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Resolution

Change Article VI, Section 2 (Qualification) in the Bylaws for Units for the NAACP

Adopted

College Chapter: Only members in good standing shall be eligible to run for office or to vote in a College Chapter election. For the purpose of running for office, a member in good standing is one who has paid the prescribed membership fee no later than thirty (30) calendar days prior to the date of elections. For the purpose of being nominated by the Nominating Committee, a member in good standing is one who has been a bona fide member of the College Chapter and one who has paid the prescribed membership fee by twelve noon the day of the meeting that precedes the Annual Meeting. In order to run for College Chapter office or vote in a College Chapter election, Life Members and Members-at-Large must be actively affiliated with the College Chapter at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to any meeting at which they are nominated for office or seek to vote. 

New language states: 

College Chapter: Only members in good standing shall be eligible to run for office or to vote in a College Chapter election. For the purpose of running for office, a member in good standing is one who has paid the prescribed membership fee no later than thirty (30) calendar days prior to the date of elections and has complied with the college/university's policy for holding office in a student organization. For the purpose of being nominated by the Nominating Committee, a member in good standing is one who has been a bona fide member of the College Chapter and one who has paid the prescribed membership fee by twelve noon the day of the meeting that precedes the Annual Meeting. In order to run for College Chapter office or vote in a College Chapter election, Life Members and Members-at-Large must be actively affiliated with the College Chapter at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to any meeting at which they are nominated for office or seek to vote. 

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