Charter

Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B)

The charge to the ACS Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B) [Bylaw III, Sec. 3d, (1) (f)] is:

  • Performing the duties assigned in the Constitution and Bylaws of the SOCIETY
  • Reviewing provisions of the Constitution and Bylaws and initiating such action as may seem appropriate
  • Interpreting and initiating such action as may seem appropriate to eliminate conflicts in the Constitution and/or Bylaws
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the Council concerning desirable changes in the charter bylaws for new Local Sections and International Chemical Sciences Chapters, and in the bylaws for Divisions in probationary status
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the Council concerning the bylaws prepared by a Division in probationary status, submitted in accordance with the requirements of these Bylaws for the attainment of full divisional status
  • Acting for the Council in approving revisions and amendments of Local Section, International Chemical Sciences Chapters, and Division bylaws, submitted in accordance with the requirements of these Bylaws
  • Determining that proposed Local Section and Division articles of incorporation or proposed amendments of articles of incorporation submitted in accordance with the requirements of these Bylaws are not inconsistent with the Charter, Constitution, or Bylaws of the SOCIETY, acting for the Council in conferring final approval upon Local Section and Division articles of incorporation or amendments thereof, and performing the same duties with respect to articles of incorporation or their equivalent for an International Chemical Sciences Chapter
  • Acting for the Council in determining that the requirements for affiliation of a Local Section with a Local Technical Organization or a Division with other Technical Organizations, as set forth elsewhere in these Bylaws, are fully met