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Resolution

Order of Business; Revision to Article V, Section 9 of Bylaws for Units

CURRENT LANGUAGE

Any NAACP Unit, unless altered or suspended at any meeting by a majority vote of the members present, shall follow the order of business at meetings of any NAACP Unit: 

(1) Ascertainment of members present; 

(2) Reading of minutes of previous meeting; 

(3) Reports of Officers; 

(4) Reports of Committees; 

(5) Elections; 

(6) Unfinished Business; and 

(7) New Business; 

In the event that the provisions herein do not address a specific procedural question, the latest edition of Robert's Rules of Order shall apply.  Nonetheless, mere good faith failure to adhere to such rules may not constitute grounds for removal or suspension pursuant to Article X.  

REVISED LANGUAGE

Any NAACP Unit, unless altered or suspended at any meeting by a majority vote of the members present, shall follow the order of business at meetings of any NAACP Unit: 

(1) Ascertainment of members present; 

(2) Reading of minutes of previous meeting and sharing of correspondence received; 

(3) Reports of Officers; 

(4) Reports of Committees; 

(5) Elections; 

(5) Unfinished Business; and 

(6) New Business; 

In the event that the provisions herein do not address a specific procedural question, the latest edition of Robert's Rules of Order shall apply.  Nonetheless, mere good faith failure to adhere to such rules may not constitute grounds for removal or suspension pursuant to Article X.  

Derrick Lewis - Youth & College Hero

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