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Bylaws & Petitions

ACS Governing Documents and Petitions


The Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B) certifies bylaws on behalf of Council for Divisions, Local Sections, and International Chemical Sciences Chapters. The certified bylaws (noted with their dates of certification) are available at the links below. If you plan to update your bylaws, click on the link for MODEL BYLAWS:

Key Guidelines, Procedures, and Codes of Conduct

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If you have any questions or need assistance in updating your bylaws or about petitions to amend ACS’s Constitution and Bylaws, please contact us:

Strategic Plan

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