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Resolution

Change Article V, Section 14 (Controversies between Branch and Youth Units) in the Bylaws for Units of the NAACP (Page #26)

Governance

CURRENT

14. (Controversies between Branch and Youth Units)

Within fifteen (15) days after a controversy arises between a Youth Unit and a Branch, the Advisor, the Presidents and Secretaries of both Units shall prepare and forward signed report(s) to the President and CEO of the Association for mediation, arbitration, decision or referral to the appropriate Regional Office or State/State-Area Conference for investigation and other action. Respective parties shall send copies of all reports submitted by them to State/State-Area Conference and Regional Office and to the other party to the controversy. The original report to the President and CEO shall contain a statement that copies have been forwarded as provided above.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, to change Article V, Section 14 in the Bylaws for the Units of the NAACP to read as follows:

RECOMMENDED CHANGE

14. (Controversies between Branch and Youth Units)

Within fifteen (15) days after a controversy arises between a Youth Unit and a Branch, the Advisor, the Presidents and Secretaries of both Units shall prepare and forward signed report(s) to the President and CEO of the Association for mediation, arbitration, decision or referral. Respective parties shall send copies of all reports submitted by them to State/State-Area Conference and Field Operations and Membership Department and to the other party to the controversy. The original report to the President and CEO shall contain a statement that copies have been forwarded as provided above.

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