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Resolution

Duties of Political Action Committee; Revision to Article II Section 2 (d) of Bylaws for Units

Current Language

d. Political Action

All Units of the Association are expected to: increase registration and voting; work for the enactment of municipal, state and federal legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups; work to repeal racially discriminatory legislation; improve the administration of justice; secure equal enforcement of the law; and keep the National Office and the Branch informed of all proposed legislation which affects minority groups. All political action shall be non-partisan and shall not endorse candidates for public office.

Revised Language

d. Political Action

All Units of the Association at the appropriate jurisdictional level are expected to: increase registration and voting; work for the enactment of municipal (local units), and federal (national office) legislation designed to improve the educational, political and economic status of minority groups; work to repeal racially discriminatory legislation; improve the administration of justice; secure equal enforcement of the law; and keep the National Office and the Unit informed of all proposed legislation which affects minority groups. All political action shall be non-partisan and shall not endorse candidates for public office. Statewide ballot measures proposed by a unit must first obtain the approval of the National legal staff before filing with the local balloting authority.

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