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LSC BYLAWS

Bylaws of Pacific Northwest Swimming, Inc.

HOD approved 6/27/20

 

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 MEMBERSHIP FEES
3.2 SANCTION, APPROVAL AND OTHER FEES
3.3 FAILURE TO PAY

ARTICLE 4 - HOUSE OF DELEGATES
4.1 MEMBERS
4.2 ELIGIBILITY
4.3 DOUBLE VOTE PROHIBITED
4.4 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF MEMBERS
4.5 DUTIES AND POWERS
4.6 ANNUAL AND REGULAR MEETINGS
4.7 SPECIAL MEETINGS
4.8 MEETING LOCATION AND TIME
4.9  OPEN MEETINGS/CLOSED SESSIONS
4.10 QUORUM
4.11 VOTING
4.12 PROXY VOTE
4.13 NOTICES

ARTICLE 5 - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
5.1 MEMBERS
5.2 AT-LARGE BOARD MEMBERS
5.3 EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS
5.4 LIMITATIONS
5.5 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF BOARD MEMBERS
5.6 DUTIES AND POWERS
5.7 MEETINGS
5.8 PARTICIPATION THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
5.9 REGULAR MEETINGS
5.10 SPECIAL MEETINGS
5.11 QUORUM
5.12 VOTING
5.13 PROXY VOTE
5.14 ACTION BY WRITTEN CONSENT
5.15 MAIL/ELECTRONIC VOTE
5.16 NOTICES

ARTICLE 6 - OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
6.1 OFFICERS
6.2 OTHER DIRECTORS
6.3 ELIGIBILITY
6.4 DOUBLE VOTE PROHIBITED
6.5 OFFICES SPLIT OR COMBINED
6.6 TERMS OF OFFICE
6.7 DUTIES 
6.8 RESIGNATIONS
6.9 VACANCIES AND INCAPACITIES
6.10 REMOVAL OF DIRECTORS
6.11 OFFICERS' POWERS GENERALLY

6.12 DEPOSITORIES AND BANKING AUTHORITY

ARTICLE 7 - DIVISIONS, COMMITTEES AND COORDINATORS
7.1 DIVISIONAL ORGANIZATION AND JURISDICTIONS, STANDING COMMITTEES AND COORDINATORS
7.2 ELECTED, EX OFFICIO AND APPOINTED CHAIRS AND COORDINATORS
7.3 COMMITTEES
7.4 STANDING COMMITTEES & COORDINATORS
7.5 DUTIES OF CHAIRS AND COORDINATORS  GENERALLY
7.6 DUTIES OF COMMITTEES GENERALLY
7.7 REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS
7.8 OPEN MEETING/CLOSED SESSIONS
7.9 VOICE AND VOTING RIGHTS OF 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 RESIGNATIONS
7.17 VACANCIES
7.18 DELEGATION
7.19 APPLICATION TO COMMITTEES

ARTICLE 8 - ANNUAL AUDIT, REPORTS AND REMITTANCES

ARTICLE 9 - ORGANIZATION, AMENDMENT OF BYLAWS AND DISSOLUTION
9.1  NON-PROFIT AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES
9.2  DEDICATION OF ASSETS, ETC.
9.3  AMENDMENTS
9.4  DISSOLUTION

ARTICLE 10 - INDEMNIFICATION
10.1 INDEMNITY
10.2 EXCLUSION
10.3 INDEMNIFIED PERSONS
10.4 EXTENT OF INDEMNITY
10.5 SUCCESSORS, ETC.

ARTICLE 11 - PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

ARTICLE 12 - MISCELLANEOUS
12.1 EFFECT OF STATE LAW CHANGES (SEVERABILITY)
12.2 FISCAL YEAR
12.3 TAX STATUS; INTERPRETATION OF BYLAWS

ARTICLE 13 - INTENTIONALLY DELETED

ARTICLE 14 - DEFINITIONS, CONVENTIONS AND RULES OF INTERPRETATION
14.1 CONVENTIONS 
14.2 DEFINITIONS