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NYSSBA BYLAWS - ARTICLE 17. AMENDMENT AND SUSPENSION

ARTICLE 17. AMENDMENT AND SUSPENSION
As amended October 29, 2016

  1. These bylaws may be amended only at an Annual Meeting by approval of two-thirds of those member boards present and voting.

  2. Proposed amendments may be submitted by any member board or the Board of Directors, provided that any proposed amendment to the bylaws must reach the Association office before the close of business on a date set annually by the Association. Such due date shall not be later than August 1 or on the Monday following August 1 if this date falls on a Saturday or a Sunday. Each such proposed amendment of the bylaws shall be reviewed by the Resolutions Committee and its recommendations shall be reported to the membership. An amendment to any proposed amendment of the bylaws made in accordance with the foregoing provisions may be considered at the Annual Meeting provided that the amendment to the proposed amendment shall be mailed to each member board at least 30 days prior to the day of the Annual Meeting.

  3. The operation of Article 9, Section 2 of these bylaws may be suspended for the purpose of introducing a resolution at any annual meeting by two thirds of those member boards present and voting.

  4. Bylaws cannot be suspended for the purpose of considering an amendment to the bylaws which was not timely submitted in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of this article.

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