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 d.  The Secretary and Treasurer shall perform such duties as are pertinent to a similar office in parliamentary bodies.  The Treasurer is authorized to pay all bills as provided in the approved budget from the income except such income as is restricted under Article VI, Section 2.  The Treasurer shall submit a budget for consideration and approval at the annual meeting.

e.  The Secretary will perform the duty of recording minutes.

 

ARTICLE IV - Meetings

Section 1.        This Association shall meet semi-annually, at the time and place of the National Convention of The American Legion and in Indianapolis at the time of the Fall Meeting of the National Executive Committee and at such meetings each member shall be entitled to one vote.  Any member unable to attend such meetings may appoint any other member of our Association to represent him/her by proxy at such meetings.  No individual can hold more than one proxy.

Section 2.        Eight (8) members of this Association shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

Section 3.        The opinions and sentiments of members may be ascertained by mail between meetings and the results canvassed and published.

 

ARTICLE V - Executive Committee

Section 1.        Between meetings, the administrative power of this Association shall be vested in the Executive Committee which shall be composed of the elected Association Officers.

Section 2.        Vacancies in the elective offices shall be filled by the President to serve until the close of the next annual meeting.

 

ARTICLE VI - Finance

Section 1.       Each member of the Association shall pay annual dues of five dollars ($5.00), to be collected by and placed in the custody of the Treasurer.

Section 2.        The Association may accept contributions from any Department, any Post or individual for any special purpose or general use and such contributions shall not be expended for any purpose not authorized by the contributor.

Section 3.        The expense, due to informal meetings and refreshments, of the President in his/her room at the Indianapolis meeting will be paid by the Treasurer, upon statement furnished.

Section 4.        Unless specifically voted at meetings or provided in these By-Laws, all other expenditures must first have approval of a finance committee appointed by the President.

Section 5.        A suitable plaque properly inscribed shall be presented to the outgoing President of NADHAL. Responsibility for obtaining the Plaque will be the Treasurer’s.

 

ARTICLE VII - Parliamentary Authority

Section 1.        These By-Laws may be amended at any Annual or Semi-Annual meeting by a vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the total representation thereat, provided, that the proposed Amendment shall have been submitted to the membership by mailing same to them at least 30 days prior to the meeting; and provided further, that it may be amended by unanimous vote at any Annual meeting without notice.

Section 2.        Roberts Rules of Order, latest revised, shall be the parliamentary guide and authority in matters not herein provided for.

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