Article V, Section 13 Clarify Life Membership Affiliation (White Book)
AMEND Article V, Section 13 of the White Book to be renamed "Life Members, Life Subscribing Members and Members‑at‑Large" and read as follows: "In order to run for branch office or vote in branch or state conference elections, unaffiliated life members, subscribing life members and members‑at‑large must be actively affiliated with the branch at least 180 days prior to any meeting at which they are nominated for office. They must be actively affiliated with the branch at least thirty (30) days prior to any meeting at which they seek to vote. The term "actively affiliated" means that the individual must have requested, in writing, that his or her membership be transferred to the branch. The request must be made directly to the National Office. The National Office must notify the Branch in writing within thirty (30) days of receiving notification".