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Table of Contents - Bylaws

 

1. Name and Objects 1

1.1. Name 1

1.2. Objects 1

2. Affiliated Local Bar Associations 1

2.1. Affiliation of Local Bar Associations 1

2.2. Existing Affiliated Local Bar Associations 1

2.3. Termination of Affiliation 1

3. CBA Membership; CBA Patrons 1

3.1. Classes of CBA Membership 1

(a) Active CBA Members 1

(b) Associate CBA Members 1

(c) Honorary CBA Members 2

(d) Inactive CBA Members 2

(e) Life CBA Members 2

(f) Resident CBA Members 2

(g) Retired CBA Members 2

(h) Student CBA Members 2

3.2. Record of CBA Members; Admission; Address for Notices. 3

(a) Record of CBA Members 3

(b) Admission to CBA Membership 3

(c) Notices to CBA Member 3

3.3. CBA Dues 3

(a) Fixing Dues 3

(b) Waiver of Dues 3

3.4. Suspension or Expulsion of Member 3

(a) Notice of Impending Action 3

(b) Opportunity to Be Heard 3

(c) Final Determination 4

(d) Responsibility for Notices to CBA Member 4

(e) Effect of Section 4

3.5. Termination or Suspension of CBA membership Upon Disbarment or Suspension 4

(a) Termination of CBA Membership 4

(b) Suspension of CBA Membership 4

(c) Effect of Section 4

3.6. Patrons of the CBA 5

4. Action by Members 5

4.1. Meetings of Members 5

(a) Call. 5

(b) Notice 5

(c) Quorum 5

(d) Presiding Officer 5

(e) Limiting Attendance to Voting Members 5

(f) Conduct of Meeting 5

(g) Action; Business Restricted to Noticed Purposes 5

(h) Adjournment 6

4.2. Action of Members without Meeting 6

5. The Board of Governors 6

5.1. General Powers 6

5.2. Composition of the Board of Governors 6

(a) Governors from Affiliated Local Bar Associations 6

(1) Number 6

(2) Selection and Removal 6

(3) Term 6

(4) Certification 6

(5) Vacancies 6

(b) CBA Officers 7

(c) Certain Office Holders 7

(d) Governors from Designated Organizations 7

(1) Designation of Organizations 7

(2) Qualifications and Conditions for Designation of Designated Organization 8

(3) Termination of Designation of Designated Organization 8

(4) Selection of Governor; Removal; Qualification 8

(5) Certification of Governor 8

(6) Term of Governor 8

(7) Vacancies 8

5.3. Meetings; Notice; Quorum 9

5.4. Attendance and Voting 9

5.5. Action at Meetings 9

5.6. Secretary 9

6. The Executive Council 9

6.1. General Powers 9

6.2. Composition; Qualification; Terms 9

(a) Composition 9

(b) Qualification and Terms 10

6.3. Meetings; Quorum; Action 10

6.4. Secretary; Records and Reporting 10

7. Officers 11

7.1. Officers 11

7.2. Selection of Officers 11

(a) Elected Officers 11

(b) Executive Director 11

(c) Treasurer 11

7.3. Duties 11

(a) President 11

(b) President-elect 11

(c) Vice Presidents 11

(d) Treasurer 11

(e) Executive Director 12

8. Election of President-elect and Vice Presidents 12

8.1. Commencement of Terms 12

8.2. Establishment of Districts 12

8.3. Election and Term of President-elect; Rotation 12

8.4. Election and Terms of Vice Presidencies 12

8.5. Nomination and Election Procedures 13

(a) Nominating Committee 13

(b) Standards 13

(c) Nominating Committee Report 13

(d) Nominations by Petition 13

(e) Election Procedures 13

(1) Uncontested Election 13

(2) Contested Election 14

(3) Election Procedures 14

(f) Dates 14

8.6. Presidential Succession; Vacancy 14

8.7. Vacancies in Offices Other Than President 14

9. Committees 15

9.1. Standing Committees 15

9.2. Special Committees 15

9.3. Appointments to Committees 15

9.4. Committee Officers, Rules, and Reports 15

9.5. No Representation on Board of Governors 15

9.6. Board of Governors Review 15

10. Sections 15

10.1. Establishment 15

10.2. Section Membership 15

10.3. Bylaws; Officers; Committees 15

10.4. Funding 16

10.5. Board of Governors Review 16

10.6. List of Sections 16

11. Special Policies 16

11.1. Nondiscrimination Policy 16

11.2. Avoidance of Discriminatory Facilities 16

11.3. Authority 16

12. Calendar 16

12.1. Administrative Year 16

12.2. Fiscal Year 16

13. Amendments to Bylaws or Articles of Incorporation 16

13.1. Amendments by the Board of Governors 16

14. Fiscal Policies 17

14.1. Budget 17

14.2. Contingency Fund 17

14.3. Capital Improvements Fund 17

14.4. Investments 17