Bylaws 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Article VIII: Financial Management

Section 1. The Society fiscal year shall be 1 July to 30 June.

Section 2. The Executive Board shall approve an annual budget for the Society providing a specific amount for each committee or officer requiring Society funds.

Section 3. At such time as the President may direct, each committee chair shall submit a yearly proposed budget for committee activities detailing the expenditure amount and purpose.

Section 4. Each committee chair may spend up to the budget amount authorized for the purposes approved by the Executive Board. No committee chair may authorize or spend more than their approved budget without additional approval of the Executive Board.

Section 5. The Society checking account shall have as signatories the President and Treasurer. Disbursements from the Society checking account shall require either the signature of the President or Treasurer.

Section 6. The Executive Board shall determine annually the amount of funds to be placed in any interest bearing reserve account. Use of these funds shall require the approval of two-thirds of the Executive Board. The signature of the President and Treasurer shall be required to make withdrawals.

Section 7. The Treasurer shall be responsible for keeping bank signature cards current.

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Article IX: Parliamentary Authority

Section 1. The rules contained in the last published edition of Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised shall govern the Society in all cases in which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these Bylaws and any special rules of order the Society may adopt.

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Article X: Amendment of Bylaws

Section 1. Amendments to these Bylaws may be proposed by recommendation of a Bylaws Committee, or by petition signed by at least ten Society members, presented to the Executive Board and reviewed by a Bylaws Committee.

Section 2. Proposed amendments shall be reported to all Society members in writing at least three weeks prior to the meeting at which they will be considered. Approval of amendments to the Bylaws requires a two-thirds vote of members present and voting at the regular Society meeting.

Section 3. Amendments shall become effective upon adoption unless otherwise specified in the amendment(s).

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Article XI: Implementation

Section 1. These Bylaws shall take effect on May 1, 2007.

Article XII: Dissolution

Section 1. Provisions regarding dissolution as stated in the Articles of Incorporation are hereby incorporated by reference.

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