICATION
12.1 INDEMNITY
12.2 EXCLUSION
12.3 INDEMNIFIED PERSONS
12.4 EXTENT OF INDEMNITY
12.5 SUCCESSORS, ETC.

ARTICLE 13 - PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY
13.1 ROBERT’S RULES
13.2 VOICE AND VOTE
13.3 SPECIAL RULES OF ORDER

ARTICLE 14 - PERMANENT OFFICE AND STAFF
14.1 OFFICE
14.2 STAFF
14.3 APPROPRIATIONS

ARTICLE 15 - MISCELLANEOUS
15.1 EFFECT OF STATE LAW CHANGES (SEVERABILITY)
15.2 FISCAL YEAR
15.3 TAX STATUS; INTERPRETATION OF BYLAWS
15.4 PNS SEAL

ARTICLE 16 - DEFINITIONS, CONVENTIONS AND RULES OF INTERPRETATION
16.1 CONVENTIONS AND RULES OF INTERPRETATION
16.2 DEFINITIONS

APPENDIX - C - REVISION HISTORY