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Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B)

Duties

In accordance with the ACS Governing Documents (www.acs.org/govdocs),  Standing Rule V, Sec. 1, the duties of ACS Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (C&B) shall include the following:

  • perform the duties assigned in the ACS Governing Documets;
  • review provisions of the Constitution, Bylaws, and Standing Rules and initiate such action as may seem appropriate;
  • interpret and initiate such action as may seem appropriate to eliminate conflicts in the Constitution, Bylaws, or Standing Rules;
  • review and make recommendations to the Council concerning desirable changes in the charter bylaws for new Local Sections, International Chapters, and Divisions in probationary status;
  • review and make recommendations to the Council concerning the bylaws prepared by a Division in probationary status... to attain full divisional status;
  • act for the Council in approving revisions and amendments of unit bylaws submitted in accordance with the ACS Governing Documents;
  • determine that proposed Articles of Incorporation or such amendments are not inconsistent with the Charter, Constitution, Bylaws, or Standing Rules of the SOCIETY...; and
  • act for the Council in determining that affiliation of a Local Section or Division with an other technical organizations are done in accordance with the Standing Rules.